Fun Facts About Alpha Chi Sigma

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Every fraternity thinks they have the best; the best Intramural sports team, the best leaders, the best events, and now, as alumni, the best stories to share. What are some fun facts you remember about Alpha Chi Sigma? 

Take a look at some history facts below: 

Nu Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma was established in 1911.

Alpha Chi Sigma was founded by Raymond Tracy Conger, Harold Everett Eggers, Joseph Gerard Holty, Alfred Emil Kundert, Joseph Howard Mathews, Edward Gustav Mattke, Bart Eldred McCormick, Frank Joseph Petura, and James Chisholm Silverthorn.  

The Three Objects of Alpha Chi Sigma:

  1. To bind its members with a tie of true and lasting friendship.
  2. To strive for the advancement of chemistry both as a science and as a profession.
  3. To aid its members by every honorable means in the attainment of their ambitions as chemists throughout their mortal lives.


The most famous alumni from Alpha Chi Sigma are:

  • Dr. R. Byron Bird, recipient of the National Medal of Science and the Society of Engineering Science’s A.C. Eringen Medal for outstanding achievements in Engineering Science
  • Darleane C. Hoffman, awarded the American Chemical Society Award in Nuclear Chemistry in 1983, the Garvan-Olin Medal in 1990, the U.S. Medal of Science in 1997 and the Priestley Medal in 2000.
  • Rudolph A. Marcus, received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1992, the Wolf Prize in Chemistry in 1985, the U.S. National Medal of Science in 1989 


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