Sigma Phi Epsilon Quick Facts
National Founding: November 1, 1901 at Richmond College, VA
Local Founding: February 22, 2002 as the New Jersey-Zeta Chapter
Motto: “Building Balanced Leaders for the World’s Communities”
Cardinal Principles: Virtue, Diligence, and Brotherly Love
Philanthropic Cause: Youth AIDS
National Organization:
Nickname: SigEp
Colors: Purple, Red and Gold
Flower: The Violet and The Dark Red Rose
Symbol: Golden Heart
Mascot: The Knight

Sigma Phi Epsilon Chapter Statistics
Overall Chapter Score- 93%
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Spring 2014

  • Number of Active Member- 40
  • Number of Members who Disaffiliated- 2
  • Chapter GPA- 3.18
  • New Members Inducted- 13
  • Number of Members who Depledged- 1
  • New Member GPA- 3.11
  • Total Building Damages- $0

Fall 2014

  • Number of Active Member- 32
  • Number of Members who Disaffiliated- 0
  • Chapter GPA- 3.32
  • New Members Inducted- 4
  • Number of Members who Depledged- 0
  • New Member GPA- 3.55

Sigma Phi Epsilon Contact Information
Chapter President: Matthew Castorina
Primary Advisor:  Brian Person
University House, House Manager: 2015-2016 Shaiann Grey
House Director: Jane Sanchez

Sigma Phi Epsilon Standards and Expectations Highlights
Presentation Score- 97.6%

  • Presented by John Carroll (Former President), Matt Castorina (Current President)

Academic Achievement- 95.7%

  • The chapter was recognized at NGLA for their Academic Mentoring Program.
  • Chapter improved their GPA and currently only have 4 members required to be on the mentoring program. They graduated multiple members from the program. 
  • Chapter utilizes “Fantasy Academics” as an incentive program.

Chapter Operations- 89.7%

  • The chapter sought more structure in the recruitment of new members and held more diverse events to attract members based upon their values.
  • The chapter implemented a recruitment plan to recruit a minimum number of members each semester.

Risk Reduction- 86.4%

  • The chapter added new position to their Standards Board  including Alternate Delegate and  Risk Management Chair

House Management- 80%
Programming- 96.9%

  • The chapter held a brother camping trip at a YMCA site.
  • A monthly TED Talk series with chapter dialogues was created as a leadership event.
  • Career networking event  with  a panel of 11 alumni was used for brothers and potential members.
  • The chapter’s Queen of Hearts philanthropy event raised over $2,000 for Big Brothers, Big Sisters.

Leadership Development- 96.9%

  • The Chapter increased attendance at Sigma Phi Epsilon conferences, such as Edge, Carlson Leadership Academy, and Life After College.
  • They improved structure of AVC and relationships with the board.

Chapter Violations

  • 2014 Chapter Code of Conduct Violations = 0
  • 2013 Chapter Code of Conduct Violations = 0
  • 2012 Chapter Code of Conduct Violations = 3
    *Sanctions based on April 3, 2012 Noise Policy violation
    - Community Restitution - completed 9/30/12
    - Monetary Fine - completed 5/16/12
    *Sanctions based on April 6, 2012 Alcohol Policy violation
    - Alcohol Education Program - completed 12/17/12
    - Monetary Fine - completed 5/16/12
    - Community Restitution - completed 10/26/12
    *Sanctions based on October 11, 2012 Alcohol Policy violation
    - Monetary Fine - completed 11/20/12
    - Community Restitution - completed 10/26/12
    - Disciplinary Probation - through 9/1/13
Activity and Club Category 
Fraternities & Sororities, Recognized Fraternities and Sororities