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    Zeta Lambda Chapter Re-Chartering Event


    11/12/22 - 1:00pm. Lorton Performance Center. Initiation Ceremony. Brothers only.

    11/12/22 - 6:00pm. Lorton Performance Center. Re-Chartering Banquet. Brothers and guests.

    >>Please Register Here.<<


    Homecoming Weekend is October 29th weekend, 2022


    6:30PM Friday, October 28th, 2022. Happy hour/bar crawl. Plan to start around 6:30PM

    2:30PM Saturday, October 29th, 2022. Kickoff vs. SMU.
    We will begin tailgating on the New U (across from the Arby’s on 11th, near Pat Case dining center/what used to be the Twin Towers dorms (Fisher South) at 11:30AM. The University will provide food. Look for the Sigma Nu tent!
    After the game we will continue homecoming festivities at the house for around 2 hours with lawn games, grilling, and drinks.

    11:00AM Sunday, October 30th, 2022. Alumni vs. Actives Flag Football game on Harwell Field behind the Sigma Nu house. We will have refreshments and tables set up for those who wish to watch and not play.

    Homecoming Weekend is October 7-10, 2021


    The University of Tulsa has announced that Homecoming 2021 will be held Thursday 10/7 through Sunday 10/10.  Football kickoff vs. The Memphis Tigers (on Saturday 10/9) will be announced on, around 9/30 which will dictate the start time for our tailgate.  All of this is predicated on any COVID-19 precautions which may still be in effect at that time. Let's hope we can get together this year!


    Homecoming Weekend is October 12-15, 2017


    That time of year has come around again! October 13-15 is Homecoming weekend, and you know what that means -- The Zeta Lambda reunion tailgate will be on the TU campus at Jackson Common (our usual spot for the past five years) on Saturday 14th and will start four hours before kickoff. TU will announce kickoff time on October 2.

    Brother Doug Redmond has graciously agreed to again host a happy hour starting at 5pm on Friday 13th. Last year’s happy hour was awesome and this year should be no different.

    Hope to see you there!!



    Upcoming Events


    Please make note of the following event dates. The Zeta Lambda Colony needs as much alumni participation as possible. It is up to us to inspire our future knights who have decided to join Sigma Nu. Brother Will DeViney has worked very hard to put together many opportunities for you to become involved:

    * Candidate Ceremony (Initiates only)
    Sunday 2/19, 3pm, Location Sharp Chapel on TU Campus. It is important to show candidates our alumni support. Alumni from other chapters will also attend.

    * Alumni/Active Sigma Nu History Trivia
    Tuesday 2/21, 8pm, Allen Chapman Student Union, Chouteau. Come sharpen your Sigma Nu history knowledge and help our candidates do the same!

    * Brotherhood Retreat
    Friday 2/24 – Sunday 2/26, Loughridge, 4900 West 71st Street.  Past Sigma Nu regent Joe Francis will host a LEAD session on Saturday 25th. Please come out, meet Brother Francis and hear what he has to say. This is a rare chance to interact with a very high-profile member of our Fraternity.

    * Alumni Advisory Board Meeting #4
    Thursday 3/9, 7pm, Hardesty Hall #3005. Also by call-in.

    * Alumni-Active Football Game
    Saturday 4/8, TBD. Just like we used to do it!


    Zeta Lambda is returning to the University of Tulsa!


     We are proud to inform you all that after 12 years of dormancy, the time to re-establish the Zeta Lambda chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity has finally arrived. Starting in January of 2017, the General Fraternity will have staff on the ground, and will begin recruiting for the Spring 2017 Candidate Class of the Zeta Lambda Colony.


    For those who I have not yet had the chance to meet, my name is Will Deviney, and I will be serving as the site manager for the Zeta Lambda recolonization. I recently graduated from the University of Idaho in May 2016, where I was a member of the Delta Omicron Chapter of Sigma Nu. Immediately following my graduation, I joined the fraternal staff as an Expansion & Recruitment Consultant and have just recently wrapped up my first expansion project at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Delta Eta).


    I am truly honored and excited to be given the chance to restore this historic chapter at an equally historic institution. With alumni assistance from both the Zeta Lambda Chapter and Oklahoma State’s Epsilon Epsilon Chapter, this is sure to be a very successful recolonization. During my time in Tulsa, I will continue following up with recruitment and colony development updates on a weekly basis. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at any time.




    Will DeViney /
    Delta Omicron #1676 : University of Idaho





    We will be having our annual reunion/tailgate on the TU campus prior to the game vs. Tulane Green Wave on Saturday (Kickoff is at 2:45PM). There will be a happy hour on Friday evening at the home of brother Doug Redmond. Linde Oktoberfest is the same weekend; let's reclaim our historic Sigma Nu spot, left of the main stage! Many prizes will be given, including a raffle for your chance to win one of two footballs signed by TU players and coaches.

    At 10:30AM on Saturday, we will hold the reunion/tailgate at Jackson Common, across the street from the house that once stood at 564 S. Gary Pl. Other details will be posted in due course.

    Food will be provided at the tailgate. We ask for your donation to help cover the cost.

    Please let us know if you will be there; send me a PM, post here or email to We need an RSVP so that we can have a reasonably accurate head count

    I call on all brothers to come out and celebrate the recolonization of Zeta Lambda! Four years ago I told you that "Sigma Nu will breathe again at TU." That has become a reality thanks to many brothers and spouses who have helped out. Now is your chance!



    Official notice from Sigma Nu Headquarters in Lexington, Virginia


    Recent news coming out of the University of Tulsa as well as Sigma Nu International Headquarters. 


    ** Announcement Document **


    Please make every effort to make it to Tulsa, Oklahoma for this years Homecoming Festivitites! We are working diligently to make this one the biggest yet!


    ** TU Homecoming 2016! **


    Sigma Nu Tailgate Date / Time:  Saturday Oct. 22nd at TBD (2 hours before kickoff vs Tulane).
    Location:  Jackson Commons (Across from Lorton Performance Center).
    What The usual setup of catered food, some drinks, games, multiple TV’s with football.

    For food purposes please RSVP to Brother Jeremy Edwards email:  or cell:  (603)733-6084 or Facebook:



    Tulsa Homecoming & Zeta Lambda Alumni Tailgate  weekend of 10/23 & 24, 2015


    The Zeta Lambda Alumni Board would like to announce this year’s TU homecoming events.  There will be an impromptu pre-game tailgate as the game is on Friday starting around 3pm (kickoff vs. Memphis is 7pm Friday).  Just look for the Sigma Nu tent!  Unfortunately, due to the Friday game, the reunion will be the following day:

    Date / Time:  Saturday Oct. 24th at 2pm.
    Location:  2660 S. Trenton Ave  Tulsa, OK 74114 (near Cascia Hall HS).
    What The usual setup of catered food, some drinks, games, multiple TV’s with football.
    We may try to get an Oktoberfest group together and reclaim our old spot.  We hope you can make it out this year!

    For food purposes please RSVP to Brother Jeremy Edwards email:  or cell:  (603)733-6084 or Facebook:


    Lastly, feel free to forward this to any brothers / little sis’ or whoever might want to drop by and otherwise may not have received this email.


    Tulsa Homecoming & Zeta Lambda Alumni Tailgate  Sat 10/18/2014


     * 10:30 a.m. – BBQ & tailgate in front of the Lorton Performing Arts Center. Look for the Sigma Nu tent and snake flag!

     * 11:00 a.m. – Kickoff vs. USF at H.A. Chapman Stadium.

    *** Great time had by all. Excellent turnout. See Photo Gallery for pics from the event. 


     Tulsa Homecoming & Zeta Lambda Alumni Tailgate  Sat 11/2/2013


    * 10:30 a.m. – BBQ & tailgate in front of the Lorton Performing Arts Center. Look for the Sigma Nu tent and snake flag!

    * 2:00 p.m. – Group photo before the game.

    * 2:30 p.m. – Kickoff vs. UTSA at H.A. Chapman Stadium.


    Tulsa Brotherhood & Family Weekend  5/17 & 5/18/2013

    * Friday 5/17 @ 7:00pm – Tulsa Drillers vs Arkansas Naturals. Zeta Lambda has a block of tickets behind home plate. Brother Tony Bertotti is organizing this event.

    * Saturday 5/18 @ 10:30am to 1:00pm – Tour of the Gilcrease/TU Museum and Lunch. Brother James Childress has reservations for Zeta Lambda and friends.
    * Saturday afternoon – Mayfest or Golf Outing. Mayfest is an annual tribute to art and music in the heart of beautiful downtown Tulsa. Contact Brother Jeremy Edwards if you are interested in participating in a golf outing—
    * Saturday @ 6:00pm – BBQ and activities for all brothers, families, and friends at Brother Paul and Melanie Burgess’ home (midtown Tulsa).



    Tulsa Homecoming & Zeta Lambda Alumni Tailgate  10/20/2012

    Brothers and friends, 2012 is one of the rare years when the University of Tulsa Homecoming weekend coincides with Oktoberfest and the Zeta Lambda Alumni Chapter will be taking full advantage.  This year we will have our annual BBQ on-campus, as a tailgate before the Tulsa Hurricane homecoming game against the Rice University Owls. Please take a minute to mark your calendars, and make initial traveling plans if you do not live in town. Every year we have the BBQ, the turnout has increased and we look to really have a large showing for this year.

    When:   Sat. Oct 20th, We’ll start at 10:30AM.  Kickoff versus Rice is 2:30PM.

    Where:  Our tailgate will be setup where the old Snake house used to be.  On the lawn in front of the new Lorton Performance Center.

    What:  Food, drinks, giveaways.

    RSVP:  To help us with a headcount, please RSVP to




    Lost Zeta Lambda Brothers

    We have a large number of brothers that we have not been in contact with due to bad contact information.  If you have a valid e-mail or mailing address for anyone on the following list, please email  Thanks!!