Fraternities at SU

Pi Kappa Alpha

Pi Kappa Alpha

Pi Kappa Alpha members are known as “Pikes”. PIKE was founded at the University of Virginia, March 1, 1868. The Alpha Omicron chapter was established at Southwestern, November 2, 1910, making it the 1st of 12 Texas Pi Kappa Alpha Chapters. Pike undergraduates & alumni mentors are dedicated to developing men of integrity, intellect, ambition to succeed, and high moral character. The Alpha Omicron members have traditional values, are culturally diverse and united by a shared goal – to contribute to their “brotherhood” and themselves as Scholars, Leaders, Athletes, and Gentlemen. Alpha Omicron have access to both Texas & National Alumni Directories that support internships and professional graduation opportunities.


An international men’s fraternity that is dedicated to establishing and fostering lifelong friendships and to developing men of integrity, intellect, success, and high moral character who will care for and positively influence himself, his brothers, the fraternity, and his community.


National Founding Date: March 1, 1868 (University of Virginia)
Southwestern University Charter Date: November 2, 1910
Southwestern University Chapter Name: Alpha Omicron
Motto: International: Once a Pike, Always a Pike, Local: Unity Through Diversity
GPA Requirement: 2.5
Colors: Garnet & Old Gold
Flower: Lily-on-the-Valley
Mascot: White Horse
Symbol: Oak Tree
Philanthropy: Boys & Girls Club of Georgetown
Scholarships: House Resident, Centennial Scholarship and Earl Mosley Scholarship Funds
National Website
Chapter Website


New member - $625
Active member - $515


Phi Kappa Alpha hosts both private and open social/academic events. Additionally, every fall they host the Fireman’s Challenge and in the spring they host the Annual Pi Kappa Alpha Crawfish Boil.

Contact Information

Chapter Officers

President - Nathan Abrego
Internal Vice President - Mike Parrish
External Vice President - Liam Franco
Membership Development Vice President - Damien Morales