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Three visionary Undergraduates and their Faculty Adviser forged a legacy
that would forever transform the life and fabric of our society...

Dr. Ernest E. Just (1883-1941)

  •  Ernest E. Just was born in Charleston, South Carolina.

  •  Graduated from the Industrial School of the State College, Orangeburg, South Carolina.

  •  Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, New Hampshire

  •  Bachelor of Arts Degree, Dartmouth College (Phi Beta Kappa)

  •  Awarded the Spingarn Medal by the NAACP, 1915

  •  Doctor of Philosophy Degree, University of Chicago, 1916

  •  Became the 19th honoree in the U.S. Postal Service's Black Heritage Stamp Series on February 1, 1996.



Dr. Oscar J. Cooper (1888-1972)

  •  Oscar J. Cooper was born in Washington, D.C.

  •  Graduated from the M Street High School, Washington, D.C.

  •  Bachelor of Science Degree, Howard University, 1913 Doctor of Medicine Degree, Howard University, 1917

  •  Practiced medicine in Philadelphia, PA for 50 years



Professor Frank Coleman (1890-1967)

  •  Frank Coleman was born in Washington, D.C.

  •  Graduated from the M Street High School, Washington, D.C.

  •  Bachelor of Science Degree, Howard University, 1913

  •  Master of Science Degree, University of Chicago

  •  Advanced Training, University of Pennsylvania

  •  Professor and head of the Physics Department, Howard University

  •  U.S. Army Officer, World War I



Bishop Edgar A. Love (1891-1974)


  • Edgar A. Love was born in Harrrisonburg, Virginia
  • Graduated from the Academy of Morgan College
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, Howard University, 1913
  •  Bachelor of Divinity Degree, Howard University, 1916
  •  Bachelor of Sacred Theology Degree, Boston University, 1918
  •  Doctor of Divinity Degree (Honorary), Morgan College, 1935
  •  U.S. Army Chaplain, World War I
  •  Bishop, Methodist Church


  
Omega has a rich heritage to be protected, celebrated and enhanced!