Sigma Tau Gamma


Vision & Purpose

Sigma Tau Gamma is a national collegiate fraternity founded in 1920 by veterans of the First World War to be a Fraternity of courageous and noble gentlemen who always endeavor forward. Its members dedicate themselves to a set of six Principles: Learning, Integrity, Excellence, Leadership, Citizenship, and Brotherhood.

Chapter History

The Alpha Epsilon chapter of Sigma Tau Gamma signed their charter on March 23rd, 1946 – making them the first Greek organization at Henderson State University. After a brief hiatus during the 2000’s, the Alpha Epsilon chapter was re-colonized in the spring semester of 2017 and were reinstated with their charter on March 31st, 2018. Since then, they have won numerous awards on both a campus and a national level.


Notable Alumni

  • John (Jack) Link, UW – Stout – Founder of Jack Link’s Jerky
  • Glen Hocker, Truman State – Founder of Dairy Queen International
  • William H. Byler, Central Missouri – Inventor of Black Light
  • Robert A. Libby, Truman State – Inventor of Pringle Potato Chips
  • Captain James A. Graham, Frostburg State – United States Navy Presidential Medal of Honor and Purple Heart recipient
  • 1st Lieutenant Carlos C. Ogden, Eastern Illinois – US Army Medal of Honor recipient
  • Gil Morgan, East Central – Professional Golf Hall of Fame
  • A. Wright, Northwestern Oklahoma – Chairman of the Board for Exxon Oil & Refining Co., Past Chairman of the US Chamber of Commerce
  • Mel Hancock, Missouri State – US Congressman for the State of Missouri
  • Brad Ellsworth, Southern Indiana – US Congressman for the State of Indiana
  • Dee Brown, Central Arkansas – Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Author
  • James Kirkpatrick, Central Missouri – Missouri Secretary of State
  • Stan Musial, Cal U – Major League Baseball Hall of Fame, Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient



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