Founders Day marks the formal organizing of the fraternity, started on the campus of … The fraternity raised significant funds, made many improvements to the House and re-asserted itself as the dominant fraternity in all of Oswego. Wearing of any hats was discontinued in the mid 1960’s. This tool allows event managers to edit sections of the event website. Back in these days, and indeed up until the 1972/73 school year, pledging only took place once a year, in the Spring. Front from left are Tyler Kamp, Alfred Scheuer, and David Fuenzalida. Similarly, the Theta Xi chapter was Franklin Hall, Delta Psi adopted the name St. Anthony Hall which spread to their entire small but old national fraternity, Phi Gamma Delta was Vernon Hall, Chi Phi was York Hall, Psi Upsilon became the Fence Club, and Delta Phi was known at Yale as St. Elmo's. Through close alumni oversight and significant assistance, the active brothers were guided down the path that led to the fraternity successfully regaining official recognition and relocating to another place of operation. Burned down by an arsonist on Christmas, 1992? Abbreviated History 1947 - Sigma Gamma Founding In the fall of 1947, six men attending the State University of New York, College at Oswego were living together in a small wooden cabin with a coal fired, pot belly stove across from Sheldon Hall. So, from April to July of 2020, instead of cowering in fear and/or throwing in the towel, Gamma brothers pitched in and worked tirelessly to refurbish the Attic as well as repaint the interior walls of the House. Nowadays, these are referred to as “Rush” parties, where essentially potential members are invited down to the House to meet with brothers, learn about the fraternity and our traditions, and envision themselves as potential members of the best, most historic fraternity in Oswego. A "modern" sound system was installed in the 3rd Floor Party Room where previously live bands played. That answer to the frat brothers question is easy. A composite for multiple years (2015 - 2017) was compiled to bring the fraternity current. In the mid. In the mid 1960's an extensive project was undertaken to repaint the exterior of 53 West Seneca Street. In the fall of 1947, six men attending the State University of New York, College at Oswego were living together in a small wooden cabin with a coal fired, pot belly stove across from Sheldon Hall. Late 80’s - Betty Marshall is re-added for a brief period as an additional advisor, (she had previously served as an advisor in the late 70’s and through parts of the early 1980’s prior to Dr. Smith’s arrival) In 1989, a local attorney, Tim Fennell is added as an advisor. Sigma Gamma took pride in being Greek Week Champions in 2010. We had safeguarded this variance since 1958 and in 2003, it was gone. Then, on the day of the event, we'll honor the lives lost to cancer, celebrate survivors, and support the caregivers who so selflessly help others. Throughout the 1980’s and 1990’s, Sigma Gamma rang bells for the Salvation Army during holiday season and established numerous other traditions, including participating in the city’s annual July 4th Parade. “This is our 90th year. The iconic Sigma Gamma Crest was painted on a new mirror in 1965. Kevin Kropp. Alumni James Schunk and Ryan Buckley stepped up and donated the funds to hire a local tree stump removal company to come in and finally remove an old, massive tree stump that took up far too much space in the backyard of the fraternity house. Brothers have always been athletic, and an important part of pledging and life in the fraternity revolved around a ritual known as Worm Football. In September 2001, the attacks on the WTC rocked the nation and unsettled the fraternity and the college community. Oswego is often billed as one big family — and you can’t have a family without brothers and sisters. For the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester, owing to the effects of the Covid lockdown, there were virtually no social gatherings of any sort taking place at the fraternity house. All of Sigma Gamma remains thankful for how accommodating Jabber and the staff at Greene's were. Marano Campus Center, Room 133. Jabber's place had served as a gathering spot for Gamma alumni of all ages during our annual reunions. The fraternity won many scholarship awards given out back in this time, for highest GPA’s among Greek organizations and highest individual student awards. One was a great man, Dr. Kenneth Gabel, a math teacher, who agreed to act as the first. Fraternity membership still quite strong at this stage. We hope you love SUNY Oswego as much as your mom did. Bill Testa continued in his quest to restore and recreate older composites. We weren't so good with our paperwork in the 2016 - 2017 year so. A Formal Induction Ceremony was held at the end of April. Many of the fraternity’s original founding brothers, including Charlie Weigand, Joe Giorgio, Donald Coe, Tony Ingrassi and Ed Nalbandian came back to join the celebration. The fraternity begins an annual involvement with maintaining West Park. We look forward to welcoming the Class of 2024. It was always played in Gamma Park, also known as West Park, or Franklin Square Park. These efforts paid off handsomely, as there were 16 new brothers indoctrinated into Sigma Gamma Fraternity in April 2019. John Sarkis simultaneously led an effort to focus on Gamma's rich heritage, by introducing and promoting the "KNOW YOUR HERITAGE" campaign, wherein ongoing social media posting activities utilized classic pictures from the Gamma archive. In the early 60’s, this changed to a “beret” style. Eventually, the fraternity resettled at 110 and immediately began work on improving the common spaces, including the Attic. Brother John Sarkis recreated the famous Gamma cartoon image from the 53 West Seneca Street Room of No Return wall. Last update was 3999 days ago UPDATE NOW. October 12, 1952 – Gamma Sigma Sigma. Numbers wise, there were routinely 50 – 60 active brothers, and Gamma excelled in just about every athletic, social, and community service category known to man. This association would prove to be a tremendous advantage to the fraternity for several years. Many brothers from all eras donated time, their services and funds to these efforts. Phi Lambda Phi--New York--Oswego Phi Sigma Chi--New York--Oswego Philosophy Department--New York--Oswego Pi Delta Chi--New York--Oswego Protestant Student Association Council--New York--Oswego Psi Phi Gamma--New York--Oswego Psychology Department--New York--Oswego S.E.A.N.Y.S.--New York--Oswego Science Club--New York--Oswego Psi Phi Gamma Meeting 10-11 a.m. – Join brothers to hear the latest news and updates for Psi Phi. Many of these names have been carried over into subsequent houses. In May of 2020, long time Sigma Gamma adviser Dr. John Kares Smith officially "retired" as an adjunct professor which transitioned his role to Adviser Emeritus. However, Gamma brothers have always been resourceful and so, the active brothers took advantage of a sliver of a window of opportunity to initiate a fall pledge program, led by Fall PM Vincent Aparicio. Because of the impact cancer … Would you like to kickstart your fundraising by making a donation? Mid 80’s - Sigma Gamma single handedly revives Greek Games after a period of dormancy. A chariot was built by alumni and delivered to Oswego. After the Spring 2020 semester concluded, the pandemic was still in effect though somewhat temporarily lessened in scope. This year we are going to join together with the Make A Wish Foundation and set a world record playing Twister at Oswego. Our traditions of openness and dedication have kept our house alive for well over 60 years. Last update was 3999 days ago UPDATE NOW. Protestant Student Association Council--New York--Oswego Psi Phi Gamma Psychology Department Radio Station WGCV--New York--Oswego Reading Center--Education Department Residence Council--New York--Oswego Rifle Club--New York--Oswego S.E.A.N.Y.S.--New York--Oswego Fortunately, brother Bill Wiltsie's dad, a local Mr. As a community service project, Ryann Ward of Alpha Sigma Chi and Skyler Elkins of Psi Phi Gamma chose to do a project that would benefit those that are homeless. School of Business; About. We are getting more acclimated to doing what we need to do in order to continue meeting the ever increasing requirements to remain a registered organization in good standing. Several traditions were restored in 2017, including the Fall Toga Party and the re-appearance of the Gamma Batch. October 7, 1997 – Delta Xi Nu. In 2005, we triumphantly re-opened the restored Gamma House and resumed life as an organization. A built in bar was constructed as well as a stage. One alumni, Bob Bacon, was part of the legendary NYFD crew that miraculously survived the collapse because of a miracle stairwell. Nights of free lodging provided to patients at Hope Lodge® communities. Middle row from left: Amber Roberts, Allison Soss, Megan Capuano, Keira Slater, She'Bria Gordon, Iyuhna Callands, Vickttoria … The educational experience at Oswego pivoted to "remote, on - line learning" and virtually all facets of traditional social life were radically altered. In the Attic, brothers Matt Ditzel and RJ Salerno led a team of brothers in ripping up and repairing large sections of water and fire damaged flooring. This was also the time period when recently turned alumni brother. Brother Tom Ripke updates and re-models the Cave, resumes the tradition of putting up paddles on the walls of the Cave. These circumstances could have, and would have destroyed for good lesser organizations --- but they could not and would not do in the proudest fraternity in Oswego, Sigma Gamma. In May of 2016, after a few years of having to have a low key profile, alumni brothers Peter Devine, Mike Joseph and Billy Testa traveled to Oswego to re-teach certain Gamma traditions and began re-implementing certain functions, including the Formal Inductions Ceremony. A few weeks later, the fraternity packed up all its memorabilia and composites and alumni Jim Stone very helpfully arranged for all of these materials to be stored in Oswego until Gamma had relocated to 110. Fix Everything Type, coordinated repairs for the brothers and didn't charge the brothers for any of his considerable labor costs. Calls and chats from patients and caregivers seeking support. In the Fall of 2017, after the historic 70th anniversary weekend, the fraternity was settled into a location referred to as 69 W. Under the supervision of the House President at the time, Austin Dalli, the brotherhood endeavored to make the house look like a Gamma House should look. OSWEGO — SUNY Oswego students representing Alpha Sigma Chi and Psi Phi Gamma recently held a winter supply drive to benefit Oswego County Opportunities’ (OCO) Runaway and Homeless Youth Shelter. Psi Phi Gamma / Phi Lambda Phi. Alabama: Alabama Gamma: 1983: Auburn High School: Auburn: Alabama Zeta: 1987: Shades Valley High School: Birmingham: Alabama Iota: 1990: Huntsville Senior High School Please RSVP on form so we know how many plan to attend. OSWEGO — SUNY Oswego students representing Alpha Sigma Chi and Psi Phi Gamma recently held a winter supply drive to benefit Oswego County Opportunities’ (OCO) Runaway and Homeless Youth Shelter. For a little while, the fraternity had to vacate these premises until certain permits and other inspections could be properly carried out. The results were truly transformative and simply stunning. Please enter at least three letters of the event name. Could help provide free access to 24-hour information and support via phone, email, and online chats for one person. In the e. The 90's started off well, and brothers maintained strong numbers and solid brothers for years. In 2007, the college changed the format of its annual Summer Reunions and Sigma Gamma’s alumni embraced these changes whole heartedly. At the time, each of these fraternities, for various reasons, maintained certain restrictive admittance policies, in that they would only accept white Anglo-Saxons who were Christians. In the late 2000’s this game changed it’s format, and Sigma Gamma pledges (Worms) played football against the Sig Tau pledges (Gators). If you cannot find an event in your area, or have any questions, please contact us at 1-800-227-2345. Sigma Gamma featured numerous interesting entries during this time and took home many awards. Numerous new traditions were also born during this period, including the introduction of the infamous “Gamma Batch” and the tradition of holding “Kelsey’s Parties” in each individual room of the fraternity house. It was around this time, in 2008 that brother. The brothers then concentrated on installing concrete base support posts for a new wooden stockade fence that was installed in the rear and side areas of the backyard. This not only provided additional security but also a level of privacy that the brothers had never had previously. These six men proposed the idea of forming the first “open” fraternity at Oswego, and indeed, the first “open, non-sectarian” fraternity in the SUNY system at the time, one which would welcome men from all backgrounds regardless of race, creed or ethnic origin. Our Mission and Values A fire in the kitchen in 1968 almost burned down the House but quick thinking brothers doused the flames, however the kitchen was severely damaged and the stove needed to be replaced. However, Sigma Gamma as a whole sized up the situation and determined that this was a unique opportunity to undertake major repairs and improvements to the House. Alumni Dave Cronk donated a much needed beer dispensing keg-e-rator which has now been successfully deployed at 110. Students from Alpha Sigma Chi and Psi Phi Gamma held a winter supplies drive to benefit Oswego County Opportunities’ Runaway and Homeless Youth Shelter. In later years, (1985 - 1986) Peter Devine assumed this same role, and then followed Jeff Gagnon and later Bob Conroy. In the mid 80's, the drinking age in NYS changed to 21 which had a significant impact on many aspects of life as a college student. The pipes in the House froze in the mid 60's requiring an extensive effort to replace boiler systems, piping throughout the house and cast iron steam radiators. Included in this history book was a nod to young brother. Since we were running the fraternity as a business during this period, Gamma was really doing well. Sigma Gamma's active membership ranks suffered during these turbulent times, but we forged on. As Spring 2018 came to a close, the fraternity's PM at the time, John Mullaney, oversaw a successful Spring pledge class. In June, several brothers were invited over to the former Sigma Gamma House to retrieve the GAMMA LION, a treasured piece of Gamma memorabilia. RJ also installed a new, temperature controlled/activated automatic fan air circulation system donated by the Alumni Fund. Fraternities from best to worst: Delta Kappa Kappa Sigma Alpha Epsilon Sigma Tau Chi Sigma Gamma Delta Sigma Phi Theta Chi (recently Phi Tau) Kappa Sig (re - State University of New York at Oswego - SUNYO Discussion In the Spring of 2017, the fraternity was rejuvenated by another strong pledge class and the renewed focus on reinstating traditions. Their commitment is what kept Sigma Gamma alive during this time period. You can see pictures of this transformation on the News page of this website. Notes. for website management resources. Throughout Sigma Gamma’s entire history, many brothers have held leadership roles within student government, intra-fraternity Greek council, and led many student run organizations, as well as championed numerous charitable causes. 42 seconds of Green and Gold history. In January 2014, the fraternity was jolted by the sudden, untimely death of 26 year old alumni Kory "Jaeger" Rauscher who had done so much for Sigma Gamma including coordinating the moving of the fraternity from our home of 50 years (53 West Seneca) to the new home at 110 West Bridge Street. Starting in the end of the March, the fraternity's Alumni Board officers began instituting weekly ZOOM video calls with the brothers to more actively provide rapid consultation and advice to the active brothers. He was a young kid who lived next door who the brothers took under the wing and he fit right in more ways that can be explained. In the early 60's, Sigma Gamma hooked up with Dr. Norris Goldsmith, who served as a fraternity adviser for the next two decades. The main components of the traditional Sigma Gamma "Meal Plan" are born during this period. During the 1980's, the famous Dave Chicarelli run extended until @ 1987. And we want to stop this disease in its tracks. Visit As the 1958 academic year was winding down, Sigma Gamma brothers capitalized on an incredible opportunity to purchase the. In 1997, Gamma highlighted by the fraternity’s 50th anniversary celebration in July 1997. For several years prior to Sigma Gamma purchasing the house, it had been used as a “rooming house” by the Arethusa Eta sorority. The fraternity developed the. October 13, 1870 – Kappa Kappa Gamma Brother Mike Beekman transform the Coke Room (where we stored the Coca Cola for the soda machine) from a storage room to a legitimate bedroom. The balance of the semester presented many, many challenges for the fraternity, but ----- the brothers bore down and really focused on what measures could be taken to make the most of the situation. Contact the site administrator: Full Name: Email: Please enter your message: Psi Phi Gamma Fraternity - State University of New York - College at Oswego. Here’s how: It’s that easy! John Sarkis hand crafted a replacement for the original, iconic Sigma Gamma mirror. Could offer a cancer patient and their caregiver one night of free lodging at a Hope Lodge® location. Alumni brothers, led by Peter “Skeet’ER” Devine and Mike “Jamm” Joseph, and others formed a leadership group and fought valiantly to save our house. Dr. Smith continues to serve as the fraternity adviser even though he scaled back his active teaching schedule at the college. Many of these reunions have served as a jolt of electricity for the organization. During the 1990's brothers started allowing dogs to live in the Gamma House which was something that wasn't really ever permitted before. As the 50’s gave way to the 60’s, Sigma Gamma was a studious bunch. Pledge class projects undertaken in Fall 2020 included repainting interior walls and custom painting of the iconic room names inside the historic Sigma Gamma fraternity house. Floor of bathroom between Bear’s Den and Presidential Suite collapses, and this bathroom is de-commissioned and made into a closet. The tradition of assigning nicknames for each pledge began @ 1975 or so. SUNY Oswego students representing Alpha Sigma Chi and Psi Phi Gamma recently held a winter supply drive to benefit Oswego County Opportunities’ (OCO) Runaway and Homeless Youth Shelter. The ceiling on the Cave is painted with an incredible design. October 9, 1988 – Lambda Tau Omega. We apologize, but the event you are trying to access is no longer active. 70’s - Sigma Gamma’s custom tiled floors with inlaid ER lettering were installed, various internal fraternal traditions were started based upon these floors. Then, in 1994, through no fault of the brothers, Sigma Gamma lost the Used Bookstore, which served as a major fundraising source of income. Our traditions of openness and dedication have kept our house alive for well over 60 years. On one evening, they poured some refreshments and discussed the four existing fraternities at the State Teachers College at Oswego. Alumni Bill Testa donated new silk screens used for producing Sigma Gamma pledge books. All American Room is painted with a giant wall sized flag for 1976 bi-centennial. Alumni donations from the 70th were deployed to good use, including purchasing a new felt banner. The Fall 2017 pledge class built a nice beer pong table emblazoned with the classic Sigma Gamma crest. Pledges for many, many years wore plastic name badges that would list their names and hometowns, and a green and gold ribbon would be affixed to the pledge pins. Gamma was also very active in community service initiatives, including coordinating blood drives and working on Gamma's annual entries in the car float parades. Fraternities from best to worst: Delta Kappa Kappa Sigma Alpha Epsilon Sigma Tau Chi Sigma Gamma Delta Sigma Phi Theta Chi (recently Phi Tau) Kappa Sig (re - State University of New York at Oswego - SUNYO Discussion In August 2018, the fraternity relocated to a house we had previously occupied for many years. ... 95, who is excited to be accepted at SUNY Oswego. It’s a terrific day of basketball, refreshments and camaraderie that is one of many illustrations of why Sigma Gamma Fraternity has always been the tightest knit, friendliest group of brothers in any fraternity in Oswego. Sigma Gamma brothers painstakingly remove ivy from the entire east side of the House in preparation for painting and repairs. The Gamma Used Bookstore struggles for the first time, within a year, this long time tradition and major source of fundraising is unfortunately lost forever. In the Spring semester, 2019, Pledge Master Jordan Robertaccio focused on bringing back some lost traditions, including the resumption of handing out physical bid cards to potential new brothers. In late 2008, the fraternity established a group Facebook page, which has continued to serve as a terrific way for the organization’s alumni and current brothers to interact, trade stories, comment on pictures and continue the focus on tradition. Through these ZOOM calls, and many subsequent conversations, the brothers, in consultation with the Gamma Alumni Board, developed a multi-faceted "master plan" focused on initiating and seeing through major, structural improvements to the fraternity house. There was a renewed focus on restoring traditions and making sure the “Gamma Way” was being handed down through the pledge programs. For many years since then, Sigma Gamma’s alumni have shown up in force for these college reunions which are always on the second weekend of June. Additional documentation was created specifically for Gamma pledge masters. Externally, we are seen as a friendly, open, and accepting fraternity that embraces all walks of life. The Alumni Fund made substantial donations to the fraternity in order to keep the momentum going. Sigma Tau Psi is a local fraternity, with a forty-seven year history at SUNY Geneseo. Miraculously, the brotherhood united and resourcefully worked hard to indoctrinate (5) five new brothers in the Fall 2020 semester. Cancer hits far too close to home, so the funds you raise will help do the same. Sigma Gamma Fraternity cannot express enough appreciation to Paul Stewart and Steve Phillips and the entire ORA team for their inspiring support and assistance throughout this process. Please feel free to search for another event below. Brothers at this time were focused on "pinning ceremonies" and building elaborate snow sculptures. Many improvements including top to bottom painting, new electrical, stage building, built in bar area and ventilation were all areas of improvement that the fraternity focused on. Please enter at least three letters of the team name. February 14, 2017 Contributor. ... Chi Gamma Chi. Dr. Skantz passes away. DK, Psi Phi, Sig Tau, Zeta, and even TKE. Our house burned down in the late 1990s, by an arsonist. Greek Life at SUNY Oswego Presentation 10-11 a.m. – Join Nicole Morse, student involvement advisor, as she discusses current Greek Life at SUNY Oswego We, at Psi Phi Delta Inc, seek to promote positive growth within the Greek Community as well as the student body. - Excerpted and summarized by – Peter Devine, Pledged Spring 1983. As a community service project Ryann Ward of Alpha Sigma Chi and Skyler Elkins of Psi Phi Gamma chose to do a project that would benefit those that are homeless. The fraternity employed a cook and house master/mistress husband and wife team, Mr. & Mrs. George Hadlo, who were like parents to many of the brothers. Together, we'll be a part of making a difference in this important cause. In 2012, brothers took their home improvement efforts to the next levels by building a custom fitted DJ booth in the 110 Attic and painting the front porch green and gold. Without your involvement and passion, there would be no Sigma Gamma. Through services and resources like free rides to chemo, free places to stay near hospitals, and a live 24/7 helpline, cancer patients and their families will feel the love. Throughout the year, we’ll unlock more sections and add features to this tool in order to improve your ability to manage your event website. For many decades, Worm Football was a football game, played pick up style between the pledges and the brothers. Sigma Phi Gamma had five Life Founders who knew that a foundation of friendship, service, and community would bring and keep women together. To this day, we refer to this as “Gamma-fying The House”. Particular focus was put on the first floor. Oswego Magazine; Lake E-ffect. 1969, Front Hall, 53 West Seneca Street. Each of these brothers made sure that the brotherhood was well stocked and taken care of. It was where the first Sigma Gamma “Smoker” was held. Please enter at least three letters of the city name. When they learned of OCO’s homeless shelter … More than 300 Sigma Gamma alumni and brothers converged on Oswego as we celebrated 50 years of incredible history. Sigma Gamma continued working on improving the House and customizing it for our fraternity's use. Alumni Brad Farber continued organizing the annual winter alumni gathering in NYC, while Jim Moses and his crew of Central NY 1960's era alumni continued their annual gatherings in the Rochester/Buffalo areas. Relay For Life of SUNY Oswego. Structural repairs were made and multiple coats of protective marine grade polyurethane were put down on the new floor, which was also ingrained with large fraternity symbols. In 1998, alumni Bob "Meat" Conroy, a much beloved brother from the 80's suddenly passed away and was remembered by many. Jump to. Alumni Sean "Jabber" Ohnmacht closed the bar Greene's in 2018. Gamma-Psi (Oklahoma State University) ... Upsilon-Pi (New York at Oswego) ... Gamma-Phi (West Virginia University) $0.00 358 Guelph Colony (University of Guelph) … RelayForLife.org/emcsupport Click a link below to visit your dashboardthe homepage for that event. Soil was added to level off the slope of the backyard. Robert McGrath, Clerk of the Works for the City of Oswego. Although there were no brothers home at the time, the damage to the house was extensive and sadly, many priceless fraternity artifacts and composites were destroyed. In the early days, the fraternity’s pledges were (and still are) called “. The fraternity's Alumni Board officers, led by Peter Devine and Bill Testa designed, developed and printed up several thousand copies of an updated version of the classic recruitment brochure. In fairly short order, lockdowns began again and most activities took place "remotely". The ENTIRE world felt the effects of Covid 19, and in mid March of 2020, pretty much the entire state of New York, including SUNY Oswego, went into "lockdown mode". At the time of the lockdown, Sigma Gamma's Spring 2020 pledge class was roughly halfway through the pledge program. Some ill - advised brothers, for reasons known only to them, began a destructive course of action that ultimately caused the fraternity house to become seriously damaged. The fraternity receives a special award from the City of Oswego which recognizes our efforts to maintain and improve our historic House. Way to go Fuzzy! Sigma Phi Gamma had five Life Founders who knew that a foundation of friendship, service, and community would bring and keep women together. Description: The Psi Phi Gamma Fraternity Web Site at SUNY Oswego Keywords: Psi Phi, Psi Phi Gamma, Fraternity, greek, Oswego, SUNY Oswego, greek, smokers, pledge, brothers. During this time period, the traditional Sigma Gamma pledge program and its various traditional components were implemented. Description: The Psi Phi Gamma Fraternity Web Site at SUNY Oswego Keywords: Psi Phi, Psi Phi Gamma, Fraternity, greek, Oswego, SUNY Oswego, greek, smokers, pledge, brothers. Exterior of House is again scraped and painted. Sigma Gamma’s finances are operating at their peak capacity due to record breaking business in Used Bookstore, and strong membership ranks. Oswego has an array of Greek organizations (fraternities, sororities, or mixed) from both national and locally recognized chapters. A lot of property renovation work was required and not all of it was completed as timely as we had hoped. Baldwin Wallace University. The pipes froze on the House in 1982, and it took awhile to recover but Gamma did and the next seven years were part of the halycon days of Sigma Gamma. Oswego, Ny. That said, if Sigma Gamma isn't the best place for your son, we highly encourage him to maximize his collegiate experience by considering joining some of the other fraternities, particularly the ones that have been around Oswego for a long, long time as we have been. Use the in-line editor controls to make changes to the section. Alumni Board member Peter Devine compiled a retrospective on the previous decade, which you can access. Alumni Peter Devine then documented the pages that should be in a traditional Sigma Gamma pledge book and their reasons for being included. Repairs and improvements to the House continued every year. 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