Sigma Chi Suspends Its University of West Florida Chapter

The Executive Committee (EC) of the Sigma Chi International Fraternity has voted to immediately suspend the organization’schapter at the University of West Florida. The suspension is effective immediately, and for an indefinite period of time.   The General Fraternity made the decision due to accountability issues within the chapter, and its members’ failure to adhere to …

Registration Set For Virtual Krach Transformational Leaders Workshop

Registration for the first-ever Virtual Krach Transformational Leaders Workshop is set to open on May 15.   A two-week online interactive officer training course, vKTLW will begin July 25 with leadership programming scheduled through August 7.   “The world is in need of transformational leaders now more than ever and while other Greek-letter organizations are …

Webinar Series Announced for May/June

As Sigma Chi navigates the ongoing pandemic, International Fraternity leaders are pleased to announce a series of upcoming webinar events designed to help our members navigate the challenges associated with COVID-19 as it relates to chapter operations, personal wellbeing and more.   You can find details about currently scheduled webinars below, and can also visit …

Sigma Chi Announces Its 2020 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 2020 honorees will receive their awards through local presentations.    Below is the list of award winners:   Parents Club …

COVID-19 Resources and Vetting Committee Recommendation

Vetting Commission Recommendation Summer Events Update NIC COVID-19 Resources Vetting Commission Recommendation COVID-19 Resource Review and Vetting Commission Recommendation — Modified 10.26.20 Date: 11/04/2020 To: Undergraduates, House Corporations, Volunteers, and Officers From: The Executive Committee RE: Covid-19 Resource Review and Vetting Commission Recommendation All guidance is in effect through March 31, 2021, unless further modified …

Running Sigs plan Huntsman fundraiser for May 23

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE HUNTSMAN VIRTUAL RUN Whether it’s 5K events or marathons, Sigma Chis have been active participants in running events.     When the COVID-19 pandemic threw a wrench into scheduled spring and summer races, members of the Sigs on the Run Facebook group, led by Regional Chapter Support Coordinator Chris …

Chapters closing academic year digitally

With the vast majority of campuses with Fraternity chapters closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some for the remainder of the academic year, many chapters have taken a different approach to their end-of-semester operations.   Operating with the support of their regional chapter support coordinators, Grand Praetors and Chapter Advisors, more than 90 percent of …

Purdue Sigs helping nonprofit ventilator project take launch

Nine Purdue Sigs, including San Francisco 49ers safety Jake Thieneman, 2018, are volunteering toward a life-saving effort. With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting lives across the globe and hospitals  needing medical supplies and equipment, two men in the robotics industry, Tyler Mantel and Alex Frost, came together alongside several volunteers to develop and manufacture an affordable …

Foundation Update: Brothers Helping Brothers

Brothers and friends,  We hope each of you are doing well during this unique and unprecedented time facing our world.  As noted in communications from general fraternity leadership one week ago, Sigma Chi has taken the necessary steps, following recommendations from government officials, to do our part in preventing the spread of illness, planning for the unexpected …

Sigma Chi Welcomes 350,000th Initiate

SAN DIEGO (March 14, 2020) — The Sigma Chi International Fraternity reached another significant membership milestone on Saturday, March 14, surpassing the 350,000 mark of all-time initiates and members into the organization. Alejandro Mundo, SAN DIEGO STATE 2019, a graduate in finance, was officially welcomed as the 350,000th initiate into the Fraternity during the San Diego …

Fraternity Announces Recipients of the 2020 Significant Sig Award

The Sigma Chi International Fraternity has selected its recipients for the 2020 Significant Sig Award, which recognizes members who have achieved high levels of professional success. Awarded annually since 1935, the Fraternity has honored more than 1,700 Sigma Chis with the Significant Sig Award. Previous winners include such notable Sigs as entrepreneur Phil Anschutz, KANSAS …

International Fraternity Announces Its 2020 Order of Constantine Induction Class

Sigma Chi International Fraternity has selected 21 men for induction to the Order of Constantine, its highest honor for members who have committed years of exemplary service to the organization.   More than 750 brothers have been inducted into the Order of Constantine since its establishment during the 47th Grand Chapter in Seattle in 1948.  …

Wisconsin-Madison Chapter Surrenders Its Charter

Undergraduate Sigma Chis at the University of Wisconsin in Madison have surrendered their charter and the International Fraternity’s Executive Committee (EC) has accepted it, rendering the chapter inactive. The chapter had faced compliance issues with the Fraternity’s Preparation for Brotherhood pledge education program and risk management policies. It is the International Fraternity’s goal to one …

Federal Court Dismisses All Claims Against Yale Fraternities

The U. S. District Court in Connecticut dismissed with prejudice all claims against fraternities in a lawsuit filed by Engender and three individuals attacking single-sex membership policies at Yale University. In its opinion, the court stated the plaintiffs’ claims lacked “a strong basis in law.” The decision follows the rejection of a similar Engender theory …