Phi Sigma Kappa is a fraternity devoted to brotherhood, scholarship, and character. Founded at Massachusetts Agricultural College in Amherst, now the University of Massachusetts on March 15, 1873 for form a “society to promote morality, learning and social culture.” In 1985, Phi Sigma Kappa merged with Phi Sigma Epsilon to form the largest merger in the fraternal world. Phi Sigma Kappa started at Pittsburg State University as Pi Sigma Epsilon then merged with Phi Sigma Epsilon, which later merged with Phi Sigma Kappa in 1986.
The Special Olympics is the national philanthropy for Phi Sigma Kappa. The Special Olympics is an international nonprofit organization that’s committed to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition. Each year for the Special Olympics, the men of Phi Sigma Kappa host the Trampoline-a-Thon where they jump for 72 straight hours.
For additional information, please visit the Phi Sigma Kappa website.
Nationally Founded: 1873
Locally Founded: 2000 (Re-Chartered)
Colors: Red and Silver
Flower: White Tea Rose and Red Carnation
National Publication: Signet
National Philanthropy: Special Olympics