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Encyclopedia > Lambda Theta Nu
ΛΘΝ - Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc.
Colors Silver, Burgundy, and White
Flower Rose
Founded March 11, 1986 at California State University, Chico
Type Social
Scope Western
Headquarters
, , USA
Chapters 26
Homepage www.lambdathetanu.org

Contents

Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (650x684, 175 KB) This is a logo of an organization, item, or event, and is protected by copyright and/or trademark. ... General Name, Symbol, Number silver, Ag, 47 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 11, 5, d Appearance lustrous white metal Atomic mass 107. ... région of Bourgogne, see Bourgogne. ... White rose. ... March 11 is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in Leap year). ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... California State University, Chico is the second-oldest campus in the California State University system, and home to the Chico University Arboretum. ... The terms fraternity and sorority (from the Latin words and , meaning brother and sister respectively) may be used to describe many social and charitable organizations, for example the Lions Club, Epsilon Sigma Alpha, Rotary International, Ordo Templi Orientis or the Shriners. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

History

Lambda Theta NU Sorority, Inc. (ΛΘΝ) is a Latino-based Greek letter intercollegiate sorority founded on March 11, 1986 at California State University, Chico. Latino (and the form Latina for females), as used in American English, generally refers to a United States national of Latin American descent, especially Hispanic American heritage. ... Because of technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... The terms fraternity and sorority (from the Latin words and , meaning brother and sister respectively) may be used to describe many social and charitable organizations, for example the Lions Club, Epsilon Sigma Alpha, Rotary International, Ordo Templi Orientis or the Shriners. ...


Purpose

The purpose of Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc. shall be to open doors of opportunity to the Latinas of our community. Our primary focus is academic excellence and meeting the needs of Latina women in higher education. Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc. also promotes the advancement of Latinas through various campus activities and community services, and provides an environment for personal growth within a unit of Sisterhood. Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc.'s priorities, however, will be placed upon academic excellence and community service.


Philanthropy

Founding Mothers

Leticia Campos


Mary Helen Coronado


Pamela Dana


Abigail Estrada


Cecilia Fabian


Guadalupe Favela


Maria Gonzalez


Josephine Hernandez


Theresa Jauregui


Patricia Lozano


Luz Amelia Martinez


Rosa Meza


Imelda Michel


Rosanna Michel


Teresa Reyes


Camille Rugama


Lisa Saldano


Rosabelia Sanchez


Chapters

Alpha Chapter - California State University, Chico March 11, 1986


Beta Chapter - Colorado State University, Fort Collins October 27, 1990


Gamma Chapter - California State University, Fresno December 9, 1990


Delta Chapter - University of California, Berkeley April 6, 1991


Epsilon Chapter - University of California, Davis December 5, 1992


Zeta Chapter - California State University, Sacramento April 22, 1994


Eta Chapter - Metropolitan State College, Denver October 22, 1994


Theta Chapter - California State University, Northridge January 23, 1995


Iota Chapter - University of California, Los Angeles September 22, 1996


Kappa Chapter - University of Northern Colorado, Greeley April 19, 1997


Lambda Chapter - Reserved


Mu Chapter - University of California, Riverside November 22, 1998


Nu Chapter - University of California, Santa Barbara September 26, 1999


Xi Chapter - University of California, San Diego September 23, 2000


Omicron Chapter - University of Nebraska November 18, 2000


Pi Chapter - California State University, Los Angeles November 18, 2000


Rho Chapter - Our Lady of the Lake University, Texas December 19, 2000


Sigma Chapter - University of California, Irvine April 1, 2001


Tau Chapter - University of Southern California November 10, 2001


Upsilon Chapter - Sonoma State University November 3, 2002


Phi Chapter - University of Texas el Paso March 22, 2003


Chi Chapter - Stanford University October 12, 2003


Psi Chapter - Creighton University December 6, 2003


Omega Chapter - California State University Monterrey Bay


Alpha Beta Chapter - University of Nebraska Kearney


Alpha Gamma Chapter


Alpha Delta Chapter - Loyola Marymount University


National Lambda Scholarship

One of the main goals of Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc. is to encourage and assist Latinas in the advancement of higher education, dedication to community service and to provide an environment for personal growth within a unit of sisterhood. The organization does not only focus on its active members, but in the overall Latino community. In order to further their interest in helping out the Latino community, as a national organization Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc. has established a National Latina Scholarship Fund. The scholarship is designed with the goal of assisting young high school women pursue their own educational goals. Every chapter of the organization awards an annual scholarship to a Latina High School student who signifies the ideals of the scholarship.



The sorority is a founding member of the National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO). The National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO) is an umbrella council for 23 Latino Greek Letter Organizations established in 1998. ...


 
 

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