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Alpha Phi Delta

Alpha Phi Delta
File:Alpha Phi Delta crest.png
Founded November 5, 1914; 101 years ago (1914-11-05)
Syracuse University
Type Social
Scope National, Italian-American Heritage
Motto Faciamus!
Colors     Royal Purple and     White
Symbol Fasces
Flower Garofano (white carnation)
Publication The Kleos
Chapters 95
Members 20,000+ collegiate
Headquarters 251 N DuPont Hwy #139
Dover, Delaware, USA

Alpha Phi Delta (ΑΦΔ), commonly referred to as APD, is a Greek social fraternity that evolved from an exclusive Italian society (Il Circolo Italiano) at Syracuse University in 1914. There were seven founding members who strove to create a brotherhood that would last long after their college days. Soon after founding, Alpha Phi Delta spread from Syracuse and became a National Fraternity. Alpha Phi Delta is traditionally an Italian-American heritage Fraternity; however, since September 2, 1965 it has welcomed young men of all racial backgrounds.


The fraternity has more than 20,000 lifelong members.[1]

Alpha Phi Delta is also the top represented fraternity in the New York City Tri-State Area, and among the top on the East coast.[2]

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