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Exceeding All Campus Average!

"Evaluating a chapter GPA against the All Campus Average (ACA) is a great benchmarking tool. Chapters with GPAs that consistently outperform the average undergraduate's GPA on their campus can demonstrate that they boost the academic success of each member. Meanwhile, chapters that fall below the ACA can't show that they are truly helping members do better than the average student on that campus. They are contributing minimally or not at all to academic success."

Sigma Phi Epsilon Journal, 2009

GPA Preformance (2003-2010)

Fraternity Vs. Competition (Frats, All Campus Average)

Posted by Stephen Ehrhart on December 9th

94 Chapters above ACA!

ACHIEVEMENTS

IL Gamma named as one of 94 Above All-Campus GPA Chapter!

Presented to chapters ranking above the All Campus GPA Average in academic standings among fraternities on campus for an entire academic year.

Illinois Gamma was  recognized in November's Sigma Phi Epsilon Journal (see insert image) with 93 other SigEp chapters nationally, for preformance in Fall, 2009 with a 2.83 GPA exceeding the 2.82 GPA of MC's all campus average.

The Illinois Gamma Chapter will be a repeat recipient once more when SigEp National recognizes this chapter's GPA success as the chapter's Spring, 2010 grade preformance improved to a 3.02 GPA; a +.14 difference over the All- Campus Grade Point Average of 2.88.

Scholarships & Awards

The Sigma Phi Epsilon Chapter is honored to recognize achievements through scholarship. This section represents criteria for receiving scholarships through the chapter of Illinois Gamma by the Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni Association. These scholarships wouldn't have been possible with the foresight of alumni brothers of SigEp. We are indebted to all whom support our scholarship programs and guide our men of Sigma Phi Epsilon on their quest of excellence. 

Undergraduate Scholarships
 
E. Paul Suhs Academic Leader Scholarship
Awarded annually to a returning upper-class Brother who has excelled in scholarship, leadership and lived up to the Cardinal Principles.
 
Virgil Boucher Balanced Man Scholarship
Awarded annually to incoming first-time Freshman Monmouth College Student who demonstrates both sound mind and sound body principles, as well as leadership skills and some form of charitable contribution to his community.
 
Sigma Challenge Award
Awarded annually to a returning Phi level Brother who demonstrated exceptional personal, academic, and community characteristics during the completion of the Sigma Challenge.
Minimum Criteria:  2.75 cumulative Monmouth College GPA, 10 hours of documented community service, active involvement in at least two ASMC organizations outside Sig-Ep, full attendance at EDGE, current with financial obligations to chapter, and no violations of Monmouth College student conduct policies (i.e., academic dishonesty, alcohol, hazing, etc.) for the academic year.
Selection:  The Alumni Volunteer Corporation will distribute an electronic ballot each summer with the names of all eligible Brothers to active members of the undergraduate chapter.  Active members of the undergraduate chapter will be provided with the opportunity to vote for one of the eligible Brothers.  The eligible Brother who receives the greatest number of votes from the active members will be the scholarship recipient.
Award: Spring 1-$1,000
 
Phi Challenge Award
Awarded annually to a returning Epsilon level Brother who demonstrated exceptional personal, academic, and community characteristics during the completion of the Phi Challenge.
Minimum Criteria:  2.75 cumulative Monmouth College GPA, 15 hours of documented community service, active involvement in at least two ASMC organizations outside Sig-Ep, executive leadership position in at least one ASMC organization (including Sig-Ep), full attendance at Carlson Leadership Academy or Conclave, current with financial obligations to chapter, and no violations of Monmouth College student conduct policies (i.e., academic dishonesty, alcohol, hazing, etc.) for the academic year.
Selection:  The Alumni Volunteer Corporation will distribute an electronic ballot each summer with the names of all eligible Brothers to active members of the undergraduate chapter.  Active members of the undergraduate chapter will be provided with the opportunity to vote for one of the eligible Brothers.  The eligible Brother who receives the greatest number of votes from the active members will be the scholarship recipient.
Award: Spring 1-$1,000

Epsilon Challenge Award
Awarded annually to a returning Brother Mentor who demonstrated exceptional personal, academic, and community characteristics during the completion of the Epsilon Challenge.
Minimum Criteria:  2.75 cumulative Monmouth College GPA, 15 hours of documented community service, active involvement in at least two ASMC organizations outside SigEp, executive leadership position in at least one ASMC organization (including SigEp), full attendance at Carlson Leadership Academy or Conclave, current with financial obligations to chapter, and no violations of Monmouth College student conduct policies (i.e., academic dishonesty, alcohol, hazing, etc.) for the academic year.
Selection:  The Alumni Volunteer Corporation will distribute an electronic ballot each summer with the names of all eligible Brothers to active members of the undergraduate chapter.  Active members of the undergraduate chapter will be provided with the opportunity to vote for one of the eligible Brothers.  The eligible Brother who receives the greatest number of votes from the active members will be the scholarship recipient.
Award: Spring 1-$1,000

Brother Mentor Award
Awarded annually to a graduating Brother Mentor who demonstrated exceptional personal, academic, and community characteristics.
Minimum Criteria: 2.75 cumulative Monmouth College GPA, 15 hours of documented community service, active involvement in at least two ASMC organizations outside SigEp, executive leadership position in at least one ASMC organization (including SigEp), full attendance at Carlson Leadership Academy or Conclave, current with financial obligations to chapter, and no violations of Monmouth College student conduct policies (i.e., academic dishonesty, alcohol, hazing, etc.) for the academic year.
Selection: The Alumni Volunteer Corporation will distribute an electronic ballot each summer with the names of all eligible Brothers to active members of the undergraduate chapter.  Active members of the undergraduate chapter will be provided with the opportunity to vote for one of the eligible Brothers.  The eligible Brother who receives the greatest number of votes from the active members will be the scholarship recipient.
Awarded: Spring 1-$1,000

Frank J. Ruck Interfraternity Leadership Award
For individuals who show outstanding campus leadership and make significant positive changes on the campus as a whole.
Nominated By: The Headquarters staff, District Governors, and other volunteers.
When: Nominations are reviewed at the end of the fall academic term.
Award: A plaque presented at the Carlson Leadership Academy in February, 2011.

J. Edward Zollinger Outstanding Senior Award
Awarded annually to the outstanding senior in each district of the Fraternity. The award is based on outstanding scholastic achievement, fraternity and campus leadership, and community involvement.
Nominated By: Each chapter nominates a senior and submits his name to Headquarters. The District Governor selects the Zollinger Senior, one from each district.
When: Each fall, nomination forms are distributed to chapters. Nominations are due by December 1st.
Award: A certificate presented at the Carlson Leadership Academy in February, 2013.

CHAPTER AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS - NATIONAL:

Buchanan Outstanding Chapter Award
For excellence in all areas of chapter operations over the two-year period between Conclaves.
Nominated By:  Chapter through application process.
Awarded: Presentation in August, 2013. Outstanding Chapter presented with a engraved silver bowl.

Grand Chapter Scholarship Cup
Presented to chapters ranking first in academic standings among fraternities on campus for an entire academic year.
When:  Nominations are taken each fall for the previous academic year.
Awarded: In February, 2014 at the Carlson Leadership Academy; a gold cup on a wooden base, presented by the Sigma Phi Epsilon Educational Foundation.

Manpower Excellence Award
For chapters ranking first in manpower among fraternities on campus for an academic term. A chapter must be above the all-campus grade point average to receive the award.
When:  Nominations are taken each fall for the previous academic year.
Awarded: In February, 2014 at the Carlson Leadership Academy