Emmy Award winner and Oscar nominee Cicely Tyson. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority, received an honorary degree from Morehouse College, an all-male college. In she was awarded the Spingarn Medal from the NAACP.
Sigma Phi Epsilon is one of seven IFC fraternities at Longwood. They were founded in 1901 at what is now the University of Richmond and were chartered at Longwood in Sigma Phi Epsilon - Longwood University