Contact: Omar Nevarez, Director of Expansion

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

#1 Eddie Ayala
#2 Luis Antonio Gonzales
#3 César García
#4 Abel Mauricio Morales
#5 Eric Solano García
#6 Brian Cedeño
#7 Eduardo Jaime Equihua

These seven 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.

University of Washington Colony is the 128th undergraduate entity of Lambda Theta Phi, and its 1st in the state of Washington.

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 Pledge Master Edward Iglesias III (Chi, Spring 2007), Assistant Pledge Master Hugo Velazquez (Gamma Lambda, Spring 2009), alumni brothers Oscar Barbarin (Alpha Omicron, Spring 2004) and Carlos Retamoza (Gamma Beta, Summer 2006), and the brothers of Idaho Sector 1 for leading the seven 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 Latinos in the United States. Lambda Theta Phi was the first Latin Fraternity to be recognized by the North-American Inter-Fraternity Conference (NIC), a member of the National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO), and has over 140 Chapters and Colonies across the United States. More information about Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc. can be found at

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