What does the AKA colors stand for?

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AKA, whose official colors are salmon pink and apple green, holds a special place in my heart. As the sisterhood we share within our chapter here on campus is amazing. Sisterhood, to me, means developing a lifelong bond with a special group of women who share the same interest for the sorority and support one another.

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Thereof, what are AKA colors?

Colors: Salmon Pink and Apple Green.

Also, why do akas say skee wee? Oh, and if you don't know, “Skee-Weeis the sound that other AKA's make to greet each other or just let other people know that we are in the house. It's really high-pitched and has been known to break glass.

People also ask, what does the AKA symbol mean?

THE GREEN GOLD ENALMED IVY LEAF Sixteen of the pearls represent the founders and four of the pearls represent the ladies who incorporated the sorority.

Why is aka pink and green?

(ΑΚΑ) is a Greek-lettered sorority, the first established by African-American college women. Membership is for college-educated women.

Alpha Kappa Alpha
Motto "By Culture and By Merit "
Colors Salmon Pink Apple Green
Symbol Ivy leaf
Flower Pink Tea Rose

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What is the largest black sorority?

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Why do Kappas have canes?

One "wore" a cane. These old canes were decorative, objects to be admired and be proud of. They became collectors items and represented the true sign of a Gentleman. Members of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity have always worn or carried canes since the beginning of the Fraternity in 1911.

What sorority is sister to Kappas?

Sigma Gamma Rho & Kappa Alpha Psi Indy Love.

How do you become an AKA?

  1. Attend a university with an AKA chapter.
  2. Earn at least 12 credit hours in one semester.
  3. Maintain a cumulative GPA of C+ or better.
  4. Complete the AKA Undergraduate Membership Interest Application.
  5. Attend the official Rush.
  6. Begin the official Membership Intake Process (MiP).

Why did you become an AKA?

Alpha Kappa Alpha seeks women who will promote, uphold, and extend its policies and programs. In return, the Sorority is a conduit through which individuals can grow and develop, personally and professionally, while simultaneously providing "Service to All Mankind."

Does aka check credit?

Credit Checks: A credit check will uncover an individual's past credit history. The MJ Sorority website reminds prospective pledges that they may have to pay another fee to cover such credit checks.

How much does AKA sorority cost?

The average initiation cost for joining a National Pan-Hellenic Council sorority can run from $700 to $2,500, according to Auburn University. One student at the University of Texas at Arlington asked for donations on GoFundMe to pay for her $1,680 initiation fee to join AKA.

What celebrities are AKAs?

Famous AKAs!
  • Toni Braxton.
  • Lynn Whitfield.
  • Congressman Sheila Jackson Lee.
  • Dr. Mae Jemison.
  • Coretta Scott King.
  • Star Jones.
  • Cathy Hughes.
  • Gladys Knight.

What does pg2020 mean?

Standards Transformation Project (formerly PG2020) Page 1.

What is the AKA motto?

"By Culture and By Merit "

What are the principles of AKA?

(AKA), the oldest Greek-letter organization established for African American women, was founded on January 15, 1908, on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. The principles are Sisterhood, Scholarship, and Service to All Humankind. This organization was founded on two key themes.

How long is aka pledging process?

one to three months

Who is the founder of AKA?

Ethel Hedgeman Lyle

Who is aka brother fraternity?

Jones is a proud member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha. Hardwick is a Alpha Phi Alpha brother. Braxton is a member of Zeta Phi Beta sorority.

What does the pinky mean in AKA?

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
In late 2014, the Launching New Dimensions of Service administration reinstated the usage of "Skee-Wee" and the pinky hand gesture. Earlier this year, we were awarded a sound mark for "Skee-Wee." It is believed to be the only hand sign granted as a registered trademark for a sorority.

What does the Divine Nine mean?

The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) is a collaborative organization of nine historically African American, international Greek lettered fraternities and sororities. The nine NPHC organizations are sometimes collectively referred to as the "Divine Nine".

What is an AKA Silver Soror?

The status of Silver Star is an achievement that is earned after 25 years of dedication to sisterhood and service for members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. We know how special reaching this milestone is for every Alpha Kappa Alpha women which is why we created our Silver Soror collection.