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Jared Kuykendall Wins 2021 International Balfour Award

Jared Kuykendall, OKLAHOMA STATE 2021, accepted the 2021 International Balfour Award during the closing ceremony of the Krach Transformational Leaders Workshop held July 27 to 31 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Given annually to Sigma Chi’s most outstanding graduating senior, the International Balfour Award has been presented since 1930 when Significant Sig Paul Hagemann, …

Ninety-three Chapters Earn 2021 Peterson Significant Chapter Awards

Sigma Chi International Fraternity ended the Krach Transformational Leaders Workshop held July 27 to 31 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, by recognizing the success and improvements among undergraduate chapters across the United States and Canada. The highest honor, the 2021 J. Dwight Peterson Significant Chapter Award, was presented to 93 groups at colleges and …

Undergraduate Award Winners Announced at Krach LTW

At the 2021 Krach Transformational Leaders Workshop (TLW), from July 27 to 31 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, Sigma Chi’s undergraduate chapters were recognized for their accomplishments. Ninety-three of the Fraternity’s undergraduate chapters were honored with the Peterson Significant Chapter Award at the event, and others received recognition for their programming. The Peterson Significant …

Sigma Chi Earns 2021 Laurel Wreath Award

The North American Interfraternity Conference announced on July 15 its 2021 Laurel Wreath Award winners, recognizing Greek-letter individuals and groups for their unique programs, community outreach or influence within the fraternal world.   Sigma Chi International Fraternity is among the seven recipients of the award this year and earned the honor for its Distance Leadership …

New Executive Committee Members Elected at 83rd Grand Chapter

New members of the Executive Committee of Sigma Chi International Fraternity were elected June 25 during the 83rd Grand Chapter held in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Executive Committee is the governing body of Sigma Chi whose members serve two-year terms except for the undergraduate representatives, who each serve one year. New Executive Committee members are: Grand …

Shelby Mecklenborg Elected 2021 to 2023 International Sweetheart

Sigma Chi undergraduate delegates to the 83rd Grand Chapter in Scottsdale, Arizona, elected Shelby Mecklenborg of the University of Cincinnati as the Fraternity’s 2021 to 2023 International Sweetheart on June 26. She will act as an ambassador for Sigma Chi for the next two years through her support of philanthropic efforts, provide her perspective on …

Sanderson Elected 72nd Grand Consul

Order of Constantine Sig and former Grand Pro Consul Tim Sanderson, WESTERN ONTARIO 1985, has been elected Sigma Chi International Fraternity’s 72nd Grand Consul for the 2021 to 2023 biennium. He is the Fraternity’s third international president from Canada. “I am humbled and honored to have been elected as Sigma Chi’s 72nd Grand Consul, and …

Fraternity Announces New Official Jeweler

Sigma Chi International Fraternity is pleased to announce its partnership with Legacy Deuteron as the Fraternity’s new official jewelry manufacturer. The Executive Committee voted to make the switch after Eugene “Buddy” Cote, who has managed the Fraternity’s jewelry accounts for 35 years, parted ways with Herff Jones in 2020 and then founded Legacy Deuteron. The …

Tucson Volunteer Chuck Colton Named 2021 House Corporation Officer of the Year

Evanston, Illinois — The Sigma Chi International Fraternity has conferred its William T. Bringham Best House Corporation Officer Award on Warren A. “Chuck” Colton III, ARIZONA 1969. Colton has been a member of his undergraduate chapter’s house corporation since 2009 and has served as its president since 2015. By 2015, Colton was creating excitement among …

Finalists Announced for the 2021 International Balfour Award

The Fraternity has named the following finalists for the 2021 International Balfour Award (IBA): Jared Kuykendall, OKLAHOMA STATE 2021; Robert LeGrande, LOUISIANA STATE 2021; and Maximilian Troyke, HILLSDALE 2021. The honor is presented annually to the person who is believed to be the Fraternity’s most outstanding senior based upon his success in academics and campus, …

Sigma Chi Announces Its 2021 Alumni Award Winners

Sigma Chi International Fraternity recognizes the individuals and groups that work in service to the organization, its members and the communities to which Sigma Chi belongs as part of its annual alumni awards. The 2021 honorees will receive their awards through local presentations. Below is the list of award winners: Parents Club Award of Excellence …

Fraternity Celebrates 150 Years at Hanover College

On April 30, 2021, the Executive Committee of the Sigma Chi International Fraternity voted to issue a special proclamation celebrating the 150th anniversary of its Chi chapter at Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana, and the many contributions its members have made to Sigma Chi. Sigma Chi established its Chi chapter at the college 150 years …

International Fraternity Closes Its Colorado State Chapter

The Executive Committee (EC) of the Sigma Chi International Fraternity has voted to immediately suspend the organization’s chapter Colorado State University. The suspension is effective immediately and for an indefinite period of time. The General Fraternity made the decision due to hazing incidents and continued member accountability issues within the chapter. The actions were inconsistent …

Sigma Chi Closes Its Illinois Wesleyan Chapter

May 19, 2021 — The Executive Committee (EC) of the Sigma Chi International Fraternity has voted to close the organization’s Illinois Wesleyan University chapter. The closure is effective immediately and for an indefinite period of time. The General Fraternity made the decision due to hazing and member accountability issues within the chapter.   Undergraduates of …

Celebrating 100 Years of the Beta Phi Chapter at the University of Arizona

On April 13, 2021, the Executive Committee of the Sigma Chi International Fraternity voted to issue a special proclamation celebrating the 100th anniversary of its Beta Pho chapter at the University of Arizona and the many contributions its members have made to Sigma Chi. Sigma Chi established its Beta Phi chapter at the university 100 …