UM’s Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Wins Leadership Award

February 09, 2015

MISSOULA – The Montana Alpha chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at the University of Montana recently was awarded the prestigious Frank J. Ruck Leadership Excellence Award at the Carlson Leadership Academy, held Jan. 30-Feb. 1 in Orange County, California.

The Frank J. Ruck Leadership Excellence Award is presented to only 10 chapters across the nation, recognizing them for outstanding campus and community leadership and for making significant positive changes to the campus community as a whole. The award is named for Frank J. Ruck Jr., former grand president, Order of the Golden Heart recipient and former president of the North American Interfraternity Conference.  

SigEp embodies the “Balanced Man” ideal, encompassing “Sound Mind and Sound Body” as well as the values “Virtue, Diligence and Brotherly Love.” Founded at UM in 1918, the Montana Alpha chapter of SigEp is known for its philanthropic participation with the Child Development Center, including the biennial “Run to Bozeman” event to raise money for the center.

Contact: Chance Carter, former president of Montana Alpha chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon, 515-371-6799,