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Minnesota Alpha Chapter Facts


  • Minnesota Alpha was founded in 1902 by William C. Levere.

  • Our chapter collectively donates over 2,000 volunteer hours each year.

  • Minnesota Alpha raises over $25,000 for Special Olympics Minnesota through our annual Jail 'n Bail philanthropy event.

  • Members who achieve a 3.0 GPA or better receive a reward from our scholarship fund

  • Minnesota Alpha has won the John O. Moseley Zeal award (best Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter) in 1977 and 2009.

  • Minnesota Alpha holds the record for most consecutive Zeal award nominations at five from 2008-2012.

UMN SAE - University of Minnesota Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Sigma Alpha Epsilon Facts


  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon is the second largest Greek Letter Fraternity.

  • Nationally, there are Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapters in 49 of the 50 states.

  • Nine CEO’s from Forbes Super 500 list came from SAE.

  • SAE was ranked the #1 fraternity by Gallup Poll, Heller Survey, Bantas, and College Survey Bureau.