About

The Lamda Kappa Chapter

The Sigma Chi chapter at RIT is the Lambda Kappa(ΛΚ) chapter. Colonized on October 25, 2009 and Chartered in April 9, 2011. Sigma Chi at RIT is a member of the Interfraternity Council (IFC) which governs and guides RIT’s many of fraternities.

  • Our Purpose: The cultivation, maintenance and accomplishment of the ideals of friendship, justice and learning within our membership
  • Our Vision: To have improved involvement, prestige, and size, both on and off campus, as a chapter and as individual members
  • Our Mission: to develop value-based leaders who encourage and foster positive relationships among brothers, alumni, local chapters, and the RIT community.

 

History

Sigma Chi was founded on June 28, 1855 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio when members split from Delta Kappa Epsilon. Sigma Chi has seven founding members: Benjamin Piatt Runkle, Thomas Cowan Bell, William Lewis Lockwood, Isaac M. Jordan, Daniel William Cooper, Franklin Howard Scobey, and James Parks Caldwell. Sigma Chi is a part of the Miami Triad, along with Beta Theta Pi and Phi Delta Theta.
founders

Sigma Chi Across The Globe

Sigma Chi is one of the oldest Greek-letter fraternities in North America which includes chapters in the United States as well as Canada. Sigma Chi is one of the world’s largest fraternities with over 300,000 alumni and over 240 undergraduate chapters.

Sigma Chi is a brotherhood with roots in the collegiate experience that engenders a lifelong commitment to strive to achieve true friendship, equal justice, and the fulfillment of learning as part of our overall responsibilities to the broader communities in which we live. Sigma Chi embraces members who possess different temperments, talents, and convictions with the belief that the free and mutual exchange of ideas will enhance the college experience for all of our brothers.

sigma_chi_crest

Philanthropies

Huntsman Cancer Institue

The NCI-designated cancer research facility and hospital located on the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in the Intermountain West. This title ensures patients benefit from the most current screening, diagnostic, and treatment methods. It means that Huntsman Cancer Institute follows national guidelines for the detection and treatment of cancer, and its physicians and researchers participate in the process of developing these guidelines.
huntsman

Children’s Miracle Network

The Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) is an international non-profit organization that raises funds for children’s hospitals, medical research and community awareness of children’s health issues. The organization, founded in 1982 by the Osmond family and John Schneider, is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. To date, the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals claims to have raised over $4 billion which is distributed directly to a network of 170 hospitals.

More…

More About Sigma Chi can be found at the official international website