Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Symbol: Lion
Flower: Violet
Colors: Purple & Gold
Philanthropy: Children’s Miracle Network


The men of Sigma Alpha Epsilon at Franklin College strive to reach every ideal set forth by the national fraternity. They have been a part of Franklin’s Greek experience for more than a century and continue to make contributions to both the college and to the community. They take pride in their strong brotherhood and academic achievements.


SAE holds an annual Haunted House in the fall with all proceeds benefiting their local philanthropy, Wounded Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. In the spring, the men participate in Franklin’s Clean Community Challenge as part of their “True Gentlemen Day of Service”. SAE’s members are involved in a number of athletic teams, including soccer, basketball, track, and swimming. There are also members active in the Interfraternity Council, Franklin College Radio (WFCI 89.5), Student Congress, Student Entertainment Board, Chi Beta Phi National Science Honorary, Order of Omega, Riley Dance Marathon, and other various organizations. The men also hold formal at the Embassy Suites North in Indianapolis each spring.

Membership Requirements

A 2.5 GPA is required for initiation into SAE. Being a member a Sigma Alpha Epsilon means that you are both a True Gentlemen and believe in the values of loyalty, honor, friendship and fraternity.
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