With the spring 2013 semester in full swing, the Brothers of Omega Delta Phi are currently balancing their academics while giving back to the community in various ways.
Many entities upkeep their Adopt-A-Street area. Many participated in MLK marches in their communities. Many visited elder families during Valentine's Day. Furthermore, many are engaged with their local school systems through the Young Knights Leadership Academy (YKLA).Read more
The 2013 National Undergraduate Council (NUC) assembled in Los Angeles, CA to network with brothers from across the country and discourse about fraternity business. This conference also served as an opportunity for the nearly 200 undergrads to meet the new members of the National Executive Council (NEC).Read more
November 25, 1987 is a date that is infamous in our circle, a date that will forever remain etched in our minds, our thoughts, and in our history.
Twenty five years ago today on November 25, 1987; our beloved brotherhood saw the light on the campus of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX. Seven men of vision gathered with a purpose in mind: that of creating a support group for Latino men and other men of color at a predominantly white institution where they felt their needs and those of their community were not being met by traditional fraternities and organizations. The Men of Vision wanted ODPhi to be the organization that provided ANY man, a diverse fraternal experience coinciding with a higher education. And so it was.Read more
The University of Oklahoma's Xi Chapter hosted a successful and inspiring 7th Annual TREE Conference earlier this month. Approximately 450 high school students from the surrounding Oklahoma City area were invited to attend in this college readiness and higher education outreach conference.Read more
Leadership, being one of the fraternity’s principles, is not one that many brothers take lightly. Frank Garza, Chi Chapter founder and alumnus, is all too familiar with this trait and because of it; he has been nominated for the 2012 Miller Coors Lideres Award. Miller Coors felt there was a need to recognize genuine leaders with a relentless commitment to shaping the Latino community for the better. The Lideres project was launched in 2006 and it “provides visibility and resources to dozens of current and emerging leaders in the Hispanic community” according to the Miller Coors Lideres website.Read more
The East Texas Region regional board hosted a Leadership Summit on August 26th at the Lone Star College- Montgomery Campus. The purpose of the leadership summit was to provide one on one training and guidance for all actives and executive board members. The summit was led by Regional Director Aaron Salas.Read more
More than 500 brothers, from undergraduates to alumni, descended upon Lubbock, Texas last month for the brotherhood's 25th anniversary national convention. The theme of the conference was “Celebrating 25 Years of Growth, Service, and Excellence: Entering the Silver Era” and focused on celebrating the past 25 years of rich history, tradition, and brotherhood.Read more
These days, many fraternities and sororities claim to be community service oriented just for the popularity of the term. The Alpha Eta Chapter of Omega Delta Phi at the University of New Mexico doesn't take the community service aspect of the brotherhood lightly and they go above and beyond their calling to ensure that their communities are served.Read more
The Omega Delta Phi Fraternity National Executive Council and the Convention Planning Committee have launched the official registration web-page for the 2012 National Convention. The 25th Anniversary National Convention will take place August 2-5, 2012 at the Holiday Inn Lubbock Hotel and Towers.Read more