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Phi Beta Sigma

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Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated was founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C., January 9, 1914, by three young African-American male students. The founders, Honorable A. Langston Taylor, Honorable Leonard F. Morse, and Honorable Charles I. Brown, wanted to organize a Greek letter fraternity that would truly exemplify the ideals of brotherhood, scholarship, and service.

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Name: Phi Beta Sigma

Crest of this organization
Minimum GPA: 2.5

Flower: White Carnation

Color(s): Blue and white

Symbol: The shield

Nickname: Blue Phi

Motto: Culture for service, service for humanity

Year: 1914

at Howard University, NW, Washington D.C.

First at Sac State: 1983

International Chapters: Switzerland, West Africa, Germany

Headquarters Location: NW Washington, D.C.

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Guiding Principles

Brotherhood, Scholarship, and Service

Cultural Foundation

African American

Community Service and Philanthropy

What is the community service, philanthropy, or cause that your organization most frequently supports? American Cancer Society, March of Dimes, Sigma Wellness

Risk Management

Does your organization have a bylaw or statement regarding hazing? No chapter of Phi Beta Sigma shall indulge in any physical abuse or undignified treatment (hazing) of its members or prospective members. Hazing is defined as: any action taken or situation created intentionally or unintentionally, whether on or off Fraternity premises, to produce mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment, harassment, or ridicule.

Does your organization have an insurance policy? Yes

Does your organization have a Risk Management policy? Yes

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