New Collegiate Chapters and AAs chartered

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEWLY RECOGNIZED AND CHARTERED FRATERNITY COLLEGIATE CHAPTERS AND ALUMNI ASSOCIATIONS DURING THE 7th NEC-BOD REGULAR MEETING HELD AT LWUA EMPLOYEES LOUNGE, JANUARY 21, 2017. FRATERNITY COLLEGIATE CHAPTER: 1. XI ZETA – Eastern Samar State University PC 012 – FCC 339 2. XI ETA – Philippine… Read More
January 23, 2017 / Comments
Pi Chapter Throwback

Pi Chapter Throwback

Who would ever thought that in this Pi Chapter 1971 initiation picture, one would become a Mayor, another will enter PMA and rise to become a 2 star General, while others will become successful business executives and professionals, binded together by the 3 Cardinal Principles of Leadership, Friendship and Service. This is the strong bond of APO. May we always be.
April 10, 2016 / Comments
The ΑΦΩ Coat of Arms and its Changes

The ΑΦΩ Coat of Arms and its Changes

(Disclaimer: This article is not part of the traditions and lectures of ΑΦΩ Phils., which also found on this website. This article is based on a research on ΑΦΩ’s general history.) The Original Coat of Arms The original ΑΦΩ Coat of Arms was designed by Everett W. Probst. Probst had… Read More
January 30, 2016 / Comments
The Origin of the “Pledge of Loyalty”
Photo taken from the archives of Bro. Mel S. Gonzales, Jr., Eta Chapter '73, Life Member '99

The Origin of the “Pledge of Loyalty”

This so called poem authored by Elbert Hubbard was never introduced by Frank Reed Horton – or any of the charter members – as a “lecture”, a “history”, or a “tradition” in the application period for new members when they founded ΑΦΩ in 1925. It has NEVER been taught to… Read More
January 27, 2016 / Comments
The Origin of the APO Phils. Left Handclasp

The Origin of the APO Phils. Left Handclasp

(Disclaimer: This article is not part of the traditions and lectures of ΑΦΩ Phils., which also found on this website. This article is based on a research on ΑΦΩ’s general history.) Background The APO Phils. Handclasp (left-hand, with interlocking pinky) is based from the Boy Scouts Handclasp devised by Robert… Read More
January 25, 2016 / Comments

The History of the Four-Fold Program of Service

Before the Four-Fold Program of Service was even developed, founder Frank Reed Horton already had in mind a raw version of APO's service program. And it was narrated on the document "In the Beginning"...
January 24, 2016 / Comments

Quo Vadis, ICAPO?

The first official international relationship and communication between the APO-Phil and APO-USA was held on December 16,1950, when the APO-USA NP Arno Nowotny in his letter as noted in the 25th anniversary issue of the Torch & Trefoil wrote...
September 28, 2015 / Comments

APO-Epsilon Lambda marks 35th year

Thirty-five (35) years ago today, September 27, 2015, the APO-Philippines national executive board met in Naga City. One of the results of that meeting was the awarding of the charter to the Divine Word College of San Jose as APO-Epsilon Lambda chapter.
September 27, 2015 / Comments
Bado’s thoughts on Hazing

Bado’s thoughts on Hazing

Read the thoughts of APO Philippines organizer on Hazing circa 1976.
September 24, 2015 / Comments
APO National Presidents League

APO National Presidents League

Officers and Members of the APO National Presidents League took their oath of office and oath of membership before VP Jojo Binay (Eta'60) last March 26. The APONPL is composed of the incumbent and past national presidents of Alpha Phi Omega Philippines.
April 5, 2015 / Comments