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Mission & Vision

Through friendship, scholarship, leadership, and service, SAE finds men with impeccable character and helps them achieve their full potential, letting them rise up to face every challenge placed before them—today and tomorrow. We achieve this by grooming our members to become True Gentlemen.

The True Gentleman

The True Gentleman is the man whose conduct proceeds from good will and an acute sense of propriety, and whose self-control is equal to all emergencies; who does not make the poor man conscious of his poverty, the obscure man of his obscurity, or any man of his inferiority or de-formity; who is himself humbled if necessity compels him to humble an-other; who does not flatter wealth, cringe before power, or boast of his own possessions or achievements; who speaks with frankness but always with sincerity and sympathy; whose deed follows his word; who thinks of the rights and feelings of others, rather than his own; and who ap-pears well in any company, a man with whom honor is sacred and virtue safe.

-John Walter Wayland

Our Mission Statements

Fraternity

Advancing the highest standards of friendship, scholarship, leadership and service for our members throughout life.

Foundation

To support philanthropic efforts that let those who rise above become the True Gentleman they strive to be.

Our Vision

True Gentlemen making our global community better.

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