Beta Chapter of Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity Inc

The oldest existing Latino fraternity

Spring 2002: El renacimiento feroz


  • Name: Marc "Natiao" Rodriguez
  • Education: BA Philosophy
  • Traits developed through Phiota: The machine known as Don Natiao has gone through many transitional changes as a brother. Many have known him as the loud, verbose, sexy, silly, kind, warm, fun brother of the Beta chapter. As an Undergrad, Natiao managed to help the chapter reach its renaissance period under the tutelage of post–97 brothers and the help of his line brother, El Guardián. Natiao was known for his mic skills and gratitude towards the organization for giving him the brotherhood he wanted so dearly. In life Don Natiao has found true friendship through Phiota, and will continue to distinguish himself above all others as a “Brother” of the family known as Fi Iota Alfa.
  • Current profession: Rockstar Games: Game Analyst

El Guardián

El Guardian
  • Name: Ladislao "El Guardián" Batista Jr.
  • Education: BS Business Management
  • Traits developed through Phiota: Through Phi Iota Alpha, I was able challenge myself and develop a whole new set of skills, mainly interpersonal skills I was unaware I possessed prior to joining. Through Phi Iota Alpha, I also gained a much deeper appreciation for my roots. Lastly—and most importantly—I made lifelong bonds that have continued to grow.
  • Current profession: Housing Programs Specialist for New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal