Godofredo P. Neric, First National Secretary
Bro. Fred was one of the Incorporators of Alpha Phi Omega (Philippines), Incorporated on September 11, 1953. He and Bro. Librado Ureta served actively in the national leadership throughout our fraternity’s first 25 years of existence. All ΑΦΩ-Philippines membership cards and certificates issued from 1950-1979. Read More
Torch and Trefoil DY 2017-2019
You can download an electronic verion of our latest T&T here (PDF)… Read More
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
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.
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
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
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
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"...
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...
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.