La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Inc, will be hosting its 25th National Convention July 18th – 21st 2013. On this occasion over 80 chapters and alumni nationwide will convene in Las Vegas, Nevada to discuss issues concerning Latino Americans in the U.S.
La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Inc. was established on February 19th, 1982 in order to address the shortcomings of academic institutions in meeting and addressing the needs of Latino students in higher Education. Founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York; La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity Inc. primarily seeks to take a leadership role in meeting the needs of the Latino community through cultural awareness, community service, and promotion of the Latino culture and people.
Some of the events include:
Community Service (All are welcome to participate)
La Unidad Latina will be hosting a community service in conjunction with Teach For America. During this event we will have volunteers working on classroom improvement projects at a local public school in Las Vegas. All convention attendees, partners and students are welcomed to join in our service efforts.
Lambda Expo (All are welcome to participate)
Lambda Expo is a Career Fair and Vendor Exhibition that provides fraternity members and students of the Las Vegas area with the opportunity of employment, internships, scholarships, and products from our partners. The event is open to all nearby colleges and the visiting members of the fraternity. Attendees will include Undergraduate and Graduate students, as well as young professionals from many different study concentrations and industries. Lambda Expo is the best way to showcase what your company has to offer while recruiting some of the brightest students around. As a partner of our Convention and exhibitor at Lambda Expo your commitment will empower the leaders of tomorrow.
Awards Gala Dinner and Celebration (Various organizations and individuals have been nominated)
La Unidad Latina will be honoring those individuals and groups who have excelled in the field of academics, service, philanthropy and activism. Honorees include fraternity members, students, community leaders, and organizations. Three-hundred guests are expected to attend the formal ceremony. A series of cultural performances will display the various artistic expressions of the Latino Culture. We will highlight our achievements within the P.A.T.H.E. initiative and Medical Mission as well. Evening to be capped off with a celebration with music from DJ Heavyness.
Conferences (All are welcome to participate)
Conferences will be offered that will assist in the development of future organizational plans, meetings, direction etc. These conferences will be open to all, and registration is open to everyone purchasing a package that includes a conference. Registration for these will begin March 1st served basis.