WHAT IS A PHIOTA?
PHIOTA: A highly recognized person part of the oldest existing latino brotherhood. Characteristics include academic excellence, the ideals of a gentleman, the talents of a prodigy, and the values of a brother.
La Familia of Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc., a Brotherhood composed of undergraduate, graduate, and
professional men internationally, was established on December 26, 1931.
It is the Oldest Latino Fraternity in Existence within the United States.
We challenge ourselves in supporting and developing a strong network for the advancement of
our people. To this end, each member swears loyalty not only to himself but also to a greater cause,
his people, and Pan-Americanism.
• THE OLDEST LATINO FRATERNITY IN EXISTENCE
• Colors: Red, White, Navy Blue, and Gold
• Mascot: The African Lion
• NickName: Phiotas
• Highest GPA and Graduation Rate Amongst Latino Fraternities
• Five Pillars:
Don Benito Juarez
Don Jose Marti
Don Bernardo O’Higgins
Don Jose De San Martin
Don Simon Bolivar
• Fraternal Flower: Red Carnation
• Creed: Fuerza, Integridad y Amistad