My night with Jimmy Buffett

by Kirk Dooley (Texas Tech ’78) Editor’s note: The original article can be found here – Dallas concert brought together old friends and made some new. It all began in Lubbock in 1975. My lifelong buddy, Doug Thompson, and I were sophomores at Texas Tech, living in the new Encounter Seven apartments, around the […]

Col. William “Bill” Benson Woods March 14, 1936 – September 7, 2023

The Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity is saddened to learn that Col. William “Bill” Woods (Colorado State ’58), Past Eminent Supreme Archon and Loyal Son of Minerva, entered the Chapter Eternal on Thursday, September 7, at the age of 87. Col. Woods joined SAE in 1955 at Colorado State University (Colorado Delta), following in the footsteps of […]

2023 Ritual Academy Recap

Brothers across the realm concluded their 2023 summer by coming home to the Levere Memorial Temple in Evanston, Illinois, for the National Ritual Academy educational program on August 4 to August 6.  Check-in began at 5 PM CT in the Fourier. While attendees checked in, Temple tours were available, along with an opportunity to visit […]

Order of Omega 2022-2023

Sigma Alpha Epsilon would like to congratulate and honor the brothers initiated into Order of Omega during the 2022-2023 school year. (Reported as of July 25, 2023) Birmingham-Southern College Mason Legg Cameron Coffey Clemson University Jose Contreras Colorado School of Mines Benjamin Legg Cornell University Amar Vyas Drake University Luke Clausen Florida State University Jack […]

2023-2025 Biennium Committee Announcement

Sigma Alpha Epsilon is pleased to announce the 2023-2025 biennium committee assignments.  Convention Host Committee (Atlanta 2025) Fred Sheets (Georgia) – Chair Charles Boyd (Mississippi State) Johnathan Carden (Oglethorpe) Andrew Cogar (Miami – Florida) Matt Dale (Vanderbilt) Andy Foltz (East Tennessee) Chris Gilmer (Texas State) Adam Hanzalik (Louisville) Doug Hodge (Toledo) Jordan Alex Johnson (Oglethorpe) […]

167th Anniversary Convention Amended Fraternity Laws

Listed below are the amendments that were made to Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s fraternity laws at the 167th Anniversary Convention. PROPOSAL 10 AMEND SECTION 10.A.1.b10.  Fraternity Laws & Ritual A. Amendment & Repeal. The Fraternity Laws and Ritual may only be amended or repealed in the following manners: 1. By the Fraternity Convention a. A two-thirds […]

167th Anniversary Convention Recap

SAEs from across the realm gathered together in St. Louis, Missouri, from Thursday, June 15, to Sunday, June 18, for the 167th Anniversary Convention. Various attendees traveled to St. Louis to represent their chapters and alumni associations as they voted upon board candidates and proposals for the Fraternity Laws. Throughout the event, many awards were […]

Youngstown SAEs exemplify the True Gentleman as they stumble upon a missing girl

by Kayla McCloud Brothers of Youngstown State SAE Jacob Clemente (Youngstown ’25), Michael Clemente (Youngstown ’23), Nick Locke (Youngstown ’20), SAE Sweetheart Jeremy Clemente, and their older brother Jay Jorge exemplified the True Gentleman with an incredible deed as they helped a 17-year-old missing girl on Tuesday, August 1, 2023, return to her family. For […]

Boss Ken Jernigan

By: Kayla McCloud “Congratulations on being selected as an Honorary Blue Angel. The entire team is delighted to continue our association and friendship in a special way. Your reputation for excellence, selflessness, dedication, and service with honor is noted with admiration and pride…As an Honorary Blue Angel, we consider you a member of our team […]


by Geary Mason It’s time to recognize everyone who participated in the 2023 SAE World Series softball tournament in New Orleans. The 38th annual SAE World Series softball tournament was held at New Orleans City Park on Friday, June 9th and Saturday, June 10th, 2023.  1st place – Union University. 2nd place – Christian Brothers […]

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