Omega U is an after school mentoring program founded at Potomac middle school located in Dumfries, Virginia in 2011. The program proudly serves students from third grade to graduating high school seniors in and around the greater Prince William County community. The aim of Omega U is to provide essential support by using the four pillars of the program:
1. Guidance in general practice in daily application of Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance, and Uplift
2. Fatherhood initiative and mentorship to students and fathers of and around the greater Prince William County communities
3. College readiness and career preparation
4. Social networking and daily application of soft skills
Additionally, Omega U provides over 25 joint programs from all participating PWC campuses to include over 50 hours of community service projects within the program. All students in PWC are welcome and encouraged to join the Omega U program. Students and parents within PWC and surrounding school districts are able to join and participate in weekend activities that include community service projects, college campus tours and lectures.
Omega U also offers competitive merit based annual scholarship opportunities to high school seniors that are active participants with the program
Omega U is funded by community support and foundation grants and the George M. Hampton Foundation. There are no cost to students and parents to participate in Omega U. Parents and students are highly encouraged to participate in the activities offered as well as providing fundraiser support to Omega U programs throughout the year.
Omega U Mentors take students of Omega U out to a Friday night football game between Freedom High School Eagles and the Woodbridge Senior High School Vikings at Freedom High School. Omega U students and parents participated with Omega U mentors in watching an exhilarating high school football game for local bragging rights of two undefeated teams of the Freedom Eagles and the Woodbridge Vikings on October 13th, 2017 at Freedom High School in Woodbridge Virginia.
The Omega U Program kicked off at Henderson Elementary School on with Pi Lambda Lambda Mentors, parents, students, and faculty of Henderson Elementary. Henderson is a focus school for children’s engineering integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math that inspires the learner and ignites the potential of every student. Brothers of Pi Lambda Lambda meet every Wednesday at Henderson to mentor students from grades 3-5 on character, academics, and consistent positive behavior throughout the scholastic calendar year. Special recognition and thanks to Ms. Suzanne Bevans and the exceptional counselors, administrators, and faculty of Henderson Elementary for providing Omega U with our next generational leaders!!!!