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The men of the Indiana Zeta chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon welcome you to our chapter website. If you have any questions or comments regarding the website, please head to the contact page.

 

A little bit about Sigma Phi Epsilon, Indiana Zeta

Sigma Phi Epsilon is currently the largest greek organization on Valparaiso University's campus. We are consistently the top fraternity in terms of collective GPA, and we have won nine out of the last eleven Valparaiso Intramural Championships.

We are dedicated to promoting the ideals of sound mind and sound body. By fostering an environment that promotes higher education and fraternalism, we believe that men are made better by joining our fraternity.

If you are interested in learning more about Sigma Phi Epsilon, please visit the about section of the site.  If you are interested in joining our fraternity, please visit the recruitment page.  Also check out the photo galleries and list of current active brothers.


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Celebrating Success Throughout the Year
September 04, 2013

Posted by Justin Mickens

Sigma Phi Epsilon is proud to share with you just some of our many areas of success as we return to Valpo. We have had an exciting summer filled with rewards for hard work and all kinds of career opportunities.

SigEp came out on top in several different areas last semester! After a successful year, our chapter was came first in the All-Greek and All Campus Intramural Championship! This is an excellent example of our commitment to a sound body. Indiana Zeta also came away with the Outstanding Public Relations, Outstanding Chapter Programming and President’s Award of Excellence at this year’s Greek Awards!

Indiana Zeta won two awards at Carlson Leadership Academy (SigEps leadership conference for chapter leaders) as well. The Scholarship Award is for maintaining the highest GPA on campus (as well as being above the All-Campus Average), and The Manpower Award for excellence in membership and recruitment at Valparaiso University. This award was based on our success in continuing to be top in recruitment among all fraternities.

The chapters stunning 2nd Place performance at Songfest, which won most crowd pleasing, was a great way to round out the semester.

Throughout the summer, numerous brothers held internships at a number of innovative companies. There were also brothers that spent the summer here at Valpo conducting research with professors. One brother in particular, Jon Ogland-Hand, had the opportunity to assist Professor Palumbo of the engineering department. The research conducted had to do with thermodynamics, and made great use of the newly constructed solar furnace on campus.

Brother Jon Ogland-Hand also had the chance to travel down to SigEps national headquarters for the Ruck Leadership Institute in Richmond, Virginia. The Frank J. Ruck Leadership Institute is an intense five-day event for SigEp’s top rising leaders. Participants are stretched both mentally and physically, and pushed to explore their potential. The result is that Ruck scholars learn about their leadership styles, and how to apply them to different situations.

At the end of July and beginning of August, seven of IN Zeta’s brothers had the opportunity to make a trip down to Dallas, Texas for five action packed days. During the award ceremony, our chapter received the Buchanan Outstanding Chapter Award. The Buchanan Cup represents superior and sustained achievement in our Fraternity and we are so proud to have received it this past summer.

At the end of the summer our chapter received even more amazing news! Our brother Marshall Miller was selected for SigEps National Board of Directors. The 9 National Directors are prominent in the business and professional world, or, in the case of the student directors, are exceptional campus leaders. They are selected because of their devotion to the Fraternity, their ability to lead, and a proven track record of setting and achieving strategic goals. We are honored to have one of our own brothers selected, and very proud of Marshall for his accomplishment.

Have another great semester!!


Spring 2013 Sigma Class
February 17, 2013

Posted by Justin Mickens

Sigma Phi Epsilon Indiana Zeta RLC is proud to welcome the following 12 men to our chapter as our Sigma class of Spring 2012:

Alex Siebert
Caleb Liptak
Matt Roeper
Tyler Sanft
Jon Tiemann
Xavier Scott
Logan Cummins
Colin Slack
Adam Talbot
Tommy Morrison
Kyle Brown
Nick Sondag

Sigma Phi Epsilon Indiana Zeta RLC is excited to welcome these outstanding men into our beloved brotherhood!


Homecoming 2012
September 19, 2012

Posted by Charlie Walesa

The undergraduates at Valpo SigEp are excited to host homecoming events this year. Alumni and their families are invited to celebrate our brotherhood and it’s achievements. The schedule of events is as follows:

Homecoming Schedule
Saturday, October 6

Events at the SigEp House, 705 Mound Street
11:00AM – House opens for Alumni
11:30AM – Lunch will be served at this time
NOON – Alumni Board Meeting
Epsilon Rite of Passage will follow the Alumni Board Meeting. Brothers and Alumni only.

Homecoming Football Game
Crusaders vs. Butler
1:00PM – Brown Field

Burning Heart Ceremony
Open ritual for brothers and family
9:00PM – Eastgate Athletic Complex
Meet at the house at 8:45 to walk over together


Celebrating Success in 2012
May 10, 2012

Posted by Charlie Walesa

Sigma Phi Epsilon is proud to share with you just some of our many areas of success as we close out the academic year. We have had an exciting semester filled with rewards for hard work. We are proud of the accomplishments that we have achieved and look towards next semester to improve further upon this groundwork.

SigEp came out on top in several different areas this semester! After a successful year, our chapter was awarded the Intramural All Sports Award and All Fraternity Award! This is an excellent example of our commitment to a sound body. Indiana Zeta also came away with the Outstanding Public Relations and President’s Award of Excellence at this year’s Greek Awards!

Our chapter also won the award for Most Outstanding Chapter Programming among all fraternities on campus! A special thanks to Brother Adam Jerry for his hard work as the VP of Programming. SigEp at Valpo has been known for its excellence in educational, social, campus, and community programming and we are proud to continue this tradition.

Indiana Zeta won two awards at Carlson Leadership Academy (SigEps leadership conference for chapter leaders) as well. The Scholarship Award is for maintaining the highest GPA on campus (as well as being above the All-Campus Average), and The Manpower Award for excellence in membership and recruitment at Valparaiso University. This award was based on our success in continuing to be top in recruitment among all fraternities.

The chapters stunning 1st Place performance at Songfest was a great way to round out the semester.

We congratulate our graduating seniors and wish them the best of luck in their future endeavors! Their leadership and presence will be greatly missed, but we are excited and look forward to the leadership that our new members will provide this chapter.

Have a great summer!


2012 Songfest Champs!
May 01, 2012

Posted by Charlie Walesa

Sigma Phi Epsilon IN Zeta is proud to announce that our chapter took best male performance, most creative performance and most in crowd pleasing in the 2012 Songfest competition. The theme this year was the future of fraternities, and the crowd loved the performance. A special thanks is given to brother Dane Callstrom for coordinating and to all the brothers who participated in the event. The video can be viewed below and in our videos tab. We would also like to congratulate the women of Kappa Delta for taking first place in the women’s category.