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What are the governing documents of the fraternity?
-The Constitution and Statutory Code
-The Board of Directors' Statement of Policy
-The Ritual of Alpha Kappa Psi
What is the highest-ranking governing document, that no other document can supersede?
The Constitution and Statutory Code
Which governing body has the ability to change the Constitution?
The Chapter Congress
How many business meetings is the chapter required to hold a minimum of each month of the academic year?
How many initiations is the chapter required to hold each school year?
How many meetings or required events can a student member miss unexcused per semester or quarter before they are subject to suspension from the chapter?
Two (2) per semester or one (1) per quarter
At a chapter meeting, what percent of the total number of eligible votes is a quorum?
50% + 1 member in good standing
What are 5 duties of a member?
-Attendance at every chapter meeting and function.
-Membership work: each member should recruit at least one new member per semester to ensure stability of the chapter.
-Assume responsibility, be reliable and complete every task assigned and help other brothers where needed.
-Cooperate with the President and the other officers.
-Make every effort to maintain at least a "B" average.
-Meet financial obligations promptly.
-Live the values of brotherhood, integrity, service, unity and knowledge
-Support, abide by, and enforce the Fraternity's Constitution and Statutory Code, Board of Directors Statement of Policy as well as all other Fraternity policies and directives.
-Prepare for professional and business success
-Solemnly avow the Alpha Kappa Psi Ritual
What is the preferred option by the fraternity when a chapter wants to host an event with alcohol?
No host, cash bar with a professional bartender fully covered with liability insurance
What are the classes of membership in Alpha Kappa Psi?
What is the fraternity's policy on the purchasing of alcoholic beverages?
Alcoholic beverages may not be purchased using chapter, pledge class or fraternity funds.
What is the fraternity's policy on alcohol at recruitment activities?
All recruitment activities associated with any chapter must be alcohol-free.
What is the fraternity's policy on alcohol at pledge activities?
Alcohol is prohibited at all pledge activities.
What is the fraternity's policy at events where alcohol is present?
-Food and alternative non-alcoholic beverages should be available, visible, and easily accessible.
-For insurance liability reasons, chapters are advised against having or running an organized designated driver program. Recommended options include public transportation, walking in groups, or staying at the place of where drinking takes place.
What is the fraternity's policy on blindfolds, scavenger hunts and kidnapping of pledges?
These activities are considered hazing, and will not be tolerated.
What does the fraternity's hazing policy prohibit?
-Condoning or conducting hazing activities
-Verbal or mental abuse of an individual, including shouting, screaming and the use of profanity
If hazing violations occur, which chapter executives can be held personally responsible?
-Director of Membership and/or Pledge Educators
What does the fraternity's sexual harassment policy prohibit?
-Condoning or permitting unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other sexually offensive verbal or physical contact
-Condoning or tolerating any form of sexually abusive behavior on the part of its members, whether physical, mental or emotional.
What does the fraternity's publication of inappropriate material policy address?
Prohibits members from producing, publishing, and/or distributing any material, whether written or electronically as text, audio, video, or some combination of all three that could be deemed harmful to the good name and reputation of the Fraternity.
If hazing occurs, who must you report any criminal acts such as unwanted physical contact to?
-Local law enforcement
-Alpha Kappa Psi nationals
When and where was the fraternity founded?
October 5, 1904
New York University
What date was the fraternity incorporated?
May 20, 1905
What is the creed of Alpha Kappa Psi?
Alpha Kappa Psi recognizes that
We live in deeds, not years;
In thought, not breath;
In service, not figures on the dial.
We count time by heart throbs,
When they beat for God, for man, for duty.
He lives most who thinks most, Is noblest,
acts the best.
What is AKPsi's Tag-line?
Shaping Business, Shaping People
When was the foundation founded?
What is the mission of the foundation?
Providing resources for enhancing the educational experience of future business leaders
What nickname is given to the original four founders of the fraternity?
The Brooklyn Four
What are the names of the 10 founders? Indicate what names are a part of the original four founders.
***Herbert M. Wright
***Frederick R. Leach
***Morris S. Rachmil
***William O. Tremaine
Robert S. Douglas
Irving L. Camp
Daniel V. Duff
Howard M. Jefferson
George L. Bergen
Nathan Lane Jr.
What is the fraternity's flower?
What is the fraternity's seal used for?
-To attest charters
-Awards issued by the fraternity
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