Lambda Theta Alpha, Sorority Inc.

Nickname: LTA
Founded Nationally: December 1975 at Kean University
Established at STJ: March 27, 2006
Chapter: Delta Kappa
Colors: Burgundy and Gray
Principles: Unity, Love, and Respect
Membership Requirements: Must have a 2.5 GPA and a minimum of 12 credits.
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Goals: Scholarly excellence, empowerment of Latinas and the universal woman, cultural and political awareness, and community activism.


Mission: The purpose of Lambda Theta Alpha shall be to provide a sisterhood based on unity, love, and respect. To develop strong leaders who will then provide and practice political, social and cultural activities. Promote unity through charitable and educational programs. Maintain a higher standard of learning and serve as a voice for all students.

Orientation: Women of all ethnicities.


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 women in higher education and unite the community on campus.

·         Lambda Theta Alpha was established as an academic sorority.

·         Lambda Theta Alpha is not an exclusionary organization.

·         Lambda Theta Alpha's National Philanthropy is St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

·         Lambda Theta Alpha has a unique call, a hand-sign, and performs traditional salutes, chants, and strolls (party walks).

·         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.

·         Lambda Theta Alpha has established Alumnae Chapters.

·         Lambda Theta Alpha has established chapters throughout Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

·         Lambda Theta Alpha is proud to be recognized as the 2000-2001, 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, and 2012-2013 recipient of the Sorority of the Year award from NALFO.

Orientation: Women of all ethnicities.


Lambda Theta Alpha National Community Service Projects:

Focused Urban Teens United and Ready for Opportunity (F.U.T.U.R.O)
American Red Cross
Big Brother & Big Sister Foundation
Children International
Hispanic Association of Higher Education
Make a Wish Foundation
March of Dimes
The National Breast Cancer Foundation
National Council of La Raza
The National Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The Salvation Army
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Why LTA?
Lambda Theta Alpha is— an organization...a Sisterhood...based on Unity, Love and Respect...and dedicated to the empowerment of minorities and the universal woman through her education, a love of culture, the disenfranchised and her surrounding communities.