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Pi Kappa Alpha

Pi Kappa Alpha, known as PIKE, is the newest fraternity at UNC and chartered April 29, 2018. PIKE was founded at the University of Virginia on March 1, 1868. The fraternity has over 225 chapters and interest groups across the United States and Canada with over 16,000 undergraduate members and 280,000 lifetime initiates. Nationally, PIKE offers members more than $350,000 worth of scholarships each year.

  • Founded: March 1, 1868 at the University of Virginia
  • Founded at UNC: September 2015
  • National Philanthropy: Taylor Trudeau Cycle for Life
  • Founding Values: Friendship, character, justice, and education
  • Vision: Pi Kappa Alpha will set the standard of integrity, intellect, and achievement for our members, host institutions, and the communities in which we live.
  • Motto: "Once a PIKE, always a PIKE”
  • Colors: Garnet & Gold
  • Symbols: Shield & Diamond, Dagger & Key, Lily-of-the-Valley
  • Chapter House Address: 1715 7th Avenue 
  • Website: Pi Kappa Alpha
  • Chapter Instagram: @pike.unco