Omega Psi Phi (ΩΨΦ) is an international fraternity with over 750 undergraduate and graduate chapters. The fraternity was founded on November 17, 1911 by three Howard University juniors, Edgar Amos Love, Oscar James Cooper and Frank Coleman, and their faculty adviser, Dr. Ernest Everett Just. Omega Psi Phi is the first predominantly African-American fraternity to be founded at a historically black university
Zeta Omega Chapter was established March 6, 1923 under the auspices of Nathaniel B. Bowen, in collaboration with several other migrants Brothers as the first Ohio chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Today, Zeta Omega remains one of the oldest and largest chapters in the fraternity.
Zeta Omega under the mandate of the fraternity, promotes philanthropic programs designed to reach the communities in which members of the chapter reside. Throughout the chapter’s rich history, Zeta Omega has played a major role in the cultural, social and civic lives in the Greater Cleveland area.
Under the support of the international organization, the chapter has been commissioned to implement several service-oriented programs structured to carry out the vision and mission of the fraternity, which is to promote economic empowerment, educational excellence through academic scholarships, and provide charitable resources for the underprivileged.
The Chapter has also implemented several programs to further the aim of the organization. Zeta Omega Chapter annually host a number of other social events in conjunction with our mission and vision to enhance the social services provided to the Greater Cleveland area. The chapter has received several awards as the “Outstanding 4th District Graduate Chapter”, and numerous other district and national awards as a chapter, and as individuals within the chapter.
Lee Fields is the current Basilus.