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UTSA’s Hispanic Groups & Organizations

Faculty/Staff Organizations

La Raza Faculty and Administrators Association

Established in 1987, LRFAA has been committed to delivering on the promise of making UTSA a high-quality institution that is welcoming to historically underrepresented groups.

Student Organizations

Association of Latino Professionals for America

LPFA at UTSA is a professional student organization that focuses on empowering Latino student leaders for maximum impact in our business community. It creates opportunities, adds value and builds relationships for its members, the community and its business partners while expanding Latino leadership in the global workforce. Membership is open to all majors and ethnicities however it has historically focused on encouraging persons of Latino origins to enter the accounting and finance professions.

Ballet Folklórico de UTSA

This student organization spreads its culture and teaches others the history of the story behind each dance. The music and the outfits are from different states of Mexico, where each state has its own unique way of dancing.

Bilingual Education Student Organization

B.E.S.O. provides information, assistance and fellowship for students who are interested in bicultural and bilingual studies while encouraging awareness of bilingual/ESL education among students and faculty. It was founded in 1979 by Dr. Belinda Flores and Dr. Ellen Riojas Clark.

Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority, Incorporated

Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority is committed to the furtherance of multiculturalism by promoting diversity and cultural awareness in our local communities and throughout the world.

Destino Movement

The Destino Movement offers a lively and welcoming community where students can celebrate the love of Jesus Christ while maintaining the unique expression of their cultural heritage. Programs include fun socials, weekly dinners and bible study, and conferences.

Hispanic Student Association at UTSA

This registered student organization helps establish Hispanic students as competitive individuals during and after their college career, provides guidance and information on issues that directly or indirectly affect Hispanic students on college campuses and provides service to the community at-large.

Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Inc.

Kappa Delta Chi Sorority promotes the traditional values of unity, honesty, integrity and leadership among women at colleges and universities. KDChi is dedicated in improving the local community through numerous service projects and volunteering opportunities.

Latin Dance Society

The Latin Dance Society educates members about a variety of Latin dances, the history behind the music for each genre of dance and provides students with opportunities to perform.

Latino Roadrunners

Latino Roadrunners inspires young Latinos to be successful and leading members of the community through philanthropic efforts, by unifying a diverse population, by providing networking and by promoting excellence.

Mexican American Studies Student Organization

MASSO’s mission is to encourage the adoption of cultural pride, awareness, and community activism among UTSA’s Mexican American, Chicana/o and Latina/o student body by learning of the social, cultural and academic accomplishments of fellow Chicana/os , Mexicana/os, and Latina/os both in the U.S and abroad. In conjunction with the Mexican American Studies department, MASSO works to build ownership in students’ education.

Mexicanos En UTSA

To unite UTSA’s Mexican students, this organization offers character building activities, professional meetings, networking and community service opportunities. It is focused on forging its best hard-working, community-serving professionals by enhancing their collegiate experience and helping them build strong and long-lasting connections that will help them professionally.

Multicultural Greek Council

This UTSA-sponsored organization is home to eleven organizations, including four fraternities and seven sororities. The council improves and creates dialogue and cooperation between parallel-goaled organizations. Membership includes fraternities and sororities that have an element of diversity as a foundation to its values, including Latino/a, Asian/Pacific-Islander and Multicultural.

My Sister’s Keeper

The UTSA chapter of My Sister’s Keeper is helping to build women as leaders through professional development; to elevate the conversation about sexual, mental, physical and financial health; and to provide networking opportunities.

Omega Delta Phi Fraternity, Inc.

This Brotherhood, a service/social fraternity dedicated to the needs and concerns of the community, promotes and maintains the traditional values of unity, honesty, integrity and leadership. It was founded to provide, to ANY man, a diverse fraternal experience which coincides with a higher education.

Ratio Christi

Ratio Christi (Latin: “The Reason of Christ”) is a global movement that equips university students and faculty to give historical, philosophical and scientific reasons for following Jesus Christ.

Sigma Delta Pi Spanish Honor Society

The Omicron Zeta Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi Spanish Honor Society honors outstanding students in the study of the Spanish language and culture and promotes language and culture study.

Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc.

Sigma Lambda Alpha Sorority promotes the importance of community service involvement and academic achievement in addition to educating and advancing the position of Latino cultures in this diversely enriched society.

Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc.

Sigma Lambda Gamma is committed to promoting the advancement of culturally diverse women in the community by providing social and academic support, while nurturing a sense of cultural pride and success.

Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc.

SACNAS serves Chicano/Latino and Native Americans and other students whose passion lies in advancing in the field of science and who represent the success and leadership qualities of its SACNAS affiliates.

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Latinos and Native Americans in Science

SACNAS serves Chicano/Latino and Native Americans and other students whose passion lies in advancing in the field of science and who represent the success and leadership qualities of its SACNAS affiliates.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

SHPE at UTSA promotes the presence and involvement of engineering students in all STEM fields. It encourages members to attend SHPE national and regional conferences that provide leadership and professional development workshops, which enable students to network with recruiters from some of the largest and most well-known companies throughout the nation.