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.   To […]

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 […]

Foundation Scholarship Application Available Online

Applications for the 2020 to 2021 Sigma Chi Foundation academic scholarship awards are now available. For the first time, applications are available through Sigma Chi’s new awards and programs application portal, which can be accessed by clicking here. The submission deadline for scholarship awards is Monday, March 30 at 11:59 p.m. C.T. Scholarship winners will […]

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 […]

Sigma Chi International Fraternity’s Statement on Sigma Phi Epsilon’s Exit from the North American Interfraternity Conference

We recognize each fraternal organization’s sovereign responsibility to make decisions that are in the best interests of their organization. However, we also firmly believe that the spirit of interfraternalism originates from and relies on the principle of mutual respect, a principle that was violated on Nov. 7.

Additional Credits and Savings: RMF chapters have until September 30

Each year, all chapters should review their risk management plan at a chapter meeting. Then, each member should sign off on it. This should be done prior to September 15th.  Chapters that submit plans and signatures to by September 30th will receive a three-percent credit toward RMF membership fees.  Failure to submit a signed plan results in a three-percent surcharge.* […]

Trout Receives Carlisle Faculty Award

Selected through the vote of facilitators and alumni volunteers each summer, the annual William H. Carlisle Jr. Outstanding Workshop Faculty Award has been received by a Who’s Who of Sigma Chi leaders. This year’s recipient Jesse Trout, AUSTIN PEAY 2006, was greeted with a standing ovation as he took the stage to be recognized by […]

Two Chapters Claim Bash Award

The Fraternity unveiled the two winners of its 2018 James F. Bash Significant Improvement Award during the 2019 Krach Transformational Leaders Workshop, the chapters at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach and the University of Oklahoma Named for 49th Grand Consul James Bash, BUTLER and INDIANA 1946, the award is given to chapters that improve their Peterson Significant […]