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ULM’s Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity to host “Alpha Week”

Published April 09, 2015

The Eta Chi chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. will host its annual “Alpha Week” from Monday, April 13, through Sunday, April 19, at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Proceeds from the week’s event will go the fraternity’s scholarship fund, and to the March of Dimes organization.

The events serve as both community building and community service projects for students and their peers.

Events are as follows:


Happy Monday will begin at 8:06 a.m., in ULM’s Scott plaza. Doughnuts and juice will be served.

STD testing will be available in the Student Center, Room 170, from noon to 2 p.m.

The Alpha Phi Alpha March of Dimes Basketball Tournament begins at 6:06 p.m., in the ULM Activity Center on Warhawk Way.


Therapy Tuesday begins with Substance Use Awareness in the Quad, from noon to 2 p.m.

The day’s events end with “Money Bag: A Student’s Guide to Success after College” in Student Union Ballroom A, at 7:06 p.m.


A seminar on women’s appreciation and domestic violence awareness will be held in the Student Union Building, from noon to 2 p.m.

The “Female Alpha Phi Alpha Phace Photo Challenge” will be held throughout the day.

The second annual "Stroll like an Alpha" competition will be held at 5:06 p.m., in Bayou Park, next to the campus Starbucks.

Students will have the chance to “Pie an Alpha” for $1 beginning at 5:06 p.m., in Bayou Park.


A BBQ plate luncheon will be held in the Student Union Building from noon to 2 p.m. Plates are $7 each.


A car wash will be held at the ULM Police Station from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The station is located at the corner of DeSiard Street and University Avenue.

The Alphas will head to Madison James Foster elementary school in Monroe for their Adopt-a-School session at 2 p.m.

The pregame will be held in Brown Gym at 10:06 p.m. Donations of $3 and up will be accepted. 


The group will hold a Sunday worship service at New St. James Church at 11 a.m.