• Chapter originally founded on October 10, 1925
• Became dormant in 1937 due to the “Great Depression”
• Chapter reopened on October 8, 1995 as Carnegie Mellon SEC
• Pennsylvania Theta Chapter re-chartered on December 5, 1998
• 22 Founding Brothers
• Lowest Dues of all fraternities on campus
• NO Hazing
• NO Pledge Period
• Awards

o Greek Awards
• Outstanding Scholarship Program 2007
• Outstanding Community Involvement 2007
• Outstanding Greek Man of the Year: Justin Forbes 2007
• Outstanding Greek Male Varsity Athlete: Eric Tang 2007
• Outstanding Alumni Relations 2004-05
• Outstanding Greek Male 2004-05 (Brother CJ Wolfe)
• Outstanding Greek Male 2003-04 (Brother Dan Gilman)
• Outstanding Faculty Member 2003-04 (Faculty Fellow Dave Handron)
• Outstanding Fraternity on Campus 2003-04
• Outstanding Fraternity on Campus 2002-03
• Outstanding Fraternity on Campus 2001-02
• Outstanding Fraternity on Campus 2000-01
• Outstanding Fraternity on Campus 1998-99
o National Awards
• SigEp Region 2 Chapter Home of the Year 2004
• Donald C. McCleary Award for Excellence in Member Development 2004
• Excelsior Cup for Technology 2003
• CLA Host Chapter 2002
• SigEp Recruitment Award 2001
• Buchanan Outstanding Chapter Award 1999
• SigEp Winner’s Circle 1999
• Outstanding Chapter Website Award 1999
• Manpower Excellence Award 1999
• Manpower Excellence Award 1998
o Scholastic Awards
• Scholarship Excellence Award 2001
• Sigma Phi Epsilon Dean’s List 2000
• Sigma Phi Epsilon Dean’s List 1999
• Sigma Phi Epsilon Dean’s List 1997
• Second in Academics Fall 1996
• First in Academics Spring 1996
• First in Academics Fall 1995
o Athletic Awards
• IM Minors Softball Second Place 2003-04
• IM Minors Tennis Champions 2003-04
• IM Pinochle Champions 2003-04
• IM Pinochle Champions 2002-03
• Second Place Batters Up! Majors Division 1998
• Third Place Batters Up! Majors Division 1997
• IM Minors Tennis Champions 1996-97
• IM Intermediate Basketball Champions 1996-97
• Second Place Batters Up! Majors Division 1996
• Carlson Leadership Academy Basketball Tournament Champions 1996
o Booth
• First Place Fraternity Division 2007
• First Place Fraternity Division 2006
• Second Place Fraternity Division 2005
• First Place Fraternity Division 2004
• Third Place Fraternity Division 2003
• First Place Fraternity Division 2001
• Second Place Fraternity Division 2000
• First Place Carnival T-Shirt Design 2000
• Second Place Fraternity Division 1999
• First Place Carnival T-Shirt Design 1999
o Buggy
• Third Place 2004
• Ninth Place 2004
• Buggy Design Competition People’s Choice 2002
• Buggy Design Competition Chairperson’s Choice 2002
o Greek Sing
• Second Place Mixed Division 2007
• Chairman’s Choice Award 2004
• First Place Overall 2004
• First Place Mixed Division 2004
• First Place Overall 2003
• First Place Mixed Division 2003
• Second Place Singles Division 2001
• Third Place Mixed Division 1997
o Mr. Fraternity
• First Place & Mr. Fraternity Status – Terry Boyd 2006
• First Place & Mr. Fraternity Status – Tim Dimond 2005
• First Place & Mr. Fraternity Status – Coleman Rusnock 2004
• Mr. Congeniality Status – CJ Wolfe 2003
• Third place – Jameel Gbajabiamila 2002
• Second place – Shing Leung 1998
• Second place – Jeff Klock 1996
o Other Major Events/Awards
• First Place Greek Week Fraternity Division 2004
• First Place Greek Week Fraternity Division 2003
• First Place Greek Week Fraternity Division 2002
• Central Blood Bank Outstanding Support 2002
• First Place Greek Week Overall 2001
• +5 Challenge Award 1999
• Fundraisers/Philanthropies
o Tutoring for children
o Candle for a Can
o Rose Sales for Valentine’s Day
o Valentine’s Day Auction for YouthAIDS
o Quarter Mile of Quarters
o Woodlands
o Cansome Ransom
o Batters Up!
o Mr. Fraternity
o Greek Sing
o Soup Kitchens
o Habitat for Humanity
o Safewalk

 

National Facts and Figures

• Virginia Alpha Chapter in Richmond, Virginia, on November 1, 1901
• First Fraternity founded in the 20th Century
• Incorporated into Commonwealth of Virginia in 1902
• First Fraternity to have a national headquarters: 1908
• First Fraternity to have a traveling staff: 1922
• First to have an educational foundation: 1925
• First to have a national housing corporation: 1959
• First to remove membership restrictions based on race and creed: 1959
• First to create a four-year membership development program: 1991
• Founded Balanced Man Project in 1992
• First in Manpower Worldwide for fraternities 1987
• Highest Standards for Chartering 1991
• As of April, 1998: Total Active Chapters 261, Total Undergraduates: 13509

Some Famous SigEp Alumni

• Theodore S. “Dr. Seuss” Geisel – Dartmouth College
• John Goodman – Southwest Missouri State University
• Orel Hershiser – Bowling Green State University
• Carroll O’Conner – University of Montana
• Dave Thomas – Duke University
• Rich Gannon – University of Delaware
View more at: http://www.sigep.org/about/famousalumni.asp