A Brief History of Nu Pi Lambda The Nu Pi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. was chartered on March 27, 1981 by 16 distinguished Alpha men and serves the Mid-Cities area of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
The charter members of Nu Pi Lambda are:David W. Bright Steve A. Delley Lee M. Elder Maurise J. Ferrell John E. Hanson Herman Jones Robert Lewis Stephen A. Lewis*Ronald J. McMillian Wesley L. Nute David Porter Larry W. Powell Lester D. Scott Jesse Stephens Williams S. Wilcott, Jr.Leonard Williams* - Deceased
Over the years, the chapter has received several honors, including Texas and Southwestern Regional Chapter of the Year awards for its community service commitment.The flagship program of Nu Pi Lambda is the Alpha Ambassadors Club (AAC). Sponsored by the chapter's Education Foundation, AAC is a program for young men that trains them to be well-rounded future leaders. The chapter also sponsors two signature events: the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast and the Black and Gold Scholarship Ball. Both events are major fundraisers that help the Education Foundation provide scholarships for college to well deserving students. In addition, Nu Pi Lambda is currently the undergraduate adviser for the Zeta Chi Chapter at the University of Texas at Arlington. Since the chapter's chartering, more than 40 men have been initiated into Nu Pi Lambda. Chapter members hold various vocations, including law, engineering, government, education, religion and business, and are involved in numerous civic organizations.