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Sigma Phi Epsilon - Virginia Kappa Chapter

Members of Sigma Phi Epsilon


JT Cutting

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

Recruitment Contact

Benjamin Ryan

Chapter Advisor

Jay Sage

National Website

Chapter Website 


Chapter Conduct Status as of 6/1/2024: In Good Standing

% of Members Found Responsible for Individual Student Conduct Violations in 2023-24 Academic Year*: 6%

*The percentage of individual members of each organization who were found responsible for violations of the Virginia Tech Student Code of Conduct during the 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 2024 Members: 154

Spring 2024 Chapter GPA: 3.3453

Fall 2024 Projected Initiated Member Dues:  $550

Fall 2024 Projected New Member Dues:  $600

Chapter Philanthropy: Montgomery County Emergency Assistance Program and Toys from the Heart

Housing: On-Campus, Oak Lane

Standards of Excellence Score 2023-2024: Platinum

Awards & Recognition


  • Virginia Tech Outstanding Safety, Health and Wellness Program
  • Virginia Tech Ut Prosim Legacy Award
  • Virginia Tech Excellence in Member Development



  • Virginia Tech Fraternity Chapter of the Year
  • Virginia Tech Excellence in Scholarship
  • Virginia Tech Collaboration Award
  • Virginia Tech Excellence in Campus Engagement
  • Virginia Tech Fraternity & Sorority Life Courageous Leadership Award: Bryan Zapata
  • Virginia Tech Gavin Starmer Outstanding Fraternity President of the Year: Cooper Whiteleather



  • Virginia Tech Fraternity of the Year
  • Order of Omega Fraternity Leader of the Year Legacy Award: Brendan Coffey
  • Virginia Tech Henry S. Mattox Outstanding Fraternity Alumnus of the Year: Matt Rowe '16
  • Fraternity & Sorority Life Excellence in Campus Engagement Award
  • Virginia Tech Student Engagement & Campus Life Excellence in Membership Development & Engagement Award
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Excelsior Award for Membership Development
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon J. Edward Zollinger Outstanding Senior Award: Brendan Coffey
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni & Volunteer Corporation Operational Excellence Award