2020 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the 2020 scholarship recipients! The Sigma Pi Educational Foundation offers a variety of scholarships for undergraduate and graduate studies to help our members remain competitive in school and the Greek Community. Interested in future scholarship opportunities? Visit here.  Every dollar given to the Educational Foundation is an investment in the future of our […]

5 Minutes With: Joe Palazzolo – Alumni Volunteer

In this piece, I provide my two golden rules of alumni volunteering as well as some thoughts around each of those rules. The ideas below are not just applicable to Sigma Pi Fraternity, they are also applicable to any organization where there is a mentor/mentee relationship between individuals or groups. In May 2003, I graduated […]

In Memoriam: HGS James L. Hills

Brother James L. Hills (AC, Maryland ’54) was fondly referred to as one of the “grand old men of Sigma Pi.” Jim served as the second Executive Secretary of Sigma Pi Fraternity from July, 1963 to August, 1971. In the summer of 1963, the fraternity moved its headquarters from Elizabeth, New Jersey, to Shadowwood Memorial Headquarters, near Vincennes, Indiana. Judge […]

50 years of Brotherhood

These brothers haven’t stopped since their college days. They’ve gotten together every year for over half a century to celebrate their friendship and brotherhood. Nowadays, it is a year-end, black-tie, formal-only gala in commemoration of Orchid Ball memories as undergraduates. How did this 50-year affair begin? After brother and professional dancer Bobby Burgess (BO, Cal State-Long Beach ‘63) – of […]

70 Years of Membership

On May 14, 2014, I celebrated 70 years as a member of Sigma Pi. Unlike most of you reading this message, I had two advantages, namely: My Brother, George, had been a member of Sigma Pi at Nu Chapter at Franklin & Marshall University. When I arrived at Penn State in January, 1944, George was also enrolled, attending […]