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Helping Shape Sig Tau for Future Generations

Published on June 28, 2021 in News, Foundation

Jeremiah King, Missouri S&T, is a proud Sig Tau, a member of the Fraternity Board of Directors, and most importantly – a father to three young sons. He credits Sig Tau in helping him on his journey as a parent and hopes to help shape a fraternity that his sons would be proud to be […]

Our Founders

Published on June 28, 2021 in News, Press Releases, Foundation, WPN Housing

Back Row (Left to Right) – Parsons, AO Fisher, McDaniels, Chapman, Ellis, GrannertFront Row (Left to Right) Hartrick, Hoback, Hoffman, McCune Written by CEO Emeritus Bill Bernier, Kent State Our Founders reunited at the 30th, 40th, and 50th anniversary Grand Conclaves. They maintained regular communication with each other and the Fraternity throughout their lives. Born […]

FROM THE SIGNET TO THE SAGA

Published on June 25, 2021 in News, Press Releases, Foundation, WPN Housing

The expressed desire for a periodical journal predates the First Grand Conclave. A planning meeting for the First Grand Conclave was held at Emporia, KS in 1924. At the meeting, Ellsworth C. Dent, Emporia State, was elected Provisional Grand Editor.  In April 1925, Dent published The Signet. It was a 32-page 9” x 6” typeset journal […]

Alumni Association Presents $10,000 for Local Scholarships

Published on June 22, 2021 in News, Foundation

Alumni Group Reconnects After More than a Year Though the Gamma Delta Chapter at Mansfield University has closed, a robust alumni group continues to thrive. For the first time in nearly two years, more than 70 brothers gathered for a warm reunion weekend in scenic Mansfield, Pennsylvania. Due to COVID-19, these men missed a chance […]

Foundation Challenges Donors to “Double Their Impact” with $20,000 Gift Match Announcement

Published on June 9, 2021 in News, Press Releases, Foundation

As we approach Founders Day, we are thrilled to announce an exciting gift match opportunity. Thanks to a generous donor to the Sig Tau Foundation, $20,000 is available to be matched for the 2021 Founders Day Challenge! “This is a great opportunity for us – and a great challenge to our donors,” explained Past National President and […]

Momentum Propels Zeta Psi Associate Chapter Forward

Published on May 27, 2021 in News, Foundation

As the Zeta Psi Associate Chapter at the University of Colorado Boulder looks forward to chartering next fall, they have one word on their minds – momentum. “We’ve got so much to look forward to,” explained Zeta Psi Associate Chapter President Josh O’Leary, Colorado. “We just recruited our largest class ever, despite the pandemic. We […]

Beta Kappa Chapter Unites to Endeavor Forward

Published on May 10, 2021 in News, Press Releases, Foundation

In a year that brought new and unexpected challenges, the brothers of the Beta Kappa Chapter at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse refused to let that stop them from endeavoring forward. Instead, they displayed great resilience and found creative ways to maintain brotherhood. They strengthened relationships, stayed engaged on campus, and continued to grow […]

Communications Award Namesake Transitions to Honor Bernier Family Legacy

Published on April 28, 2021 in News, Press Releases, Foundation, WPN Housing

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – Sigma Tau Gamma Headquarters is excited to announce the namesake of the national communication award is evolving. The E. Kennedy Whitesitt Communication Award, beginning in 2021, will now be the Bernier Family Communication Award. The Bernier family has cemented a legacy that will forever have an impact on Sig Tau.  Robert “Bob” Bernier, […]

Founders Day Challenge Goals & Continued Partnership with CrowdChange

Published on April 26, 2021 in News, Press Releases, Foundation

Last week, the Sigma Tau Gamma Foundation launched the 2021 Founders Day Challenge with ambitious new goals. This year, we are raising $150,000 through the generous gifts of 300 donors!  The Founders Day Challenge launched on CrowdChange, continuing our partnership with the online fundraising platform used by our undergraduate members for philanthropic events. The Sig Tau […]

Chapters Find New Ways to Use Chapter Funds

Published on March 16, 2021 in News, Press Releases, Foundation

As we pass the one-year mark of COVID-19 and reflect on the academic, operational, and personal adjustments it has required, we continue to celebrate and acknowledge how resilient and adaptive Sigma Tau Gamma brothers have been. One way our chapters have adapted is through renewed use of Chapter Funds through the Sigma Tau Gamma Foundation.  […]

The Georgia Colony & Their Brotherhood Story

Published on June 8, 2020 in Foundation

The Eta Delta Associate Chapter (then referred to as a colony) at the University of Georgia is a testament to the strength of brotherhood and leaving a lasting impression despite size or age. Sig Tau held a place on the UGA campus from about 1984 – 1990 and initiated about 60 members. What it lacked […]