On March 20, 2019, the International President of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Dr. David Marion and Bobby L. Robinson, 4th District Representative presented a check in the amount of $25,000.00 to Wilberforce University President Elfred Anthony Pinkard during the Colonel Young 155th Birthday Celebration. The day-long celebration, included a luncheon and panel discussion on African American Manhood hosted by Wilberforce University, and the annual Birthday Celebration at the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center hosted by the National Park Services and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. was founded in 1911 and each year gives at least $50,000.00 to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUS). Wilberforce University President Elfred Anthony Pinkard stated:
“The Wilberforce University family is exceedingly grateful to the men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. for their generous gift to our beloved University. This gift will support our work for the transformation of Wilberforce University and our ongoing commitment to providing a first-rate academic and engagement experience for our students. We sincerely appreciate this tangible support for the vital work of the Wilberforce Renaissance and extend our heartfelt thanks and appreciate to Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.” – President Elfred Anthony Pinkard
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