Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.
On September 19, 1963, at Morgan State College, 12 students founded what is now the nation’s fth largest predomi-nately African-American social service fraternity; Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. The purpose of this organization is the development and perpetuation of scholarship, leadership, citizenship, delity and brotherhood among men. The mem- bers of Gamma Omicron continue to work hard at bettering themselves and their community.
The Gamma Omicron chapter of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc. was chartered on the University of Florida campus on Thursday January 24, 1998. By six incredulous men who saw displeasure with the current standing of Black Greek letter chapters on their campus. They formed the Gamma Omicron chapter with the intent of doing something never done before and forcing change the within the University of Florida Community. Since being chartered, Gamma Omicron has gone on to win numerous awards including international chapter of the year and best philanthropy just to note a few.