At the Balanced Man Celebration at SigEp’s 56th Conclave in Houston, Texas, 23 chapters were presented with the Buchanan Outstanding Chapter Award for achieving sustained excellence in every area of chapter operations. Each of these chapters consistently provides a superior SigEp experience for its members. Silver Buchanan Cups were presented to 16 chapters. Seven chapters…
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Penn Delta brother earns Honor of Philias for focus on student mental health
The Honor of Philias was established in 1989 by Past Grand President and Order of the Golden Heart recipient Jack D. Wheeler, North Texas ’61, and his wife, Kate. Chapters or individuals may receive the Honor of Philias as recognition of their special expression of the Fraternity’s cardinal principle of brotherly love. At the 2019…
Rader award recipient is top-flight on the mat and in the classroom
Frank Rader, Davidson ’71, was a national figure in the world of wrestling and an Order of the Golden Heart recipient who made a lasting impact on SigEp. As an undergraduate, Rader learned to balance his academic endeavors, social life and athletic interests. He then went on to serve on the Olympic wrestling staff for…
Ruck Leadership Institute celebrates 20 years of inspiring change
In 1999, challenges that continue to impact Greek organizations today were starting to emerge on college campuses across the country. Universities, as well as fraternity leaders and members, were concerned about the effects of the rise in drinking, hazing and apathy among fraternity men. Even then, SigEp leaders knew that to solve these problems, we…
Brothers-turned-entrepreneurs celebrated with the Clayton-Doud Award
The two became partners, launching a company that provides music therapy for patients with neurological injuries and disorders. Today, that company, MedRhythms, combines science, technology and music to help those patients improve speech, motor and cognitive skills. Harris serves as CEO, while McCarthy serves as president of the company, which now has 16 employees.
NIC recognizes two SigEp undergraduates with Awards of Distinction
The NIC’s Undergraduate Award of Distinction recognizes fraternity men who, throughout in their collegiate experience, have found an outlet for development as both a leader and a better man. They are exemplary members of their organizations and serve their brothers, campuses and fraternity/sorority communities with humble confidence.
Five SigEp brothers at Worcester Polytechnic receive awards for top academic projects
SigEp seniors at Worcester Polytechnic have notched a stunning accomplishment. Each year, every senior participates in a Major Qualifying Project (MQP), the capstone project of their tenure at WPI. Hundreds of small teams complete these projects, with high stakes for their grades and career prospects. This year, five graduating seniors received awards for a top…
Changing campus culture at Duke
Thousands of SigEp brothers participated in various campaigns such as Live Your Oath and local Sexual Assault Awareness Weeks. Brother Matthew Conley, Duke ’19, and the men of North Carolina Gamma have taken the initiative to change Duke’s campus culture daily, year-round. The university’s leaders have taken notice of their actions and see them as…
SigEp student body presidents lead the way on campus
Each year, we are reminded that SigEp undergraduates are the type of values-based leaders our campuses want and need. That’s why we continue to see brothers elected as student body presidents. University administrators and fellow undergraduates know that SigEp men can make a difference.
Oklahoma brother to compete in the Jeopardy! College Championship
Brother Thatcher Chonka, Oklahoma ’20, is one of America’s 15 sharpest college students that will appear on the Jeopardy! College Championship. Tune in to “Jeopardy!” on Tuesday, April 10, to see our brother compete in the quarterfinals!
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