El Centro College

Chapter Officers

Faith Akinmade - President
Ifeoma Chinawa - Vice President
Kashalyn Johnson - Treasurer
Demtrius Bomer - VP Community Service
Damilola Alao - VP Leadership Development
Ramona Fagala - VP Membership
Taye Alao - VP Public Relations
Mathilde Hellinghausen - Historian

The El Centro College Chapter is currently seeking additional officers for this academic year. If you are interested in one of these opportunities, please see the Leadership Opportunity information below or fill out the contact form and select 'Leadership Opportunities' as your inquiry.

Leadership Opportunities

The most engaging and active leadership roles are filling the role of a Chapter officer. This is an opportunity to develop hands on experience in communication, project planning & execution, team building, and time management. Elections occur once per year, typically in early spring. Click here to read a brief description of each officer position.

Scholarships and Awards

Scholarships and Awards range from $100 to $5000 and are available for both undergraduate members as well as members furthering their academic endeavors through post-graduate study. Applications are available at the beginning of April each year and are due to the Scholarship Committee by the end of May. For more information, please view the Scholarship page.

Graduation Items

Tassels, Honor Cords & Honor Stoles are available from the SAL Store.

Scholarship and Award Recipients from this Chapter

Ifeoma Chinawa - Path to Excellence Award, 2017
Cherron Covington - Path to Excellence Award, 2017
Curtis Lee - Chapter Leadership Award, 2016
Curtis Lee - Path to Excellence Award, 2015

Chapter Highlights
Art on Wheels

Arts on Wheels

El Centro’s SAL chapter sought to bring out the creativity in one another by participating in Arts on Wheels. (more…)


Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign

SAL members at El Centro College recently took on the topic of sexual assault. Their purpose was to make others aware about sexual assault, and how it can affect someone. The event featured two speakers, and the SAL chapter gave away free food and t-shirts to those who attended. More than 200 students signed a pledge against sexual assault.

Click here to view the compelling video made by El Centro faculty and Sigma Alpha Lambda.

For more information on the Sigma Alpha Lambda chapter at El Centro, click here.

FOS-SAL Bussers

Feast of Sharing

The Dallas area near El Centro College is certainly well fed after SAL members volunteered at the Feast of Sharing. (more…)


Student Leadership Conference

Sigma Alpha Lambda members at El Centro College attended the National Council of Black American Affairs Student Leadership Conference this Fall. (more…)


Stuff the Purse

El Centro’s SAL chapter won the SAL Food Fight Against Hunger completion in their category and was given a $100 check to donate to the charity of their choice. They decided to donate the check along with the purses filled with hygiene items to the Genesis Women’s Shelter. (more…)


World AIDS Day

The El Centro College Chapter of Sigma Alpha Lambda collaborated with UT Southwestern Hospital and El Centro Health Center to commemorate World AIDS Day. (more…)