Lambda Theta Phi, Latin Fraternity, Inc. Lambda Chapter was founded on February 24, 1991 at the University of Connecticut by seven forward thinking Latinos determined to make a difference on their campus and in their communities by speaking out as group when the cries of the individual fell on deaf ears.
Lambda Chapter was founded sixteen years after the brotherhood was born. The University of Connecticut became the home for the 11th entity and first chapter of Lambda Theta Phi to be founded outside of the state of New Jersey and gas Lambda Theta Phi its National status on February 24th, 1991. Founded by seven dedicated Latinos, Lambda Chapter has ever since been one of the most recognized chapters within the Greek community.
Lambda Chapter, also known as “The Genesis”, has long history. Our Alumni are also greatly involved with the chapter providing the younger Brothers with guidance through mentoring and advising. Lambda Chapter emerged at a time where Latinos needed all the help possible in the state of Connecticut. Our main goal is to put an end to all the obstacles that keep Latinos from furthuring their education. We have done our best to do so, and will continue until “the day we die”
Lambda Theta Phi is a non-profit social and service fraternity emphasizing Latin unity and the celebration of the Latin culture. It provides the Latino college student the opportunity to be part of a family with a mission. What is this mission? To cultivate a spirit of brotherhood, to value an education, to promote unity among all Latinos, to be proud of and cherish our heritage, to assert roles of leadership, to develop character, to practice chivalry, and to serve mankind. In short, to raise the social and cultural conscience of the Latin male college student.
Lambda Theta Phi, has and will forever be a community service/ social fraternity, what does that mean? it means we are dedicated to giving back to our community and illustrating to all communities that by working to together we can achieve our goals – “En la unión está la fuerza,” “In unity there is strength.”