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Finalists Announced for the 2023 International Balfour Award

EVANSTON, ILLINOIS — The Fraternity has named the following finalists for the 2023 International Balfour Award (IBA): Kellen Brown, DEPAUL 2023; Ethan Hunt, CALIFORNIA-DAVIS 2023; and Ryan Jeffries, OKLAHOMA STATE 2023. 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 […]

New Kathryn F. Kirk Center Dedicated, Fraternity Fundraising Helps Support Its Mission

Pictured, from left, are Sigma Chi philanthropy committee chairman Nick Lavely, CAL. STATE-SAN MARCOS 2020; Executive Committee member and Order of Constantine Sig Dan Shaver, TEXAS TECH 1993; 72nd Grand Consul Tim Sanderson, WESTERN 1985; and Sigma Chi Executive Director Mike Church, ILLINOIS 2005, during the ribbon cutting for the new Kathryn F. Kirk Center […]

Sigma Chi Announces International Sweetheart Finalists

Evanston, Illinois — The Sigma Chi International Fraternity announced on April 25 the names of three finalists who are vying to become the 2023 to 2025 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 15 applicants from the United […]

Sigma Chi Closes Its Virginia Commonwealth University Chapter

Evanston, Illinois | Feb. 24, 2023 — Undergraduate Sigma Chis at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, have surrendered their charter and the International Fraternity’s Executive Committee (EC) has accepted it, placing the chapter on suspended status effective immediately. The chapter’s members made the decision due to changes in Greek-letter life on campus that made operations […]

Fraternity Announces Its 2023 Order of Constantine Inductees

Sigma Chi International Fraternity has selected 20 men for induction to the Order of Constantine, which is highest honor for members who have committed years of exemplary service to the organization.   The 2023 honorees will be inducted to the Order of Constantine either at Sigma Chi’s 84th Grand Chapter in Toronto in June 2023 […]

Sigma Chi Closes Its Vanderbilt University Chapter

Evanston, Illinois — The Executive Committee (EC) of the Sigma Chi International Fraternity has voted to immediately suspend the organization’s chapter at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. The suspension is effective immediately and for an indefinite period of time.     The International Fraternity made the decision due to accountability issues within the chapter. The members’ actions were inconsistent with the Fraternity’s values, and […]

Idaho Chapter Statement on Student Deaths at the University of Idaho

Dec. 14, 2022 | Moscow, Idaho — We, the members of the Gamma Eta Chapter of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, would like to extend our deepest gratitude to all those who have sent their condolences, support, and prayers during this challenging time. The level of outreach we have received over these past weeks has been […]

Conversations on Transformational Leadership: Significant Sig and Brig. Gen. Jay Burks

Conversations on Transformational Leadership CONVERSATIONS ON TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP WITH Significant Sig and Brig. Gen. Jay Burks BY ASHLEY SZATALA Burks, FURMAN 1989, discusses his approaches to leadership after more than 26 years in the Air Force and decades leading health care teams.  Pictured is the official Air Force Medical Service Corps chiefs portrait of Significant […]

Making Nice Things Happen

Mark V. Anderson Character-in-Action™ Leadership Award Making NIce Things Happen BY ASHLEY SZATALA Todd Weinstein, SUNY-ALBANY 1994, started a Facebook group dedicated to the positives in his community and uses the group to support local organizations Todd Weinstein, SUNY-ALBANY 1994, is pictured with Brent Henry after members of the Nice Things Happening in East Meadow […]

Statement on the Passing of Queen Elizabeth II

Evanston, Illinois | Sept. 8, 2022 — Sigma Chi became an International Fraternity in 1922 with the chartering of our first Canadian chapter at the University of Toronto. Since that time, more than 8,000 men have been initiated into our Canadian chapters. Today’s sad news on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II marks the end […]

Conversations on Transformational Leadership: Jayden Thomas

Conversations on Transformational Leadership CONVERSATIONS ON TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP WITH Jayden Thomas BY ASHLEY SZATALA Thomas, INDIANA (PENNSYLVANIA) 2023, a former Consul for his chapter, details below how breaking expectations, mentorship and empowering others have been key to his leadership journey Jayden Thomas, INDIANA (PENNSYLVANIA) 2023 Transformational leadership is the practice by which leaders inspire and […]

Grant Franko Wins 2022 International Balfour Award

Grant Franko, R.I.T. 2022, accepted the 2022 International Balfour Award during the closing ceremony of the Krach Transformational Leaders Workshop held Aug. 2 to 5 at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.  Given annually to Sigma Chi’s most outstanding graduating senior, the International Balfour Award has been presented since 1930 when Significant Sig […]

International Fraternity Closes Its Kansas Chapter

Evanston, Illinois — The Executive Committee (EC) of the Sigma Chi International Fraternity has voted to immediately suspend the organization’s chapter at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. The suspension is effective immediately and for an indefinite period of time.    The International Fraternity made the decision due to accountability issues within the chapter. The members’ actions were inconsistent with the Fraternity’s […]