Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity Inc.
Membership in Phi Iota Alpha Latino Fraternity is a life-long commitment to the Latin American culture. It involves intellectual development, cultural consciousness, personal growth, personal achievement and social awareness. Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity believes that the Latin American community here in the United States and in the Latin American countries are in need of new sources of intellectual capital to identify, address and solve the difficult challenges they face. Therefore, it is dedicated to developing in its members an awareness of the common values and traditions of the nations of Latin America and to preparing them to become active participants in the process of advancing the social and economic conditions of all Latin Americans.
Founded: December 26th, 1931 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Colors: Red, Gold, Navy Blue, and White.
Motto: "Semper Parati, Semper Juncit"
Mascot: African Lion
Flower: Red Carnation
Fact: "The Oldest Existing Latino Fraternity"
National Philanthropies: UNICEF
Chapter Website: http://www.michiganstatephiotas.com/index.html