About the Chapter
The Zeta Alpha Chapter of Sigma Tau Gamma at Arizona State Univerity in Tempe, Arizona began with 60 Founding Fathers in 2014. The Chapter was chartered in 2015, and has consistently had over 100 chapter members each year since.
- The chapter won Greek Week its first full year on campus
- 2016 winner of Pi Beta Pi’s Arrowspike Philanthropy
- Won Chi Omega’s Swishes for Wishes Philanthropy in 2015
Early during the 2014 spring semester at Arizona State University, the Zeta Alpha Associate Chapter was formed. Headquarters staff reached out to sorority women on campus, campus leadership and campus club officials for names of those they thought would be the ideal men to start this new fraternity on campus.
After the initial recruitment by Headquarters Staff, 60 men decided to be Founding Fathers of the Zeta Alpha Chapter. At the end of the 2014 spring semester, a small class of six was recruited by the brothers on campus and initiated. Finally, at the start of the 2014 fall semester, the brothers were ready to begin the first round of official campus fraternity recruitment. The Founding Fathers had a very successful recruitment led by Vice President of Membership, Jason Kramer. This class was overall very promising and held many future leaders and executive board members for the chapter. After another successful recruitment in the spring of 2015, the then Associate Chapter of Sigma Tau Gamma had a very solid foundation of members ready to take the chapter to new heights.
Under the leadership of President Brandon Bishop, Sig Tau grew from a relatively unknown entity on campus in the Fall of 2014, to a substantial chapter with a strong presence by the end of the spring semester. They, along with their partners Chi Omega and Delta Sigma Phi, displayed a tremendous amount of effort and won the largest scale Greek Life event of the year, Greek Week. To complement that achievement, they were also granted their official charter from the Headquarters of Sigma Tau Gamma. The Chartering Banquet was held in August of 2015, at the beginning of the fall semester, and the Associate Chapter was granted the designation “Zeta Alpha.” Later that fall, the chapter won its first philanthropy event, Chi Omega’s “Swishes for Wishes.” Sig Tau had a lot of momentum at this point and knew it had to keep it going. At the end of the semester, a new president was elected who’s vision was to do just that; Philip Cramer ’14. Under the leadership of Phil and his executive board, Sig Tau had its two most successful and largest recruitments yet. The chapter hosted the first White Rose Queen Philanthropy Competition and first successful Taulympic Games Philanthropy won its first intramural championship and won the largest fall philanthropy of 2016; Pi Beta Phi’s Arrowspike. Under the leadership of the president, Devon Johnson, and his restructured executive cabinet, Sig Tau will continue to strive for greatness and understands the sky is the limit.
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