Confidence in the leaders of tomorrow Dear Brothers and Friends, Fraternity today is at a crossroads. This is something you may have heard before. But I hope you’ve also heard me say that SigEp has a solution that should give our brothers confidence in our future. Our Fraternity is aiming high. Our chapters are recruiting…
Fraternity Report: Fall 2017
Sportscaster Dan Hicks calls the shots from ‘the best seat in the house’
Dan Hicks, Arizona ’84, has experienced a phenomenal rise from local radio announcer to one of network television’s most respected sports journalists. His first professional reporting job in his hometown of Tucson was part time and paid just $5 an hour. Today, he’s recognized by many as the voice of NBC’s PGA coverage. He’s called…
From the Grand President: SigEp needs heroes and leaders and champions
SigEp needs you to be a brother’s hero and leader and champion. We need you to take action personally — and show those men in our chapters that you care about them. There are a lot of brothers on campus today who are just like I was — an 18-year-old kid, stumbling around in search…
James Madison campus serves as monument to late Citation recipient Ronald Carrier
Few have made as remarkable an impact on higher education as Ronald Carrier, East Tennessee State ’55. A 1973 SigEp Citation recipient, Carrier began his career as an economics professor before rising to become the youngest college president in the country at the age of 38. When he arrived in Harrisonburg, Virginia, in 1971, the…
Order of the Golden Heart recipient Shawn McKenna leaves legacy of leadership
“Shawn was the core of our staff. He was always bigger than life. He was intense, but loving. He embraced Jack Wheeler’s notion of brotherly love. If you loved him, you loved him deeply.”
Conclave giving builds memorial endowment for Shawn McKenna
At the 2017 Orlando Conclave, SigEp brothers and friends committed more than $250,000 to establish and endow the Shawn McKenna Presidents Academy. The program — named for late National Director and Order of the Golden Heart recipient Shawn McKenna, Maine ’77 — will provide education and support to new chapter presidents attending SigEp’s annual Carlson…
Bob Hartsook’s billion-dollar fundraising career expands with new emphasis on research
Over the last 30 years, Bob Hartsook, Emporia State ’70, has established one of the country’s most successful fundraising consulting firms and helped more than 6,000 clients raise $231 billion.
Former Super Bowl CEO Keith Bruce revs forward with Formula One
Keith Bruce, Illinois ’87, has spent more than three decades promoting some of the world’s best-known brands through sporting events. He’s worked with the Olympic Games and FIFA World Cup, and he recently completed a three-year term as CEO of Super Bowl 50. Now, he’s leading the fan experience for Formula One as the recently…
Foundation of Drake’s resurgence rests on vision and heart of Gary Ordway
Gary Ordway, Drake ’66, brought his chapter back from dormancy — a feat that had never been accomplished at Drake — and led it to become a model organization for Greek chapters across the country.
Bert Harris builds on legacy of impact at national and local levels
Upon being inducted into the Order of the Golden Heart, Harris acknowledged the many close friendships he has enjoyed over the years and mentioned two late brothers in particular who had deeply influenced him, David Hendon, Florida ’50, and Shawn McKenna.