Alpha Phi Omega is a national co-ed service fraternity based on the three cardinal principles of leadership, friendship and service. Since 1925 when Alpha Phi Omega was founded nationally, the organization has been volunteering in four areas of service: service to the campus, service to the community, service to the nation and service to the fraternity as a whole. The Mu Xi chapter at High Point University was founded in 1958. Members foster unity by collectively completing hundreds of service hours each year on a variety of projects. The fraternity was recognized last year by the Volunteer Center as “Co-service organization of the Year.” Alpha Phi Omega is the largest nationally recognized fraternity in the United States out of all nationally recognized social or service-based greek organizations.