Two student organizations came together, Upsilon Phi Upsilon Fraternity, Inc. and Omega Tau Pi Sorority, Inc., to form unity and expand their services throughout campus by hosting a week-full of events.
Both organizations atended a church service at The Church of the Champions in Grambling on Sunday to start the week off. Monday, they held a meet-and-greet allowing the student body to learn more about the sibling organizations.
Tuesday afternoon, they held an event called Pie Phi Pi, where students paid $1 to pie a member of each organization. Wednesday was a unity seminar, where both organizations and different students came together as one.
Tonight is a fitness event called “On The Run” which is dance aerobics session with Terry Lily in the Intramural. The week will conclude with a service project of a campus clean up.
The young ladies of QTPi are a sisterhood, and are continuously finding ways to help the community. QTPi and U Phi U expands their services by visiting with different nursing homes, helping out the church community, supporting thyroid cancer, fundraising for the March of Dimes Foundation, and serving as a voice for domestic violence.
“Our focus is to create a home away from home for young girls to explore their talents and attributes,” said Danielle Williams, QTPi’s vice president and a native of Baton Rouge. The organization’s president is Abreanna Alexander of Lafayette.
Even though U Phi U is a community service based fraternity, they are also a brotherhood. Their goal is to try and spread unity and awareness amongst all-mankind and to service communities. The general purpose of the organization is to enhance the ideals and principles of each member, to nurture a spirit of friendship, achieve and maintain a great level of excellence and the brothers are striving to obtain a common vision of unity.
At Grambling, the president of U Phi U is Jeremy Andrus, a senior from Opelousas, and the vice president is Sivram Jackson a junior from San Bernardino, Calif.
Omega Tau Pi better known, as QTPi is a community service based sorority, and a talented based organization that serves a purpose for abused women and children. Seven women founded the organization on Feb. 21, 1994 on the campus of Southern University.
Upsilon Phi Upsilon Fraternity Inc., nicknamed U Phi U, is a community service fraternity organization founded on March 21, 1990, on the campus of Southern University by seven gentlemen