Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc.

Lambda Theta Alpha

Year Established at UConn: 1992
Chapter Name: Kappa
Nickname: LTA
Colors: Burgundy and Grey
Symbol: Seashell, Lady on the Moon
Philanthropy: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Hole in the Wall Gang Camp
Motto: “Latin by Tradition, Not by Definition”
Signature Event: Mr. Burgundy & Grey, Greek Showcase

In December of 1975, Lambda Theta Alpha Sorority, Inc. was founded at Kean University in New Jersey as the first Latina sorority in the nation. In January of 2010, LTA became an official collegiate partner to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, becoming the first individual Latino Greek organization to commit fully to the hospital’s efforts. LTA has pledged to raise awareness about childhood cancer and St. Jude in the Latin community, as well as raise funds for the hospital through a variety of events and programs.

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