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Lambda Theta Alpha, Xi Chapter

Latin By Tradition, Not By Definition

Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Incorporated was founded on December 1, 1975 by 17 Founding Mothers at Kean University in Union, New Jersey. We are the first and largest Latina Sorority in the nation and embody the principles of Unity, Love and Respect. Lambda Theta Alpha has a hand sign and a traditional call and does not step, but we do salute and stroll. We have over 170 chapters nationwide including in Puerto Rico.

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Executive Board 2019-2020

  • President: Emely Herasme
  • Vice President: Olivia Mont├ís
  • Secretary: Adrianna Solhjoo
  • Treasurer: Daisha Reyes
  • Recruitment and Retention Advisor: Cassidy Joseph
  • Orientation Advisor: Cassidy Joseph
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Awards, Recognition and Achievements

Iona College Awards

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  • Greek Organization Highest GPA, Fall 2018 & Spring 2019
  • Breaking Barriers Award, Spring 2019
  • Lip Sync 1st Runner Up, Spring 2019
  • Emerging Leader Award: Emely Herasme, Spring 2019
  • Multicultural Excellence Award: Daisha Reyes, Spring 2019

National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations Awards

  • Sorority of the Year 2000-2004

Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Incorporated New York Area 2 Awards

  • Chapter with Highest GPA, 2018-2019
  • Most Supportive Chapter, 2018-2019
  • Chapter of Year, 2018-2019
  • Undergraduate Sister of the Year: Emely Herasme
  • Most Spirited Sister: Emely Herasme


Contact Emely Herasme at

National Website:

National Instagram and Twitter: @Lta1975

Xi Chapter Instagram: @Lta_xi

The executive board posing in white tee shirts.