The Chapter officially began the first phase of its plans for re-landscaping the Sigma Nu Fraternity House on Wednesday, March 28, 2007. Rhodes College Physical Plant workers arrived at the house promptly at 8:00 a.m. with chainsaws, stump grinders, and a large dump truck to remove the overgrown bushes surrounding the house.
Chapter Competes in AOII Strike-Out Philanthropy
On Saturday, March 24, 2007, Sigma Nu competed along with numerous other student organizations in Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority’s annual Strike-Out Arthritis Softball Tournament. Funds raised by the competition were donated to the Tennessee Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation.
Branim Wins Mr. Shamrock Philanthropy Contest
Luke Branim (ES 1076), representing Sigma Nu, defeated nine other fraternity and sorority delegates with his “contortionist act” last night at the annual Mr. Shamrock Philanthropy Contest hosted by Kappa Delta Sorority. Funds raised by the competition were donated to the Neruofibromatosis Association.
Spring 2007 Newsletter Published
The Spring 2007 Semester Chapter Report was mailed by the Chapter to all alumni with accurate addresses on file with the Rhodes College Alumni Relations Office. In addition to an update on the Chapter’s progress, the report contains supplementary letters from Bud Richey (HZ 169, A 260), Rhodes College Associate Vice President and Director of Alumni Relations, Jamie Augustine (ES 801), a member of the Rhodes College Board of Trustees, and Tim Gibson (HS 358), Rhodes College Assistant Director of Admissions and Faculty Advisor of the Epsilon Sigma Chapter.
Sigma Nu Brothers Volunteer in Special Hearts Ball
The Special Hearts Ball is a free dance party for teens and young adults with disabilities in the Memphis community. On Saturday, March 3, 2007, Chapter members volunteered to help Rachel Goodwin, Kinney Coordinator for the Senior Services and Independent Living Service Area, with decorations and logistics for the Arabian Nights-themed dance later that night.
Brotherhood Fish Fry 2007 Announced
The Chapter will hold its 1st Annual Brotherhood Fish Fry celebration on Saturday, April 21, 2007. The day’s festivities will include a welcome address by Commander Joe Doyle (ES1061), individual House tours by members of the Chapter, a banquet lunch, and a special Chapter Ritual portion for all Active and Alumni Brothers. Please join us for this exciting occasion!
Chapter Repairs Vintage Display Case
The Chapter recently voted to complete several House improvement projects over the Spring 2007 Semester. The first project to be completed by the Chapter is the restoration of the display case once located in the foyer of the House. Check out the Chapter’s progress during the restoration process!
Valentines Formal 2007
On Saturday, February 10, 2007, Sigma Nu held its annual Valentines Formal. The formal dance took place at It’s My Time Café, located on Madison Avenue.
Pegram Hosts All-Chapter Retreat
The Chapter held its first All-Chapter Retreat in recent history on Saturday, January 20, 2007. Special thanks to Brother Derek Pegram (EΣ 1069) and his father for allowing the Chapter to use their house in Olive Branch, MS, as the Retreat location.
Two Brothers Elected to Rhodes IFC
In the Rhodes IFC Elections held on Thursday, January 18, 2007, Brother Alex Liu (ES 1063) won the IFC Presidency by a voting margin of 5 to 1, and Brother Matthew Carrington (ES1071) ran uncontested for the IFC Treasurer position. Congratulations new Rhodes College IFC Officers!