Iota Phi Theta® Fraternity, Incorporated is a private, non-profit organization whose motto is “Building A Tradition and Not Rest Upon One”. A brotherhood of more than 30,000 predominately Black college educated men, the Fraternity currently has over 250 chapters located throughout the world.
The purpose of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Incorporated is the "Development and Perpetuation of Scholarship, Leadership, Citizenship, Fidelity and Brotherhood Among Men."
Three non-traditional students at the University of South Carolina-Columbia founded the Eta Beta Chapter of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Incorporated on November 20, 2006. Ronald Kaigler, Dominic Glover, and Todd Reese stood out among their peers in many perspective to create a pathway for potential brothers to take the journey to Iota Land.
The Eta Beta Chapter of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Incorporated have taken great pride in their communities by providing service to the Boys and Girls through academic tutoring and youth enrichment. This chapter also helps out with various churches under their youth and music ministries.