The Roanoke (VA) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.


The Fraternity began “Guide Right,” its national social out-reach program, in 1922. The Guide Right Program assists youth between the ages of 5 to 25 with education, tutoring, mentorship, and financial assistance for college. The programs of Guide Right are “Kappa League,” “Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarship,” “A-MAN,” and the premier program, “Kamp Kappa,” which enables inner city boys to attend camp at Hemlock Overlook Park in Clifton, Virginia.

The “C. Rodger Wilson Leadership Conference” is held annually in each province to educate and train alumni and undergraduate officers to more effectively execute individual chapter procedures and initiatives.

The “Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation,” established in 1981, is the philanthropic arm of the fraternity and assists both alumni and undergraduate chapters in support of scholarships, after-school programs, and national projects such as Habitat for Humanity.

Chapter Programs and Initiatives

As a part of our commitment to Guide Right, we offer several Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarships to deserving college-bound high school seniors each year. Some other chapter initiatives include:

  • Kappa Relays
  • The Annual Bo Terry Tennis Tournament
  • Thanksgiving baskets
  • Salvation Army Bell Ringing
  • Christmas Angels
  • Holiday clothing drives
  • Annual Spring Scholarship Dance
  • Adopt-a-Park: Elmwood Park
  • Big Brother/Big Sister mentor program