Sigma Alpha Epsilon WV-Alpha Recruitment (more popularly known as Rush) is a year long process. WV-Alpha is constantly seeking out quality men who possess those traits inherent of a true gentleman and a loyal son of Minerva. The True Gentleman. Some of the traits and qualities we look for include, but are not limited to: above average scholarship, participation in athletics and/or extracurricular clubs and activities, leadership abilities, commitment to volunteerism and community service and the desire to cultivate and develop lifetime friendships.

Pledge requirements are stated in the Fraternity Laws, stipulating a pledgeship from four to twelve weeks during which a complete course of education prescribed by the chapter shall take place. the education should include orientation on the history, laws and traditions of SAE on both national and local levels. Also included is instruction as to standards, culture and gentlemanliness, which are expected of a member of SAE. Hazing is prohibited. if you are interested and want to learn more about how you can become a True Gentleman, feel free to email our Eminent Deputy Archon, David Lovejoy at, for more information. We look forward to meeting you and hopefully bonding with you like only brothers of Sigma Alpha Epsilon can