Sigma Nu History

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  1. Who are the three Founders?
    • Alpha 1: James Frank Hopkins
    • Alpha 2: Judge Greenfield Quarles
    • Alpha 3: James McIlvaine Riley
  2. James Frank Hopkins Info?
    Born: Ripley, MS; Dec. 30, 1845

    Died: Mablevale, AR; Dec. 15, 1913
  3. Judge Greenfield Quarles Info
    • Born: Christian County, KY; April 1, 1847
    • Died: Helena, AR; January 14, 1921
  4. James McIlvaine Riley Info?
    • Born: St. Louis, MO; May 16, 1849
    • Died: St. Louis, MO; May 6, 1911
  5. Who was the founder of the Delta
    John Alexander Howard
  6. when was the Delta first founded?
    April 1883
  7. Reason for the name 'delta'?
    Geographic location/relationship of alpha, lambda and kappa chapters
  8. Spiritual Birth of Sigma Nu?
    1886
  9. Sigma Nu began first as the Legion of Honor.  When was its secret founding?
    October 1868
  10. Public Founding of Sigma Nu?
    January 1, 1869
  11. First EC and LC?
    • EC: James McIlvaine Riley
    • LC: John Frank Hopkins
  12. 1st National Convention?
    • Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville, TN.
    • July 9-10, 1884
    • Isaac P. Robinson
  13. When, Where and what is the Significance of Nu Chapter?
    • 1884
    • University of Kansas
    • Opened up expansion to the North and West
  14. what was the 1st Fraternity?
    Phi Beta Kappa founded at College of William and Mary.
  15. what were the three triads?
    • Union Triad
    • Miami Triad
    • Lexington Triad
  16. Union Triad?
    • Kappa Alpha society
    • Sigma Phi
    • Delta Phi
  17. Miami Triad?
    • Beta Theta Pi
    • Phi Delta Theta
    • Sigma Chi
  18. Lexington Triad?
    • Alpha Tau Omega-(Black Feet)
    • Kappa Alpha order
    • Sigma Nu-(White Feet)
  19. What are the Insignia's of Sigma Nu and what do they represent?
    • Book represents the Bible
    • Crossed swords honors our alumni
  20. Official Flower of Sigma Nu?
    Classic 5-Petaled Wild White English Floribunda
  21. What does our Flag Represent?
    • Black(top) - Honor
    • White(Middle) - Truth
    • Gold(Bottom) - Love
    • Snake(in the middle of the flag) - wisdom and fidelity
  22. Official Song of Sigma Nu?
    The White Star of Sigma Nu

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