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Rush Interest Form

If you want to get to know the brothers more and want to learn about what it's like to be a Sig Phi, fill out the form below. Beta Delta fully supports Virginia Tech's "365 Rush" policy, meaning that even if you discover us outside of official rush, you can still come and hangout with us throughout the semester.

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Why Join?

Early in your college career you will be faced with numerous decisions which will change the course of your college years. Among the decisions which you will face is whether or not to join a fraternity. You are encourgaed to carefully weigh your alternatives and decide to join. If so, you will soon discover that your decision to rush was the best decision you have ever made.

Membership in a fraternity will greatly enhance your life and leave you with many fond memories when you graduate. Fraternities not only provide you with social opportunities, but also allow for personal development, close friendships, leadership opportunities, academic achievements, and athletic competitions. In general joining a fraternity offers unique experiences which cannot be matched.

Fraternity life can be so beneficial to everyone. For many, joining a fraternity can help ease the transition between high school and college by helping them to get involved right away and meet countless new people. Not only do men become close with their brothers, they also have the opportunity to network with alumni, students, and university administrators. Also, by joining a national organization, you will have the opportunity to be connected to men across the country, which can open the door for many future career opportunies.

The benefits of Sigma Phi Delta include: a great atmosphere for learning the rigors of engineering; a close bond of brotherhood that endures through out the years beyond graduation; thousands of engineering alumni worldwide; strong leaders and men of principle; and most of all, the men of Sigma Phi Delta comprise the most exclusive fraternity on any campus, a fraternity of engineers.

Leadership Opportunities

Leadership is a skill that needs to be nurtured through experience and education. Sigma Phi Delta is working to create leaders for the engineering community at large. Keys to success include:

  • Education
    • Sigma Phi Delta offers formal training programs in communication, leadership, and management that help individuals run their chapters more efficiently and gives them a head start in their career.
  • Life Experience
    • Sigma Phi Delta members have the opportunity to attain leadership experience through roles such as marketing, recruiting, facilities, financial, and executive positions.
  • Mentorship
    • Sigma Phi Delta alumni hold key positions in industry and have significant experience that they share with members during regularly held professional events and during internship opportunities.

Interesting Facts about Greeks

  • Nationally, 71% of all Greeks graduate, while only 50% of non-Greeks graduate.
  • The All Greek GPA is higher than the overall collegiate GPA
  • Since 1910, 85% of the Supreme Court Justices have been Greek.
  • 85% of the Fortune 500 key executives are Greek.
  • Of the nation’s 50 largest corporations, 43 are headed by Greeks.
  • 76% of Who’s Who in America are Greek.
  • All but two Presidents since 1825 have been Greek.
  • 70% of the U.S. Presidents’ cabinet members since 1900 have been Greek.
  • 76% of U.S. Senators are Greek.
  • Over 85% of the student leaders on 730 campuses are members of Greek-letter organizations.