Category Archives: Sigma Phi Epsilon

Delta Sigma Theta, Miss Golden Globe, DGs on TV, and Condolences to Sig Ep

Today marks 102 years for Delta Sigma Theta. Happy Founders’ Day! To find out more about the sorority’s fascinating history see http://wp.me/p20I1i-1n8 and http://wp.me/p20I1i-vY.  *** In yesterday’s column about the Golden Globe Awards, I failed to mention that Miss Golden Globe 2015 was Greer Grammer, a … Continue reading

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A Birthday, an Anniversary, and Sigma Phi Epsilon’s Founders’ Day

“Mommy, what’s that?” my daughter said as I pinned on my husband’s Sig Ep badge under my Pi Phi arrow while getting ready for an alumnae event. “It’s Daddy’s fraternity pin,” I said. “I didn’t know Daddy was a pirate,” … Continue reading

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A Church, a Library, a Masonic Temple, and a Governor’s Home – Repurposed Buildings – GLO Style

A quick look at the photo on my twitter feed told me that this wasn’t an ordinary fraternity house. It looked like a lodge building. And in fact it was. The Marquette University chapter of Kappa Sigma has just moved into … Continue reading

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#FF Friday Follows – the Twitter Feed

I favorite a goodly number of twitter posts because they have info or pictures of interest. Here are a few of my favorite tweets from the last few days. *** The first is about a fellow Pi Phi, but I would … Continue reading

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Shout Outs to ATO at UNL, Sig Ep at Ohio U, and the Gerber Baby!

The Alpha Tau Omegas at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln helped make one little boy’s summer dreams come true. The eight-year-old with special needs had entered a contest to win a bicycle adapted to his needs. He didn’t win the contest. When … Continue reading

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10 GLO Authors for Children’s Book Week

Children’s Book Week, May 12-18, 2014, is a time to celebrate books written for young readers as well as the joy of reading itself. Established in 1919, the history of the event can be traced to Franklin K. Matthiews, a librarian … Continue reading

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Pick Yourself Up, Dust Yourself Off and Start All Over Again!

A friend who is her 90s is a painter. She does wonderful work. She paints pictures of buildings in her hometown, many of them long gone, so that people will remember what the town looked like when it was prosperous. … Continue reading

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Happy Founders’ Day, Sigma Phi Epsilon!

“Mommy, what’s that?” my daughter said as I pinned on my husband’s Sig Ep badge under my Pi Phi arrow while getting ready for an alumnae event. “It’s Daddy’s fraternity pin,” I said. “I didn’t know Daddy was a pirate,” … Continue reading

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On Phi Sigma Kappa Founders’ Day – the Story of Kappa Tetarton, SIUC’s Chapter

The April 3, 1956 edition of the Egyptian reported that the Interfraternity Council had admitted Alpha Sigma to membership on a trial basis. The local fraternity had 24 members; it was founded on October 18, 1955 (Obelisk, 1959). The fraternity was … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday AFA and a Belated Birthday Greeting to NIC!

The Association of Fraternity Advisors (AFA) was founded on December 1, 1976. The momentous occasion took place in Williamsburg, Virginia,  during the 1976 Bicentennial gathering of the National Interfraternity Conference. AFA began with 35 members.  AFA offers professional growth and … Continue reading

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