On Thursday, August 7, 2014 the Alpha Chapter of Sigma Pi was presented with a Grand Chapter Award from Grand Sage, Ed Levesque, at the Fraternities 52nd Biennial Convocation in Orlando, Florida. The Grand Chapter Award is presented biennially to the top 25 chapters of Sigma Pi across North America. This was the fourth time Alpha Chapter has received this prestigious award, taking honors in 2008, 2010, and 2012.
In addition, the Alpha Chapter was also presented with a 900 Club Efficiency Award for tallying 968 of 1,000 efficiency points for properly reporting to the Executive Office of Sigma Pi during the 2013-14 academic year.
On Saturday, May 10th, the leadership of the Alpha Chapter of Sigma Pi Fraternity, International successfully launched its new website to commemorate its 50th Anniversary of the re installation of Chapter. Originally founded on February 26, 1897, the Chapter was closed in 1911 due to low enrollment at Vincennes University. After a 55 year hiatus, the Chapter was reinstalled on February 26, 1965. Next year marks the 50th Anniversary of the re installation of the chapter. The Chapter is busy planing next years Founders' Day, which will be held on February 28, 2015 in Vincennes, Indiana.
In keeping with this year’s theme, “A Vision Forward,” the new website will showcase aesthetic, functional and structural enhancements to make communication easier with the chapter and alumni. The goal was to develop a more resourceful tool for all members of the chapter, both undergraduate and alumni, while reinforcing their identity to the public.
The new website is one of many steps Alpha Chapter of Sigma Pi Fraternity, International is taking towards “A Vision Forward.” In celebration of the chapter's 50th anniversary since being reinstalled, the organization welcomes everyone to visit www.sigmapivu.org.
The site also has a mobile platform built in for users to view on their mobile and tablet devises.
During the Vincennes University commencement exercises this past weekend, eight brothers of Alpha Chapter turned their tassels as they became alumni of Vincennes University and went from undergraduate brothers of Sigma Pi to alumni brothers.
Congratulations to the following Alpha brothers on their recent achievement.
Pictures from graduation can be seen here.
On April 8, 2014, the undergraduate brothers of Alpha Chapter elected the Executive Council to lead them in the 2014-15 school year. Congratulations to the following new officers!
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