Alpha Kappa Psi, A History
Alpha Kappa Psi was founded in 1904 at New York University on the principles of promoting institutions of business education, developing future leaders and fostering appreciation for higher ideals in business. Today the fraternity has grown to become the oldest and largest professional business fraternity in the world. With nearly 240,000 initiated members and more than 200 chapters, it is among the 20 largest college fraternities.
In developing principled business leaders, Alpha Kappa Psi adheres to 5 lifetime values: Brotherhood, Knowledge, Integrity, Service and Unity.
The objects of Alpha Kappa Psi are:
- To further the individual welfare of its members
- To foster scientific research in the fields of commerce, accounts, and finance
- To educate the public to appreciate and demand higher ideals therein
- To promote and advance in institutions of college rank, courses leading to degrees in business administration.
The brothers of the Beta Lambda chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi pride ourselves on our strong brotherhood, a support system that encourages continued growth in academic pursuits, and a successful alumni system that inspires younger pledge classes to find success in their own careers post graduation.