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The Concilio Interfraternitario Puertorriqueño de la Florida, Inc.
(CIPFI) is an umbrella council for the Florida chapters of 5 oldest Puerto Rican fraternities established in 2002.
| Concilio Interfraternitario Puertorriqueño de la Florida
|| January 12, 2002
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|Phi Eta Mu
|Phi Sigma Alpha
Phi Sigma Alpha Fraternity commonly known as La Sigma, is a Puerto Rican fraternity established originally as the Sigma Delta Alpha Fraternity on October 22, 1928 at the University of Puerto Rico by 12 students and a professor...
|Nu Sigma Beta
Nu Sigma Beta Fraternity is a non-profit Puerto Rican fraternity. It was established in 1937 at the University of Puerto Rico by several young students from diverse backgrounds....
|Alpha Beta Chi
|Phi Delta Gamma
Phi Delta Gamma of Puerto Rico is the first is a Puerto Rican organization of Greek letters, which is founded in the western town of Mayagüez. Phi Delta Gamma of Puerto Rico is founded in April 25 of 1942. This fraternity surges from a high school fraternity, Alpha Iota Omega, which was founded...
On September 1, 2001, on a meeting of the Orlando chapter of the Phi Eta Mu fraternity, its chapter President, Dr. Carlos Albizu mentioned the lack of presence of members of the other four Puerto Rican fraternities in their annual picnic. Dr. Albizu asked Eduardo Emmanuelli to try and establish links with this fraternities in the Miami area. Antonio Amadeo, President of the Nu Sigma Beta chapter in Miami, invited Mr. Emmanuelli to the Nu Sigma Beta meeting on December 5, 2001. The Nu Sigma Beta brothers showed such interest that members of the remaining three Fraternities were invited to on organizational meeting. On January 12, 2002 at "El Viajante" restaurant the first meeting of CIPFI took place. Manuel E. Costas of Phi Sigma Alpha served as the first president.
The two oldest Puerto Rican Sororities Mu Alpha Phi
Mu Alpha Phi is a sorority established in Puerto Rico on October 24, 1927. It is considered to be the first Puerto Rican sorority founded in the island. The sorority has Alumni and University chapters across the Island and even has an alumni chapter in Florida.-History:The sorority was...
and Eta Gamma Delta
Eta Gamma Delta is a Puerto Rican sorority established on 1928.-History:On March 1928 a group of young ladies enrolled in the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras founded Eta Gamma Delta Sorority. Their first president was Margarita Ortiz Toro. During the presidency of Beatriz del Toro in...
are in the process of establishing chapters in Florida. Being part of the "Concilio Interfraternitario" (Inter-fraternity Council) in Puerto Rico they would most likely join the CIPFI. Eta Gamma Delta recently established an alumni chapter "Zona Omega" in Orlando.