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    All throughout grade school, I have learned how African American men greatly influenced our society. Mr. Andrew Young, Mr. Thurgood Marshall, and Mr. Jessie Owens are all prime examples of men who were essential to the growth and development of the African American race. These men have played a large role in breaking social constructs within our communities. They are prominent figures in history, and furthermore, members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. The majority of the men I have inspired to be like when growing up, I have discovered that they are “Alpha Men”. In addition, they play a large role in why inspire to be a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, incorporated. The members of this fraternity are amongst the most noble,…

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    My desire to become an Alpha Man has been driven by my life experiences and encounters with many of my past educators that are Alpha Men. I grew up in disadvantaged neighborhood beset with drugs, gangs, and many life challenges. However, I was able to overcome those challenges and graduate from high school in the top 1% percent of my class. My success was influenced by many men that are members of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. These men did not portray the characteristics that the men in my…

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    Alpha Phi Alpha was the first fraternity to establish its presence in 1906. The fraternity was founded by The Seven Jewels. The Jewels started this organization because of lack of academic and social achievements. I desire to be an Alpha Man because this will help me reach goals that I have set, also show me the importance of brotherhood, and help me to become a successful African American Male. The fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha is very big on academics. Joining this fraternity will not only help…

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    increasing in different career fields, which is why knowing how to correctly use technology is beneficial to professionals. Communication is a skill needed to work with your employer and others, such as students to successfully complete tasks and cater to students’ needs. In student affairs, possessing the skill “student conduct” is important because you are working day-to-day with students. The skill “personnel management” would be beneficial for senior student affairs officers when managing…

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    Shortly after arriving on campus, the Mu Zeta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha caught my attention because I realized that they play an integral role in various student organizations. One of my first experiences came when I attended a Black Student Movement meeting and everyone in attendance was to pair up to write notes to elementary school students. The president of BSM, Tre Shockley, walked up to me and asked to pair for the assignment. While up with me while writing the note he talked to me my…

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    and his thoughts on African Americans in our society. As I continued to research Dr. Cornel West and listened to him I found out that he was a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated Organization. So i researched this organization as well. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated and I Shared the…

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    I want to be an Alpha man because I see them as the epitome of what a man is. Bold, unwavering and headstrong. Being nineteen, which is still considered young and with my youth comes inexperience which is one of my problems and it’s something I know Alpha Phi Alpha will help me with. It will expose me to new situations and bring me in contact with more people and therefore expand horizons; which I would have a hard time meeting on my own. I can only imagine the amount of knowledge a 110-year-old…

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    The Importance Of Friendship In O Brien

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    This bond that the soldiers formed helped them to survive, and helped the men of Alpha Company to cope with the war after they returned to the United States. "The bond that men form with each other in the heat of battle is incomprehensible to those who have not experienced warfare for themselves...You make close friends. You become part of a tribe and you share the same blood - you give it together, you take it together." (O'Brien, 192) This bond of friendship helps the men of Alpha…

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    I am writing to express my interest in becoming a brother of Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity, International. Currently I am a senior majoring in Psychology and doubling minoring in Communications and Criminal Justice. Joining this fraternity has been a long time aspiration of mine upon my firsts years here at the University at Albany. I most recently have begun my graduate school application process hoping to attain my masters in Social Work and upon retrieval, then on to attend law school to…

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    So to understand why Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. was founded you have to understand where it was founded which is upstate New York at Cornell University. It was founded by 7 black men which are called the “Jewels” according to (apa1906). There names were Henrey Arthur Callis, Charles Henry Chapman, Eugene Kinckle Jones, George Biddle Kelley, Nathaniel Allison Murray, Robert Harold Ogle, Vertner Woodson Tandy. According to cornelluniversity.edu The first black intercollegiate fraternity…

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