Sigma Alpha Epsilon

The mission of Sigma Alpha Epsilon is to promote the highest standards of friendship, scholarship, and service for our members based upon the ideals set forth by our Founders and as specifically enunciated in our creed.

Oregon Alpha

Sigma Alpha Epsilon has been an active, thriving chapter at Oregon State University for over 100 years. Our brothers take pride in the Gentlemen that surround them and the organization they represent.

Oregon Alpha Recognized as an Outstanding SAE Chapter

The following awards were presented at the 2016 John O. Moseley Leadership School
  • Jake Hales '16 wins Bradley M. Cohen Eminent Archon of the Year Scholarship Award
  • John O. Moseley Nominee for Fraternity Zeal (top six chapters in the realm)
  • Chapter Achievement Award for Operational Excellence
  • Ron Thiesen '61 recognized with Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award
  • Runner-up Outstanding House Corporation Award
  • Runner-up Outstanding Chapter Alumni Association Award
  • Outstanding Alumni Association Communications Award: Printed Newsletter
  • Outstanding Alumni Association Communications Award: Website


Each summer, the Oregon Alpha Alumni Association publishes an Oregon Alpha News update for alumni, members, and friends of the chapter. 2016 Edition

Interested in Joining?

Our Recruitment Chairs look forward to talking with prospective members and their parents. SAE eliminated "pledging" in 2014. More Information

Philanthropy and Community Service

Oregon Alpha held it's Tug-of-War Philanthropy this past January 30th in Chintimini Park and met its goal of raising over $3000 (and actually raised over $11,000 with matching gifts) for the Mario Pastega House.

Upcoming Events

  • June 17: OSU Commencement, Reser Stadium
  • July 6-8: 161st Anniversary Convention, Boston, MA
  • July 28-31: 82nd John O. Mosely Leadership School, Arizona Grand Resort & Spa, Phoenix, AZ
  • October 14: Homecoming, OSU vs Colorado