Growth of Tri Sigma at Auburn University

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  • Chartered

    Chartered
    Tri Sigma was first joined Auburn's campus as the 18th sorority in 2016. They started promotional events in the spring, and officially started membership that fall. Their recruitment process was not through formal recruitment, but through a continuous open bidding process instead.
  • First Philanthropy Event

    First Philanthropy Event
    They hosted their first philanthropy event, Sunrise with Sigma, as a way to raise money for the March of Dimes and Robbie Page Memorial Foundation. This event was hosted at night, and sold breakfast food for dinner. They had this event for the following year as well.
  • Installation

    Installation
    Sigma Sigma Sigma headquarters nationally recognized Theta Iota-Tri Sigma at Auburn University as an official chapter of Tri Sigma. The national officers held an installation ceremony in honor of their success.
  • First Formal Recruitment

    First Formal Recruitment
    Sigma held its first formal recruitment August of 2017. They went through all four rounds of recruitment, and got 55 ladies on bid day.
  • Initiation

    Initiation
    Sigma initiated their first official new member class.
  • Sunrise with Sigma

    Sunrise with Sigma
    Sigma hosts their second philanthropy event, raising $9000 dollars off of breakfast food. This was the last Sunrise with Sigma they held, changing their event to something else.
  • Dance Marathon

    Dance Marathon
    Sigma won the best returning team of 2018 dance marathon where the team raised more than $20,000 for Children's Miracle Network.
  • Week of Kindness

    Week of Kindness
    Sigma hosted their first Week of Kindness where they did small acts of kindness around Auburn's campus and the community. For an entire week, they passed out free stuff along the concourse like candy, food, and encouraging notes.
  • Second Recruitment

    Second Recruitment
    Sigma hosted their second recruitment, gaining 68 new members to add to their roaster. They were able to have a new member retreat in Gulf Shores, Ala.
  • Cornhole Classic

    Cornhole Classic
    Tri Sigma put together a corn hole tournament against all of greek life. The winning duo would win $250 towards their philanthropy. They raise $8900 from the corn hole tournament.
  • First Sigma Panhellenic Council Member

    First Sigma Panhellenic Council Member
    The treasurer wins election's for treasurer of Panhellenic, earning a spot on council.
  • Most Philanthropic New Chapter Award

    Most Philanthropic New Chapter Award
    Sigma gets awarded the Most Philanthropic New Chapter Award by Nation Headquarters for Sigma Sigma Sigma.
  • 20,000 Random Acts of Kindness

    20,000 Random Acts of Kindness
    Sigma went to the next level for the second Week of Kindness. They expanded their mission and did over 20,000 random acts of kindness from putting quarters downtown to pay for parking, to putting candy in classrooms with encouraging notes. Their big success has them pledging to do as many random acts as there are students and faculty at Auburn University.
  • Rootin' for Robbie

    Rootin' for Robbie
    Tri Sigma put on their first Rootin' for Robbie philanthropy event. They served soda floats and pizza. The group raise $7,000 from the event.
  • Greek Sing Chair

    Greek Sing Chair
    Current sister of Sigma received the title Greek Sing Chair after serving as assistant for the last chair. She has the opportunity to plan out the sorority wide dance competition, as well as raise money for Habitat for Humanity.
  • First National Convention

    First National Convention
    The Theta Iota chapter of Tri Sigma was able to go to their first national convention in Las Vegas. The president got to meet other national chapter presidents, as well as national officers and leaders. She was able to hang their shield with the other shields for the first time in Theta Iota, Tri Sigma at Auburn University, history.
  • Third Recruitment

    Third Recruitment
    Sigma completed their third recruitment gaining 75 new members to add to their sisterhood. These new members went to Gulf Shores as a fun retreat.