Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity and Foundation is a fraternity with 82 active chapters and 9 colonies. Founded at Yale in 1845, it is the 10th oldest fraternity in the United States, and practices many traditions.
Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity and Foundation (commonly abbreviated to Alpha Sig) is a fraternity with 82 active chapters and 9 colonies. Founded at Yale in 1845, it is the 10th oldest fraternity in the United States. The fraternity practices many traditions. Their Latin motto is, Causa Latet Vis Est Notissima ('The cause is hidden, the results well-known'). The fraternity's official symbol is the phoenix, as the phoenix rises from the ashes of its old body, signifying the re-founding of the fraternity in the early 1900s. Due to active expansion efforts, Alpha Sigma Phi continues to offer services and opportunities to over 2,500 undergraduate students and 40,000 living alumni. Alpha Sigma Phi was founded by men at Yale College in 1845 as a secret sophomore society composed of many of the school's authors, poets, athletes, and scholars. Upon rising through the ranks of the school, members shared membership with Alpha Sigma Phi in Skull and Bones, Scroll and Key, and eventually..
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