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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 […]

Rooted in Golden Oak

Published on June 15, 2021 in News, Press Releases

Did you know the original petition to form Sigma Tau Gamma was signed on a fireplace mantle? Below, read about one of the greatest relics in the Fraternity’s history. Written by CEO Emeritus Bill Bernier, Kent State This fireplace mantle is constructed of quarter-sawed golden oak. One is unlikely to encounter this wooden art absent […]

ChapterBuilder 2.0 Launches

Published on June 9, 2021 in News, Press Releases

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – Sigma Tau Gamma continues to make growth a priority!  We are proud to continue our partnership with TechniPhi to support chapters’ growth efforts through ChapterBuilder. Coming this summer, TechniPhi is excited to announce the release of the newest version of the platform. This means that all chapters will have access to this new version soon! […]

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 […]

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 […]

2021 Summer Conference Transitions to Focus on the Future of New Member Education

Published on April 23, 2021 in News, Press Releases

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – After a year of conversations with undergraduate brothers, reviewing the current Path of Principles New Member Education Program, and having student leaders and national volunteers of various backgrounds serve on a member education committee, the 2021 summer conference will be focusing on the new Sigma Phase of the updated Path of Principles […]

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.  […]

Introducing Chapter Toasts

Published on July 15, 2020 in News, Press Releases

Our 100th Founders Day has come and gone, which means the Centennial is over and we can now focus on the legacy of the next 100 years, right? Wrong! We know that the party has been delayed until June of 2022, but that does not mean we can’t or shouldn’t continue celebrating throughout the Centennial […]