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Dr. Ernest E. Just (1883-1941)

Born in Charleston, South Carolina and graduated from the Industrial School of the State College, Orangeburg, South Carolina.Dr. Just was awarded the Spingarn Medal by the NAACP... Read More

Professor Frank Coleman (1890-1967)

Born in Washington, D.C. and graduated from Howard University with Master of Science Degree. Coleman was a Professor and Head of the Physics Department at the Univ. of Pennsylvania...Read More

Dr. Oscar J. Cooper (1888-1972)

Born in Washington, D.C. and obtained a Doctor of Medicine Degree from Howard University in 1917. Cooper practiced medicine in Philadelphia, PA for 50 years...Read More

Bishop Edgar A. Love (1891-1974)

Born in Virginia in 1891 and following his graduation from Howard, Love attended Boston University and earned a degree in Sacred Theology. He served in World War I as a chaplain...Read More

On May 30, 1948, five college graduate men of Omega, gave birth to the Xi Omicron Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. This event occurred under the direction of Herschel B. Cashin, John L. Cashin Jr. Alfred G. Adams, Charles Brandon and Robert A. Carter.

Dean Robert A. Carter became the first Basileus. Later that year thirteen college graduates were initiated as new members. They were W.G. Adams, Walter Burs, Jesse Champion, Shrib B. Gilbreath, Bejamin L. Hall Jr, W.H. Hollins, James Lemons, W.H. Lewis, Charles W. Orr, Wilton V. Robertson, Jackie Robinson, J.A. Simpson, and Morris H. Williams.

In 1964 the John L. Cashin, Sr. Memorial Scholarship was established for graduating high school seniors.

In 1966, the Dean R.A. Carter Memorial Scholarship was established for undergraduate Omega brothers at Alabama A&M University.

The Xi Omicron Chapter holds several Life Members in the NAACP and has recently completed a Golden Heritage Life Membership. Since its inception the chapter has contributed over $10,000 to UNCF.

In 1993, the Xi Omicron Chapter was recognized as “Graduate Chapters of the year” into the seventh distinct.

Omega continues to flourish in Huntsville, Largely because it seeks men of the very highest ideals and intellect. The XI Omicron Chapter has a rich heritage. That heritage is to protected , celebrated and continually enhanced.