Archived News & Media

Award-Winning Renovations to Sigma Chi
Extensive and creative upgrades maintain the history of the  fraternity’s house while serving the needs of the students.
August 4, 2015 - DSL News


FSILGs Support the Sean A. Collier Self-Sponsor Scholarship
Kappa Sigma & Pi Beta Phi team up for joint philanthropy, “Carnival for Collier” to raise scholarship money.
June 16, 2015 - DSL News


Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity Pies the MIT Community for Innovation Africa
On May 1 AEPi raised money by “pieing” members of the MIT community. This year the annual philanthropy collected funds for Innovation Africa. It is the most lucrative fundraising effort in the international AEPi community, raising over $32,000.
May 11, 2015


FSILG Awards Gather to Celebrate Greek Life at MIT
April 27 marked the annual FSILG awards reception for the 2014-15 academic year.
Photos - DSL Flickr
May 6, 2015


Alpha Chi Omega Hosts Run the Night For Their Philanthropy
Sorority AXO hosted the first Run the Night, an athletic challenge and obstacle course they hope to continue annually to raise money for domestic violence awareness.
April 28, 2015

TMAYD MIT Campaign Promotes Campus Community
Alpha Chi Omega’s Isabel Lloyd ’18 begins her “Tell Me About Your Day MIT” initiative.  Members of the MIT community are wearing wristbands to show that MIT is a supportive community.
April 27, 2015


Epsilon Theta Lends a Hand to the Greater Boston Food Bank
Students and alumni/ae from Epsilon Theta coed fraternity attended three group volunteer trips to the Greater Boston Food Bank, which serves as a supplier to food pantries, shelters, and free meal programs across eastern Massachusetts, distributing 48 million pounds of food last year. ET volunteers helped sort  donations of canned goods, dry goods, and frozen meat, helping to salvage hundreds of pounds of food each trip.


MIT Colleges Against Cancer Host Relay for Life
MIT’s FSILGs had a particularly strong presence, making up about half the teams, individual participants, and total dollars raised.
 March 23, 2015 - DSL News


Simple Acts of Social Responsibility by Two MIT Fraternities
Fraternities Tau Epsilon Phi of Boston and Zeta Beta Tau of Brookline helped their communities stay safe by locating and clearing fire hydrants during this record-breaking winter.
March 16, 2015


Sorority Kappa Alpha Theta and Fraternity Alpha Delta Phi Team Up for Holiday Cheer
The two Greeks held a festive gathering with holiday treats and hot chocolate while they constructed 75 creative holiday season cards to send patients at the Boston Children’s Hospitals.
Event Photos - DSL Flickr
January 29, 2015 - DSL News


Kappa Alpha Theta Continues Popular Service Initiative with CASA
For this MIT sorority, the most fashionable models are role models. Kappa Alpha Theta continued its popular service initiative KATWalk, a fashion show involving MIT students. This philanthropy raises money for Court Appointed Special Advocates. Kappa Alpha Theta has been partnered with CASA for 25 years.
December 15, 2014 - DSL News

MIT Fraternity Leaders Pledge to Fight Campus Sexual Assault
The fraternity leadership at MIT is making a proactive effort to address issues of sexual assault on campus, sponsoring the national “It’s On Us” campaign.
December 9, 2014

Student Leaders at MIT Join National Campaign
The White House launched the “It’s On Us” campaign earlier this year to engage students, especially men, in preventing sexual violence on campuses. MIT is among the institutions joining the effort. Several Greek organizations have signed on as sponsors, and this weekend many brothers and sisters participated in the initiative’s launch.
December 8, 2014 - DSL News


Making Green By Growing Greens…with Fish
Two 2013 MIT grads see the fruits of their innovation in the company they co-founded a year ago called Grove Labs. The idea and prototype for the company and its products started while they undergraduates living together as brothers of Sigma Chi.
December 2, 2014 - Alumni Association's Slice of MIT


MIT Has the Smartest Football Team in the World
Features: Peter Williams ’15 LCA, Brad Goldsberry ’15 DKE, Cam Wagar ’15 DKE
November 28, 2014 - Fox Sports Live


Phi Kappa Sigma Honors Dedicated Alumni
Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity’s alumni corporation accepted the retirement of two long time alumni: Bill Denhard '42 and Rick Winterson '56, who have combined more than 120 years of service on their board.
November 24, 2014 - Alumni Association's Slice of MIT


Smoot Legacy Continues on Harvard Bridge
An anonymous donor gives $2.5 million for new lighting on the condition that it be installed every 30 smoots.
November 14, 2014 - The Tech


The 484 Phi Alpha Foundation Donates 2 million in 13th Year of Grants
The 484 Phi Alpha Foundation, which was founded by Sigma Alpha Epsilon alumni, has granted more than $900,000 to MIT programs, including $225,000 to the Public Service Center, $142,000 to iHouse, and $250,000 to Office of Engineering Outreach Programs. $500,000 has gone to neighborhood programs such as Tutoring Plus, Margaret Fuller Settlement House and Community Art Center, community-based NGO’s, with $400,000 for programs such as CCTV, Breakthrough Cambridge, and Best Buddies.
November 6, 2014


Panhel Votes for New Sorority
A growing number of sisters at MIT prompts a discussion to induct a new sorority, and the Panhellic Association unanimously consents to the addition.
November 4, 2014 - The Tech


Alpha Chi Omega Brings Awareness to Domestic Violence
Even in the wake of high-profile cases involving athletes and other celebrities, Courtney Diamond ’17 of MIT’s Alpha Chi Omega chapter believes domestic violence doesn’t get the attention or focus it deserves.
October 6, 2014 - DSL News


IN YOUR COMMUNITY: Domestic Violence Awareness
Alpha Chi Omega worked to break the silence surrounding domestic violence and bring it into the spotlight as their national philanthropy.
September 30, 2014 - The Tech


Oft-assailed Fraternities Focus on Responsibility
Organizations rebuilding their reputations.
September 8, 2014 - The Boston Globe


Panhellenic Bid Night 2014
MIT Sororities gather for bid night.
September 2, 2014 - DSL Flickr


AILG Annual Dinner Provides Positive Outlook for FSILGs
The Association of Independent Living Groups (AILG) welcomed close to 100 FSILG alumni, support staff, Institutional dignitaries, and students to its annual dinner at the MIT Museum on June 11.
June 19, 2014 - DSL News


 Participants in Greek System Thrive After College, Gallup Finds
 Brothers and sisters do better than non-affiliated colleagues after graduation.
 May 27, 2014 - Inside Higher Ed


Alpha Epsilon Pi “Pies” MIT for Children’s Charity
The MIT chapter of Alpha Epsilon has raised more than $25,000 for Save a Child’s Heart, which identifies children from developing countries with potentially fatal-but treatable-heart conditions, flies them to Israel, and provides life-saving heart surgeries.
May 23, 2014 - DSL News


Sigma Nu Raises Funds for the Jimmy Fund Clinic
Sausage Fest is a fundraiser organized by the MIT Chapter of Sigma Nu every semester in support of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The brothers of Sigma Nu will be selling delicious hot dogs and refreshing drinks the entire afternoon! The money raised will be donated to the Jimmy Fund Clinic, which focuses on testicular cancer research.
May 10, 2014


IRDF Toasts to 50 Years of Supporting FSILG Vitality
Alumni, staff, and students gathered in Walker Memorial Hall Saturday evening on April 26 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Independent Residence Development Fund.
Video - YouTube
May 5, 2014 - DSL News


Brothers Volunteer at Boston Marathon
MIT’s Kappa Sigmas volunteered a the starting line.
May 3, 2014


Kappa Sigmas Join Red Sox Green Team
Members volunteer at Fenway to promote environmentalism.
May 3, 2014


IRDF 50th Anniversary
Celebrating 50 years of improving the MIT FSILG community.
Photos - DSL Flickr
April 26, 2014 - DSL News


FSILG 2013-2014 Awards Announced
Awards regarding academic, community service, and ethics.
DSL News 


MIT Sigs Show Compassion During Boston MarathonBombings
Among the chaos, brothers open fraternity doors and provide resources to runners and spectators.
Sigma Chi Fraternity Page


FSILG Awards Bring Together Greek Community
Student leaders, plus several alumni and FSILG Office staff presented nearly 25 awards.
Photos - DSL Flickr
April 29, 2014 - DSL News


Reif Signals Start of Greek Olympics
The members of the MIT and sorority community gathered outside Kresge Hall on Tuesday to announce the commencement of the Greek Olympics.
April 25, 2014 - DSL News


Kappa Sigma Organizes ‘Nearly Naked Mile’ Run for Charity
The MIT chapter initiated the run for the Sean Collier Self Sponsor Scholarship
April 8, 2014 - Boston Globe


IT’S ALL GREEK TO ME: Leaping into the Unknown
Sisters provide support and encouragement to explore new things.
April 19, 2013 - The Tech


Phi Kappa Theta Opens Doors Amid Boston Marathon Chaos
With their house two blocks from the finish line, MIT’s chapter embody fraternity’s motto.
April 16, 2013 - Phi Kappa Theta Page


Phi Beta Epsilon Rennovations
Take a look at the rennovations to PBE's homestead.
October 2013 - DSL Flickr


SORORITY ALUMNI: Bonding Beyond College
Sororities offer continuity of shared experiences and histories through common values to connect the MIT community across generations.
 February 5, 2013 - The Tech


Dr. Michael Kimmel Visits MIT to Talk About the College Man
Students and student affairs professionals from New England come together for a discussion on men and masculinities.
November 14, 2012 - MIT News


IT’S ALL GREEK TO ME: Leading by Example
Sororities help to develop leadership among its members.
October 23, 2012 - The Tech


CityDays Serve-Off Brings MIT Student Communities to the Local Community
190 students serve at 13 local organizations
October 22, 2012 - MIT News


IT’S ALL GREEK TO ME: Sports and Sororities
Sisters support each others’ pursuits outside of Greek life.
October 16, 2012 - The Tech


IT’S ALL GREEK TO ME: Studious Sisters
Sororities emphasize academic excellence and provide support to their members.
September 25, 2012 - The Tech


CityDays Celebrates its 21st Birthday, and You’re Invited
Student registration for the CityDays Serve-Off open until September 24.
September 21, 2012 - MIT News


IT’S ALL GREEK TO ME: Building Houses, Building Communities
A sorority’s involvement in Habitat for Humanity inspired consistent community service participation to become part of the lifestyle of its members.
September 18, 2012 - The Tech


The Stephen D. Baker Outstanding Change Initiative Award
This award was created in honor of Theta Xi brother and 1984
MIT alumnus Stephen D. Baker.
June 11, 2012 - MIT News

Six Things About the Number Six Club
Learn about one of MIT's coed fraternities. 
May 25, 2012 - MIT News

Rising to the Challenge
Number Six wins second annual FSILG&D Community Service Challenge
May 14, 2012 - MIT News


FSILG&D Community Service Challenge 2012
Groups compete to take home the Service Cup.
Video - YouTube


Brothers of Phi Beta Epsilon Win First Annual FSILG&DCommunity Service Photo Contest
Students showcase photos of living groups’ community service.
December 5, 2011 - MIT News


3 Questions with a Student Leader: IFC President Tommy Anderson
Hear from the MIT junior and newly elected Interfraternity Council President.
December 1, 2011 - MIT News


National Campus Safety Expert Holds Education Workshops at MIT
Risk management speaker talks with students, staff, and alumni
November 29, 2011 - MIT News


Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity Takes Home the Inaugural Service Cup
New competitions challenge MIT students to serve the community as a community
April 25, 2011 - MIT News


The Answer Is Yes
“Going Greek has been one of the best decisions of my life.”
August 16, 2011 - MIT Admissions


Eyes on the Prize for Service
20 MIT student teams participate in the FSILG&D Community Service Challenge
April 12, 2011 - MIT News


Pi Beta Phi Finds a Home on Campus
Undergraduate sorority to occupy 405 Memorial Drive in 2012
September 2, 2011 - MIT News


Building Blocks
Sorority and Fraternities were among the groups building LEGO kits for local schools
February 8, 2011