Alpha Phi Omega (APO) is a Co-Ed National Service Fraternity -- college students gathered together in an organization based on fraternalism and founded on the principles of Leadership, Friendship and Service. Its aim is to further the freedom that is our national, educational and intellectual heritage. APO is a very large organization. Nearly 300,000 members have been initiated since our founding in 1925. Our current membership exceeds 17,000 students at 350 colleges and universities. It has also expanded to other countries with chapters in the Phillipines, Australia, and Canada. Mu Chapter here at Indiana University was founded in 1929. Mu has established itself as one of the premier chapters of Alpha Phi Omega across the country, winning various national awards including Pledge Program of Excellence and Chapter Program of Excellence.