Fraternity Announces International Sweetheart Finalists

The Sigma Chi International Fraternity announced on April 14 the names of three finalists who are vying to become the 2021 to 2023 International Sweetheart of Sigma Chi and represent the Fraternity as an example of strong character, poise and grace. They were chosen from a pool of 18 applicants from the United States and …

Signing Day: Oklahoma State’s Jeffries first to enroll into Sigma Chi Leadership Institute

https://sigmachi.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/SCLI_SigningDay.mp4 Fraternity’s Oklahoma State chapter among the first to participate in Distance Leadership pilot certificate program Candidacy for accreditation? Check.    Enrollment and program launch? Check.   Sigma Chi International Fraternity and the Sigma Chi Leadership Institute achieved another milestone moment on Feb. 9 as Ryan Jeffries, OKLAHOMA STATE 2023, placed ink to paper and became the first member to enroll in the Sigma Chi Leadership Institute (SCLI) Distance …

Groundbreaking Moment Achieved

Sigma Chi Leadership Institute Earns Accreditation Candidacy from Middle States Association Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools https://player.vimeo.com/external/498204404.hd.mp4A milestone for Sigma Chi and a groundbreaking moment for Greek-letter organizations, the Sigma Chi Leadership Institute (SCLI) is formally accepted as a candidate for accreditation by the Middle States Association Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS), which is …

Samuel Romes Wins 2020 International Balfour Award

Samuel Romes, LOUISVILLE 2020, accepted the 2020 International Balfour Award (IBA) during the closing moments of the Fraternity’s virtual Grand Council session on Oct. 10. Given annually to Sigma Chi’s most outstanding graduating senior, the International Balfour Award has been presented since 1930 when Significant Sig Paul Hagemann, WASHINGTON (ST. LOUIS) 1930, was honored following …

Foundation Awards $3.92M in Scholarships and Grants

More than 230 individuals recognized with academic awards for the 2020 to 2021 academic year Supporting academic excellence, pivotal programming needs and the overall success of Sigma Chi’s undergraduate chapters, the Sigma Chi Foundation will award $3.92 million in academic scholarships and grants during the 2020 to 2021 fiscal year. “I wish we could give …

Forst Named Chairman of Foundation Board of Governors

The Sigma Chi Foundation Board of Governors has elected its leadership for the 2020 to 2022 biennium.   Significant Sig John Forst, GEORGE WASHINGTON 1984, has been named chairman.   Forst previously served the Foundation as vice chairman under outgoing Chairman and Significant Sig Joe Durzo, SYRACUSE 1967, and has been a member of the Board …

Finalists Announced for 2020 International Balfour Award

The Fraternity has named the following finalists for the 2020 International Balfour Award (IBA): Wesley Middleton, PURDUE 2020; Samuel Romes, LOUISVILLE 2020;  and Joseph Shaver, GEORGIA TECH 2020. 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, community …

Sigma Chi International Fraternity Statement on Racial Discrimination and Violence

The Sigma Chi International Fraternity’s statement of policy on human decency and dignity remains as true today as when the organization adopted it: “Sigma Chi teaches and is committed to the principle that dignity, self-esteem and respect are the inalienable rights of every individual. … A Sigma Chi brother respects another individual’s rights, just as …

Sigma Chi, Shelle Design Inc., Earn Recognition

The Sigma Chi International Fraternity’s Marketing and Communications team won three awards during the Fraternity Communications Association’s 2020 awards presentation held virtually on May 19.  The association said it received more than 800 entries for the 30 awards available.  Sigma Chi won second place for Best Website, and The Magazine of Sigma Chi won second place for Best Annual Report for its 2019 annual report …

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 …

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 …