Chapter History

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.

DELTA Chapter History

In 1914, while at Howard University, Most Honorable Charles I. Brown along with two (2) classmates, Most Honorable A. Langston Taylor and Most Honorable Leonard F. Morse founded the great Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. Most Honorable Charles I. Brown, having graduated from Howard University traveled west to live and teach in Topeka, Kansas. In 1917, Most Honorable Charles I. Brown chose the Kansas State Agricultural College campus on which to establish the DELTA chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. With that decision on April 9th, 1917 the Kansas State Agricultural College became the home and base of the "Distinguished" Delta Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity.

The Original Chapter House still stands at 1020 Colorado St. in Manhattan, Kansas smaller, but still standing strong as a testament of those young men.

Through the Delta Chapter walk an elite group of men honored and haled by others as true brothers who live by the fraternity motto, “Culture for Service and Service for Humanity.”

Founding Date: April 9th, 1917

Chapter House Address: 1020 Colorado St. Manhattan, KS 66541

House Mother: Mrs. EJ Scott

Honorary Historian: Patt Patton, Kansas State University Librarian. She has been instrumental in safeguarding the history of this chapter.

Chapter Motto: “No Weak Links,” established in the fall of 1999 by the Spring, Summer, and Fall 1999 pledge classes of the Delta Chapter.

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