Anti-Hazing Act Report

2018-2019

SubjectSigma Kappa Sorority
Details10/08/2018 – Violation of Sigma Kappa’s Hazing Policy – member(s) hazing by alcohol.  Charged with violation by Sigma Kappa National Council, with support from Albright College, on 11/13/2018.  Allegation was reported to Albright College officials on 10/08/2018, and was then reported to Sigma Kappa National Headquarters for investigations on 10/25/2018.  Investigation took place and the Sorority and several members were found to have violated Sigma Kappa’s hazing policies and State law.  A complete conduct and membership review of all collegiate members occurred in early November.
SanctionsMembership was removed for individuals found not compliant with chapter values and policies through the review. Chapter was placed on national council probation, level two, until 12/31/2019, and is on social probation through May 2019.

2017-2018

No violations reported.


2016-2017

No violations reported.


2015-2016

No violations reported.


2014-2015

No violations reported.


2013-2014

SubjectAlpha Sigma Phi Fraternity
Details04/15/2014 – Violation of Albright College Hazing and New Member Policies.  Charged with violation by Albright College on 04/15/2014.  Allegation was reported to Albright College on 04/11/2014. The organization was reported to have violated new member policy by having new members participate in a late night activity that extended into early morning hours. Additionally, the activity participated in was by definition a scavenger hunt, which violates the Albright College hazing policy.  Interviews were conducted with all new members of the organization, chapter president, on and off campus advisors, and the allegations were founded.
Sanctions Chapter was suspended from 04/15/2014 through 08/25/2014 – not allowed to participate in Greek Week, no recruitment or social events, mandatory programming and re-evaluation of New Member Education Program.  Chapter successfully completed their suspension and necessary programming — 5 year expiration will be 04/15/2019.