Lambda Lambda Lambda

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This article is about an actual national fraternity. For the fictional fraternity "Lambda Lambda Lambda" that inspired it, see Revenge of the Nerds.
Lambda Lambda Lambda
ΛΛΛ
TriLambCrest.jpg
Founded January 15, 2006
University of Connecticut
Type Social, Co-Ed
Scope National
Motto Follow the Twelve
Colors

     Black

     Old Gold
Symbol Bear
Chapters 5
Nicknames Tri-Lambs
Headquarters Alpha Chapter
Storrs, Connecticut, USA

Lambda Lambda Lambda (ΛΛΛ or Tri-Lambs) is a national collegiate co-ed social fraternity founded on January 15, 2006 at University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut by a small group of students. In Fall 2013, the Alpha Chapter inducted their Nu Class, bringing their historical numbering to 99.

Background[edit]

Founding[edit]

Inspired by movies like Revenge of the Nerds and National Lampoon's Animal House, Lambda Lambda Lambda is a small co-ed social fraternity, unaffiliated with Greek Life, dedicated to the enjoyment and enrichment of pop culture and to the brotherhood of its members. Tri-Lambs does not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, class, gender identity, or sexual orientation. The fraternity was founded on the grounds of changing what a fraternity is back to its original meaning. The "openness of the fraternity" leads it to be a place in which to create a "network of support" among its brothers.[1]

Founders[edit]

  • Nick Carroll
  • Mark Allatin
  • Andrew Burke
  • Jabaree Dunham-Carson
  • Chris Hayden
  • Brian Behrens
  • Nick Ivanoff
  • Matt Mainella
  • Lisa Weand
  • Garrett Waldron.

Chapters[edit]

Chapter History[edit]

The Alpha Chapter was founded as a student group at the University of Connecticut and has become more and more recognized by both students and the administration at that university.[2] The induction of the Beta Chapter at SUNY Buffalo in fall 2008 as well as the combined induction of three new chapters at University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Western Washington University[3] (pending recognition from university), and Bowie State University on January 14, 2012 has served to show that there is a demand for non-Greek fraternity organizations. Lambda Lambda Lambda chapters are currently being considered at such institutions as Sam Houston State University.

List of Chapters[edit]

Chapters which are closed or dormant are denoted by a *

References[edit]

  1. ^ Melissa Bishop (January 25, 2007). "Friends Start Fraternity From Scratch". The Daily Campus. 
  2. ^ UConntact. "Lambda Lambda Lambda". The University of Connecticut. 
  3. ^ Katherine Skachkov (October 5, 2012). "The battle for greek row rages on". The Western Front. 

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