Phi Gamma Delta unites men in enduring friendships, stimulates the pursuit of knowledge, and builds courageous leaders who serve the world with the best that is in them.
To be an active, vital force of men who courageously live our values and make a positive impact on college and community.
The Alpha Omicron chapter of Phi Gamma Delta was chartered on September 27, 1986. Forty-seven men guided by Louis A. “Bud” Mangles (Indiana ’56) began an ambitious Delta Colony. As a colony, AO was distinguished as the leading Fraternity at the University of Akron when it received the Dean’s Cup in 1987. The chapter has been awarded the Dean’s Cup sixteen times. After only four years as a chapter, AO was awarded Phi Gamma Delta’s most prestigious award on August 13, 1990: The Cheney Cup, for overall chapter excellence. AO holds the record for being the youngest chapter to receive this distinction in the history of FIJI. In 2018, AO was awarded the Owen Cup for greatest improvement in scholarship over the previous year and
was runner-up for the Condon Cup for greatest overall improvement.
Our chapter offers unique academic resources such as peer mentoring, a textbook library, and scholarships
Our chapter strives to be a good citizen in the community. We give our time and money to causes we believe in
A FIJI is a gentleman at all times. We treat each other and those around us with respect and decency
We endeavor to be better versions of our selves every day. We push each other to live up to our full potential
Our chapter is comprised of 40
men whose bond will last beyond their college days
The President oversees all functions of Fraternity administration and operations. He provides the vision for the Chapter, manages other Cabinet members and Chairman, and communicates directly with University officials and the International Fraternity.