All fraternities like to claim that they are different and that they continually strive for excellence, but the Maine Alpha Chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity at the University of Maine we actually do it. Since our re-charter on campus in 2002, we have continued to set high standards for what a fraternity can be both on our campus and nationally. Our brothers make a positive difference for the campus, community, and all others within our organization.
We are set apart by numerous efforts that are all made possible by our brothers. We host a Rock Against Rape concert during first-year move-in weekend to spread awareness for what resources are in the community and campus for students who may encounter sexual assault or rape. We host an extremely successful Balanced Man Scholarship which looks to reward incoming first-year men with scholarships who already exemplify the values that we seek to grow in our brothers.
Through the dedicated work by all our brothers, we have been able to achieve the high levels of success. Notably we have won seven Buchanan Cups in a row. Buchanan Cups are awarded bi-yearly to the top 10% of SigEp chapters nationwide. We do not rest on our laurels after these wins. Instead, we become more motivated with each win to continue to improve and grow our chapter for