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Sigma Nu and Zeta Tau Alpha win homecoming honors

The brothers of the Epsilon Eta chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity joined with the sisters of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority to participate in Homecoming 2007, “Smokey’s Bayou Bash.” For the second time in three years Sigma Nu placed third in the overall Homecoming competition. This year over 20 campus organizations competed in the week long Homecoming festivities. Sigma Nu and Zeta Tau Alpha received first place in lawn display, second place in window display and third place in the small float competition. See photos.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony

The groundbreaking ceremony took place on June 26th. Over 60 brothers and friends attended the ceremony on the site of what will be the new fraternity house. The previous house was built and occupied in the mid-1960's. Sigma Nu is the only fraternity scheduled to build a new house on Fraternity Row. During the ceremony the fraternity recognized three brothers for their long time service to the chapter with the fraternity's Torchbearer Award --- Brother Jack Nelson, EH 471, was recognized for his many years of dedication as Chapter Advisor and his work with the university community to develop fraternity park. Brother Nelson and his wife Carolyn presented the chapter with a picture from the groundbreaking ceremony for the previous fraternity house. Brother Jim Webster, EH 398, was recognized for his many years of service to the fraternity's Housing Corporation. And the late Tom Hunt, EH 758, was recognized for this dedication and commitment to the building of the new fraternity house.


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Sigman Nu donates to Howard H. Baker Center

During the Fall 2007 semester, the brothers of the Epsilon Eta chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity donated $1,000 to the new Howard. H. Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy.  The donation was in honor of Senator Baker’s father, Howard H. Baker, Sr.  Baker, Sr. was a founding member of the Epsilon Eta chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity at the University of Tennessee in 1921 and served in the United States House of Representatives from 1951 until his death in 1963.

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Football Games and Road Trips

Fall football Saturday’s on the UT campus are special events. As over 100,000 fans converge on campus and hundreds of Vol Navy members tailgate on the banks of the Tennessee River, fraternity park is great place to enjoy pre-game activities. Each Saturday Sigma Nu hosts a cookout at the house for its brothers, their dates and alumni who drop in. The chapter enjoys the chance show off their latest game orange clothing, eat some burgers and relax before heading to Neyland Stadium. In addition to football Saturday’s in Knoxville groups of brother’s road trip to almost every SEC away game.

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