Sigma Chi - Iota Xi

Sigma Chi - Iota Xi The Iota Xi Chapter of Sigma Chi, located at George Mason University.
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The Iota Xi Chapter of Sigma Chi, located at a George Mason University, is held together tightly by the lifelong bond of brotherhood. We pride ourselves on the diversity of the brothers in our chapter, with ranging interests from extracurricular activities, academics, and cultural identities that make this chapter a very special place. Our chapter has a strong commitment to philanthropy and fundraising. The brothers of Iota Xi work to create a better community through public service. Some of our projects include the sponsorship of Adopt A Highway, and our annual Derby Days event which raises money for The Huntsman Cancer Foundation. While we are dedicated to bettering the community, ourselves, and George Mason University as a whole, we are still social fraternity. Throughout the year, our Social Chair plans many themed events, mixers, BBQ's, and socials. With so much to do, weekends are never boring. Our brothers make it a priority to balance both schoolwork and fun. Sigma Chi's core values are friendship, justice and learning and the Iota Xi chapter embodies these values in everything that we do.

Mission: The Sigma Chi Fraternity is a brotherhood with roots in the collegiate experience that engenders a lifelong commitment to strive to achieve true friendship, equal justice and the fulfillment of learning as part of our overall responsibilities to the broader communities in which we live.

We take today to honor those who have fallen serving our nation. Their sacrifices will never be forgotten and they will ...
05/25/2020

We take today to honor those who have fallen serving our nation. Their sacrifices will never be forgotten and they will always be in our hearts. Everyone have a safe and happy Memorial Day and join us in thanking those who served for our lives.

The Iota Xi chapter of Sigma Chi wishes all moms a happy mother’s day. We wouldn’t be the men we are without them! We lo...
05/10/2020

The Iota Xi chapter of Sigma Chi wishes all moms a happy mother’s day. We wouldn’t be the men we are without them! We love you! 💙💛

Today marks 31 luscious years of Iota Xi at George Mason University. Our thanks to the continued support of our school, ...
04/29/2020

Today marks 31 luscious years of Iota Xi at George Mason University. Our thanks to the continued support of our school, community, internationals, and most importantly, alumni. Looking forward to do great things in the near future!

Today marks 31 luscious years of Iota Xi at George Mason University. Our thanks to the continued support of our school, ...
04/29/2020

Today marks 31 luscious years of Iota Xi at George Mason University. Our thanks to the continued support of our school, community, internationals, and most importantly, alumni. Looking forward to do great things in the near future!

Brothers in nature. Happy #earthday 🌍 🌱
04/22/2020

Brothers in nature. Happy #earthday 🌍 🌱

Brothers in nature. Happy #earthday 🌍 🌱
04/22/2020

Brothers in nature. Happy #earthday 🌍 🌱

Happy #flagfriday from brothers Alex, Jacob, Liam, and Jackson, who went on a hike this week! We hope everyone’s staying...
03/20/2020

Happy #flagfriday from brothers Alex, Jacob, Liam, and Jackson, who went on a hike this week! We hope everyone’s staying safe and in good spirits during these challenging times! In Hoc! #sigmachi

Happy #flagfriday from brothers Alex, Jacob, Liam, and Jackson, who went on a hike this week! We hope everyone’s staying...
03/20/2020

Happy #flagfriday from brothers Alex, Jacob, Liam, and Jackson, who went on a hike this week! We hope everyone’s staying safe and in good spirits during these challenging times! In Hoc! #sigmachi

Merry Christmas from our big family to yours!
12/25/2019

Merry Christmas from our big family to yours!

Congratulations to Brother Liam Murphy on graduating last week! We wish you the best of luck in all of your future endea...
12/24/2019

Congratulations to Brother Liam Murphy on graduating last week! We wish you the best of luck in all of your future endeavors and can't wait to see your success! In Hoc 🎓 #SigmaChi

Unfortunately due to inclement weather tomorrow, Pumpkin Smash is cancelled. We appreciate all the support and enthusias...
10/30/2019

Unfortunately due to inclement weather tomorrow, Pumpkin Smash is cancelled. We appreciate all the support and enthusiasm for the event over the last few weeks. All previously made shirt orders will still be fulfilled.

We have a great lineup of events coming up this week to help close out October. On Tuesday, join us in the JC as we crus...
10/28/2019

We have a great lineup of events coming up this week to help close out October. On Tuesday, join us in the JC as we crush cancer with candy!

Wednesday we'll be in the JC but with Pumpkins! Come pick out your favorite and support cancer research while doing so!

Thursday is the grand finale with our fifth annual Pumpkin Smash! Come let out some of that mid term stress! If you prefer the more peaceful approach, help a poor little pumpkin find a forever home! See you there!

#SigmaChi @ George Mason University

Today's #MeetaSigMonday is Brother Ramir Cena. Ramir isfrom Valenzuela, Philippines and is a  Global Affairs Major with ...
10/22/2019

Today's #MeetaSigMonday is Brother Ramir Cena. Ramir isfrom Valenzuela, Philippines and is a Global Affairs Major with a double minor in French and Public Policy. Ramir currently holds the position of Philanthropy Chair and IFC chair and has held positions such as Annotator, PR and Scholarship Chair in the past.

Fun Fact: Ramir is currently in the running for ZTA's Big Man on Campus, you can check out our story for the link to donate and help him win! Go check out his performance on October 29!

#SigmaChi

A big thank you to @chiomegagmu and @gmupikes for a great event yesterday! We had a great time playing capture the flag ...
10/21/2019

A big thank you to @chiomegagmu and @gmupikes for a great event yesterday! We had a great time playing capture the flag with our brothers and pledges!

Give a warm welcome to the Beta Rho pledge class who was pinned this past Sunday! We're excited to watch these young men...
09/26/2019

Give a warm welcome to the Beta Rho pledge class who was pinned this past Sunday! We're excited to watch these young men grow over the duration of their pledgeship and hope to welcome them all on the other side!

Today's #MeetaSigMonday is Brother Amir Elkamel. Amir is from Arlington, VA and is a 4th year chemistry major with a con...
09/24/2019

Today's #MeetaSigMonday is Brother Amir Elkamel. Amir is from Arlington, VA and is a 4th year chemistry major with a concentration in biochemistry. Amir is the former Consul of the Iota Xi chapter and currently surves as both our Magister and the Housing Manager. When asked about Sigma Chi, Amir gave us a novel. He said: "Putting what Sigma Chi has done for me into words is very difficult. There are the tangible things, such as the social scene, the free trips to frat camp, and the amazing alumni network; however, what I cherish most are the fraternal bonds that I've created throughout my college experience. They're the guys who will be my groomsmen, the godparents to my children, and inevitably the people giving eulogies in my honor. They are the men who bring out the best in you, and are your yes-men when it's appropriate, but still hold you accountable when it's not. Iota Xi will always have my heart."

Fun Fact: Amir liked Sigma Chi so much he rushed twice 😉

Today's #MeetaSigMonday is brother Christian Schutt. Christian Is a Sophomore from Annandale Virginia who has not yet ch...
09/17/2019

Today's #MeetaSigMonday is brother Christian Schutt. Christian Is a Sophomore from Annandale Virginia who has not yet chosen a major.🕵️‍♂️ When asked about Sigma Chi, Christian said, "Sigma Chi has been the most impactful thing to happen in my life. It has not only brought out the best in me but has changed my life entirely for the better."

Fun Fact: Christian's favorite team is the Redskins and he will ride or die for them.

Today's #MeetaSigMonday is brother Alex Purdy. Purdy is a sophomore film studies major from Manassas, VA. Currently Purd...
09/09/2019

Today's #MeetaSigMonday is brother Alex Purdy. Purdy is a sophomore film studies major from Manassas, VA. Currently Purdy serves as the risk manager for the Iota Xi chapter. When asked about Sigma Chi, Purdy said, "I'm thankful for Sigma Chi because it has always been there for me when I needed it most".

Fun Fact: Purdy is not just a legacy of Sigma Chi, but of Iota Xi🤯

#RushSigmaChi #SigmaChi

Here's our 2019 Rush Schedule! We look forward to having you join us over the next few weeks!If you have any questions, ...
09/04/2019

Here's our 2019 Rush Schedule! We look forward to having you join us over the next few weeks!
If you have any questions, reach out to any of our social media or Joe Brewster!

Also make sure to check us out at the get connected fair from 11-2 at Sub 1 Lawn today!

#RushSigmaChi

Today's #MeetaSigMonday is Brother Nafi Ahnaf. Nafi is a Junior IT Major with a concentration in information security fr...
09/03/2019

Today's #MeetaSigMonday is Brother Nafi Ahnaf. Nafi is a Junior IT Major with a concentration in information security from Queens, New York. For fun, he likes to write music, play soccer, and travel. When asked about Sigma Chi, Nafi said, "Sigma chi has brought me close knit group of brothers that put me first, i can trust, and always depend on"

Fun Fact: When Nafi feels overwhelmed he relaxes by playing guitar 😌
#SigmaChi @ Queens, New York

We'd like to extend a huge congratulations to one of our past sweethearts, Courtney, on getting married this past weeken...
09/01/2019

We'd like to extend a huge congratulations to one of our past sweethearts, Courtney, on getting married this past weekend! We are all so happy for you two and wish you all the best for the future!

Swipe ➡️ for a sweetheart reunion!

The First #MeetaSigMonday of the new school year is our Recruitment Chair, Joe Brewster! Joe is a Senior Government and ...
08/27/2019

The First #MeetaSigMonday of the new school year is our Recruitment Chair, Joe Brewster! Joe is a Senior Government and International Politics Major from Woodbridge, VA. Along with being our Recruitment Chair, Joe also serves as both our brotherhood and sports chairs. When asked about Sigma Chi, Joe wanted to include a quote from Brother John Wayne, "Men join fraternities, leaders of men join Sigma Chi."

Fun Fact: Joe owns a Horse named Bojack 🤠

Interested in Rushing this Fall? Reach out to Joe! #SigmaChi

Our Executive Committee just wrapped up a successful weekend at the first Krach Transformational Leadership Workshop at ...
08/04/2019

Our Executive Committee just wrapped up a successful weekend at the first Krach Transformational Leadership Workshop at Bowling Green State. At the end we were awarded with Peterson Significant Chapter Award for the 2018-2019 year, the highest honor our chapter can receive! We're excited to get back and get ready for another great year!

Happy #FlagFriday from our Sweetheart Kayla and her  sister Keeley in the Outer Banks this week! #SigmaChi
07/26/2019

Happy #FlagFriday from our Sweetheart Kayla and her sister Keeley in the Outer Banks this week! #SigmaChi

We'd like to wish a Happy Fathers Day to all the fathers out there!
06/16/2019

We'd like to wish a Happy Fathers Day to all the fathers out there!

We had a great time supporting our brother, Justin Vu, and his band Lunar Freefall last night in Baltimore! #SigmaChi
05/28/2019

We had a great time supporting our brother, Justin Vu, and his band Lunar Freefall last night in Baltimore! #SigmaChi

Congratulations to all of our seniors who graduated this last weekend! We wish you nothing but the best for the future a...
05/21/2019

Congratulations to all of our seniors who graduated this last weekend! We wish you nothing but the best for the future and can't wait to see what's in store for you! In Hoc! #SigmaChi @ EagleBank Arena

Our next Spotlight is Ben Mizrahi! Major Psychology with a concentration in forensicsMinor: CriminologyPost Graduation P...
05/17/2019

Our next Spotlight is Ben Mizrahi!

Major Psychology with a concentration in forensics

Minor: Criminology

Post Graduation Plans: Looking for a career in law enforcement Specializing in Mental Health

Favorite Sigma Chi Memory: Going to Balfour Leadership Training Workshop and meeting Sigs from all over!

Next of our remaining Spotlights is former Risk Manager and Province Balfour Award winner Michael Borinski!Major: System...
05/17/2019

Next of our remaining Spotlights is former Risk Manager and Province Balfour Award winner Michael Borinski!

Major: Systems engineering and operations research
Minor: Business
Post Graduation Plans: Design Engineering/Project Manager
Favorite Sigma Chi Memory: Helping install the VCU chapter

Our next Senior Spotlight is Brother Alex Seals!We want to wish Alex the best of luck in his endeavors as a pilot and ca...
05/14/2019

Our next Senior Spotlight is Brother Alex Seals!
We want to wish Alex the best of luck in his endeavors as a pilot and can't wait for him to one day fly our chapter jet!

We'd like to wish a Happy Mothers Day to some of the most important women in all of our lives. Thank you Moms for all yo...
05/13/2019

We'd like to wish a Happy Mothers Day to some of the most important women in all of our lives. Thank you Moms for all you do to lift us up, support us, and push us to achieve our high ambitions!

Our first Senior Spotlight is our former Pro Consul Joey Oliver!Major: BS Computer SciencePlans After Graduating: Workin...
05/09/2019

Our first Senior Spotlight is our former Pro Consul Joey Oliver!

Major: BS Computer Science

Plans After Graduating: Working as a Web Developer for Independent Project Analysis

Favorite Sigma Chi Memory: Going to Balfour Leadership Training Workshop the summer before his Junior Year.

Thank you for all your hard work over the last few years Joey, we'll certainly miss your smile!

On April 29, 1989, the Iota Xi Chapter of the Sigma Chi Fraternity was officially chartered at George Mason University. ...
04/29/2019

On April 29, 1989, the Iota Xi Chapter of the Sigma Chi Fraternity was officially chartered at George Mason University. We're thankful every day for our chapter's continued success and we look forward to many more years to come! #SigmaChi

Thank you to everyone who came out to support us and The Huntsman Cancer Institute at our philanthropy events these last...
04/25/2019

Thank you to everyone who came out to support us and The Huntsman Cancer Institute at our philanthropy events these last 3 days! It's really exciting to see so many people committed to helping us become the Generation to End Cancer!

Today's #MeetaSigMonday is newly initiated brother David Blakeslee! David is a Sophomore Criminology major from Arlingto...
04/22/2019

Today's #MeetaSigMonday is newly initiated brother David Blakeslee! David is a Sophomore Criminology major from Arlington, VA. When asked about Sigma Chi, David said "Sigma Chi is a perfect fit for me and I am glad I chose it out of the multiple other fraternities I rushed. I do not have any regrets in my decision and look forward to personal growth throughout my journey in Sigma Chi."

Fun fact: David is half Puerto Rican!
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Keep Brother Wynn in our thoughts and prayers.
I would like to talk to your philanthropic chair. I am a LLS, Eta Theta-Georgia Southwestern 1983. My daughter is involved with Tim Tebow’s “A Night to Shine” at All Saints Catholic in Manassas Virginia. On Feb 8 they are holding a “prom” for special needs and could use “buddies” for the event. Any interest in helping out?
Brothers, it is with great sadness that I write that Mike Smith's wife has passed. Details of the service are in the information attached. Mike was a founding brother of Iota Xi and Kristin also attended GMU and was known by a lot of us. Prayers for their family. God Bless! https://www.moneyandking.com/obituaries/Kristin-Wells-Smith?obId=3957168#/celebrationWall
Republican Internship Opportunity: Hello everyone, I currently work on Capitol Hill for Congressman Sean P. Duffy who represents Wisconsin's 7th District. My title is Legislative Correspondent but one of my responsibilities is running the Congressman's D.C. Internship Program. I am currently recruiting fall interns to start late August or early September. If you know of any worthy brothers than send them my way! I have included the announcement below. Please feel free to share it with your network! TITLE: Intern REPORTS TO: Intern Coordinator/Supervisor OFFICE: Congressman Sean P. Duffy (WI-07) ANNOUNCEMENT: Congressman Sean P. Duffy is looking for fall interns! We are looking for energetic and driven individuals who are eager to learn. Congressman Duffy represents Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District and serves on the House Financial Services Committee as the Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance. The internship program is a very hands-on program where our goal is to make you feel like you are a part of the team and not just an intern whose sole responsibility is to answer phones. The main mission of the program is placement. Our hope is that after our interns leave the program they are prepared to step right into a Staff Assistant or maybe even a Legislative Correspondent position on Capitol Hill. If you are a student or recent graduate and think you would benefit from this opportunity please email your resume and cover letter to Jake Orta, [email protected] DUTIES: • Provide constituents with tours of the U.S. Capitol • Responsible for being responsive to constituent inquiries • Answer telephone calls and respond appropriately • Complete an intern recap video with the intern team • Attend briefings, workshops, and/or house learning center classes CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: • Legislative Research • Writing constituent correspondence • Administrative Duties • Tours of the U.S. Capitol QUALIFICATIONS: • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Track record of responsibility • Exemplifies great customer service