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Representing 27 National and International Fraternity Chapters on Penn's Campus

Penn Interf raternity Council Viewbook

An introduction to our organizations and who we are for the 2020-2021 academic school year. upenn.ifc.org | @penn.ifc


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IFC President's Welcome Who and What is the IFC? Benefits of Greek Life and Resources Recruitment and New Member Info Chapter Profiles Thank you!


IFC President's Welcome

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A Welcome from our President On behalf of the twenty-five active chapters that make up the Interfraternity Council, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our IFC Viewbook. Greek life at Penn is a unique experience. It is not a stretch to say that our Greek community encompasses a wider range of characters and cultures than can be found in any other Greek life in the nation. There is truly a place for anyone and everyone. Through the Greek community, you will befriend students from 6 continents, and from every nook and cranny of America. You and 3,000 other students will share a common experience, unparalleled as a grounds for unanimity and as an avenue for discussing difference. The relationships you make in Greek life will stay with you for the rest of your life. At a world-class institution, our community is a bastion of excellence, maintaining higher academic standards, retention rates, and initial job placement after graduation. These are simply the outward signs of strong community. We uphold a long tradition rich in history and campus involvement. This University has been built by Greek men and women. Quite a few of your professors, not to mention members of the board of directors, talk with fondness of their time in Greek life. The connections with past generations of Penn Greeks runs strong; our alumni are our advocates and mentors.  You will learn and grow into the mold of your fraternity, so choose wisely. Each fraternity has a unique set of values and manners; find the one where you will become your best self. This Viewbook is intended as an introduction, so it should not be the end of your exploration. It is always better to hear it from the horse's mouth. Talk to current members and ask them about their experiences. Whether you are a parent, a prospective fraternity member, or currently affiliated with one of our chapters, I hope this guide will answer some of your questions. If not, please do not hesitate to contact members of the Interfraternity Council, chapter presidents, or the Office of Fraternity of Fraternity & Sorority Life. I look forward to meeting all of you in the future, at Penn or in the years beyond. Louis Galarowicz 2020 IFC President


Who and What is the IFC?Â

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What we do: The University of Pennsylvania Interfraternity Council is comprised of 23 men’s fraternities and 2 co-ed/genderinclusive fraternities. As a longstanding university with a rich history, many organizations have been present on Penn’s campus for more than 100 years. The history and traditions of each chapter continue to inspire longlasting community, leadership, and alumni support. Belong: Thriving at Penn is about finding people you can count on. Our fraternities look like events, philanthropy, and houses to outsiders, but what makes our brotherhoods impactful are the close, reallife, and genuine relationships that last a lifetime. Support: College is a fun, exciting time of your lives, but it can also be challenging.  As you experience the highs and lows of school and life, you are surrounded by a group of people who have pledged to support and care for you. 


IFC Board 2020

Louis Galarowicz IFC President

Majesty Uwagerikpe Executive Vice President

Janmiguel Gonzalez Logan Nantais VP of Administration VP of Recruitment & New Member Education and Finance

Kaden Stenger Marcus Jacob Karsch VP of Nowlan JIB Manager Programming VP of Philanthropy

Nate Miller VP of Justice

Ricardo Cabeza de Vaca VP of Diversity and  Inclusion


IFC Board 2021

Alexander Kaden Stenger Tyler Ricardo Cabeza Kaleb Hargrove "Sasha" IFC President McGolderick de Vaca VP of Recruitment & Morledge Executive Vice VP of Administration New Member VP of Community President and Finance Education Relations

Phillip June Jang Tchourioukanov VP of VP of Philanthropy Programming

Jacques Thompson JIB Manager

Andrew Lane Sebri Nurahmed VP of Justice VP of Diversity and Inclusion


Benef its of Greek Life and Resources

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Benefits of Greek Life Community Greek life gives students the chance to meet friends and like-minded people. It also gives you the chance to connect with people from other Greek organizations, and the chance to form intimate bonds with the brothers/siblings in ones organization.

Academic Support Fraternities consist of students across all years of undergraduate study. Many members will have the same major and can often be in the same classes.  This can lead to the formation of study groups, tutoring sessions, and study hours.  Greek Life students at Penn also have a higher average GPA than non-Greek students.

Networking Participating in Greek life offers benefits once you've graduated. Many organizations have networks and alumni around the world that can help you find jobs, get career advice, and get resources after graduation.  Many Greek members are leaders in their fields and you never know who you might meet through a Greek life connection.

Leadership Fraternities offer members the chances to gain leadership experience. As an officer of ones organization or as an officer on the IFC Board, Greek members have the opportunity to make important decisions, and practice cooperative leadership skills.  These experiences also look good on a resume.


Campus Resources

Counseling and Psychological Services If you are ever in need for any help with personal situations or similar issues, do not hesitate to visit. CAPS offers free and confidential services to all Penn undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. CAPS helps students adjust to university life, manage personal and situational challenges, develop coping strategies, and grow personally and professionally.

Office of Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) The mission of the AOD Program Initiatives is to reduce harm related to alcohol and other drug use at Penn. Key efforts focus on education, prevention and confidential, non-judgmental brief interventions for both individual students and student groups. In accordance with this mission, the office oversees policies, environmental management efforts and educational programs that encourage a safe and healthy environment for students.


More Resources


Additional Greek Councils at Penn INTERCULTURAL GREEK COUNCIL (IGC) @upennigc

PANHELLENIC COUNCIL (PHC) @pennpanhellenic

IGC is comprised of 4 fraternities and 7 sororities. Each of those 11 chapters are a member of one of the national umbrella groups: National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO), National Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Panhellenic Association (NAPA), and National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC). IGC strongly promotes community service and cultural appreciation.

The University of Pennsylvania Panhellenic Council is comprised of 7 women’s fraternities and sororities and values empowerment, leadership, and peer support.

IGC conducts recruitment/intake processes which may include interest meetings and/or chapter-specific events where candidates can learn about the organization. All second-semester freshmen, as well as sophomores, juniors, and seniors, are eligible to participate in recruitment/intake if they meet the eligibility requirements for OFSL and the member organization.

Panhellenic Primary Recruitment is the formal process through which potential new members consider sororities, while sororities choose new sisters. The Primary Recruitment period is comprised of multiple rounds where potential new members visit each of the chapters on Penn’s campus. Through a process of mutual selection, students narrow their choices until they are matched to a sorority following the last round.


Recruitment and New Member Info

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Potential New Member Information Eligibility We are committed to the success of each individual student who decides to join our community. Because of this, we enforce the requirements below for people looking to join a chapter. 1. Be a full-time enrolled undergraduate student in good standing with the University of Pennsylvania 2. Have at least 4.0 course units completed on their University of Pennsylvania transcript. 3. Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50.

Recruitment Interested in going through the recruitment process? Most fraternities offer recruitment in the fall and spring, but freshmen at the University of Pennsylvania are not able to join a Greek organization until their spring semester. If you do decide to join one of our many organizations, every chapter has their own new member education along with mandatory training required by the IFC.


Spring 2021 Recruitment Information The IFC at Penn is glad you have taken the first steps to become a member of the fraternity & sorority community. The IFC is currently a community of 25 recognized and active social fraternities: 23 are men’s-fraternities and 2 (Alpha Delta Phi Society and Delta Phi/St. Elmo Club) have coed/gender-inclusive memberships. Even in a virtual environment, our purposes have not waivered. At our core, we strive to provide a place of belonging where members experience fellowship, develop interpersonally, succeed academically, and contribute positively to Penn, Philadelphia, and society as a whole. Fraternities at Penn are values-based organizations and comprise a wide array of individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences. To learn more about the community, view the following: Office of Fraternity and Sorority (OFSL) website and IG @penngreeks; IFC website and IG @penn.ifc. Both websites show a list of recognized IFC fraternities. Unfortunately, at Penn, some groups of students operate independently but refer to themselves as fraternities. They are not affiliated with the IFC since they were de-recognized by their National Headquarters for severe health & safety violations related to hazing, alcohol, drugs, and/or other incidents. The organizations in this viewbook are the only recognized fraternities at Penn. Registration for IFC recruitment is required, please fill out the following link: https://pennifc.mycampusdirector2.com/


Timeline for Virtual Rectruitment Important Spring 2021 Dates: January 20 IFC Formal Spring Recruitment Begins with IFC Convocation/Expo 20 IFC Open Recruitment (1/20-1/27) 28 IFC Invite Recruitment (1/28-2/3) February 1 IFC Formal Spring Recruitment Registration Closes at 8am (Campus Director) 3 IFC Recruitment Bid Day March 28 Last Day to Initiate Members for all Councils*


Chapter Prof iles

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Alpha Chi Rho Chapter Founding Year: 1895 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1896 Chapter Motto: ΑΝΔΡΙΖΕΣΘΕ – "Be Men." Campus Location: 219 South 36th Street Chapter President: Paco dos Remedios What is Alpha Chi Rho? We are a very diverse group of brothers who strive to be men and have a great sense of community amongst ourselves to be the best we can be.

Philanthropy Initiatives: American Cancer Society, Habitat for Humanity, Autism Society of America, Children's Wish Foundation. As  one of their philanthropic efforts Alpha Chi Rho hosted the Crow Bowl, a flag football tournament to help raise money for their national philanthropy partner, Habitat for Humanity.

Fun Fact: We are the only Ivy League Chapter of Alpha Chi Rho!

Instagram: @upennaxp Facebook: Alpha Chi Rho -- Phi Phi chapter at UPenn


Alpha Delta Phi Society Chapter Founding Year: 1832 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 2010 Chapter Motto: Manus Multae Cor Unum (Many Hands, One Heart).  Chapter President: James Aykit What is Alpha Delta Phi  Society?  We are a gender-inclusive society! Besides philanthropy, as a chapter we attend educational/leadership trainings and do social things like playing games and watching movies. Each of our members have different interests, but we generally come together through our shared appreciation of the arts and passion for equality. Philanthropy Initiatives:  In the past, we have donated to and volunteered at Books Through Bars whose mission is to support inmate literacy and education. Virtually, we've donated to the Attic Youth Center which supports queer youth and to the Philly encampments for unhoused folks. Fun Fact: Every semester we do a weekly movie series! Recent semester themes have been queer movies, Anne Hathaway movies, and gothic movies! Instagram: @Penn_ADPS Facebook: @PennADPS National Website: adps.org


Alpha Epsilon Pi Chapter Founding Year: 1913 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 2017 Campus Location: 4040 Walnut Street Chapter President: Robbie Tromberg What is Alpha Epsilon Pi?  AEPi is a tight-knit community in which our brothers develop strong bonds with one another as well as develop crucial life skills. From networking to philanthropy to memorable social experiences, AEPi has helped create friendships and family for every single brother that will last a lifetime.

Philanthropy Initiatives: AEPi’s philanthropic initiatives focus on supporting our national philanthropies as well as serving our local community. Through our strong brotherhood, we commit to improving social awareness in our communities, locally and internationally. We recently held a fundraiser to support the World Central Kitchen, an organization that provides meals to people in the wake of natural disasters. Fun Fact: The UPenn (Gamma) chapter of AEPi was originally founded in 1918! Instagram: @penn_aepi


Alpha Sigma Phi Chapter Founding Year: 1845 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1914 Chapter Motto: "to Better the Man."

What is Alpha Sigma Phi? Alpha Sigma Phi is not interested in only becoming the fraternity of choice, for this perspective unnecessarily narrows our recruitment efforts to those inclined to go Greek. We instead, will be focused on appealing to a broader base of undergraduate men, thereby competing directly with other activities and organizations on today's campuses. By so doing, help to attract the very best and brightest undergraduate men. Philanthropy Initiatives:  RAINN, Shatterproof, Aware Awake Alive, Active Minds, Homes for our Troops.

Fun Fact: Warren Buffet joined Alpha Sigma Phi at Penn.

Instagram: @alphasig_upenn


Alpha Tau Omega Chapter Founding Year: 1865 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1881 Chapter Motto: "To know No North, No South, No East, No West, But to Know Man as Man." Campus Location: 225 S. 39th St Chapter President: Greg Vensley-Dobish What is Alpha Tau Omega?  Alpha Tau Omega is fraternity focuses on leadership development to help college men develop their ability to be effective leaders for a lifetime.

Philanthropy Initiatives: ATO brothers have often volunteered with the Beat the Streets Program in Philly providing tutoring for local Philadelphia youth.

Fun Fact: Many of our members are part of Penn athletic teams.

Instagram: @atoupenn


Beta Theta Pi Chapter Founding Year: 1839 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1880 Chapter Motto: Develop men of principle for a principled life. Campus Location: 3900 Spruce Street Chapter President: Jack Roland What is Beta Theta Pi?  Men of principle who value mutual assistance, intellectual growth, trust, responsible conduct, and integrity.

Philanthropy Initiatives: Mac and Phis, Social Justice, COVID Relief. 

Fun Fact: First college fraternity founded west of the Allegheny Mountains.

Instagram: @betaupenn


Delta Kappa Epsilon Chapter Founding Year: 1844 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1899 Chapter Motto: Kērothen Philoi Aei: "Friends From The Heart, Forever." Campus Location: 307 S, 39th Street Chapter President: James Kim What is Delta Kappa Epsilon?  The men of DKE are equal proportions the Gentleman, the Scholar and the Jolly Good Fellow. Philanthropy Initiatives:  Public outreach throughout the West Philadelphia and Greater Philadelphia regions.

Fun Fact: DKE has produced multiple presidents: Rutherford B. Hayes, Theodore Roosevelt, Gerald Ford, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush Instagram: @upenndke Website:  https://dke.org


Delta Phi Chapter Founding Year: 1827 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1849 Chapter Motto: Semper Ubique.  Campus Location: 3627 Locust Walk  Chapter President: Anna Fighera What is Delta  Phi?  Delta Phi, more commonly known as the St. Elmo Club of Philadelphia (or simply St. Elmo), is a gender-inclusive space that was founded on Penn's campus in 1849, making it one of the University's oldest fraternities. Our fraternity went co-ed in 1983 and since then, we have continuously championed inclusion, diversity, and acceptance among our membership and in all events that we host for the broader Penn community. Philanthropy Initiatives:  The members of St. Elmo are committed to social justice and as such, we greatly value philanthropy. We have a longstanding tradition of hosting what we call "Speakeasies," which are open mic events whose proceeds benefit initiatives and organizations local to Philadelphia. During these events, we open our house to the Penn community and invite students of all talents and abilities to share their art. Other events we have hosted include blood drives, clothing drives, and days of service. Organizations that we have partnered with in the past include Puentes de Salud, SpArc Philadelphia, Lutheran Settlement House, Books Through Bars, the American Red Cross, and more. Fun Fact: Nationally, Delta Phi is a member of the Union Triad, which are the three oldest fraternal organizations in the U.S.! Instagram: @elmo.upenn


Delta Psi Chapter Founding Year: 1847 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1854 Chapter Motto: N/A. Campus Location: 3637 Locust Walk Chapter President: Cal Williams

What is Delta Psi? Saint Anthony Hall is a vibrant, multi-faceted organization that has supported the academic and leadership development of our members for more than 170 years.

Philanthropy Initiatives: Helping Hands, First Generation Investors, Semper Fi Fund. 

Fun Fact: Brothers share meals together every day as a part of our chapter meal plan prepared by our fantastic chef. Instagram: @stanthonyhall


Delta Tau Delta Chapter Founding Year: 1858 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1897 Chapter Motto: Committed to Lives of Excellence.  Chapter President: Matt Garber What is Delta Tau Delta?  We are a medium-sized chapter with diverse brothers from across schools, majors, and countries. We value academics and frequently achieve the highest GPA in IFC, and we are a social fraternity and prioritize bonding with our brotherhood.

Philanthropy Initiatives: JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation). 

Fun Fact: Our alumni include Supreme Court Justice William Brennan Jr. and NYJ lineman Greg Van Roten!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/penndelts/


Kappa Alpha Society Chapter Founding Year: 1825 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1913 Chapter Motto: "No Better Boys You'll Find than the Chosen Sons of KA" Campus Location: 124 S. 39th St Chapter President: Jordan Taylor What is Kappa Alpha Society?  Kappa Alpha focuses on the development of its undergraduate members and nurtures life-long friendships among its vibrant alumni network.

Philanthropy Initiatives: John Hart Hunter Educational Foundation Inc.

Fun Fact: Kappa Alpha was the progenitor of the modern fraternity system in the US. It was the first of the fraternities which would eventually become known as the Union Triad.


Kappa Sigma Chapter Founding Year: 1869 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1892 Chapter Motto: Bononia Docet; ("Bologna Teaches").  Campus Location: 3706 Locust Walk Chapter President: Raphael Iskra

What is Kappa Sigma? Kappa Sigma prides ourselves on our strong brotherhood, inclusivity, and our ability to build leaders.

Philanthropy Initiatives: Scott Mackler 5K Run for ALS, Military Heroes Campaign, Equal Justice Initiative Fundraiser. 

Fun Fact: More than half of our chapter comes from diverse backgrounds

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kappasigma.upenn


Phi Delta Theta Chapter Founding Year: 1848 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1883 Chapter Motto: We enjoy life by the help and society of others.  Campus Location: 3700 Locust Walk  Chapter President: Colin Browne

What is Phi Delta Theta? Phi Delta Theta is centered on the potential of each brother, the unquenchable thirst for personal development and the lifelong values of friendship, sound learning and rectitude.

Philanthropy Initiatives: LiveLikeLou Foundation, DREAM Mentor Program. 

Fun Fact: Our brotherhood has a dedicated group of Premier League Soccer fans. 


Phi Gamma Delta Chapter Founding Year: 1848 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1881 Chapter Motto: Friendship, the sweetest influence. Campus Location: 3619 Locust Walk Chapter President: Eli Moraru What is Phi Gamma Delta?  The Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity (better known as Fiji) seeks to build courageous leaders. Valuing friendship, knowledge, service, morality, and excellence the beta chapter prides itself on these values that bring together this tight-knit brotherhood. The chapter house located on 3619 Locust has 19 bedrooms, an in-house chef, a game room, two lounges, a library, and memories that are not for college days alone. The brothers of Fiji have a diverse set of skills, areas of studies, and backgrounds. We hope to meet you soon and want to welcome you to Penn! Philanthropy Initiatives:  MARS, Make A Wish, Cancer Research, Sunday Breakfast Club, & more.

Fun Fact: Famous Fiji's include Phil Knight (founder of Nike) and Seth Meyers (SNL and Late Night) Instagram: @fiji.upenn


Phi Kappa Psi Chapter Founding Year: 1852 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1877 Chapter Motto: Live Ever Die Never Campus Location: 3934 Spruce Street Chapter President: Ethan Legow What is Phi Kappa Psi?  Very strong brotherhood and valuable feeling of community. Philanthropy Initiatives:  Distracted Driving, COVID relief. Prior to COVID, we hosted our annual charity show, LAWLapalooza - an event with performing art groups from Penn to raise money for the Boys & Girls Club of Philadelphia. Fun Fact: Sportsmen including Heisman Trophy winner Nile Kinnick, Olympic gold medalists 7-time gold swimmer Mark Spitz, "Father of College Basketball Coaching" Phog Allen, NFL visionary Tex Schramm, and Commissioner of Baseball Ford Frick were all members of Phi Psi.

Instagram: @phipsipenn Facebook: Phi Kappa Psi - University of Pennsylvania


Pi Kappa Alpha Chapter Founding Year: 1868 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1920 Chapter Motto: "Once a Pike, Always a Pike." Campus Location: 3916 Spruce St. Chapter President: Obed Antoine What is Pi Kappa Alpha?  Pi Kappa Alpha is dedicated to developing men of integrity, intellect, and high moral character and to fostering a truly lifelong fraternal experience.

Philanthropy Initiatives: St. Judes Children's Research Hospital, The Wounded Warrior Project, The National Fallen Firefighter Foundation. 

Fun Fact: Pike is one of the largest fraternities in the country.

Instagram: @upennpikes


Psi Upsilon Chapter Founding Year: 1833 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1891 Chapter Motto: "Unto us has befallen a mighty friendship" Campus Location: 250 S. 36th St Chapter President: Jack Silver What is Phi Kappa Psi?  Psi Upsilon promotes their values of Lifelong Friendship, Moral Leadership, Intellectual Engagement, Responsible Social Conduct, and Service to Society. Philanthropy Initiatives:  The Beau Biden Foundation, GreenDrop, Memorial Sloan Ketteting Cancer Center, Dividendo Voluntario, Purple Heart Foundation, Homewards Initiative Fun Fact:  Throughout the year, we host a Speaker Series on various topics. 

Instagram: @upennpsiu


Sigma Alpha Epsilon Chapter Founding Year: 1856 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1901 Chapter Motto: Brighter from obscurity.  Campus Location: 3908 Spruce Street Chapter President: Sam Fuchs What is Sigma Alpha Epsilon?  We emphasize both being social and having strong values. We are guided by the True Gentleman code which is at the core of who we are as a fraternity. Philanthropy Initiatives:  Project HOME, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Foundation. 

Fun Fact: Nationally SAE has over 336,000 lifetime members, the most of any fraternity organization in the world.

Instagram: @upennsae Website:  https://saepath.2stayconnected.com/


Sigma Alpha Mu Chapter Founding Year: 1909 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1914 Campus Location: 3817 Walnut St. Chapter President: Jonah Lourie

What is Sigma Alpha Mu? Sigma Alpha Mu instills strong fraternal values, offering social and service opportunities, encouraging academic excellence and teaching leadership skills. Philanthropy Initiatives:  Alzheimer's Association, The Judy Fund. Last fall, we participated in the Out of the Darkness Walk for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to raise awareness of mental health. Fun Fact:  Sigma Alpha Mu helped Jewish refugees escape from Europe throughout the 1930s.


Sigma Chi Chapter Founding Year: 1855 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1875-1877. Re-Established in 1896. Chapter Motto: In Hoc Signo Vinces - "In This Sign You Shall Conquer." Campus Location: 3809 Locust Walk Chapter President: Gabriel Wineman What is Sigma Chi?  The Phi Phi Chapter of the Sigma Chi Fraternity was founded at the University of Pennsylvania on September 27, 1875 as the Upsilon Chapter and rechartered in 1884 after a brief period of inactivity. Over the course of the nearly century-and-a-half that has transpired since its founding, the Phi Phi Chapter has initiated over 2,000 brothers and has made an indelible and positive impact on generations of young men. Philanthropy Initiatives:  Our chapter, like all Sigma Chi chapters across the country, raises money every year for the Huntsman Cancer Institute, which was founded by an alumnus and former president of our chapter, Jon Huntsman Sr. ’59. In 2020, despite a halt to our normal fundraising activities due to COVID-19, we successfully raised over $50,000 for the Huntsman Cancer Institute, in large part due to the generous support of an alumnus, David Fleshman ’61. Fun Fact: John Wayne (USC Sigma Chi '29) once said “Men join fraternities, leaders of men join Sigma Chi.” Instagram: @upennsigmachi Website: https://sigmachiupenn.org/


Sigma Nu Chapter Founding Year: 1869 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1894 Chapter Motto: Love, Honor, Truth.  Campus Location: 3819 Walnut Street  Chapter President: Siddarth Tumu What is Sigma Nu?  Sigma Nu prides itself on fostering an open and friendly environment. Through a variety of social events, Sigma Nu provides a nice break from the rigors of academia while still allowing brothers to focus on school and their futures. Our brothers support each other and have fun together, and the bonds of friendship forged between brothers extend both personally and professionally beyond college. Our brotherhood attracts campus leaders, men who not only embrace leadership roles in our fraternity, but who also command respect on Penn's campus because of their dedication to outside clubs. Unlike other fraternity housing, our house is privately owned which means lower rent than other places around campus and more involvement with the brothers. The brotherhood can make decisions in conjunction with the alumni about how to change and improve the house without needing prior permission from the university. Philanthropy Initiatives:  Blood drives with other Greek organizations in conjunction with the Red Cross; Donations to BLM organizations and other charitable organizations; Poll working to promote voter participation; Ray of hope project.  Fun Fact: Dean Furda was a part of Sigma Nu during his undergraduate years at UPenn. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/upennsigmanu/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/upennsigmanu Website: https://pennsigmanu.com/


Sigma Phi Epsilon Chapter Founding Year: 1901 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1904 Chapter Motto: Building Balanced Men; Virtue, Diligence, and Brotherly Love.  Campus Location: 4028 Walnut Street Chapter President: Janmiguel Gonzalez What is Sigma Phi Epsilon?  "This Fraternity will be different..." Sigma Phi Epsilon at the University of Pennsylvania was founded in 1904 with the guiding principles of Virtue, Diligence, & Brotherly Love. Originally a chapter open to only medical students, in 1907 PA Delta became a chapter open to all disciplines at Penn. PA Delta has made its mark in the city of Brotherly Love as the longest-running SigEp chapter in history, surpassing all other chapters established before it. Our mission statement is Building Balanced Men, which permeates our expectations for membership. Our Chapter is comprised of motivated gentlemen from diverse backgrounds, engaging in numerous extracurriculars on campus, and pursuing various careers. Philanthropy Initiatives:  Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Annual Car Smash, Annual Blood Drive, Mental Health Initiatives

Fun Fact: SigEp Penn Delta is the longest continually running Sigma Phi Epsilon chapter in the nation. Instagram: @sigepupenn


Tau Epsilon Phi Chapter Founding Year: 1910 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1921 Chapter Motto: Friendship, Chivalry, Service.  Campus Location: 3805 Walnut Street Chapter President: Matthew Fine What is Tau Epsilon Phi?  Tau Epsilon Phi Members practice friendship, chivalry, and service. We like to cohost events with the Penn bands. We received the Robert Lucid Award for Academic Excellence for obtaining the highest chapter GPA in the IFC last fall! Philanthropy Initiatives:  Our Military Kids, Inc., Suicide Prevention Walk

Fun Fact: President Dwight Eisenhower joined TEP.

Instagram: @tepupenn


Zeta Beta Tau Chapter Founding Year: 1898 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1907 Chapter Motto: Brotherhood for a Lifetime.  Campus Location: 235 South 39th Street Chapter President: Jacob Chimerine

What is Zeta Beta Tau? A brotherhood of around 65 members that takes 20-25 new members each Spring.

Philanthropy Initiatives: No-Shave November, Donation Matching Campaign Against Racial Injustice, Fundraiser for St. Jude's Children's Hospital.  Fun Fact: We have brothers from 9 different countries.

Instagram: @zbtpenn


Zeta Psi Chapter Founding Year: 1847 Chapter Founding Year at  Penn: 1850 Chapter Motto: Tau Kappa Phi.  Campus Location: 3337 Walnut Street  Chapter President: Finn Teoh  What is Zeta Psi?  Zeta Psi members are committed to the development of leadership, character, and intellect – and to the service of their brothers, their communities, and mankind. Zeta Psi won the Community Service award the past two years. Philanthropy Initiatives:  COVID relief, Ronald McDonald House of Philadelphia, Arca de Noe Pre-School Fun Fact: The Zeta Psi Chapter House has the oldest pool table in Philadelphia.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Zeta-Psi-at-Penn-SigmaChapter-151997381529594/ Website:  http://www.thesigma.org/


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Penn Interfraternity Council (IFC) Viewbook 2020-2021  

An introduction to our organizations and who we are for the 2020-2021 academic school year. upenn.ifc.org | @penn.ifc

Penn Interfraternity Council (IFC) Viewbook 2020-2021  

An introduction to our organizations and who we are for the 2020-2021 academic school year. upenn.ifc.org | @penn.ifc