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The Eta Omega Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi was chartered in 1975 at Old Dominion University (ODU), making it the first African American fraternity on campus. Resources Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion at ODU Timeline, Old Dominion University (More)
The Lambda Eta Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta was established in 1974 as the first African American sorority at Old Dominion University (ODU). The chapter was suspended in 2012 and returned to good standing in January 2020. Resources Celebrating (More)
sbookman wrote: Ruth Wilson James
Ruth Wilson James with Basketball, circa 1930-1931 Ruth Wilson James was the first female student to register for classes at the Norfolk Division of the College of William & Mary, later Old Dominion University (ODU), in 1930. Student and P (More)
sbookman wrote: Superdance
Dixie Gold Cloggers at Superdance, 1984 Superdance was an event sponsored by Old Dominion University (ODU) to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. History In the fall of 1975, in an effort to raise money for the Muscular Dyst (More)
sbookman wrote: Save ODU Campaign
Save ODU Protest, 1970 The Save ODU Campaign was an initiative led by students, faculty and staff at Old Dominion University (ODU), as well as the Hampton Roads community to save ODU from a funding shortfall soon after obtaining university status (More)
sbookman wrote: Gray's Pharmacy
Students at Gray's Pharmacy's Lunch Counter, circa 1960-1969 Gray's Pharmacy was a pharmacy across Hampton Boulevard from the Old Dominion University (ODU) campus that was heavily used by the ODU community for almost 80 years. History Estab (More)
Dow Chemical Protest, circa 1966-1967 The Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) was a student activist organization at Old Dominion College in the 1960s and early 1970s. History Established by Kurt and Barbara Gayle in 1966, the Old Domin (More)