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Capitulo Mu!

Mu Chapter of Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity Inc.
We are the Distinguished Dons of Columbia University
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About Us

WE ARE FIA

FUERZA

Our fraternity brothers are all highly capable and fully productive members of Columbia University's community. In times of leisure or difficulty our Dinstinguished Dons are always here to help out fellow Latino students. We are here to promote a stable and supportive Latino community as an integral part of Columbia University's campus life.

INTEGRIDAD

As part of Columbia University's policies we uphold the highest standards of academic and social integrity among fellow students. We strive to maintain a model and progressive record for academic and social values. There is no tolerance for abuse, hate, defamation or bigotry in our respective chapter at Columbia University.

AMISTAD

Not only do our chapter brothers share the same values of strength and integrity but also friendship. We understand that friendship between fellow Latino students is vital to broadcasting our message of Pan-Americanism among all Latino groups. Through the smallest and biggest acts of friendship and kindness we the Mu Chapter at Columbia University provide only the best of Latino values.

ACTIVE BROTHERS

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DAVID JIMENEZ

President

Fall '14. Enjoys soccer and law books. Political Science and Latino Studies Major.

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FRANK CABADA

Vice President

Fall '14. Enjoys poker and coding cool databases/algorithms. Computer Science major.

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JASON PEREZ

Philanphropy and Community Service Chair

Spring '15. Enjoys networking & the arts. Electrical Engineering Major.

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DIEGO DELGADO

Treasurer

Spring '15. Enjoys soccer, football, basketball and FIFA. Chemical Engineering Major.

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DANNY SALGADO

Social Chair

Spring '15. Enjoys running and fitness. Political Science Major.

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LORENZO OROZCO

Secretary

Spring '15. Enjoys discussions and event planning. Comparative Ethnic Studies Major.

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KRISTOPHER MIZHQUIRI

Alumni Relations Chair

Spring '15. Enjoys games and LEGOs. Civil Engineering Major.

OUR HISTORY

Bernardo O'Higgins

The leader of Chile's first independent government and a brilliant soldier, Bernardo O'Higgins led the Chileans in their battle for independence. An idealist reformer, he was the first nationalist in the Americas to abolish black slavery. An extraordinary leader in face of overwhelming odds, O'higgins preservered to the very end as he was later exiled.

Jose de San Martin

One of the greatest heroes of South American independence was Jose de San Martin. He helped liberate Argentina, Chile, and Peru from Spanish rule. A proud ruler, at the height of his success he relinquished his power to Simon Bolivar after a historic meeting in 1822. In later years he would live a peaceful life with his young daughter Mercedes.

Simon Bolivar

Known as El Libertador (the Liberator), Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia owe their independence from Spain to Simon Bolivar. Born on July 24, 1783 into a prominent family in Venezuela, this great statesman, writer, and revolutionary general gave up his status for a more noble cause, independence of Latin America from foreign rule.

Benito Juarez

Mexico's national hero and its first president of Indian descent was Benito Juarez. During his years in the Mexican Government, he succeeded in undermining the power of the Roman Catholic Church and the wealthy landlords in order to make Mexico a constitutional democracy. Benito Juarez is also known for his efforts against the 1861 French intervention.

Jose Marti

Cuba's foremost patriot in the struggle for independence from Spain was the poet and essayist Jose Julian Marti. His lifelong dedication to Cuban freedom was spelled out in essays and poems that circulated throughout the Latin American countries. His essays did much to promote better relations between the United States and Latin America and Latin countries.

CHAPTER PHOTOS

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FIA ONE

Brothers rolling deep.

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FIA Two

Multi-cultural flags.

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FIA Three

Fall '10 paddle.

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FIA Four

Brothers at a Spring 2015 yard show.

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FIA Five

2013-2014 Brothers.

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Fall '14 Crossing.

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FIA Seven

Brothers in arms at the John.

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FIA Eight

Spring '15 Crossing.

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CONTACT US

Additional Information:

If you would like more information about our chapter, please do not hesitate to contact us using the space provided. Any other information regarding Columbia Fraternity and Sorority Life can be found at the FSL page here.

(646) 371 - 5-41O

mu(at)phiota.org

Casa Fiota, East Campus H803 (1st floor), Columbia University