Iota Chapter of Sigma Omega Nu

At the University of Nevada, Reno

The Sunnie Side of Life...

Welcome to the website of Sigma Omega Nu, Iota Chapter! The Iota Chapter of Sigma Omega Nu at the University of Nevada, Reno is the first chapter outside the state of California and was established May 30, 2010.

Sigma Omega Nu Latina Interest Sorority, Inc.

Sigma Omega Nu was founded on Novermber 6, 1996 at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo by eight women who saw the need to create a strong Latina voice on campus. The purpose of Sigma Omega Nu is to create sisterhood, scholastic excellence, self-improvement, Latino/a awarness, and to provide community service.

Our Founding Mothers:

  • 00 Lina Medina "Funky"
  • 01 Nadia Quinonez "Freaky Diva"
  • 02 Yesenia Hueramo "Dazed"
  • 03 Nancy Ruiz "Roxy"
  • 04 Landi Hueramo "Speedy G"
  • 05 Cristina de Sanchez "Crystal"
  • 07 Sarai Sequeira "Pooh Bear"
  • 08 Zulema Gonzalez "Ojitos"

The Invincible Iotas

Through a long journey filled with perseverance, diversity, and sisterhood, eight Iota Founding Sisters were born on May 30, 2010:

  • 01 Nikki Black "Stiletto"
  • 02 Jasmin Herrera "ShowTime"
  • 03 Karla Hernández "EntrΩpy"
  • 04 Jackie Talavera "BeDazzle"
  • 05 Lois Beardsley "Sapphire"
  • 06 Ana Guzman "Red Delicious"
  • 07 Karla Arellano "jAdE"
  • 08 Sandra Ochoa "Purity"

"It is not what you take, but what you leave behind that defines greatness." -Edward Gardner