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Theta Xi


103 Glynn Abel Dr.
Lafayette, LA 70506
United States

Office(337) 291-9122

Chapter Website

Inter / National Website


Chapter President
Fred Lalonde

Chapter Advisor
Chris Orillion

ΘΞ  Scholarships

Edward I. Rudd Scholarship: Nationally based scholarship presented to one undergraduate member annually.


2013 – Second most improved Chapter of Theta Xi
2013 – “Benchmark Chapter”, being placed in the top 20% of all Theta Xi chapters
2013 - Earned a three-star Chapter rating determined by UL Greek Excellence Standards
2008/2009 - Outstanding Philanthropic Initiative of Theta Xi
2010 - Met and exceeded National Accreditation Standards
2010 - Awarded for Academic Excellence
2008 - Earned a four star Chapter rating determined by UL Greek Excellence Standards
2006 - Most Philanthropic Chapter of Theta Xi
2008 - Awarded for Academic Excellence

Chapter Facts

Founded on UL campus May 26, 1946
Rechartered at UL on April 25, 2009
Many buildings on campus are named after Theta Xi brothers such as H.L. Griffin Hall and Clyde L. Rougeou Hall
Over 1,000 alumni of the Alpha Omicron Chapter, many still residing in the Lafayette area
Over 75% of members participating in extracurricular activities on and off campus

Organization Facts

Founded at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on April 29, 1864
Public motto: Juncti Juvant – “United they Serve”
Flower: Blue Iris
Over 66,000 members initiated
Leadership based initiative


National Philanthropy focuses such as Habitat for Humanity and Multiple Sclerosis.
Most Philanthropic Chapter of Theta Xi as of 2006
Participated in over 500 hours of community service in Spring 2010, such as Habitat for Humanities, Cerebral Palsy Telethons, 4H Advancement Academics, Festival International, and the Chittamacha Golf Tournament.