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Posted by on Jan 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments


As President of the Upsilon Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Sorority, Incorporated, it is my honor and privilege to welcome you to our website!

Since the inception of the Upsilon Omega Omega Chapter over 17 years ago, its members have dedicated themselves to providing supreme service to the community of Irmo. The Chapter has demonstrated its commitment to impacting lives through various community programs including the ASCEND Youth Enrichment Program for high school students, providing backpacks and school supplies for elementary school students, providing meals for families in need, and the renewal of the playground of a local elementary school.  In addition, Upsilon Omega Omega’s signature event “Emeralds of Excellence” Debutante / Scholarship Cotillion has afforded us the opportunity to award over $144,000 in scholarships to college bound young women and men.

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Posted by on Dec 2, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Cinderella Project

TheCinderellaProject_webOn Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Brookland Baptist Church, local teens will comb through racks of gently used donated dresses to find the perfect one for prom at the 2014 Cinderella Project.  The Cinderella Project, organized by the S.C. Bar Young Lawyers Division, began in 2001. People across the state donate items for the boutique in their city, and girls are given the chance to pick out a dress and accessories for free just before prom each year. The Columbia boutique is co-sponsored by the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Upsilon Omega Omega Chapter.  Click here for more information and drop-off locations.


UOO and Pressley House HUGS Event

UOO along with The Pressley House, Inc. collected new HUGS (hats, underwear, gloves & socks) for young mothers, fathers, and children in Richland School District Two. These essential items that we take for granted during the cold months certainly found a warm place in the hearts of these teens.



UOO Kicks Off End Childhood Hunger Week

On October 25, in partnership with End Childhood Hunger SC, Upsilon Omega Omega Chapter, along with our 2015-2016 Debutantes and Ladies in Waiting kicked off End Childhood Hunger week by helping pack 60,000 SNACK PACKS at Irmo High School to distribute in 5 school districts across the Midlands.  Read more…

Later that week, Upsilon Omega Omega partnered with FoodShare Columbia to donate 54 Fresh Food boxes to 4 local elementary schools and 7 families affected by the recent flooding.  The boxes are filled with top quality fruits and vegetables.


Now Accepting ASCEND℠ Cycle 2 Applications

ascendUpsilon Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is now accepting applications for ASCEND℠ Cycle 2.  ASCEND℠  is the sorority’s signature youth enrichment program.  The program is designed to motivate, engage and assist high school students in reaching their maximum potential.  ASCEND℠  will focus on Achievement, Self-Awareness, Communication, Engagement, Networking and Developmental Skills.  ASCEND℠ Application.  If you have any questions, please email


Congratulations to 2015 Upsilon Omega Omega Scholarship Recipients

2015_UOO_ScholarshipUpsilon Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority held its annual Scholarship Program on May 17, 2015, at Irmo Town Hall. Upsilon Omega Omega presented two thousand five hundred ($2500.00) dollars in scholarships to four (4) outstanding students attending schools in Lexington Richland School District 5.  The recipients of these scholarships were Keri Gates, Batesburg Leesville High School; Olivia Jabber, Irmo High School; Cicely Major,  Dutch Fork High School; and Brittany Wright, Dutch Fork High School.

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