The national service program of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. is called Guide Right. The purpose of Guide Right program is to place the training experience and life lessons of successful men at the disposal of youth for educational and occupational guidance, primarily inspirational and informational in character. Under the principles of Guide Right, the Lambda Pi Chapter has develop a program focusing on young men at Oxford High School, Lafayette High School, North Panola High School, and The University of Mississippi.
The purpose of the guide right services program are to place the training experience and friendly interest of successful men at disposal of the youth needing inspiration an counsel regarding their choices of lifes career,and to arouse the interest of the entire community in the problems of youth as they seek to realize lives of usefulness. Our Guide Right program encompasses our scholarships, tutorial program, and Kappa Leadership Development League.
The basic objectives of the Kappa Leadership Development League may be summarized as follows:
To help youth, especially those of high school graduating classes, in their selection of courses leading to vocations compatible with their aptitudes and personalities.
To assist students, while they are training, to get started in the employment, and to progress successfully in they're chosen fields.
To assist parents in the handling of their children by given them the opportunities to talk over their problems with those who know and are successful in their chosen vocations.
To afford the less fortunate youths a respite from the drudgery of the streets, through sponsored trips to ball games, zoological garden, museums,theater, and other activities.
To inform youth of the values of higher education, assistance available for continued pursuits, scholarship, loans, professional opportunities, and of current labor demands and the trends on the effect of these demands and trends on the labor market.
Guide Right Programs
Candace Walker Basketball Tournament- Funds from this tournament are used towards the Candace Walker Scholarship Funds in memory of Candace Walker, a member of the Theta Psi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. This scholarship is given to a female senior that meets the qualifications and plans to attend the Univerisity of Mississippi.
Kappa Mixer- Revenues from the mixer are used to fund our local community projects and helping us to endow of scholarship. We have steadily increased the amount and number of recipients.
Buckle Up for Mints -The Nupes stand at various stop signs around campus and give peppermints to drivers encouraging them to buckle up for safety. IT'S THE LAW!!!