Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Alpha Kappa Alpha is the first Greek-letter organization established in America by African-American women. Founded in 1908 at Howard University, Washington, D.C., Alpha Kappa Alpha functions as an instrument for enriching the social and intellectual aspects of college life for African-American women. The sorority encourages high scholastic and ethical standards, and promotes unity, friendship, and service to all mankind. Xi Alpha chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., at Tennessee Technological University, was reactivated Spring 2001.