Michael D. Gardner (Vincennes ’08) named Northern Indiana Province Archon

gardnerLEBANON, TN – Sigma Pi Fraternity, International is proud to announce the appointment of Michael D. Gardner (Vincennes ’08) has been named as Northern Indiana Province Archon. Gardner will work with the undergraduate chapters at Purdue (Eta) and Valparaiso (Beta-Tau), as well as alumni clubs and house corporations in the province.

Gardner received his Associate’s Degree from Vincennes University and is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s in Health Care Management from Southern Illinois University. He is currently serving in the Armed Forces as a Hospital Corpsman Second Class Petty Officer. He is currently stationed at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, IL. Gardner has deployed twice since enlisting in 2010 and has been awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Gold Star. He received the George Martin Patterson Scholarship while serving as Sage in 2006. He also serves as an alumni volunteer on the Alpha Alumni Advisory Board and Housing Corporation.

“I want to devote my time and experience to the brothers at Eta and Beta-Tau,” said Gardner. “My fraternal experience would have been much different if not for the dedicated alumni who paved the road and guided me along it. I can say without a doubt I would not be the man and brother I am today if not for them. I am very fortunate for this opportunity to continue my service to Sigma Pi and I look forward to working with the Northern Indiana Province in their continued quest for excellence!”

About Sigma Pi Fraternity, International

Sigma Pi Fraternity was founded in 1897 at Vincennes University, in Vincennes, Indiana. Our Executive Office is located in Lebanon, Tennessee. The Fraternity is one of the top men’s collegiate organizations in North America, with more than 120 active chapters and colonies in the United States and Canada. With over 100,000 alumni and 5,000 undergraduates; our men strive for excellence by living our core values to promote fellowship, develop character and leadership, advance heightened moral awareness, enable academic achievement, and inspire service. Sigma Pi is the only Greek-letter organization with an international service program, The ACE Project, specifically designed to give back to our host institutions.