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Clark Atlanta University Receives $100,000 gift towards the Dr. Moses C. Norman, Sr. Endowment Fund (151 hits)

The Beta Psi 1923 Foundation is excited to announce the donation of $100,000 to Clark Atlanta University (CAU) to establish the Dr. Moses C. Norman, Sr. Endowment Fund. Foundation Chairman, Bro. Bill Diggs and board members made the formal presentation to CAU President Dr. Ronald A. Johnson during halftime of the university’s 2018 homecoming football game at Panther Stadium as thousands of CAU students, faculty, and alumni witnessed this joyous occasion.

The endowment is being established in honor of Clark alumnus, the late Bro. Dr. Moses C. Norman, Sr. Dr. Norman was a retired dean of Clark Atlanta University’s School of Education, former area superintendent in Atlanta Public Schools and the 33rd Grand Basileus of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. As an undergraduate student, Bro. Dr. Norman became a member of the fraternity through Beta Psi Chapter in 1954. “He loved his calling, developing and nurturing leaders in the field of education; and he not only loved his students, but he modeled for us all the role of a servant leader in the higher education environment,” said Dr. Johnson, in a statement.

Today’s gift was made possible through the hard work and generosity of the members of the Beta Psi 1923 Foundation in partnership with the Beta Psi Chapter’s 95th Anniversary Alumni Committee. Furthermore, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. was also a major contributor towards the formation of the endowment fund. During the fraternity’s 80th Grand Conclave in New Orleans, 40th Grand Basileus Antonio Knox, Sr. acknowledged the fraternity’s enthusiastic support for this very worthwhile initiative by presenting a $10,000 check to foundation board member, Bro. Raymond Johnson. Grand Basileus Knox stated, “Brother Norman was a true Omega Man, a legend, a giant, a man that earned the highest praise while serving Omega for 62 years.”

About Beta Psi 1923 Foundation
The Beta Psi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. was chartered on December 22, 1923 and was the first Greek-lettered organization to be chartered on the campus of then Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University). Throughout the decades, Beta Psi Alumni have made tremendous contributions to all facets of our society.

Founded in 2016, Beta Psi 1923 Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization with the expressed purpose of developing a legacy of financial support for matriculating students of Clark Atlanta University. From that very moment, Omega Men that matriculated through CAU from all across the country have bonded together to raise funds for their beloved alma mater. For more information, visit: www.betapsi1923foundation.com

Beta Psi 1923 Foundation is an independent non-profit organization that is not affiliated with Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. or Beta Psi Chapter
Posted By: Reginald Culpepper
Monday, October 15th 2018 at 2:39PM
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