Lambda Theta Nu

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Lambda Theta Nu
ΛΘΝ
Founded March 11, 1986
California State University, Chico
Type Academic
Scope National
Mission statement To promote and foster Latina leaders through educational and professional development, relationship building, and community involvement.
Colors      SILVER      Burgundy
     WHITE
Symbol Rose
Philanthropy Tijeras
Chapters 43 Chapters, 10 States Wide
Pillars Academic Excellence, Community Service and Sisterhood
Headquarters 1220 Rosecrans #543
San Diego, California, USA
Homepage Lambda Theta Nu.org

Lambda Theta Nu(ΛΘΝ) is a Latina-based Greek letter intercollegiate sorority founded on March 11, 1986 at California State University, Chico.

Purpose[edit]

The purpose of Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc. shall be to open doors of opportunity to the Latinas in the community. The 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[edit]

The Tijeras National Community Service Program addresses the Latino communities educational needs by focusing in the areas of Latino leadership and Latino literacy. The National community service program has two components, academic excellence and community service represented by Latina Youth Leadership Conference and Latino Literacy Fund.

Founding Mothers[edit]

Leticia Campos

Mary Helen Coronado

Pamela Daña

Abigail Estrada

Cecilia Fabian

Guadalupe Favela

Maria Gonzalez

Josephine Hernandez

Theresa Jauregui

Patricia Lozano

Luz Amelia Martinez

Rosa Meza

Imelda Michel

Rosana Michel

Teresa Reyes

Camille Rugama

Lisa Saldano

Rosabelia Sanchez

Chapters[edit]

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, Omaha November 18, 2000

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

Rho Chapter - Our Lady of the Lake University 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, Monterey Bay October 30, 2005

Alpha Beta Chapter - University of Nebraska, Kearney October 15, 2005

Alpha Gamma Chapter - University of Nebraska, Lincoln July 22, 2006

Alpha Delta Chapter - Loyola Marymount University September 23, 2006

Alpha Epsilon Chapter - Iowa State University April 14, 2007

Alpha Zeta Chapter - University of San Francisco June 21, 2007

Alpha Eta Chapter - San Francisco State University June 30, 2007

Alpha Theta Chapter - San Jose State University November 13, 2007

Alpha Iota Chapter - University of Nevada, Las Vegas March 14, 2008

Alpha Kappa Chapter- California State University, San Bernardino November 2, 2008

Alpha Lambda Chapter - Arizona State University March 28, 2009

Alpha Mu Chapter- Western Illinois University July 11, 2009

Alpha Nu Chapter- St. John's University, City College of New York July 11, 2009

Alpha Xi Chapter- Kansas State University December 11, 2010

Alpha Omicron Chapter- Colorado State University, Pueblo September 11, 2011

Alpha Pi Chapter- University of California, Merced January 22, 2012

Alpha Rho Chapter - California State University, Dominguez Hills April 7, 2012

Alpha Sigma Chapter - University of Colorado, Boulder June 22, 2013

Alpha Tau Chapter - California State University, East Bay July 29, 2014

Alpha Upsilon Chapter- University of Iowa November 23, 2014

Lambda Scholarship[edit]

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. Annually, every chapter awards a scholarship to applicants in their respective community.