In 1978, Sigma Phi Rho Fraternity, Incorporated was started by thirteen young men from Wagner College. These young men were committed to the developing a lasting brotherhood amongst it membership, serve their school and community. In 1979, Sigma Phi Rho Fraternity received it first official charter from Wagner College.
In our effort to maintain relevancy in the lives of our members, and the communities we serve, Sigma Phi Rho Fraternity has expanded upon its original purpose, adopted a set of core values and modern mission statement.
Today, Sigma Phi Rho Fraternity, Incorporated mission is to maintain our existence by providing positive fraternal experience, supporting the development and growth in its members, and contributing to community through service. Our mission encompasses the purposes, rituals and values as envisioned by the founding fathers of this Fraternity.
Since its founding, Sigma Phi Rho has valued multiculturalism, service, loyalty, ethical behavior, and academic achievement. Sigma Phi Rho members recognize their potential to truly become agents of change in their community be it their campus, nation, or abroad. In order to ensure our members are world-ready, we seek to develop collegiate men through leadership, civic engagement and professional development.
Additionally, an emphasis is placed on mastering the rituals and understanding the core values of Scholarship, Leadership, Brotherhood, Service, and Empowerment in order to ensure our existence. With values in hand, men of Sigma Phi Rho march forever forward, ready to change their world and lend a hand to a fellow man in need.
CORE VALUES of Sigma Phi Rho Fratenity, Inc.
Sigma Phi Rho Fraternity Incorporated is dedicated to the value of SCHOLARSHIP. This fraternity’s primary goal is that each undergraduate brother attains a college degree.
Sigma Phi Rho Fraternity Incorporated is dedicated to the value of LEADERSHIP. Our Fraternity develops responsible leaders that will shape the direction of this fraternity and their community.
Sigma Phi Rho Fraternity Incorporated is dedicated to the value of BROTHERHOOD. Our fraternity is unified by the strong bonds of fraternal fellowship, which we extend to our campuses and communities.
Sigma Phi Rho Fraternity Incorporated is dedicated to the value of SERVICE. This fraternity is committed to sharing its time and talent with the communities we serve.
Sigma Phi Rho Fraternity Incorporated is dedicated to the value of EMPOWERMENT. The Fraternity empowers those affected by critical social challenges (AIDS, Poverty, etc.) in the world. As the principal agents of change in the communities we service, this Fraternity will invest its time and resources to address these and other social challenges.