During the fall 2012 semester, Sigma Tau Gamma will expand to the Auburn University campus.Â Sig Tau has never previously had a chapter at Auburn.
Sigma Tau Gamma is very excited for the opportunity to expand to Auburn University,” says Michael Smoll, Sigma Tau Gamma Director of Expansion. “This fall will be an exciting time as the Fraternity continues to expand across the southeast United States to another highly regarded Host Institution.
Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, has more than 25,000 students. The university has 13 schools and colleges at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels with more than 140 degree options. Auburn, home of the Tigers, is a NCAA Division I school in athletics and competes in the Southeastern Conference (SEC). There are currently 17 active fraternities in the Interfraternity Council on the Auburn campus.
Auburn Greek Life prides itself on community involvement. During 2011 – 2012, Auburn’s Greek community donated over $750,000 to philanthropic efforts and performed 95,000 hours of service. Auburn Greek students also have a higher retention and graduation rate than their non-affiliated peers.
Auburn University and the Office of Greek Life are happy to welcome Sigma Tau Gamma National Fraternity to our campus in the fall,” says Bo Mantooth, associate director of Greek Life at Auburn University. “We support fraternal organizations due to their ability to enhance the undergraduate experience. It is important for our organizations to add value to the undergraduate experience inside and outside of the classroom.