Over 40 years ago 10 men decided that they wanted to start a chapter in the Stamford Community. We have expanded their vision into the Fairfield County Community. Learn more about who we are by exploring our History
The Chapter has been recognized for 2018 & 2019 as Northeastern Province Chapter of the year. This is a great recognition form our peers in ur Province for the hard work and dedication that we have contributed to the community.
The Stamford Alumni Chapter was founded in 1975 and chartered May 9, 1976. The ten chapter members were Dr. Edward Allen*, Joseph Arnette, Jr., George Evans*, Dr. Romele Howard*, Jerome Lee*, Dr. Roy Lee*, Dr. Dennie Simons*, Thomas Smith, Ed Strayhorne*, and Dr. Leroy Vaughn.
The first officers were:Ed Strayhorne – PolemarchDr. Dennie Simons – Vice PolemarchJoseph Arnette, Jr. – Keeper of Records and ExchequerJerome Lee – Strategus
It should be noted that Thomas Smith is a 64 year member.The Stamford Alumni Chapter is located in Stamford, CT and has a history of serving the youth of the city of Stamford as well as greater Fairfield County. Our community service programs include providing SAT Workshops, college scholarships, tutoring and mentoring, Thanksgiving baskets and Toys for Tots. The current membership, like the charter members, consist of professional men who are doctors, dentists, attorneys, clergy, certified public accountants, educators, government officials, entrepreneurs, and a host of other occupations and professions. We are part of the Northeastern Province of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. As a member we contribute to and support both national and local charities. Additionally, the Chapter, through its Guide Right programs and The Stamford Alumni Diamond Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization, sponsors an annual Scholarship Dinner Dance in February and a Golf Tournament in July/August. The funds from these two events are use to used to provide scholarships, tutoring, mentoring and conduct SAT Workshops.
Notable Members: Rodney Adkins- 73rd Laurel Wreath Laureate