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National conventions in Alpha Phi Omega
Alpha Phi Omega
Alpha Phi Omega is the largest collegiate fraternity in the United States, with chapters at over 350 campuses, an active membership of approximately 17,000 students, and over 350,000 alumni members...

 are biennial gatherings of the respective national organization of the fraternity, in which official business is conducted and brothers from the various chapters in the organization meet to share ideas, expanding leadership, friendship, and service. In the very early years, decisions of the National Fraternity were conducted by mail. The first actual assembly of delegates in a convention was held in St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis is an independent city on the eastern border of Missouri, United States. With a population of 319,294, it was the 58th-largest U.S. city at the 2010 U.S. Census. The Greater St...

, on March 1–2, 1931. Seven of the fraternity's eighteen chapters were represented at this convention by a total of 23 students and advisors.

Alpha Phi Omega of the United States conducts biennial national conventions in even-numbered years, and as of 2010, forty one conventions have been held. The last convention held was in Atlanta, Georgia. Conventions were not held in 1942 and 1944 due to World War II
World War II
World War II, or the Second World War , was a global conflict lasting from 1939 to 1945, involving most of the world's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis...

, and a special Constitutional Convention was held in 1967. Alpha Phi Omega of the Philippines
Philippines
The Philippines , officially known as the Republic of the Philippines , is a country in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. To its north across the Luzon Strait lies Taiwan. West across the South China Sea sits Vietnam...

 conducts biennial national conventions in odd-numbered years, and as of 2009, twenty-five conventions have been held.

In the US, national conventions are officially called to order by an opening ceremony in which the Eternal Flame of Service is brought forth by members of the Delta Omega chapter at the University of Houston
University of Houston
The University of Houston is a state research university, and is the flagship institution of the University of Houston System. Founded in 1927, it is Texas's third-largest university with nearly 40,000 students. Its campus spans 667 acres in southeast Houston, and was known as University of...

. This tradition was started after the twenty-first national convention in Dallas, Texas
Dallas, Texas
Dallas is the third-largest city in Texas and the ninth-largest in the United States. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is the largest metropolitan area in the South and fourth-largest metropolitan area in the United States...

. In the early hours of December 30, 1970, the delegates of the Delta Omega chapter met in a ceremony in the suite of H. Roe Bartle, with the newly-elected members of the National Board of Directors and National President Aubrey B. Hamilton. Bartle lit a small blue candle then he in turn used to light a hurricane lamp, which was then passed from the blue candle to each of the board members' candles. He then joined the board members to light two four foot candles. The flame was then taken to Houston and allowed to burn while awaiting the completion of the Eternal Flame site.

Convention attendance has grown considerably through the years. In 1932, there were 88 members attending the convention and the largest convention attendance in the US to date has been 2,316 in New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The New Orleans metropolitan area has a population of 1,235,650 as of 2009, the 46th largest in the USA. The New Orleans – Metairie – Bogalusa combined statistical area has a population...

 in 2002, and the largest number of chapters represented was 235 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Philadelphia County, with which it is coterminous. The city is located in the Northeastern United States along the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers. It is the fifth-most-populous city in the United States,...

 in 2000.

United States

Number Location Theme Notable Events Dates Attendance (attendees/chapters) Refs
1st Mailed Ballot
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| Cornell University
Cornell University
Cornell University is an Ivy League university located in Ithaca, New York, United States. It is a private land-grant university, receiving annual funding from the State of New York for certain educational missions...


| Held Concurrently with 5th National Training Conference for Scout Executives
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| and
| ?/6 or 7
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| 3rd
| Jefferson Hotel
Jefferson Hotel
The Jefferson Hotel is a luxury hotel in Richmond, Virginia. It is one of 27 American hotels with Mobil Five Star and AAA Five Diamond Hotel ratings...

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St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis is an independent city on the eastern border of Missouri, United States. With a population of 319,294, it was the 58th-largest U.S. city at the 2010 U.S. Census. The Greater St...


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| –
| 23/9
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| 4th
| Hotel LaSalle,
Chicago, Illinois
Chicago
Chicago is the largest city in the US state of Illinois. With nearly 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the Midwestern United States and the third most populous in the US, after New York City and Los Angeles...


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| –
| 88
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| 5th
| Hotel President
Hotel President
-External links:*...

,
Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri and is the anchor city of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, the second largest metropolitan area in Missouri. It encompasses in parts of Jackson, Clay, Cass, and Platte counties...


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| –
| 230/21 chapters, 14 interest groups
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|-
| 6th
| Camp Manatoc,
Akron, Ohio
Akron, Ohio
Akron , is the fifth largest city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Summit County. It is located in the Great Lakes region approximately south of Lake Erie along the Little Cuyahoga River. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 199,110. The Akron Metropolitan...


| Tenth Anniversary Celebration.
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| –
| ?/26
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| 7th
| Hotel DeSoto
Majestic Hotel (St. Louis, Missouri)
The Majestic Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri, United States was a hotel built in 1913–1914. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984...

,
St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis is an independent city on the eastern border of Missouri, United States. With a population of 319,294, it was the 58th-largest U.S. city at the 2010 U.S. Census. The Greater St...


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| –
| 274/51
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| 8th
| Antlers Hotel,
Indianapolis, Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana
Indianapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Indiana, and the county seat of Marion County, Indiana. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population is 839,489. It is by far Indiana's largest city and, as of the 2010 U.S...


| Service: Our Contribution to Americanism on College campuses.
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| –
| 312/54
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| 9th
| President Hotel
Hotel President
-External links:*...

,
Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri and is the anchor city of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, the second largest metropolitan area in Missouri. It encompasses in parts of Jackson, Clay, Cass, and Platte counties...


| Service: Our Contribution to a Peaceful World.
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| –
| 349/71
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| 10th
| Hotel LaSalle,
Chicago, Illinois
| To Put Service to Others Ahead of Selfish Aims.
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| –
| 602/121 chapters
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| 11th
| Fort Des Moines Hotel
National Register of Historic Places listings in Polk County, Iowa
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Polk County, Iowa.This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Polk County, Iowa, United States...

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Des Moines, Iowa
Des Moines, Iowa
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the US state of Iowa. It is also the county seat of Polk County. A small portion of the city extends into Warren County. It was incorporated on September 22, 1851, as Fort Des Moines which was shortened to "Des Moines" in 1857...


| 25th Anniversary: The Past, Present and Future of Alpha Phi Omega.
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| –
| ~600/119
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|-
| 12th
| Deshler-Wallick Hotel,
Columbus, Ohio
Columbus, Ohio
Columbus is the capital of and the largest city in the U.S. state of Ohio. The broader metropolitan area encompasses several counties and is the third largest in Ohio behind those of Cleveland and Cincinnati. Columbus is the third largest city in the American Midwest, and the fifteenth largest city...


| Service Above Selfish Aims.
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| –
| ~500/135
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| 13th
| Schroeder Hotel,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Milwaukee is the largest city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin, the 28th most populous city in the United States and 39th most populous region in the United States. It is the county seat of Milwaukee County and is located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan. According to 2010 census data, the...


| Service Past, Present and Future.
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| –
| ~500/121
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| 14th
| Wilton Hotel
Breakers Hotel (Long Beach, California)
Breakers Hotel is a landmark 14-story building on Ocean Avenue in downtown Long Beach, California. The building opened in 1926 as a luxury oceanfront resort hotel. The building has gone through multiple changes of ownership and has been renamed at various times the Hilton, the Wilton, and the...

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Long Beach, California
Long Beach, California
Long Beach is a city situated in Los Angeles County in Southern California, on the Pacific coast of the United States. The city is the 36th-largest city in the nation and the seventh-largest in California. As of 2010, its population was 462,257...


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| –
| 300+/85
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| 15th
| Stephen F. Austin Hotel,
Austin, Texas
Austin, Texas
Austin is the capital city of the U.S. state of :Texas and the seat of Travis County. Located in Central Texas on the eastern edge of the American Southwest, it is the fourth-largest city in Texas and the 14th most populous city in the United States. It was the third-fastest-growing large city in...


| The Lone Star State in '58.
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| –
| 400+/97
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| 16th
| Benjamin Franklin Hotel
Ben Franklin House
The Ben Franklin House is an apartment building located at 834 Chestnut Street in Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Originally opened in 1925 as the Benjamin Franklin Hotel, it was designed by Horace Trumbauer. In the mid-1980s the hotel was renovated and reopened as the Benjamin Franklin...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
| 35th Anniversary
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| |–
| 843/156
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| 17th
| University of Kansas City
University of Missouri–Kansas City
The University of Missouri–Kansas City is a public university located in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. It is a branch of the University of Missouri System. Its main campus is in Kansas City's Rockhill neighborhood east of the Country Club Plaza...

 and Bellerive Hotel,
Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri and is the anchor city of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, the second largest metropolitan area in Missouri. It encompasses in parts of Jackson, Clay, Cass, and Platte counties...


| Lead in Service.
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| –
| ?/156+
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| 18th
| Brown Palace Hotel,
Denver, Colorado
Denver, Colorado
The City and County of Denver is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is a consolidated city-county, located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains...


| 40th Anniversary
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| –
| 713/163
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| 19th
| Radisson Hotel,
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minneapolis , nicknamed "City of Lakes" and the "Mill City," is the county seat of Hennepin County, the largest city in the U.S. state of Minnesota, and the 48th largest in the United States...


| In Brotherhood- Carry On.
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| –
| 1,000+/210+
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|

| University of Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma
The University of Oklahoma is a coeducational public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory for 17 years before the two became the state of Oklahoma. the university had 29,931 students enrolled, most located at its...

,
Norman, Oklahoma
Norman, Oklahoma
Norman is a city in Cleveland County, Oklahoma, United States, and is located south of downtown Oklahoma City. It is part of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census, Norman was to have 110,925 full-time residents, making it the third-largest city in Oklahoma and the...


| Constitutional Convention
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| –
| 247/247
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| 20th
| Shoreham Hotel
Omni Shoreham Hotel
The Shoreham Hotel is a hotel in Northwest Washington, D.C., owned by Omni Hotels. It is located at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Calvert Street...

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Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, "the District", or simply D.C., is the capital of the United States. On July 16, 1790, the United States Congress approved the creation of a permanent national capital as permitted by the U.S. Constitution....


| Hand in Hand In Service.
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| –
| 1,603/273 (record attendees until 1992)
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| 21st
| Marriott Motor Hotel,
Dallas, Texas
Dallas, Texas
Dallas is the third-largest city in Texas and the ninth-largest in the United States. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is the largest metropolitan area in the South and fourth-largest metropolitan area in the United States...


| The Three Worlds of Alpha Phi Omega, Tell It Like It Is, Let's Be Significant.
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| –
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| 22nd
| Denver Hilton
Adam's Mark
Adam's Mark is a former chain of upscale hotels in the United States. The company was based in St. Louis, Missouri. The chain was founded in the early 1970s by Fred Kummer and owned by HBE, Corp., which was also founded by Kummer.-History:...

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Denver, Colorado
Denver, Colorado
The City and County of Denver is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is a consolidated city-county, located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains...


| Extend A Helping Hand To Your Fellow Man.
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| –
| ~1,000
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| 23rd
| Stouffer’s Riverfront Inn
Millennium Hotel St. Louis
The Millennium Hotel St. Louis, more commonly known simply as the Millennium Hotel, is a hotel complex in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. The lower complex consists of a plaza and several recreational facilities. Two towers, Millennium Hotel Tower I and Millennium Hotel Tower II, make up the hotel...

,
St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis is an independent city on the eastern border of Missouri, United States. With a population of 319,294, it was the 58th-largest U.S. city at the 2010 U.S. Census. The Greater St...


| Golden Opportunities to Serve.
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| –
| 900+
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| 24th
| Marriot Motor Hotel,
Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. According to the 2010 census, Atlanta's population is 420,003. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, which is home to 5,268,860 people and is the ninth largest metropolitan area in...


| Service - The Spirit of '76.
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| –
| ~1,100
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| 25th
| Opryland Hotel
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, formerly known as Opryland Hotel, is a large hotel and convention center located in Nashville, Tennessee and owned by Gaylord Hotels, a division of Gaylord Entertainment Company...

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Nashville, Tennessee
Nashville, Tennessee
Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County. It is located on the Cumberland River in Davidson County, in the north-central part of the state. The city is a center for the health care, publishing, banking and transportation industries, and is home...


| A Bold Heritage - A Bright Future.
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| –
| ~1,000
|
|-
| 26th
| Marriott Hotel,
Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles , with a population at the 2010 United States Census of 3,792,621, is the most populous city in California, USA and the second most populous in the United States, after New York City. It has an area of , and is located in Southern California...


| Lighting the World Through Service.
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| –
| 632
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| 27th
| Hyatt Regency Hotel
Hyatt Regency walkway collapse
The Hyatt Regency hotel walkway collapse was a collapse of an interior suspended skywalk system that occurred on July 17, 1981, in Kansas City, Missouri, United States, killing 114 people and injuring 216 others during a tea dance. At the time, it was the deadliest structural collapse in U.S...

,
Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri and is the anchor city of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, the second largest metropolitan area in Missouri. It encompasses in parts of Jackson, Clay, Cass, and Platte counties...


| Show Me Service.
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| –
| 922
|
|-
| 28th
| Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill,
Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, "the District", or simply D.C., is the capital of the United States. On July 16, 1790, the United States Congress approved the creation of a permanent national capital as permitted by the U.S. Constitution....


| A Monument to Service.
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| –
| 1,425
|
|-
| 29th
| Hyatt Regency Houston
Hyatt Regency Houston
Hyatt Regency Houston is a 30-story high-rise hotel located in downtown Houston, Texas, United States.The hotel, part of the Hyatt hotel chain, was designed by architectural firm JV III and was opened to guests in 1972. At 401 ft , Hyatt Regency Houston is the city's tallest hotel The hotel...

,
Houston, Texas
Houston, Texas
Houston is the fourth-largest city in the United States, and the largest city in the state of Texas. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the city had a population of 2.1 million people within an area of . Houston is the seat of Harris County and the economic center of , which is the ...


| Service - The Finest Frontier.
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| –
| 1,334/149
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| 30th
| Denver Marriott City Center,
Denver, Colorado
Denver, Colorado
The City and County of Denver is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is a consolidated city-county, located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains...


| Service Above All.
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| –
| 993/128
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| 31st
| Clarion Hotel,
St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis is an independent city on the eastern border of Missouri, United States. With a population of 319,294, it was the 58th-largest U.S. city at the 2010 U.S. Census. The Greater St...


| Service - Gateway to Our Future.
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| –
| 1,430/188
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| 32nd
| Park Plaza and Hotel
Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers
For the Park Plaza Hotel, Leeds, UK see Park Plaza Hotel LeedsThe Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers is a former Statler Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts built in 1927 by hotelier E.M. Statler. A prototype of the grand American hotel, it was called a "city within a city"...

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Boston, Massachusetts
| Leading the Way to Service.
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| –
| 2,000/~220
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| 33rd
| Hyatt Regency DFW Airport,
Dallas/Ft. Worth
Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex
The Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington Metropolitan Statistical Area, a title designated by the U.S. Census as of 2003, encompasses 12 counties within the U.S. state of Texas. The area is divided into two metropolitan divisions: Dallas–Plano–Irving and Fort Worth–Arlington. Residents of the area...


| Deep in the Heart of Service.
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| –
| 1,940/222 (75th cd says ~1,600)
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| 34th
| Hyatt Regency
Hyatt Regency Phoenix
The Hyatt Regency Phoenix is a convention hotel in Downtown Phoenix, Arizona, USA. It is 317 feet tall and has 24 floors. It was completed in 1976. The top floor has a revolving restaurant. It was designed by Charles Luckman and Associates to complement the Phoenix Civic Plaza and Phoenix...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
Phoenix is the capital, and largest city, of the U.S. state of Arizona, as well as the sixth most populated city in the United States. Phoenix is home to 1,445,632 people according to the official 2010 U.S. Census Bureau data...


| Rising to Serve.
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| –
| 1,585/~210
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| 35th
| Hyatt Regency,
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minneapolis , nicknamed "City of Lakes" and the "Mill City," is the county seat of Hennepin County, the largest city in the U.S. state of Minnesota, and the 48th largest in the United States...


| Leadership, Friendship and Service: SnowBalled Into One.
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| –
| 1,781/227
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| 36th
| Philadelphia Marriott Downtown/Center City,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
| Celebrating our Heritage, Forging Our Future.
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| –
| 2,086/235
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| 37th
| Sheraton New Orleans
Sheraton New Orleans
Sheraton New Orleans, located at 500 Canal Street in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, is a 48-story, -tall skyscraper.-Location:500 Canal Street New Orleans, LA-External links:*...

 Hotel,
New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The New Orleans metropolitan area has a population of 1,235,650 as of 2009, the 46th largest in the USA. The New Orleans – Metairie – Bogalusa combined statistical area has a population...


| Brotherhood on the Bayou
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| –
| 2316
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| 38th
| Adam's Mark
Adam's Mark
Adam's Mark is a former chain of upscale hotels in the United States. The company was based in St. Louis, Missouri. The chain was founded in the early 1970s by Fred Kummer and owned by HBE, Corp., which was also founded by Kummer.-History:...

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Denver, Colorado
Denver, Colorado
The City and County of Denver is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is a consolidated city-county, located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains...


| Service at its Peak
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| –
| 1,488
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| 39th
| Galt House
Galt House
The Galt House is a 25-story, 1300-room hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. The original hotel was erected in 1837. The current Galt House is presently the city's only hotel on the Ohio River. Many noted people have stayed at the Galt House, including Jefferson Davis, Charles Dickens, Abraham Lincoln...

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Louisville, Kentucky
Louisville, Kentucky
Louisville is the largest city in the U.S. state of Kentucky, and the county seat of Jefferson County. Since 2003, the city's borders have been coterminous with those of the county because of a city-county merger. The city's population at the 2010 census was 741,096...


| Unbridled Service
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| –
| 1,652
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| 40th
| Sheraton Boston,
Boston, Massachusetts
| Revolutionary Brotherhood
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| –
| 2,075
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| 41st
| Hyatt Regency Atlanta
Hyatt Regency Atlanta
The Hyatt Regency Atlanta, located on Peachtree Street in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, is an award winning hotel which opened in 1967. The John C. Portman, Jr. designed building was the first hotel constructed around an atrium, and has influenced hotel design since...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. According to the 2010 census, Atlanta's population is 420,003. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, which is home to 5,268,860 people and is the ninth largest metropolitan area in...


| Dream * Lead * Serve
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a. Convention held in September 1926 concurrently with Fifth National Training Conference of Scout Executives. This Conference was held from – The detailed voting occurred by Mail Ballot held in .

b. Conventions were not held during World War II (1942 and 1944). The 1942 Convention was planned for Kansas City
Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri and is the anchor city of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, the second largest metropolitan area in Missouri. It encompasses in parts of Jackson, Clay, Cass, and Platte counties...

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Missouri
Missouri
Missouri is a US state located in the Midwestern United States, bordered by Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska. With a 2010 population of 5,988,927, Missouri is the 18th most populous state in the nation and the fifth most populous in the Midwest. It...

 and changed by vote of the chapters to a mail ballot at the request of the Office of Defense Transportation (ODT
ODT
The term ODT can refer to several things, among them:*.ODT, the word processing file format of OpenDocument, an open standard for electronic documents*Otago Daily Times — New Zealand's oldest daily newspaper...

).

c. The 1967 Constitutional Convention in Norman,
OK is not considered a National Convention, as it was a special conference. Only one delegate per chapter allowed.

Philippines


National conventions for Alpha Phi Omega Philippines are biennial gatherings which are currently conducted in odd numbered years. It is where official business is conducted by the General Assembly composed of brothers and sisters from the various chapters and alumni/alumnae associations meeting to share ideas, and to expand leadership, friendship, and service.
Number Location Theme Dates Chair Host Refs
1st Ermita, Manila
Ermita, Manila
Ermita is a district of Manila, Philippines located halfway between Intramuros and Malate.-History:Ermita was founded in the late 16th century...

Unity for Service Librado I. Ureta, Alpha
Far Eastern University
Far Eastern University in the University Belt area, West Sampaloc, City of Manila, is a nonsectarian, private university in the Philippines. Created by the merger of Far Eastern College and the Institute of Accounts, Business and Finance, FEU became a university in 1934 under the guidance of...

 ’50
Beta
National University (Philippines)
National University is a university in Manila, Philippines.It is a founding member of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines and is a pioneer of the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities...

 Chapter
2nd Boy Scouts of the Philippines
Boy Scouts of the Philippines
The Boy Scouts of the Philippines is the national Scout organization of the Philippines. Its mission is to imbue in the youth the love of God, country, and fellow men; to train young people to become responsible leaders; and to contribute in nation-building.The BSP was chartered under...

 Building, Ermita, Manila
Ermita, Manila
Ermita is a district of Manila, Philippines located halfway between Intramuros and Malate.-History:Ermita was founded in the late 16th century...

Epsilon
University of the East
The University of the East is a private nonsectarian university located in University Belt Area, district of Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines. The university was founded in 1946 as a coeducational institution...

 Chapter
3rd Boy Scouts of the Philippines
Boy Scouts of the Philippines
The Boy Scouts of the Philippines is the national Scout organization of the Philippines. Its mission is to imbue in the youth the love of God, country, and fellow men; to train young people to become responsible leaders; and to contribute in nation-building.The BSP was chartered under...

 Building, Ermita, Manila
Ermita, Manila
Ermita is a district of Manila, Philippines located halfway between Intramuros and Malate.-History:Ermita was founded in the late 16th century...

 and University of the Philippines, Diliman
University of the Philippines, Diliman
The University of the Philippines Diliman , is a coeducational and public research university located in Quezon City, Philippines. It is the flagship university, seat of administration, and the fourth oldest constituent university of the University of the Philippines System...

 Diliman, Quezon City
Eta
University of the Philippines, Diliman
The University of the Philippines Diliman , is a coeducational and public research university located in Quezon City, Philippines. It is the flagship university, seat of administration, and the fourth oldest constituent university of the University of the Philippines System...

 Chapter
4th University of the Philippines, Los Baños
University of the Philippines, Los Baños
The University of the Philippines Los Baños is a public university located in the towns of Los Baños and Bay in the province of Laguna, some 64 kilometers southeast of Manila...

, Los Baños, Laguna
Los Baños, Laguna
The Nature and Science City of Los Baños is a 1st class urban city in the province of Laguna, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 98,631 inhabitants in 17,030 households...

Theta
University of the Philippines, Los Baños
The University of the Philippines Los Baños is a public university located in the towns of Los Baños and Bay in the province of Laguna, some 64 kilometers southeast of Manila...

 Chapter
5th National University
National University (Philippines)
National University is a university in Manila, Philippines.It is a founding member of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines and is a pioneer of the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities...

, Sampaloc, Manila
Sampaloc, Manila
Sampaloc is a district of Manila which is primarily a residential and educational center. Part of the Malacañang Palace is located in Sampaloc. The University of Santo Tomas, University of the East Manila are part of the University Belt to name a few, the famous Dangwa flower market at Dimasalang...

Revitalizing the Alpha Phi Omega Spirit - Beta
National University (Philippines)
National University is a university in Manila, Philippines.It is a founding member of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines and is a pioneer of the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities...

 Chapter
6th Mapúa Institute of Technology
Mapúa Institute of Technology
Mapúa Institute of Technology is a private, non-sectarian, Filipino tertiary institute located in Intramuros, Manila and in Makati....

, Intramuros, Manila
Humility, Integrity, Honesty for a Better Nation Ignacio J. Sevilla, Sr., Alpha
Far Eastern University
Far Eastern University in the University Belt area, West Sampaloc, City of Manila, is a nonsectarian, private university in the Philippines. Created by the merger of Far Eastern College and the Institute of Accounts, Business and Finance, FEU became a university in 1934 under the guidance of...

 ’50
Delta
Mapúa Institute of Technology
Mapúa Institute of Technology is a private, non-sectarian, Filipino tertiary institute located in Intramuros, Manila and in Makati....

 chapter
7th Far Eastern University
Far Eastern University
Far Eastern University in the University Belt area, West Sampaloc, City of Manila, is a nonsectarian, private university in the Philippines. Created by the merger of Far Eastern College and the Institute of Accounts, Business and Finance, FEU became a university in 1934 under the guidance of...

, Sampaloc, Manila
Sampaloc, Manila
Sampaloc is a district of Manila which is primarily a residential and educational center. Part of the Malacañang Palace is located in Sampaloc. The University of Santo Tomas, University of the East Manila are part of the University Belt to name a few, the famous Dangwa flower market at Dimasalang...

For God and Country Alpha
Far Eastern University
Far Eastern University in the University Belt area, West Sampaloc, City of Manila, is a nonsectarian, private university in the Philippines. Created by the merger of Far Eastern College and the Institute of Accounts, Business and Finance, FEU became a university in 1934 under the guidance of...

 chapter
8th UPLB
University of the Philippines, Los Baños
The University of the Philippines Los Baños is a public university located in the towns of Los Baños and Bay in the province of Laguna, some 64 kilometers southeast of Manila...

, Los Baños, Laguna
Los Baños, Laguna
The Nature and Science City of Los Baños is a 1st class urban city in the province of Laguna, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 98,631 inhabitants in 17,030 households...

Alpha Phi Omega Answers the Nation’s Call Rolando V. Virtucio, Theta
University of the Philippines, Los Baños
The University of the Philippines Los Baños is a public university located in the towns of Los Baños and Bay in the province of Laguna, some 64 kilometers southeast of Manila...

 ’62
Theta
University of the Philippines, Los Baños
The University of the Philippines Los Baños is a public university located in the towns of Los Baños and Bay in the province of Laguna, some 64 kilometers southeast of Manila...

 chapter
9th Baptist Camp, Mariveles, Bataan
Mariveles, Bataan
Mariveles is a 1st class municipality in the province of Bataan, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 102,844 people in 19,460 households...

Alpha Phi Omega: Its Role in Contemporary Philippines Librado I. Ureta, Alpha
Far Eastern University
Far Eastern University in the University Belt area, West Sampaloc, City of Manila, is a nonsectarian, private university in the Philippines. Created by the merger of Far Eastern College and the Institute of Accounts, Business and Finance, FEU became a university in 1934 under the guidance of...

 ’50
National Council
10th Camp 7, Minglanilla, Cebu
Minglanilla, Cebu
Minglanilla is a 1st class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 101,585 people.Minglanilla is part of a metropolitan area known as Metro Cebu.-Geography:...

Towards the Strengthening of Organizational Leadership in the Alpha Phi Omega in the Next Decade Manuel A. Reyes, Alpha Zeta
Laguna College
The Laguna College, more popularly known by its initials LC, is a private, nonsectarian, co-educational institution located in San Pablo City, Laguna, Philippines.It offers kindergarten, elementary, high school, college, and postgraduate education....

 ’66
Region VII & National Council
11th Kabataang Barangay Training Center, Malasag, Cagayan de Oro City
Cagayan de Oro City
Cagayan de Oro; , officially the City of Cagayan de Oro, is the provincial capital city of the province of Misamis Oriental in the Philippines...

The Fraternity and Sorority: Their Relevance and Challenges in the 80’s Angel A. Tuason, Eta
University of the Philippines, Diliman
The University of the Philippines Diliman , is a coeducational and public research university located in Quezon City, Philippines. It is the flagship university, seat of administration, and the fourth oldest constituent university of the University of the Philippines System...

 ’71
Region X & National Council
12th Bagong Lipunan Settlement Project, Bamban, Tarlac
Bamban, Tarlac
Bamban is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Tarlac, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 61,644 people in 9,113 households....

Continuing Accent on Organizational Development and Service Jose V. Cutaran, Alpha Pi Region III & National Council
13th Boy Scouts of the Philippines
Boy Scouts of the Philippines
The Boy Scouts of the Philippines is the national Scout organization of the Philippines. Its mission is to imbue in the youth the love of God, country, and fellow men; to train young people to become responsible leaders; and to contribute in nation-building.The BSP was chartered under...

 Camp, Mount Makiling
Mount Makiling
Mount Makiling, also rarely Mount Maquiling, is a potentially active volcano in Laguna province on the island of Luzon, Philippines. It rises to 1,090 m above mean sea level.-Legend:...

, Los Baños, Laguna
Los Baños, Laguna
The Nature and Science City of Los Baños is a 1st class urban city in the province of Laguna, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 98,631 inhabitants in 17,030 households...

Alpha Phi Omega Ideology: A New Dimension Towards Genuine Service and Commitment Marlyn A. Pimentel-Neri, Theta
University of the Philippines, Los Baños
The University of the Philippines Los Baños is a public university located in the towns of Los Baños and Bay in the province of Laguna, some 64 kilometers southeast of Manila...

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National Council
14th People's Center Tacloban City
Tacloban City
The City of Tacloban is a port city approximately 360 miles southeast of Manila. It is the first in Eastern Visayas to be classified as a Highly Urbanized City. It is the capital of the Philippine province of Leyte and is the largest city in terms of population in Eastern Visayas...

/Commission on Audit Training Center, Palo, Leyte
Palo, Leyte
Palo is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 47,982 people in 9,272 households.-Barangays:Palo is politically subdivided into 33 barangays.* Anahaway* Arado* Baras...

Professionalism (in A PHI O) toward National Solidarity Jose Antonio L. Dimaano, Pi
University of Santo Tomas
The Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, The Catholic University of the Philippines , is a private Roman Catholic university run by the Order of Preachers in Manila. Founded on April 28, 1611 by archbishop of Manila Miguel de Benavides, it has the oldest extant university charter in the...

 ’74
Region VIII & National Council
15th Camp Alano, Toril, Davao City
Davao City
The City of Davao is the largest city in the island of Mindanao in the Philippines. Its international airport and seaports are among the busiest cargo hubs in the Philippines....

Service for Peace (Paglilingkod Para sa Kapayapaan) Paul A. Balagat, Alpha Omicron
Divine Word University of Tacloban
The Divine Word University or DWU was a private, Catholic, co-educational institution of higher learning run by the Society of the Divine Word in Tacloban City, Leyte, Philippines...

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Region XI & National Council
16th Bulwagang Balagtas, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Manila, Santa Mesa, Manila
Santa Mesa, Manila
Santa Mesa is one of the 16 geographical districts of the city of Manila, which is primarily a residential, commercial and educational center. Santa Mesa is bounded by several districts and cities...

Reflections: The APhiO Culture (Balik-Tanaw:Ang Kulturang APhiO) Angel A. Lansi, Jr., Gamma Pi ’78 NCR & National Council
17th University of the Philippines, Visayas
University of the Philippines, Visayas
The University of the Philippines Visayas is a research institute and research university in the Philippines, and one of the units of the University of the Philippines System...

, Miag-ao, Iloilo
The Alpha Phi Omega and the Filipino Values Marlyn A. Pimentel-Neri, Theta
University of the Philippines, Los Baños
The University of the Philippines Los Baños is a public university located in the towns of Los Baños and Bay in the province of Laguna, some 64 kilometers southeast of Manila...

 ’70
Region VI & National Council
18th Feliciano and Sons Convention Center, Tetuan, Zamboanga City
Zamboanga City
The City of Zamboanga : is a highly urbanized, independent and a chartered city located in Mindanao, Philippines....

Think Global, Act Local Ronald S. Devesa, Pi
University of Santo Tomas
The Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, The Catholic University of the Philippines , is a private Roman Catholic university run by the Order of Preachers in Manila. Founded on April 28, 1611 by archbishop of Manila Miguel de Benavides, it has the oldest extant university charter in the...

 ’67
Region IX & National Council
19th Teachers Camp, Baguio City, Benguet
Baguio City
The City of Baguio is a highly urbanized city in northern Luzon in the Philippines. Baguio City was established by Americans in 1900 at the site of an Ibaloi village known as Kafagway...

Brotherhood…Its True and Honorable Essence in Retrospect Jose Antonio L. Dimaano, Pi
University of Santo Tomas
The Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, The Catholic University of the Philippines , is a private Roman Catholic university run by the Order of Preachers in Manila. Founded on April 28, 1611 by archbishop of Manila Miguel de Benavides, it has the oldest extant university charter in the...

Region I & National Council
20th Greenheights Convention and Business Center, Buhangin, Davao City
Davao City
The City of Davao is the largest city in the island of Mindanao in the Philippines. Its international airport and seaports are among the busiest cargo hubs in the Philippines....

Towards the Golden Year: A Force to Reckon With Agaton C. Labrador, Jr., Nu
Manila Central University
The Manila Central University is a private, non-sectarian, non-stock educational institution situated in EDSA, Caloocan City, Philippines. It was founded and first directed in 1904 by Dr. Alejandro M...

 ’74
Region XI
21st George Dewey Convention Center, Subic Bay Freeport
Subic Bay Freeport Zone
Subic Bay Freeport Zone , which is known simply as Subic Bay, is the Philippines' first success case of a into a tax- and duty-free zone similar to Hong Kong and Singapore, operated and managed by the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority or SBMA. It covers the fenced area of the former U.S...

, Olongapo City, Zambales
Olongapo City
The City of Olongapo is a highly urbanized city located in the province of Zambales, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 227,270 people in 50,300 households.-History:...

Zoom! Into the 21st Century Noraida P. Velarmino, Alpha Sigma ’82 Region III & National Council
22nd Garden Royale Convention Center, Goldenfields Commercial Complex, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental
Bacolod City
The City of Bacolod , is a highly urbanized midsize Philippine city. It is the capital of the Negros Occidental province. Having a total of 499,497 inhabitants as of August 1, 2007, it is the most populous city in the Western Visayas Region. It is currently ranked as the 17th most populous city in...

Capturing a New Generation of Leaders Teddie Elson E. Rivera, Alpha Rho
Central Mindanao University
Central Mindanao University is one of the two universities in the province of Bukidnon, Mindanao Island in the Philippines.-History:Central Mindanao University was transformed from a settlement of farm schools organized by the Americans. It started as the Mailag Industrial School in 1910 and...

 ’71
Region VI-B & National Council
23rd Provincial Convention Center Capitol Hills and New Surigao City Government Complex, Surigao City, Surigao del Norte
Surigao City
The City of Surigao The City of Surigao The City of Surigao (Filipino Pronunciation: (sů-rēh-GAŮ) ( Filipino: Lungsod ng Surigao; Surigaonon: Siyudad nan Surigao) located at the northeasternmost tip of Mindanao Island in the Philippines and the capital of the province of Surigao del Norte,...

APO Now and Beyond: Sustaining the Gains of Leadership, Friendship and Service Luzviminda F. Fopalan-Lumang, Theta
University of the Philippines, Los Baños
The University of the Philippines Los Baños is a public university located in the towns of Los Baños and Bay in the province of Laguna, some 64 kilometers southeast of Manila...

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Surigao City
Surigao City
The City of Surigao The City of Surigao The City of Surigao (Filipino Pronunciation: (sů-rēh-GAŮ) ( Filipino: Lungsod ng Surigao; Surigaonon: Siyudad nan Surigao) located at the northeasternmost tip of Mindanao Island in the Philippines and the capital of the province of Surigao del Norte,...

 AA, Epsilon Gamma Chapter & National Council
24th Tagaytay International Convention Center, Tagaytay City, Cavite
Tagaytay City
The City of Tagaytay is a second class city in the province of Cavite, Philippines. Only away from Manila via Aguinaldo Highway, it is one of the country's most popular tourist destinations. Tagaytay City provides a good view of the Taal Volcano...

Bridging Generations Through Service. Hilda A. Sacay-Clave, Alpha Mu
University of Nueva Caceres
University of Nueva Caceres , the first university in southern Luzon , is a private non-sectarian university run by a corporation in Naga City in Bicol Region, Philippines...

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Kabite AA, Sigma
Adamson University
Adamson University is a private university Catholic university in Manila, Philippines, founded on June 30, 1932 by Greek immigrant George Lucas Adamson as the Adamson School of Industrial Chemistry...

 AA & Mississauga AA
25th Ecovillage Resort and Convention Center
Boracay Convention Center
The Boracay Convention Center ', also known as Boracay Ecovillage Resort and Convention Center, is the biggest convention center in Aklan, Philippines. It is a private ecotourism venue intended for trade events, industry conventions, corporate functions, concerts, and international exhibitions...

, Boracay Island, Aklan
Aklan
Aklan is a province of the Philippines located in the Western Visayas. Its capital is Kalibo. It is located at the northwest portion of Panay Island, bordering Antique Province to the southwest, and Capiz Province to the east...

Great Leap Forward, Towards Excellence Nobella S. Tombokon, Psi
Centro Escolar University
Centro Escolar University is a private university in the Philippines. It was founded on June 3, 1907 by two women, Librada Avelino and Carmen de Luna, and was originally called Centro Escolar de Señoritas. It became a university in 1933...

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APO Boracay
26th Grand Caprice Convention Center, Limketkai Center, Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro City
Cagayan de Oro City
Cagayan de Oro; , officially the City of Cagayan de Oro, is the provincial capital city of the province of Misamis Oriental in the Philippines...

One Vision in The Second Decade of the Third Millenium Erlinda S. Unabia APO-OCA (Alpha Phi Omega Oro City Alumni Association)


d. 1973(?) Convention was temporarily suspended due to the imposition of Martial Law by Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos
Ferdinand Marcos
Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos, Sr. was a Filipino leader and an authoritarian President of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986. He was a lawyer, member of the Philippine House of Representatives and a member of the Philippine Senate...

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