Alpha Rho, located at the University of Texas at Austin, was chartered on May 25, 1935 and is the oldest chapter in Section 43 (and the 41st chartered in the Fraternity).

Some interesting facts:

    1. *Three national presidents of Alpha Phi Omega have been affiliated with Alpha Rho. They are Dean Arno Nowotny (1946-1950), Charles Zlatkovich (1980-1982), and Wilfred Krenek (1994-1998). They are the only chapter to hold so high an honor.
    2. *In the fall of 2002 Mr. George L. Dacy, an esteemed advisor, was honored as the namesake of the national pledge class. Mr. Dacy pledged Alpha Rho in the spring of 1938 and has served the chapter for over thirty years as an advisor.
    3. *Alpha Rho is currently in possession of the world’s three largest Texas flags. The world’s largest Texas flag is run by members of Alpha Phi Omega at many different UT sporting events and celebrations. During the pre-game festivities at every home football game, and at the annual Texas-OU game at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, the Texas Flag is seen on the field. Additionally, the Texas Flag appears at several home basketball games in the spring.
    4. *The Alpha Rho mascot is Elmer T. Zilch.

Delta Pi, located at Trinity University in San Antonio, was chartered on February 8, 1947 and is the 112th chpater chartered in the Fraternity. Delta Pi meets on Monday evenings in the Science Lecture Hall.

Some interesting facts:

  1. *Delta Pi’s mascot is a cow named Cowchip who had been missing for two years was found at the 2010 APO National Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.
  2. *While singing the toast song, the chapter bounces.

Zeta Omega, located at Baylor University in Waco, was chartered on December 15, 1948 and is the 168th chartered in the Fraternity.

Nu Gamma, located at Texas State University in San Marcos, was originally chartered on May 15, 1960, and re-chartered on November 12, 2005, and is the 315th chartered in the Fraternity.

An interesting fact:

  1. *The Nu Gamma chapter of Alpha Phi Omega was the first National Fraternity permitted on campus (then known as Southwest Texas State College).

Rho Lambda, located at St. Edward’s University in Austin, was originally chartered on December 3, 1966 and is the 419th chartered in the Fraternity.

Alpha Alpha Zeta, located at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, was originally chartered on April 27, 1980 and is the 606th chartered in the Fraternity.

Alpha Alpha Rho, located at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, was originally chartered on September 19th, 1980 and is the 617th chartered in the Fraternity. The chapter was revived in the Fall of 2007 after a year of inactivity and grew from 2 brothers to over 35 in a period of 4 semesters.

Some interesting facts:

  1. *Alpha Alpha Rho was the first National Fraternity on the campus (then known as Incarnate Word College).
  2. *The chapter mascot is Ricky the Raccoon.

Alpha Gamma Kappa, located at Southwestern University in Georgetown, was originally chartered on March 3, 1991 and is the 658th chartered in the Fraternity.

Some interesting facts:

  1. *Alpha Gamma Kappa plays broom-ball every year.
  2. *There are five families: Corleone, Illuminati, Kennedy, Kirby, and Montague.

Alpha Gamma Omega, located at the University of Texas at San Antonio, was originally chartered on April 3, 1993 and is the 672nd chartered in the Fraternity.

The Alpha Gamma Omega chapter is currently inactive and is no longer chartered. If you are interested in helping re-charter this chapter please contact the section chair.


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