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Important Facts

  • Founded at Kean University, in NJ in December of 1975.
  • Lambda Theta Alpha was the first sorority ever created to cater towards the needs of Latinas in the nation.
  • The purpose of the organization is to create a support group for Latinas in higher education, and unite the Latino community on campus.
  • Lambda Theta Alpha was established as an academic sorority.
  • LTA is not an exclusionary organization.
  • The LTA National Philanthropy is the F.U.T.U.R.O. Program: Focused Urban Teens United and Ready for Opportunity.
  • Lambda Theta Alpha has a "call", a hand-sign, and performs traditional salutes, chants, and partywalks (strolls). 
  • Lambda Theta Alpha is a member of the National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO).
  • Lambda Theta Alpha is a fully insured organization which covers all of its chapters.
  • Each chapter of Lambda Theta Alpha is recognized by its respective institution. Sisters at each chapter enjoy complete participation in campus activities.
  • Lambda Theta Alpha has established Alumnae Chapters.
  • Lambda Theta Alpha has established Graduate Chapters.
  • Lambda Theta Alpha has established chapters throughout New Jersey, Connecticut, Puerto Rico, New York, Maryland, Florida, California, Pennsylvania, Texas, Arizona, Michigan, Illinois, Virginia, Tennessee, New Mexico, Wisconsin, Georgia, Idaho, North Carolina and Washington.
  • Lambda Theta Alpha is proud to be recognized as the 2000-2001, 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 recipient of the Sorority of the Year award from NALFO and