The Sigma Phi Epsilon Illinois Alpha RLC at the University of Illinois

Leadership Continuum

SigEp Leadership ContinuumThe Leadership Continuum is an award-winning* series of distinct and progressive leadership opportunities aimed at teaching and reinforcing SigEp values to a Brother from the day he joins to the day he graduates. Through self-discovery, analysis, and interaction, Brothers develop skills necessary to lead balanced lives and to continue leading the fraternity world.

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* Fraternity Executives Association winner of the 2003 Hobbs Group Fellow Award for innovative program development.

Experience EDGE

SigEp should be one the greatest experiences of your life. EDGE is about making healthy choices that match your personal values and those of Sigma Phi Epsilon. Participants build greater self-awareness about the


Carlson Leadership Academy

The Carlson Leadership Academy (CLA) provides interactive officer training to over 2,600 undergraduates and volunteers annually. Many undergraduates run for executive board positions because they have great goals and visions for their chapter. Attending a CLA ensures an officer will have the skills to manage a committee and follow through on those goals. The program also helps executive boards work together to ensure they all have goals consistent with a unified vision for the chapter.


Ruck Leadership Institute

The Frank J. Ruck Leadership Institute is an intense five-day event for SigEp’s top rising leaders. The Fraternity’s best and brightest gather in Va. over the summer for a program focused on personal leadership skills and the Balanced Man Ideal. Prominent SigEp alumni serve as mentors and guide Ruck scholars through competitive challenges and lessons in leadership.


Tragos Quest to Greece

The Tragos Quest to Greece is a powerful overseas experience that is unmatched in the fraternity world. Participants are stretched mentally and physically during a 10-day journey through Greece in mid-June. Each scholar prepares for the trip with multiple books, and various classic writings and plays. Once there, they get to see the very mountains and seas that serve as settings for these stories.


Life After College

Life After College, SigEp’s newest leadership event, is focused on preparing upperclassman to be successful personally and professionally as they transition from college to the ‘real world’. Today’s college students face an especially competitive job market and high expectations from employers who are looking for the perfect fit for their companies. Life After College is designed to equip SigEp upperclassmen with the guidance, tools and techniques they will need to stand out among job applicants and keep up with the life skills they will need when they are on their own.


Grand Chapter Conclave

SigEp’s Grand Chapter Conclave is the largest gathering of fraternity brothers in the world. Over 1,400 brothers and guests descend on one resort for five action-packed days every other summer. Nobody forgets their first Conclave, and there’s a reason brothers keep coming back for more.