A Lasting IMPACT: Lessons Learned from the NIC’s Program

I had the pleasure of volunteering for the Middle Tennessee State University FSL Community this week as they held an IMPACT session, a leadership development and educational program organized by the NIC, for the newly elected leaders of their chapters and councils. As a small group facilitator, I had the opportunity to work alongside a […]

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 […]

5 Sensible Tips to Nutrition & Recovery With Your Exercise Program

For centuries, men have searched for any substance or technique that could enhance exercise and allow for more effective weight gain/loss or increases in strength and endurance. Many available performance enhancing products may report claims of potential amazing efficacy but use of them can be clouded by concerns over true scientific support, side effects, and […]

How Can Zombieland Change Your Life?

The movie Zombieland is a comedic action-packed movie starring the awkward Jesse Eisenburg, crazy Woody Harrelson, the gorgeous Emma Stone, and the loveable and almost classic Bill Murray. It’s a movie about a ragtag bunch that must survive when hell literally appears on Earth. From the beginning, we know there is going to be a […]

Building a Team during Times of Transition

As the year comes to an end and with 2015 quickly approaching, it is important to understand that every organization experiences some sort of transition around this time.  Chapters within Sigma Pi have recently selected new leadership (new Executive Council) and as with any new group of leaders, establishing a sound team can be quite […]

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