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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated , the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African-Americans, was founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York by seven college men who recognized the need for a strong bond of Brotherhood among African descendants in this country. The visionary founders, known as the “Jewels” of the Fraternity, are Henry Arthur Callis, Charles Henry Chapman, Eugene Kinckle Jones, George Biddle Kelley, Nathaniel Allison Murray, Robert Harold Ogle, and Vertner Woodson Tandy.

Mission Statement

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity develops leaders, promotes brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our community.


First of All, Servants of All, We Shall Transcend All

For more information about our fraternity, please visit our national website,

The Mu Nu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated

The Mu Nu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated was founded on our national principles: manly deeds, scholarship, and love for all mankind. The founders of the Mu Nu chapter are known as “The People’s Choice”; they are: Keith Brown, James Fletcher, Willie Harris, Bernard Jones, Joseph Lenzy, Michael Ussery, Calvin Williams, Joel Williams. As a result of their diligence and hard work, Mu Nu was founded on April 24th, 1976 at Southwest Texas State University, which is now Texas State University. The following year, two brothers joined our fraternity; their names are Charles Brooks and Phil Moncada.

Chapter Nickname: THE MILITIA

Notable Awards

  • Consecutive Recipient of the Black Student Association, "Fraternity of the Year"
  • 2 time Recipient of "Most Money Donated"
  • 5 time Recipient of the Black Student Association, "Greek Man of The Year"
  • Past Recipient of "Highest GPA" of ALL Fraternities

Community Service

The Essence of Our Being is Service. Bobcat Build, San Marcos Food Bank, Farmer’s Fred Halloween Carnival, Habitat For Humanity, Boys & Girls Club – San Marcos, Adopt-a-Road, and Volunteering at the San Marcos Activity Center are a few examples of the community service we willingly provide for the San Marcos and Tri-city Area.