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The Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity

Nickname: "PIKE" - members are known as "Pikes"
Founded: March 1, 1868 at the University of Virginia
Chapters & Colonies: More than 220 groups across the United States & Canada
Members: Over 250,000 lifetime initiates & 14,000 undergraduate members
Official Colors: garnet & old gold
Official Flower: lily-of-the-valley
Magazine: Shield & Diamond
Staff: 37 employees, including 12 chapter consultants 

    The Pi Kappa Alpha Foundation

    • Founded in 1948 as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization for charitable, literary & educational purposes
    • Provides funding to the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity & its chapters for Pike University leadership programs, academic scholarships & chapter house facilities
    • Grants $350,000 in scholarships and grants to undergraduate members each year
    • Owns & maintains the Pi Kappa Alpha Memorial Headquarters, which houses the Fraternity’s & Foundation’s professional staffs, the Harvey T. Newell Library, & the Freeman Hart Museum
    • Grants initiation fee scholarships to undergraduates inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, the Order of Omega, Phi Kappa Phi, & Tau Beta Pi honoraries
    • Operates thanks to the generosity of thousands of alumni who annually contribute to the PIKE Fund

    Pike University

    • North America's premier fraternal leadership program
    • Administers Pi Kappa Alpha's leadership & educational programming through various international and regional conferences throughout the year
    • Events include International Convention, the Academy, the Chapter Executives Conference, and several regional Leadership Summits
    • Grants more than $100,000 in Pike University scholarships each year