Sigma Lambda Upsilon

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Sigma Lambda Upsilon Alpha Nu Chapter

Sigma Lambda Upsilon / Señoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority, Inc. was founded on December 1, 1987 and currently has 38 Undergraduate Chapters and 14 Graduate/Professional Chapters. The Alpha Nu Chapter at Grand Valley State University is the first Undergraduate Chapter in Michigan and the second Chapter in the Midwest.

Sigma Lambda Upsilon / Señoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority, Inc. promotes the goals of the sorority of Sisterhood, Academic Excellence, Community Service, Leadership, and Cultural Enrichment. Their events focus on Literacy, their national philanthropy, among other educational programs. The sorority has already begun a partnership with the Schools of Hope Literacy Improvement Program, as well as a mentoring relationship with XtraordinarY GirlZ, a group of young ladies ages 14-18 in the Grand Rapids community.

Motto: Hasta La Muerte (Until Death)

Founded Nationally: December 1, 1987 Binghamton University; Binghamton, New York

Founded at Grand Valley: November 29, 2009

Goals: Sisterhood, Service to the Community and Campus, Cultural Enrichment, Leadership, and Academic Excellence

Mascot: Black Persian Cat with Gold Eyes

Jewel: Black Pearl

Colors: Red, Black, Silver, and Gold

Flower: Red Pansy with Black and Gold

National Philanthropy: Literacy

Local Philanthropy: XtraordinarY GirlZ Mentorship (XYZ Girls) and Casa Christiana Leandra

Recent Awards:

-Spirit of Philanthropy Award- Winter 2012
-Greek Life Recognition Award- Winter 2012 -Best Cultural Programming- Winter 2011 -Community Outreach- Winter 2011 -Highest GPA- Fall 2010, Winter 2010, Fall 2011

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