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Phi Iota Alpha Celebrates 77 Years

Posted By Administrator, Wednesday, January 13, 2010

PHI IOTA ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC. - 9322 3rd Avenue Suite 412 Brooklyn, New York 11209


Press Contacts:

Omar Lopez

Director of Marketing

Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Phi Iota Alpha Celebrates 77 Years

Boston, Massachusetts - July, 2009

On July 23, 2009 Phi Iota Alpha, the Oldest Latino Fraternity in existence, celebrated it's 77thAnniversary Convention. Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is the oldest intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity, established for Latino Americans in the United States. It was founded December 26, 1931 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.

Over 150 members of Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc., from all over the country gathered together for educational workshops, motivational speakers, celebrations, and community service.

Convention weekend was capped off with the annual convention banquet with brothers in matching guayaberas. Highlights of the annual awards ceremony included:

  • Undergrad of the Year: Steven "Spaniard" Garza, AH Chapter - UT San Antonio
  • Alumni of the Year: Giovanni "El Dorado" Abril, Nu Chapter - Boston University
  • Chapter of the Year: Kappa Chapter - Syracuse University

    In addition to the awards, chapter charters we awarded to the following colonies:

  • Alpha Eta: University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Alpha Iota: University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Alpha Kappa: Villanova University
  • Alpha Lambda: University of Arkansas

    Lastly the location of next years 78th Annual Convention was announced. Next years convention will be in Dallas, Texas.

  • Tags:  Anniversary  Convention  Press Release 

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