Shield & Diamond

First published in 1890 by Robert Adger Smythe, the Shield & Diamond is Pi Kappa Alpha's quarterly magazine for PIKE members, volunteers and supporters.

The Shield & Diamond is available in both print and online editions, with a full digital archive available at the myPIKE homepage. To receive the print edition, please contact the Pi Kappa Alpha Foundation at


Submit Information for the Shield & Diamond

The Shield & Diamond wants to publish the good news about your events and activities. The deadline for each issue is noted below, but you don't wait until then! Send us your news and photos year round, and we'll keep them for the next issue. Please include any updates on your officers, web site address, or other contact information.

Submit Shield & Diamond Chapter Notes

Submit Shield & Diamond Alumni Association Notes

Submit Shield & Diamond Personal Update

Submit Varsity Athletes for the Spring Shield & Diamond

Email your information to Shield & Diamond or by mail or fax:

Shield & Diamond
8347 West Range Cove
Memphis TN 38125

Shield & Diamond Deadlines:

  • Autumn issue - July 1
  • Winter issue - October 1
  • Spring issue - December 5 (chapter notes), January 1 (association news)
  • Summer issue - April 1

Nominate a "Pike of the Month"

Pikes are making a difference and serving as positive role models for leadership, scholarship, athleticism, and gentlemanly behavior. Know a brother that stands above the rest? Nominate them for Pike of the Month.

Pike of the Month Nomination Form

For information on the Shield & Diamond, please contact