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Sig Chi House

Zeta Iota Chapter


The Sigma Chi Fraternity was founded on June 28, 1855 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Six of the Seven founding members split from Delta Kappa Epsilon to form the largest and oldest international all-male college social fraternity. The purpose of Sigma Chi is to promote the concepts of Friendship, Justice, and Learning, and its mission statement is to develop values-based leaders committed to the betterment of character, campus, and community.

Membership in Sigma Chi involves both service oriented activities as well as social bonding for its members. The men of Sigma Chi have two national philanthropies, the Children’s Miracle Network and the Huntsman Cancer Institute. The Children’s Miracle Network is a non profit organization that raises funds for Children’s hospitals, medical research, and community awareness of children’s health issues. The Huntsman Cancer Institute is a research center at the University of Utah that is designed to research, treat, and prevent cancer.

The Sigma Chi Fraternity was honored by the United States Congress on its 150th anniversary on June 13th 2005 and became the first Greek letter society so honored.

For additional information, please visit the Sigma Chi website.

Quick Facts


Nationally Founded: 1855

Locally Founded
: 1964

Colors: Blue and Old Gold

Flower: White Rose

Symbol: Cross

National Publication: The Magazine of Sigma Chi

National Philanthropy: Children’s Miracle Network