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FOUNDERS DAY: Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.

September 19, 2024

Greek Letters: ΙΦΘ
Founding Year: 1963
University: Morgan State University – Baltimore, MD
Colors: Charcoal Brown and Gilded Gold
Mascot: Centaurs

Motto: Building A Tradition, Not Resting Upon One! and/or It Takes A Man

Brief History
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. (ΙΦΘ) is a historically African American fraternity. It was founded on September 19, 1963, at Morgan State University (then Morgan State College) in Baltimore, Maryland, and is currently the 5th largest Black Greek Lettered Fraternity. Members of the close-knit Afrocentric fraternity proudly embrace the organization’s youth, uniqueness, individualism (stereotyping discouraged), and modern idealism. As a contemporary organization, many members have had the great honor of meeting, fellowshipping with and/or engaging in personal or virtual discussions with one or more of their founders.

Albert Hicks
Lonnie Spruill Jr.
Charles Briscoe
Frank Coakley
John Slade
Barron Willis
Webster Lewis
Charles Brown
Louis Hudnell
Charles Gregory
Elias Dorsey Jr.
Michael Williams


September 19, 2024
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