About the Chapter
The Epsilon Zeta Chapter of Sigma Tau Gamma at Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona began as an Associate Chapter in 1993 and chartered on January 27, 1996. One brother, Charles Tortorette was the lone Founding Father of the chapter. Over 260 men have been initiated into the chapter.
- Volunteered at regional Special Olympics events for 25 consecutive years (1992-2017)
- If you ask any Epsilon Zeta Chapter Brother, they are EZ going.
- Epsilon Zeta is Sig Tau’s oldest chapter west of Texas.
Sigma Tau Gamma – Epsilon Zeta Chapter became an associate chapter at Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott Campus in 1993 and chartered on January 27, 1996. Founding Father, Charles Tortorette, started the chapter because he did not like the other fraternities on campus at the time and his father is a member of Sig Tau. The chapter was one of the first in Sig Tau to adopt Special Olympics as the official philanthropy. The fraternity follows the principles of Learning, Integrity, Excellence, Leadership, Citizenship.
Alumni of the chapter, Eric Giler-Tomala, joined in 2005. He is currently the chapter advisor and has given tremendous support and care over the past six years. He is earning his Masters in Safety Science and is the Head of Media Services at Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University. The chapter is actively involved in campus activities including volunteering at OctoberWest, participating in Greek Week, cohosting social events with other organizations, and fundraising. Over 50 percent of the brothers are leaders in other campus organizations, and over 80 percent are involved in more than two campus organizations.
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