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Phiota Fathers

Happy Fathers Day to all the Phiota fathers in our brotherhood! It has always been a priority for our brotherhood to embrace the multidimensional composition of our brotherhood. As a familia (family), we must ensure that we bring together all of our brothers and learn from their experiences. The experience and knowledge of being a … Continue reading

Reclaiming Our America Education

May 19, 2012 marks the Anniversary of the Death of José Julián Martí. I dedicate this piece to him. Reclaiming Our America Education is an act of creation. From the ideas of José Julián Martí the main creative agent is the teacher. As a teacher you are essentially a “creator” of the future; which is … Continue reading

5 Fiotas You Should Follow on Twitter by @phiota

5 Fiotas You Should Follow on Twitter by @phiota

Francisco M. Lugo Carmona, M.Ed. @FranciscoMLugo Executive Director of Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Francisco M Lugo Carmona is the current National Executive Director of our beloved fraternity. Francisco, better known through his brother name, “Pancho,” currently works as the Assistant Director of Student Programming at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Pancho has … Continue reading

Phiota’s Pan-American Outreach

As a student with the opportunity to live and study in the United States, it always struck me weird that students, particularly of Latino descent, aren’t consistently doing enough to help our neighbors south of the border. Personally, I hold the belief that we should not only give back to our local communities, but that … Continue reading

Phi Iota Alpha’s Roots in New Orleans

           New Orleans, Louisiana.  Birthplace of Jazz, Mardi Gras, and the world famous Gumbo! What most outside the bonds of the Phi Iota Alpha brotherhood do not know is that New Orleans is also the birthplace of Sigma Iota; the first Latino greek lettered organization in the United States. Sigma Iota … Continue reading

“Face of PhiA”- Carlos Martinez

This week’s featured brother is Carlos ‘Kacike’ Martinez a undergraduate brother attending Michigan State University, please read his interesting biography below. Carlos is a first generation college student that was born in the Dominican Republic. A humble American upbringing has instilled in him a desire to help others whenever possible. Phi Iota Alpha fraternity has … Continue reading

Saturday Nights at LSU

During the fall, Saturday nights at LSU are almost sacred, especially when there is a home football game at the storied Tiger Stadium. What makes the night special is the buildup prior, in particular the tailgates. The LSU campus becomes the second largest city in the state with thousands of fans tailgating all over campus … Continue reading