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Join the Minnesota Sigmas as we bowl for a great cause

Join the Minnesota Sigmas as we host the annual Sigma Bowling Challenge. All proceeds will benefit the Amos Haynes Book Scholarship fund which seeks to support educational achievement in our community.

The 2014 Sigma Bowling Challenge

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Our Cause Speeds on its Way

From its inception, the Founders conceived Phi Beta Sigma as a mechanism to deliver services to the general community. Rather than gaining skills to be utilized exclusively for themselves and their immediate families, the founders of Phi Beta Sigma held a deep conviction that they should return their newly acquired skills to the communities from which they had come.
Upcoming Events

The Sigma Bowling Challenge - 2014

Saturday June 14, 2014 – Saturday June 14, 2014

3401 Louisiana Ave S

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Join the Minnesota Sigmas as we host the annual Sigma Bowling Challenge.  All proceeds will benefit the Amos Haynes Book Scholarship fund which seeks to support educational achievement in our community.

 

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Minnesota Sigmas Present: The Black Tie Affair

Friday January 24, 2014 – Friday January 24, 2014

200 Southeast Oak Street

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On this momentous occasion, the 100th year of our fraternity’s history it is important to take this time to sit back and reflect on the journey it has been, the struggles we’ve encountered, the accomplishments and how far our fraternity has come. Noting that this journey was not trotted alone but with a community that stood strong in support and action. In this event we come together as a community to celebrate not just a fraternity but the vision and goals of which it has championed over these many years, and of which we all have strived to make possible.

In addition we’ll have a stacked lineup of from community leaders to prominent members of the fraternity. We will also be featuring a live band performance. Through the duration of the event we welcome you to enjoy the wonderful banquet provided and network with the many professionals in attendance. At the conclusion of the ceremony we welcome everyone to come out to the dance floor and continue the celebration.

In order to speed up the check-in process it is recommended you bring either a paper ticket or pull up the QR code on your Smartphone. For current students with a valid ID card the admission is free. Ticket purchasing will also be available on site via cash or debit/credit card. In the case of ticket cancellation refunds will not be offered. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Sheltered parking is available at the University Parking Ramp. The ticket price does inlcude parking as well. The parking location is the closest available ramp which is linked to the McNamara building. After you purchase the ticket please read the confirmation page for details.

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The 2014 Black History Month Science Fair

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In February 2014 Twin Cities high school students will compete for a total of $1,750 in scholarships at the Black History Month Science Fair hosted by the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated – Zeta Nu Sigma graduate & professional Chapter. Currently, the success of Black and African American youth in fields of STEM is severely disproportionate in comparison to the success of others in those same fields. With this initiative it is our goal to provide an opportunity for culturally relevant academic competition that students would not otherwise be invited to experience. Cultural relevance combined with competition as well as social and fiscal reward will create an environment where students can draw on their cultural frames of reference to bring personal relevance to their projects. This will allow for participants as well as their peers to more deeply internalize information. In addition, we will distribute scholarships that uplift youth of the Twin Cities by demonstrating a tangible investment of time, energy and finance to encourage and prepare them for success in the near and distant futures.

Vision:

To maintain a Twin Cities community that sustains a thriving pipeline to drives all of our students from classrooms to colleges and careers of their choice.

Mission:

Exposing Twin Cities high school students to academic competition that connects the science, technology, engineering & mathematics (STEM) concepts to cultural history.

Values:

The Black History Month Science Fair provides an experience that will help Twin Cities high school students recognize that their individual success is important to the vitality of the community. With new knowledge and understanding, our students can make well informed decisions about college and career. These three principles guide our work:

  •  Investment: Giving time, energy and other resources to develop a prosperous community.
  •  Alliance: Connecting community assets to highlight strengths of emerging leaders and drive their success.
  •  Inclusiveness: Working with people from a variety of backgrounds in order to accomplish goals and be accountable to those served.

 

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