Historical Timeline

  • Theta Kappa Chapter Historical Timeline

    1967       Colony Founded - November 17th, 1967

    1968       Chapter Colonized - May 6, 1968

    1970       Chapter Chartered - May 10, 1970

    1974       100th Initiate (4-5 years)

    1975       5th Anniversary - May 10, 1975

    1980       10th Anniversary - May 10, 1980

    1983       200th Initiate (13 years)

    1985       15th Anniversary - May 10, 1985

    1986       1st Annual Alumni Golf Tournament - November 14, 1986

               Initiation of Chapter Founders (14)- November 15, 1986

               1st Major Organized Fundraiser (at the Holiday Inn)- November 16, 1986

               250th Initiate

    1987       300th Initiate (17 years)

               Affiliation of Palmer Drew (ThK 300) - November 8, 1987

               2nd Major Organized Fundraiser (at the Holiday Inn) - November 8, 1987

    1988       Decision to build the House

               Financing by Sea Island Bank

               1st Meeting in the Chapter House - November 12, 1988

               3rd Organized Fundraiser (at the House)

    1989       Moved into the Chapter House)- February 1, 1989

               2nd Alumni Initiation (Kicklighter/Roberts)- April 28, 1989

               1st Greek House to be completed at GSU

               Dedication of the Theta Kappa House

    1990       20th Anniversary - May 10, 1990

    1991       400th Initiate (21 years)

    1995       25th Anniversary - May 10, 1995

    1997       500th Initiate (27 years)

               Affiliation of Dave Sturgeon (ThK 500)- February 8, 1997

               1st Major Addition/Expansion to House (Patio Deck)

    2000       2nd Major Fundraising Campaign

               5 year goal to eliminate the House note

               30th Anniversary - May 10, 2000

    2002       600th Initiate (32 years)

    2005       “Flashed the Note” - $0 Debt

               1st House on Greek Row paid off - October 22, 2005

               35th Anniversary - May 10, 2005

    2006       700th Initiate (36 years)

               Suspension of the Collegiate Charter

               20th Anniversary of Alumni Initiation

    2007       40th Anniversary of Colony founding

    2008       Recolonization of the Collegiate Chapter

               40th Anniversary of Original Colonization

               20th Anniversary of the House Construction

    2009       Re-Chartering Approved by the High Council

               20th Anniversary of House Dedication

    2010       Re-Chartering & Initiation - Feb. 27th, 2010

               Regent, Joe Gilman, visits Theta Kappa

               40th Anniversary of the Chapter - May 10, 2010

               25th Annual Golf Tournament

    2011       25th Anniversary of the Alumni Initiation

    2012       Fall 1986 Pledge Class Celebrates 25 years since Initiation (01/87)

               800th Initiate (42 years)

    2014       25th Anniversary of the Theta Kappa House

               ΣN wins Fraternity of the Year, 5 Star Chapter, sweeps GSU awards

    2015       45th Anniversary of Theta Kappa Chapter

               10th Anniversary of Paying off the House

               900th Initiate (45 years)

               ΣN wins Fraternity of the Year, 5 Star Chapter, 6 of 8 awards

    2016       Sigma Nu awarded ROCK CHAPTER at Sigma Nu Grand Chapter, 4th in Nation

               ΣN wins 5 Star Chapter, 3 Key GSU Awards

    2017       50th Anniversary of the founding of ΣΝ at GSU - Nov. 17, 1967


    Future:

    2018       50th Anniversary of the colonization of ΣΝ at GSU - May 6, 1968

               1000th Initiate (future)

               150th Anniversary of the founding of Sigma Nu Fraterniity - October 1868

    2019       150th Anniversary of of Sigma Nu Fraterniity - January 1, 1869

    2020       50th Anniversary of Theta Kappa Chapter - May 10, 1970

     

     

     

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