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Blood Drive

The Charles R. Drew Blood Drive

Tuesday Apr 16 | 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
TCU – Brown-Lupton University Union (BLUU)
2901 Stadium Drive
Carter BloodCare Bus at the BLUU
Fort Worth, TX 76109


2901 Stadium Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76129

About Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

The Charles R. Drew Blood Drive
On Friday evening, November 17, 1911, three Howard University undergraduate students, with the assistance of their faculty adviser, gave birth to the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. This event occurred in the office of biology Professor Ernest E. Just, the faculty adviser, in the Science Hall (now known as Thirkield Hall). The three liberal arts students were Edgar A. Love, Oscar J. Cooper and Frank Coleman. From the initials of the Greek phrase meaning "friendship is essential to the soul," the name Omega Psi Phi was derived. The phrase was selected as the motto. Manhood, scholarship, perseverance and uplift were adopted as cardinal principles. A decision was made regarding the design for the pin and emblem, and thus ended the first meeting of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.