Founded: October 8, 1998 at University of California-Davis (UC Davis)
Founding Mothers: Alycia Seaman, Erin Glick, Leah Dansker, Rachel Rothfarb, Erin Barker, and Dana Miller
Nicknames: Sigma, SAEPi, SigmaAEPi
Motto: Spirit, Strength, Sisterhood
These three words, the core of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi, are the foundation of what the organization is and what sisters strive toward.
Values: Unity, Trust, Strength, Sincere Sisterhood, and Exemplifying Jewish Values
These values define the sorority as a community. Members, individually and collectively, aim to live these values both in and out of the context of the organization. Each value is equally important and should never be sacrificed for another.
The lioness represents strength, power,and force within the sisterhood. A sister, just like the lioness, should be strong-minded and caring to those around her.
Blue irises are flowers that are delicate, unique, and command attention. The colors of the blue iris also are remarkably similar to the colors of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi.
Colors: Blue and Gold
Blue is a prominent color in Judaism. Gold represents the richness which Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi brings to its members. They are also the colors of the University of California where Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi was founded.
The sapphire’s blue color is linked to emotions such as sympathy, harmony, friendship and loyalty.