Lambda Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. celebrated its 40th anniversary as the first sorority chartered on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus. Chartered on October 8, 1977 by seventeen scholastic and campus leaders, Lambda Upsilon Chapter membership consists of undergraduate women at Harvard University, M.I.T., and Wellesley College committed to the sorority’s ideals of scholarship, sisterhood and service to all mankind. The reunion weekend, with the theme Pink & Prestigious: 40 Years of Service, included acts of community service to benefit hurricane victims and U.S. Soldiers, and culminated with a festive luncheon held on Sunday, October 8th at Wellesley College. Cambridge Mayor E. Denise Simmons issued a proclamation designating Sunday, October 8, 2017 as Lambda Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Day in the City of Cambridge.