Category Archives: Sigma Phi Epsilon

Congratulations and Explanations

My posts have been few and far between recently and I apologize. I’ve been away from home. Congratulations to two special NPC women who were honored at the recent NPC meeting in Denver: Betty Quick, Gamma Phi Beta, and former … Continue reading

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Same Bat Channel, a Cat in a Hat, and a Chi Psi Shoutout

When he was a student at Whitman College, William West Anderson became a member of Beta Theta Pi. A 1951 initiate of the chapter, he followed in the footsteps of his father, Otto, a 1925 initiate of the Whitman chapter. … Continue reading

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For Sigma Phi Epsilon on Its Founding Day

November first is Sigma Phi Epsilon’s Founders’ Day. Twelve young men at the University of Richmond, one of whom, Carter Ashton Jenkins, was a Chi Phi member from Rutgers University, founded the fraternity in 1901. Jenkins first sought a charter from … Continue reading

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Happy Founders’ Day to Sig Ep, the Men of the Red Doors

On November 1, 1901  Sigma Phi Epsilon was founded. It was founded by twelve young men who were students at the University of Richmond. One of the twelve, Carter Ashton Jenkins, was a Chi Phi member from Rutgers University; he first sought … Continue reading

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A Weeks’s Worth of GLO News

Here are some of the articles I’ve read over the past week: The inaugural Phillip A. Cox Volunteer Institute honors Sigma Phi Epsilon’s immediate past Grand President. Cox served from 2013-15 while at the same time battling cancer. The institute was funded during the 2015 Conclave … Continue reading

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ΣX’s Merlin Olsen Day, ΦKΨ’s Constitution Day, and ΣΦE’s Trek on a Giant

Sigma Chi’s 6th Merlin Olsen Day of Service took place on Tuesday. It has been held annually on September 15 since 2010. The day honors the philanthropic spirit of Merlin Olsen, a 1962 initiate of the Sigma Chi chapter at Utah … Continue reading

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Love Fraternity and Sorority Life? Here’s a Blog for You!

Sometimes writing a title for the post is difficult. Today’s title takes the cake for lame, but it will have to do. Thank you, Delta Gamma, for a wonderful visual on the difference between alumni and alumnae! *** Twenty-four years … Continue reading

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GLO History on the Twitterverse

Getting collegiate GLO members hooked on history is an important part in getting them to be life long loyal members. Understanding that the organization spans generations and is greater than one chapter on one campus is heady stuff for a college … Continue reading

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Presidents’ (not all but 2) Day, the Canadian Flag and #SNL40

Happy Presidents’ Day! What better day to do my annual debunking of the “All but 2 US Presidents born after 1825…” myth. Fraternity men who have served as President of the United States  Rutherford B. Hayes, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Honorary member James Garfield, Delta Upsilon, Williams College … Continue reading

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The College of Wooster GLO Situation, February 13, 1913

On February 13, 1913, the fraternity and sorority system composed of national organizations at the College of Wooster ceased to exist. Some of the chapters were more than 30 years old. The list below is from the statement issued by … Continue reading

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