Recent News

Aug 28, 2020

Help us Find Missing Brothers

As Penn State continues to issue announcements about fall semester in the face of COVID-19, we need our Alumni to remain informed and involved. You can help our Brotherhood stay strong and connected by providing missing contact information for members of Alpha Chi. Click “Read More” to see if a Brother you know is on our lost list.

Aug 28, 2020

Remembering Traditions

Current Nittany Lions may miss out on many of the things we loved about our Penn State experience. But in the midst of these unfortunate cancellations, we suggest looking back on better days. In remembering our traditions, we reassure ourselves that someday they will return, for us and future generations of Nittany Lions to enjoy. Click "Read More" for a look back on our traditions.

Aug 28, 2020

Sigma Chi National’s Statement on Racial Justice

"Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those who have been affected by this pandemic, and, in particular, the many undergraduate and graduate student brothers who have suffered a break of employment or been displaced from their campus residences due to the COVID-19 outbreak. " As the nation continues to be rocked by protests, Sigma Chi National has released a statement expressing continued support for equality and justice. Click “Read More” to learn how you can take action today.

Jul 22, 2020

Photo Flashback - Re-Visiting 2004 Alpha Chi 

This month we are taking the photo time machine back to 2004 at Penn State. Who was around in 2004? What were you doing? Click “Read More” to see the photo, and to learn how you can share photos with your brothers. 

Jul 22, 2020

Why Alpha Chi?

We all know the impact Greek life has—we lived it. ‘Social fraternity’ might give a superficial impression of our Greek experience. But research shows that friendships are the key to happiness. Click “Read More” to read quotes from Alpha Chi brothers about why Greek life is vital to higher education. 

Jul 1, 2020

Fall Opening at Alpha Chi

Planning for Fraternity Life with COVID-19; Alpha Chi continues to prepare for the Upcoming Fall 2020 Semester. Click "Read More" to see Alpha Chi's Fall 2019 plans.

Jun 24, 2020

2020 Sigma Chi Golf Classic Photos

Jun 19, 2020

Alpha Chi Brothers Speak Up

In last month’s e-letter, we sent out a survey to our Alpha Chi Alumni. Alums shared what they loved most about being an Alpha Chi. Now, we’d like to share some of our favorite responses with you! Click “Read More” to see your Brothers memories and to answer these questions yourself!

Jun 19, 2020

Donors By Decade

We want to take a moment to thank our Brothers on the all-time donor list for the annual fund and campaign pledges. The all-time donor list includes any brother who has given back at some point since leaving campus. If you’re interested in how your decade has performed in all-time giving, click "Read More" to see the current giving year by decade!

May 26, 2020

Summer Projects get Underway at Alpha Chi

By Jim Lundy

May 26, 2020

David “Duff” Chambers Enters Chapter Eternal

May 26, 2020

Reliving our History, One Picture at a Time

May 20, 2020

Will You Snap Back from Social Distancing?

Ever since the word “quarantine” started dominating headlines, we’ve been faced with new realities. And those realities have crushed us down to the basic needs of human existence, the need to have meaningful relationships – face-to-face. Click “Read More” to see how the best years with your Brothers don’t have to be behind you.

May 15, 2020

Alumni Weekend on Hold

By Scott Fozard ’89, Tournament Director

May 15, 2020

Don DiFrancesco ‘66 named Significant Sig for 2020

By David Brickley ’65, Significant Sig

May 15, 2020

New Boiler Needed at Alpha Chi

By Andy Gildersleeve ’67, Alumni House Manager

Mar 8, 2020

Chapter Raises $109,981 for THON 20

The Actives were hard at work this year, working with Alpha Phi Sorority to raise a record amount. See the article from THON Chair Mike Wells.

Jan 28, 2020

Spring Semester and January Chapter Visit

By Jim Lundy We had a busy Winter Break - with lots of cleaning out of rooms and general cleaning of the house, supervised by House Manager Andy Gildersleeve - and our facilities manager Fratfix. I made a visit to the chapter the weekend of 1/17 and it went well. The house was very clean and as a reward for two brothers painting four bedrooms, we purchased a new 82” TV that has already been put to good use.

Jan 28, 2020

The 30th Annual Golf Weekend and Steak Bake is here - Bring a Friend

By Scott Fozard It is hard to believe that this year is the 30th anniversary of our esteemed Alumni Weekend - also referred to as the PSU Sigma Chi Golf Classic and Steak Bake. This year’s dates are June 5-7 and it is time to register and reserve your hotel room - see this link to register. Hotels are going fast but the good news is there are more hotels than ever in State College.

Jan 28, 2020

Alpha Chi turns 129 years Old in 2020

The year was 1891 - the very first year of Alpha Chi at Penn State. This is the year that Alpha Chi turns 129 years old. We are in the process of adding a new Alumni historian and want to capture as many memories as we can.

Dec 18, 2019

Preparing Alpha Chi for the Next Century

Our chapter has been at Penn State for 128 years and while Greek organizations are being challenged by University Administrators around the nation, Sigma Chi and Alpha Chi are preparing for the future. Click "Read More" for the full story.

Dec 18, 2019

A New Consul - Jonathan Shuste

Some of you may know Alumni Brother Bob Shuster ‘87, who was a great Consul in the 80s. Bob’s son Jonathan was just elected as the 122nd Consul of Alpha Chi. Click "Read More" for more details.

Dec 18, 2019

Consul’s Corner

My name is Jonathan Shuster and I’m currently a sophomore in the Smeal College of Business, intending to major in finance. I’m from Camp Hill, PA, just across the Susquehanna River from Harrisburg. When my cousin (Andrew Dixon ’22) and I were initiated, we became the 12th and 13th of our family to join Sigma Chi and the 4th and 5th to join our Chapter. Click "Read More" for Jonathan's full story.

Sep 17, 2019

Alpha Chi Needs You!

Alpha Chi has shaped all of our lives in some way, whether it was getting our first taste of leadership, meeting our future spouses at a dance or where we first met our best friends. Click “Read More” to see how you can help out Alpha Chi.