At SigEp’s 2017 Orlando Conclave, the Illinois Chapter’s ongoing commitment to their late mentor, his family and their charity was recognized with the Honor of Philias. The biennial award celebrates preeminent expressions of the Fraternity’s cardinal principle of brotherly love.
By Ed Kaplan, Connecticut ’88, and Jake Rudolph, Connecticut ’19
A chartering banquet was held for the chapter in Hartford on April 1, 2017. Over 280 brothers and guests attended the event, including members of the school’s administration, SigEp staff and alumni from every decade of the chapter’s history.
Since the chapter’s chartering, Ohio Nu has been recognized by Cleveland State with several awards, including Outstanding New Member, Greek Man of the Year, Fraternity of the Year, Greek Week Champions, Top Academics and Top Recruitment.
At the 2017 Grand Chapter Conclave in Orlando, 27 chapters were awarded SigEp’s Buchanan Outstanding Chapter Award. Chapters that receive the “Buchanan Cup” are among the top fraternity chapters in the country and excel in every area of operations.
“The men of Sigma Phi Epsilon are focused on leadership development at Drexel. It is heartening to see how their commitment extends beyond their own members. Through a well-organized Balanced Man Scholarship program, they highlighted excellence among their peers and reached out to the larger university community.”
Since Nevada Alpha voted as a chapter in May 2017 to make our chapter facility substance-free. We’ve faced adversity in many specific areas, but our chapter has risen to the occasion and we’ve found a new status quo that is better than before.
This summer ended with two powerful hurricanes hitting Texas and Florida. Sadly, many people, including SigEp brothers and their families, lost their homes or were without power and water. Despite the devastation in those two states, SigEps near and far rallied together to make a difference and showed support for their communities.
At the 2017 Grand Chapter Conclave in Orlando, 27 chapters were awarded the Buchanan Outstanding Chapter Award. Chapters that receive the Buchanan Cup are among the top fraternity chapters in the country and excel in every area of operations.