Contact: Omar Nevarez, Director of Expansion


PARSIPPANY, NJ — The National Executive Board of Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity Inc. proudly welcomes Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL as the newest institution to offer membership to our extraordinary brotherhood. The Fraternity congratulates the new colony’s founding brothers:

#1 Christopher “Enigma” Regalado
#2 Ernesto “Hephaestus” Perez
#3 Josue “Sage” Vargas
#4 Emmanuel “Flare” Alvarez
#5 Gil “Obelisk” Zavala


These five men have worked tirelessly during the past year to bring Lambda Theta Phi to their campus, and have created a lasting bond of Brotherhood that they will carry well beyond their college careers.


Southern Illinois University – Carbondale Colony is the 142nd undergraduate entity of Lambda Theta Phi, and its 7th in the state of Illinois.


The Brotherhood also wishes to recognize the brothers who devoted their time, energy and passion to expanding the reach of Lambda Theta Phi and the Latino Greek Movement. Thank you to Induction Officer Rodolfo Perez (Beta Psi, Spring 2011), Assistant Induction Officer Jason Contreras (Beta Psi, Spring 2013), and the brothers from Northern Illinois University Colony, Alpha Chi Chapter (University of Illinois at Chicago), and Gamma Upsilon Chapter (DePaul University) for leading the five new brothers, and their new colony, into the Brotherhood.




Founded on December 1, 1975 at Kean University in Union, New Jersey, Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc. is the first nationally recognized Greek-letter organization founded as a Latin fraternity. The membership of Lambda Theta Phi is open to all college men who support its values of scholarship, respect for all cultures, community service, and the advancement and fair treatment of Latin@s in the United States. Lambda Theta Phi was the first Latin Fraternity to be recognized by the North-American Inter-Fraternity Conference (NIC) and has over 160 Chapters and Colonies across the United States. More information about Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc. can be found at

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