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The Middle Passage

By way of spoken word and audiovisual accompaniments, Brothers Suarez and Peters will examine Black heritage along with the perceived connection between previous physical, and contemporary mental bondage. Rampant cultural alienation, lack of...

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Mentoring Program Aims to Support Young Men of Color

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Chapter Corner

Originally published on Union’s website. When Alvaro...

Union College Volunteer of the Week: Alvaro Peters ’14

Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in Chapter Corner

Originally published on the Union website. By: Maura...

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The founders and early leaders of the Fraternity succeeded in laying a firm foundation for Alpha Phi Alpha’s principles, which resonates in its motto and aims, “First of All, Servants of All, We Shall Transcend All”, and “Manly deeds, Scholarship, and Love for All Mankind,” respectively. Swiftly, the spirit of Alpha’s brotherhood carried the fraternity to colleges and universities across the nation. Since its inception, Alpha Phi Alpha has held it brothers to the highest of standards in the realms of scholastic achievement, personal development, and community betterment and that legacy has held true and firm at Union College in Schenectady, NY for over 27 years.

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