20 Random Questions with… Tony Siress (Zeta-Eta, Santa Clara ’87)

Editors Note: In our series “20 Random Questions with…”, we take a fun and interesting look at some of our most prominent alumni.  From men who contribute financially to the success of the organization, to others who volunteer their time to help our members across North America, we take this opportunity to spotlight the leaders of […]

The Emerald Online, A New Take On Fraternal Communications

“We’re changing the world with technology.” – Bill Gates In 2015, that statement couldn’t be any more true. With the constant advancement of technology and the internet, communication has simplified. Today, The Emerald Online embraces the technological revolution, and enters 2015. With the implementation and development of theemerald.org, nearly every Sigma Pi member in the world […]

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 […]

France Celebrates Fraternity

One of our fundamental civil rights took a blow as Paris, France suffered a week of terrorist bloodshed that left 17 dead. On January 11, the world watched dignitary leaders, and the citizens of Paris unite and celebrate the French motto. Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité. Liberty, Equality, Fraternity. The Motto’s History Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité, is the national motto of France […]

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 […]

Joint Statement from FSCPAC, NPC and NIC on UVA Rolling Stones Article

On December 7, 2014, The North American Interfraternal Conference (NIC) has released a joint statement with the Fraternity and Sorority Political Action Committee (FSPAC), and the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) regarding the University of Virginia rape allegation made by Rolling Stone: The Fraternity and Sorority Political Action Committee (FSPAC), the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC), and the North American […]

The Sigma Pi Membership Experience

Imagine if Sigma Pi was known as THE fraternity to join if you want the best job in your field after college. What would happen if you showed up to classes in Sigma Pi letters and the professors automatically knew they could count on you to be one of the most engaging and intelligent students […]

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