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Quick Facts

Quick Facts

  • The national Fraternity was founded on March 9, 1856 at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.
  • ΣAE is recognized as the first fraternity established in the South.
  • ΣAE is the nation's 2nd largest fraternity with over 307,000 initiated members.
  • The Fraternity offers over $162,000 for academic achievement scholarships annually.
  • Pledgeship is conducted using The Phoenix, Sigma Alpha Epsilon's fraternity manual, as a guide.
  • Brothers of South Carolina Gamma achieve success in the classroom and on the athletic field. Brothers have been recognized for their outstanding academic success, philanthropic efforts, and participation in varsity and intramural athletics. ΣAE Brothers represent the Fraternity in Wofford Football, Soccer, Campus Union, Judicial Court, IFC Executive Council, ROTC, College Republicans, Twin Towers, Bonner Scholars Program, Glee Club, and religious life organizations.
  • ΣAE's social calendar includes Paddy Murphy, Cowboy Party, Fall House, Swampwater, Spring Formal, and Animal House.
  • ΣAE Alumni have been among Wofford strongest supporters. Alumni Brothers serve on Wofford's Board of Trustees, including its current Chairman. Our alumni have consistently given to the College in service and financial commitments. As an ΣAE alumnus, you will be joining one of the oldest and strongest alumni networks at Wofford.