Mac McClure Reflects on Recognition at Balfour LTW

When Order of Constantine Sig Mac McClure, WILLIAM & MARY 1975, heard his name called at the closing session of the 2016 Balfour Leadership Training Workshop on July 30, announcing him as the winner of the William H. Carlisle Jr. Outstanding Workshop Faculty Award, he says that his first reaction was surprise. “It was quite a […]

Robert E. Joseph RMF Award Recipients Announced

Each year, the Risk Management Foundation (RMF) presents its Robert E. Joseph Risk Management Foundation Award to chapters that exhibit outstanding risk management programs. This year’s video winners, announced at last summer’s Balfour Leadership Training Workshop, are the chapters at: Rensselaer, which was named the overall winner and earned a $2,500 grant; Michigan State, which […]

Sigma Chis to Engage in Strategic Visioning Journeys

Sigma Chi’s undergraduate chapters have until Nov. 1, 2016, to host a Strategic Visioning Journey, where participants will set goals for the 2016 to 2017 school year. Chapters that do not host the retreat by the Nov. 1 deadline will be ineligible to win the 2017 Peterson Significant Chapter Award. “The Strategic Visioning Journey is […]

Advice Offered for Submitting Pledge Forms

Every academic term, the Fraternity’s Magisters are tasked with guiding pledges to membership along every step of their journeys. In addition to teaching them about the Founders and the significance of the Roman Emperor Constantine, Magisters must stay on top of such tasks as ordering pledge pins and copies of The Norman Shield. In order to […]

Chapters Have Until Mid-November to Submit Local Activities for Review

Undergraduate chapters that wish to incorporate local activities into their Preparation for Brotherhood curriculum during the spring 2017 term must submit them for review by Nov. 15, 2016. The Fraternity’s local activity review subcommittee looked at 385 such activities and literary excercises for use this fall; those submissions were due July 1. In a May […]

Canadian Chapters to Pay at Converted Rates

On July 1, 2016, the Executive Committee (EC) implemented an annual exchange rate for all payments received by the International Headquarters from Canadian chapters. Under this new policy, Canadian brothers are required to account for an EC-mandated exchange rate prior to submitting their payments.     In the past, a Canadian chapter that had incurred fees […]

Undergraduates to Receive Digital Copies of The Magazine

The summer 2016 issue of The Magazine of Sigma Chi is the last one that undergraduates will receive in physical form at their permanent addresses. Starting with the fall edition, undergraduates will instead be provided with a link to access the issue’s content digitally by signing in with their sigmachi.org usernames and passwords.   Undergraduates who are […]

Risk Management Foundation Invoices Have Been Distributed

The Risk Management Foundation (RMF) distributed invoices to undergraduate chapters and their house corporations via email in late July, and copies of the invoices are now posted on the RMF’s website. To access them, go to rmfeducation.org/login and use your sigmachi.org login credentials.   Please remember to make your payments out to the Risk Management Foundation, as it is […]

Regional Chapter Support Coordinators Hired

This fall, Sigma Chi International Fraternity Headquarters will introduce a regionally-based chapter support program to better serve chapters. The coordinators will perform in-person visits to chapters within their assigned regions, help to implement strategic plans, assist alumni volunteers leaders in driving the Fraternity’s mission and establish strong working relationships with university personnel.   The northeast […]

Preparation for Brotherhood to Officially Launch this Fall

When brothers return to their campuses this fall, they will educate their new pledges under the auspices of Preparation for Brotherhood, Sigma Chi’s official pledge program. In the pilot stage since the beginning of the 2015 to 2016 school year, Preparation for Brotherhood introduces for the first time in the Fraternity’s history a Headquarters-designed approach to […]

Sigs Attend Balfour LTW at Bowling Green State University

The Fraternity welcomed 1,805 brothers, including 1,326 undergraduates, to last week’s 2016 Balfour Leadership Training Workshop (LTW) at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. It is the 12th time the Fraternity has hosted Balfour LTW at the university, making it the event’s most popular site since it was first hosted there in 1955.   […]

Horizons Participants Reflect on Their Experiences

The Fraternity’s Horizons Huntsman Leadership Summit has hosted three of its five 2016 sessions so far, with 144 rising underclassmen leaders benefitting from the leadership development program’s teachings. Taking place in Snowbird, Utah, the program transports participants to a setting of mountainous vistas where they work alongside other promising freshman and sophomore brothers for six […]

Five Purdue Sigs Earn Fraternity Award for Volunteer Service

The following is an abridged version of the story Memorializing a Fallen Friend Through Service that appears on page 8 of the summer 2016 edition of The Magazine of Sigma Chi. To nominate a brother for the Mark V. Anderson Character-in-Action Leadership Award, email your answers to the questions posed under the “Nominate a Brother for the Award” section of the award’s […]