Gamma Phi Omega Announces Newest Colony

Sorority expands presence in the South at Texas A&M University

College Station, Texas—Since 1991, Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority, Inc. has expanded within the Midwest to numerous colleges and universities. In its 23rd year of existence, the Sorority announces its newest colony outside the Midwest region. On April 26, 2014, Gamma Phi Omega welcomed Kassandra Peña, Dessiree Martinez, Elizabeth Castillo, Xochitl Colunga and Melissa Gutierrez into the organization and recognized them as Noble Founders of the Texas A&M University Colony.

The Sorority is committed to developing mature, supportive, professional women. “The National Board of Director’s congratulates the women and recognizes their determination, passion and strength for establishing Gamma Phi Omega. We are confident that they develop into an exceptional chapter,” said Socorro Garcia, national president of the National Board of Directors. “We would also like to acknowledge Nicole Thomas and Joanne Reyes, the leaders of the membership team, guiding the women as they sought membership into Gamma Phi Omega.” The most recent expansion contributes to the Sorority’s 17 undergraduate chapters, two alumnae chapters, four alumnae colonies and three undergraduate colonies.

Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority, Inc. is a Latina-oriented organization founded on the campus of Indiana University April 17, 1991. Gamma Phi Omega promotes and fosters collegiate academic success, creates serving leaders within the community, raises cultural awareness, and unites women through the values of sisterhood. Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority Inc. is committed to the values of diversity and inclusion in order to attain and maintain excellence within our sisterhood providing women an equal opportunity without regard to race, age, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status or disability. Gamma Phi Omega is a proud member of the National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations. Visit our webpage at, or on Facebook at Follow us on Twitter at