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Sigma Phi Epsilon- Virginia Kappa Chapter

Members of Sigma Phi Epsilon in Spring 2019.

Mailing Address:
117 New Hall West (0428)
190 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

National Website

Chapter Website


Andrew Bowers

Recruitment Contact

Nate Jones

Chapter Advisor

Abbey Rowe Erwin

Chapter Conduct Status: In Good Standing

Chapter Conduct Violations in 2019-20 Academic Year: 0

% of Members Found Responsible for Individual Student Conduct Violations in 2019-20 Academic Year*: 4%

*The percentage of individual members of each organization who were found responsible for violations of the Virginia Tech Student Code of Conduct during the 2019-20 academic year. These violations were not related to their membership in the organization.



Sigma Phi Epsilon crest showing colors of purple, red and gold.


Motto: Building Balanced Men

Values: Virtue, Diligence, & Brotherly Love

Founded: November 1, 1901 at the University of Richmond

Chapter Information

Spring 2020 Members: 68

Spring 2020 Chapter GPA: 3.823

Spring 2020 Initiated Member Dues:    $500

Chapter Philanthropy: Montgomery County Emergency Assistance Program

Philanthropic Dollars Raised in 2019-20: $13,200 (Average of $194.12 per member)

Community Service Hours in 2019-20: 250 (Average of 3.68 per member)

Housing: n/a

Greatest Accomplishment of 2019-20: This year, we were accredited as a SigEp Learning Community, which demonstrates our commitment to academic support and excellence in the classroom and creating an environment of continuous learning. Additionally, we are really proud that we raised over $13,000 for Flex Out Hunger during the COVID-19 pandemic, which supports the Montgomery County Emergency Assistance Program and the Dean of Students Emergency Fund.

Awards & Recognition


2019-20 Virginia Tech Fraternity of the Year

2019-20 Order of Omega Fraternity Leader of the Year Legacy Award: Brendan Coffey

2019-20 Virginia Tech Henry S. Mattox Outstanding Fraternity Alumnus of the Year: Matt Rowe '16

2019-20 Fraternity & Sorority Life Excellence in Campus Engagement Award

2019-20 Virginia Tech Student Engagement & Campus Life Excellence in Membership Development & Engagement Award

2019-20 Sigma Phi Epsilon Excelsior Award for Membership Development

2019-20 Sigma Phi Epsilon J. Edward Zollinger Outstanding Senior Award: Brendan Coffey

2019-20 Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni & Volunteer Corporation Operational Excellence Award


2018-19 Virginia Tech Fraternity of the Year

2018-19 Virginia Tech Fraternity New Member of the Year: Parker Barrett

2018-19 Virginia Tech Fraternity Alumnus of the Year: John Lawson

2018-19: Virginia Tech Fraternity Advisor of the Year: Abbey Rowe Erwin

2018-19 Sigma Phi Epsilon Recruitment Talent Power Award