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The Zeta Theta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated (Key# 241) was chartered on May 12, 1955 in Steelton, Pennsylvania. In 1958, the chapter moved to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This chapter was established by the following eight outstanding individuals:



Dr. Paul S. Binford

Father Richard T. S. Brown

Richard A. Carroll, Jr.

Dr. Claude E. Nichols, Jr.

Dr. G. Leonard Oxley

Dr. J. Douglas Phillips

Dr. T. Wilson Primas, Jr.

Richard B. Woodward





Zeta Theta Lambda (ZTL) Chapter is part of Eastern Region, District V, Area II of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. The only alumni chapter in Central Pennsylvania, ZTL sponsors two college chapters: Gamma Nu, at The Pennsylvania State University-University Park and Iota Sigma, at Gettysburg College, Franklin & Marshall College, Millersville and Shippensburg Universities.


The chapters’ membership has included professionals from all disciplines. In addition to its community service programs, the chapter holds the Andrew M. Bradley (ZTL '68) Scholarship Luncheon, and the Mr. Magnificent Pageant to raise funds to support a college tour for participants in Gentlemen & Scholars, the chapter's signature mentoring program. ZTL also hosts an annual Black & Gold Ball in December. This black tie affair is one of the most anticipated programs in the area. Finally, the chapter has two golf outings, one which benefits the Andrew M. Bradley Scholarship fund and another that serves as a fellowship opportunity for brothers and friends. To learn more, contact us via email at Correspondence should be sent to Zeta Theta Lambda Chapter - c/o L. Gary Moore, Corresponding Secretary - 2138 Derry Street - Harrisburg, PA 17014.

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