History of the Eastern Region of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. was founded on December 4, 1906 in Ithaca, NY, making what is now known as the Eastern Region, the birthplace of Alpha. The region comprises of 12 states covering the geographical areas between Virginia and Maine and also includes Bermuda and Germany. The Eastern Region was monumental to the expansion, development and sustainability of Alpha Phi Alpha, especially in its early stages. It was here that the fraternity was incorporated, held its first national convention and began expansion by establishing chapters on other college campuses such as Howard University, Virginia Union University, Yale University, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, among many others.
AlphaEast is also the home of the National Headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland. The region currently has 148 active chapters and over 3,000 active members. AlphaEast takes great pride in being "First of All, Leading the Way."
First of All, Servants of All, We Shall Transcend All