Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc was founded at Kean College in Union, New Jersey on December 1, 1975. The Fraternity originated in response to the needs of the Latino Population at Kean. The Concept of the Fraternity was used to unify the different Latin clubs and organizations in order to have a more effective means of accomplishing goals and objectives. With this in mind, the Fraternity's Founding Fathers continued their struggle to establish the only Latin Fraternity at Kean College.
Sixteen years later, the University of Connecticut became the home for the first chapter of Lambda Theta Phi to be founded outside of New Jersey. This is Lambda Chapter began. Lambda Chapter gave Lambda Theta Phi its National Status on February 24th, 1991. Founded by seven dedicated Latinos, Lambda Chapter has ever since been one of the most recognized chapters within the Greek community. Currently in UConn, we are the only Latino Fraternity established. Lambda Chapter, also known as The Genesis, currently has 12 Brothers on campus. Our Alumni are also greatly involved with the chapter providing the younger Brothers with guidance through mentoring and advising.
Lambda Chapter emerged at a time where Latinos needed all the help possible in the state of Connecticut. Our main goal is to put an end to all the obstacles that keep Latinos from furthuring their education. We have done our best to do so, and will continue on until "the day we die"