Eta Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated was chartered February 6, 1960, in Greenville, Mississippi, through the stimulation of the Late Soror Leyser C. Holmes who served as the first Basileus of the chapter.

ETO Chapter History

The Tea Rose Foundation is a 501( c ) 3 organization established in 2012 to serve as the philanthropic division of Eta Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

The Tea Rose Foundation

Since 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated has implemented programs of service impacting countless lives. The 2018-2022 International Program will focus on Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service℠.

Programs of Service

Continuing the Legacy of Supreme Service to All Mankind

110 years ago Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated was organized on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. It was the first Greek-lettered sorority established and incorporated by African American college women.

Today the sorority is an international organization with approximately 300,000 members organized into more than 997 chapters across the globe. 58 years ago, Eta Theta Omega Chapter was chartered February 6, 1960 in Greenville, Mississippi through the stimulation of Mrs Leyser C. Holmes, the first president of the Chapter.

Eta Theta Omega has served as a beacon of light to address the needs of the communities where we serve in the areas of education, health, family, the environment and global issues. It is our continued mission “to render supreme service to all mankind’. As the 2018-2019 President, it is an honor and a privilege to serve as the leader of this chapter;
collectively working with chapter member, our sponsors and partners we will continue to widen our circle of service.


Barbara Taylor Moton | President
Eta Theta Omega Chapter