foundersThe Epsilon Nu Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. was chartered on September 23, 1951 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. develops leaders promotes brotherhood and academic excellence while providing service and advocacy for our communities.

The objectives of the chapter, like those of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., are to stimulate the ambition of its members to prepare them for the greatest usefulness in the causes of humanity, freedom, and dignity of the individual; to encourage the highest and noblest form of manhood; and to aid downtrodden humanity in its efforts to achieve higher social, economic, and intellectual status.