Our Chapter at a Glance


Chapter Name:

Sigma Nu - Delta Gamma

Chapter Founded:



Located on 113th on the south side of the street between Broadway and Amsterdam (556 W. 113th). Sigma Nu has occupied the brownstone since the early 1960's. The brownstone permanently houses 14 brothers in 10 singles and 2 doubles. The 5 floor house is complete with kitchen, 6 full bathrooms, backyard access, Brothers' Room Lounge, basement bar area, and two large living rooms. 

Current Membership:

69 brothers as of Spring 2018

Membership Restrictions:

None; not affiliated with any special interest, ethnicity, athletic team, etc

Philanthropic, Social, and Membership Development Programming:

(see Initiatives tab)

Historic Membership:

1264 initiated chapter brothers 

Semesterly Dues:

$500 non-seniors, $420 seniors

2013/2014 Awards:

Columbia Greek Life Award for Outstanding Community Programming, Columbia Greek Life Award for Achievement in Campus Leadership, Columbia Greek Life Award for Achievement in Campus Involvement, Columbia Greek Life Award for Achievement in Philanthropy, Columbia Greek Life Award for Achievement in Programming


African-American: 11%

Latino: 7%

Asian-American: 15%

Indian-American: 5%

Middle-Eastern-American: 4%

International Student: 10%

Campus leadership positions held by brothers (currently or in past academic year):

President/Publisher of the Columbia Daily Spectator, President of Inter-Fraternity Council, Vice President of Inter-Fraternity Council, Columbia College Student Council Vice President of Funding, Ivy Council Vice President, President of Club Tennis, Vice President of Youth for Debate, President of Columbia Undergraduate Energy Club, Vice President of Inter-Fraternity Council, Philanthropy Chair of the Inter-Greek Council, Treasurer of the Columbia International Relations Council and Association, Fencing Team Captain, Swimming & Diving Team Captains, President of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Vice President of Jiu Jitsu Club, Chief Development Officer for Spectator, Chief Marketing Officer for Spectator, Co-President of Columbia UNICEF, Co-founder of Columbia Weightlifting Society, Columbia Community Outreach Projects Committee Chair, radio programmer at WKCR, Raw Elementz Executive Board Member, music premiered by CU Jazz Composers Collective, HEAL teacher, Moneythink teacher, Club Volleyball Vice Presidents, Rugby Team Executive Board, CU Records President and Vice President, Vice President of Columbia Financial Investment Group

What we did and where we worked this summer:

Citi Investment Banking, Raine Group Investment Banking, BofA ML Sales & Trading, Citi Sales & Trading, Houlihan Lokey Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs Sales & Trading, Hermes Investment Banking, Bickle & Brewer Law intern, several researchers at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Troposphere energy finance, The Aspen Institute Think tank, Massey Knakal real estate, Pulse Start-Up Advisory, cancer research at the Florida A&M School of Pharmacy, members of "Morningsiders" student band, KMH Financial Services financial advisory, started the company "Lion Textbooks," Kenneth Cole Fellowship philanthropy program, Center for American Progress, Columbia University financial division, Buzzback market research, Genetech Fellow in Columbia Undergrad Research science program, wealth management at National Securities Corporation, Research Assistant at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Architecture for Humanity, 2D Electronics Research at Columbia, management intern at Sony, Warby Parker business intern, Arrhythmia Associates cardiologist practice, and more. 


Sigma Nu is represented across GS, CC, and SEAS - our brothers are majoring in a wide range of disciplines. 

National Fraternity:

Founded in 1869 at the Virginia Military Institute, Sigma Nu is one of the nation's oldest and largest social fraternities, boasting 278 active and inactive chapters and 227,000 initiates. In the Ivy League, Dartmouth, Yale, Penn and Columbia have active Sigma Nu chapters, along with other top schools, like MIT, Stanford, and Duke.