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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

2017-2018 Emeralds of Excellence Debutante Cotillion is now accepting applications

We are pleased to announce application packets are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 debutante season. Deadline to submit packets is June 30, 2017. Click here for more information.


2017 The Longest Day-Upsilon Omega Omega Zumba Event

UOO will participate in The Longest Day®, a fundraising event benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association by hosting the AKA UOO Longest Day Zumba Event on June 21st! Our Chapter goal is $250. Please donate today and show your love for the 47 million people living with Alzheimer’s worldwide, and the caregivers who generously dedicate themselves to those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Visit our team page here to donate a tax-deductible gift.


2017 Women To Work Economic Empowerment Seminar

We encourage all to come and learn about ensuring the future wealth of our communities on April 29th. To register and learn more, click here.


Join UOO in supporting NAMI Walks 2017

Join our chapter in supporting an important cause. Our team, Upsilon Omega Omega, is participating in the 2017 NAMIWalks and we want to invite you to become a team member. We have committed to raising funds to help NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) provide more services for people living with mental health challenges. Our team fundraising goal is $500. With your help, I know that we can reach this goal! Click here to join our team.



2017 UOO Scholarship Application Now Open!

Attention eligible high school seniors: The Scholarship Application is now open; deadline to submit is April 15, 2017. To learn more information and requirements for each scholarship, click here.


UOO Welcomes New Members

We welcome eighteen extraordinary women into our illustrious sisterhood of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Upsilon Omega Omega Chapter!


UOO Receives Community Garden Grant

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® International President Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson, L.H.D., South Atlantic Regional Director Sharon Brown Harriott, and Executive Director Cynthia D.Howell have selected Upsilon Omega Omega Chapter to receive a Community Garden Grant in the amount of $10,000 to develop a community garden in Lexington County.

In many underserved neighborhoods, the residents, particularly people of color, have limited access to fresh fruits and vegetables or inviting playgrounds for children.  Therefore, in support of USDA’s “People’s Gardens” initiative, your chapter will collaborate with other local organizations in low-income communities to develop a sustainable community garden that will provide opportunities to cultivate nutritionally rich fruits and vegetables for the community.


Congratulations to Upsilon Omega Omega 2016 Scholarship Recipients

Upsilon Omega Omega awarded over $4000 in scholarship to local high school students to help further their educational opportunities.  Scholarships are funded through our fundraising efforts during the year.

  • Think HBCU Scholarship in the amount of $1908 awarded to Victoria Jabber, Irmo High School.




  • Upsilon Omega Omega Ivy Scholarship in the amount of $1000 awarded to Casey Reeder, Dutch Fork High School.
  • scholarshipUpsilon Omega Omega Pearl Scholarship in the amount of $500 awarded to Louise Siebo, Lexington High School.




  • Upsilon Omega Omega Pearl Scholarship in the amount of $500 awarded to Kayla Shine, Dutch Fork High School.




  • Upsilon Omega Omega Pearl Scholarship in the amount of $500 awarded to Kairah Lee, Dreher High School.
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