As many of you have already heard, Tornadoes swept through the Huntsville-Madison area causing many residents to go without power as well as the students in the dorms at UAH. Fortunately all students on campus were safe from the storms.
However, disaster had struck much of the area around Tuscaloosa.
Sigma Nu as well as the other Greek Organizations pitched in to help the relief effort in Limestone county with Trey Whorley leading the front.
The Brothers of Sigma Nu would like to welcome the sisters of Alpha Omicron Pi to the campus of UAH! The casual, laid-back lifestyle of AOPi will be a phenomenal addition to the Greek community on-campus. Any female students interested in becoming a founding sister of the UAH chapter are encouraged to contact any Sigma Nu brother for more details. Alternately, keep an eye out for their recruitment team and events throughout the fall 2010 semester!
Every two years, all the Chapters of Sigma Nu meet to discuss fraternity-wide business matters, make new connections and generally have fun with a large group of collegians composed solely of Sigma Nu Brothers. This year was no exception. Brothers Joe Bray and Trey Moseley traveled to Boston, MA for 5 days to attend Grand Chapter. Over 190 chapters and 350 Brothers were in attendance as well as the High Council. Our brothers participated in activities including Fenway Park (home of the Red Sox), July 4th fireworks, tours of the Sam Adams brewery, formal dinners/luncheons, and many more good times. We look forward to the betterment of Sigma Nu under the new Regent Robert Durham (Mu at Georgia) and the next Grand Chapter in Dallas, TX!
Friday night, the brothers of Sigma Nu decided to throw a little end of the semester celebration for graduating seniors and to celebrate an successful year at UAH. A large water slide inflate was rented and placed out front beside a large foam pit. Two bands, The Barnstormers and Fistful of Beard, both performed to this outside crowd. Inside the house, a rave was set up in the Chapter room featuring a live DJ, paint-covered walls with UV-sensitive paint, and enough glowsticks to go around. Overall a good time was had by all and we thank all those who came out to enjoy it!
Tradition dictates that every Martin Luther King weekend means that a Sigma Nu backpacking trip must occur. This year’s trip was no different. 5 Brothers took on Savage Gulf, located in Middle Tennessee, and went 20+ miles during two long harsh days on the trail. The weather, several suspension bridges, and primitive campsites made the trip interesting. All those attending had a great time and plans are already being made for the next trip.
After several days of high-intensity studying and celebrating the end of the semester, several Sigma Nu brothers headed off to the biannual Midnight Breakfast at the UAH cafeteria. This popular event features a smorgasboard of breakfast delights, both hot and cold, served by well-known faculty members of the various UAH colleges. This year’s event was especially entertaining with snow blowers placed outside windows, Christmas gifts for students, and Charger Santa available for pictures or that last-minute give-me-an-A-on-my-exam wish.
The annual potluck Thanksgiving Dinner turned out once again to be a complete success. Surprisingly enough, every major food group was represented at the feast with plenty of food to go around (though the emphasis was on meat and dessert, which is normal). Highlights of the meal included Dash’s ribs recipe as well as Trey’s root-beer ham recipe. Thanks to Spencer for a wonderful blessing and also doing a great job organizing the event. Also, thanks to all the Sigma Nu brothers who cooked (and/or bought) food for the event.