Pi Sigma Epsilon

Pi Sigma Epsilon
FoundedMay 14, 1952; 71 years ago (1952-05-14)
Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia
EmphasisMarketing and Sales Management
Mission statementThe mission of Pi Sigma Epsilon is to develop the sales and marketing skills of its members through experiential learning and professional opportunities.
Colors  Amethyst and   Gold
PublicationJournal of Personal Selling & Sales Management (JPSSM)
Headquarters4811 S 76th St
Greenfield, Wisconsin 53220
WebsiteOfficial website

Pi Sigma Epsilon (ΠΣΕ) is a professional fraternity for students and industry professionals in Marketing and Sales Management. It was founded in 1952 at Georgia State University.


Pi Sigma Epsilon was founded at Georgia State University (then Atlanta Division of the University of Georgia) in the fall of 1951.[3] The idea of a professional fraternity for the fields of Marketing, Sales Management, and Selling was proposed by educator and businessman Lloyd Antle and advanced by Henry G. Baker and William G. Harris from the College and Lewis F. Gordon, a founder of the Atlanta Sales Executives Club.

The first organizational meeting was on November 1, 1951 and at that meeting the purpose was set out. Alpha chapter was established at the college on June 2, 1952.[3]


As originally set out:

To create a collegiate brotherhood of men who are interested in the advancement of marketing, sales management, and selling as a career and a profession; to promote the study of marketing, sales management, selling and related subjects in colleges and universities; to bring together academically qualified students who express a desire to enter these career fields; to encourage in colleges and universities the establishing of courses preparing men for such careers; to stimulate research and improved methods and techniques in these fields; to install in its members the highest possible ethical standards of the profession.


Chapters include the following. * indicates the chapter is active (as of 2009).[3][4]

Chapter Year Chartered School Affiliated SME/SEC
Alpha 1952 Georgia State University SME of Atlanta
Beta 1953 University of Utah SME of Utah
Gamma * 1954 University of Georgia SME of Atlanta
Delta 1956 University of Southern Mississippi SME of Hattiesburg
Epsilon 1956 Auburn University SME of Montgomery
Zeta * 1957 University of Louisiana-Monroe SME of Shreveport
Eta * 1958 University of Florida SME of Jacksonville
Theta 1958 Hofstra University SME of Long Island
Iota * 1958 Arizona State University SME of Phoenix
Kappa * 1958 Memphis State University SME of Memphis
Lambda 1958 Adelphi University SME of Long Island
Mu 1959 St. John's University SME of Long Island
Nu 1960 City College of New York SME of New York
Xi 1960 LaSalle College SME of Philadelphia
Omicron * 1960 University at Buffalo SME of Buffalo
Pi 1960 University of Detroit SME of Detroit
Rho 1960 California State University-Long Beach SME of Long Beach
Sigma 1961 New York University SEC of New York
Tau 1961 University of Puerto Rico SME of San Juan
Upsilon * 1961 University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa SME of Hawaii
Phi 1961 California State University-Los Angeles SME of Los Angeles
Chi 1961 Pace College SME of New York
Psi * 1961 University of Minnesota SME of Minneapolis
Omega 1962 American University SME of Washington
Alpha Alpha 1962 Detroit Institute of Technology SME of Detroit
Alpha Beta * 1962 Southern Illinois University SME of St. Louis
Alpha Gamma 1962 Georgia Institute of Technology SME of Atlanta
Alpha Delta 1962 University of Texas-Arlington SME of Fort Worth
Alpha Epsilon 1962 Marquette University SME of Milwaukee
Alpha Zeta 1963 Villanova University SME of Philadelphia
Alpha Eta 1963 Mississippi State University SME of Jackson
Alpha Theta 1963 University of Mississippi SME of Jackson
Alpha Iota 1963 University of Evansville SME of Evansville
Alpha Kappa 1964 Virginia Commonwealth University SME of Richmond
Alpha Lambda 1963 Northern Arizona University SME of Phoenix
Alpha Mu * 1965 California State University-Fresno SME of Fresno
Alpha Nu 1964 City College of New York SEC of New York
Alpha Xi 1965 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee SME of Milwaukee
Alpha Omicron 1965 Western Kentucky University SME of Louisville
Alpha Pi * 1965 Middle Tennessee State University SME of Nashville
Alpha Rho 1966 University of South Carolina SME of Columbia
Alpha Sigma 1966 Boston College SME of Boston
Alpha Tau 1966 Seton Hall University SEC of Newark
Alpha Upsilon 1967 Gannon College SME of Erie
Alpha Phi 1967 University of Arkansas-Little Rock SME of Little Rock
Alpha Chi 1967 Xavier University SME of Cincinnati
Alpha Psi * 1967 Nicholls State University SME of New Orleans
Alpha Omega * 1968 Carthage College SME of Kenosha
Beta Alpha 1968 Roosevelt University SME of Chicago
Beta Beta 1969 University of South Florida SME of Tampa
Beta Gamma * 1969 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater SME of Madison
Beta Delta * 1969 Texas A&M University-Commerce SME of Dallas
Beta Epsilon 1969 Cleveland State University SME of Cleveland
Beta Zeta 1970 University of Louisville SME of Louisville
Beta Eta 1970 Seattle University SME of Seattle
Beta Theta 1970 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh SME of NE Wisconsin
Beta Iota 1971 University of Southern California SME of Los Angeles
Beta Kappa 1971 California State Polytechnic University, Pomona SME of Los Angeles
Beta Lambda 1971 University of New Haven SME of New Haven
Beta Mu 1971 Boise State University SME of Boise
Beta Nu 1971 Robert Morris University SME of Pittsburgh
Beta Xi * 1971 Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge SME of New Orleans
Beta Omicron 1971 University of Tulsa SME of Tulsa
Beta Pi 1971 University of Houston SME of Houston
Beta Rho 1972 Linfield College SME of Portland
Beta Sigma 1972 University of Missouri-St. Louis SME of St. Louis
Beta Tau 1972 University of Tennessee-Chattanooga SME of Chattanooga
Beta Upsilon 1972 Weber State College SME of Utah
Beta Phi * 1972 University of Alabama SME of Birmingham
Beta Chi 1972 Bowie State College SME of Washington
Beta Psi 1973 Sam Houston State University SME of Houston
Beta Omega 1972 Northern Kentucky University SME of Cincinnati
Gamma Alpha* 1974 California State University-Fullerton SME of Orange Cty
Gamma Beta 1974 University of Wisconsin-Parkside SME of Kenosha
Gamma Gamma * 1975 Miami University-Ohio SME of Dayton
Gamma Delta 1975 Oregon State University-Corvallis SME of Portland
Gamma Epsilon * 1975 DePaul University SME of Chicago
Gamma Zeta * 1975 Northern Illinois University SME of Rockford
Gamma Eta 1975 Louisiana State University-Shreveport SME of Shreveport
Gamma Theta 1978 Wichita State University SME of Wichita
Gamma Iota 1978 Minnesota State University-Moorhead SME of Fargo
Gamma Kappa * 1978 University of Akron SME of Akron
Gamma Lambda 1978 Georgia Southern University SME of Atlanta
Gamma Mu 1979 Louisiana Tech University SME of Shreveport
Gamma Nu * 1980 Ohio State University SME of Columbus
Gamma Xi * 1980 Appalachian State University SME of Charlotte
Gamma Omicron 1980 University of North Carolina-Charlotte SME of Charlotte
Gamma Pi 1981 Mississippi College SME of Jackson
Gamma Rho 1981 Furman University SME of Greenville
Gamma Sigma 1982 South Carolina State College
Gamma Tau * 1982 University at Albany SME of Albany
Gamma Upsilon 1983 Iowa State University SME of Des Moines
Gamma Phi * 1983 Texas A&M University SME of Houston
Gamma Chi * 1983 University of Louisiana-Lafayette SME of Baton Rouge
Gamma Psi 1983 Tarleton State University SME of Fort Worth
Gamma Omega 1984 Kansas State University SME of Topeka
Delta Alpha 1985 University of Alabama-Birmingham SME of Birmingham
Delta Beta 1985 University of St. Thomas SME of Minn./St. Paul
Delta Gamma 1986 Kennesaw College SME of Atlanta
Delta Delta 1986 University of Central Florida SME of Orlando
Delta Epsilon * 1986 Virginia Polytechnic Institute SME of Roanoke
Delta Zeta 1986 University of Iowa SME of Central Iowa
Delta Eta 1986 University of North Carolina at Greensboro SME of Greensboro
Delta Theta 1987 Syracuse University SME of C. New York
Delta Iota 1987 Temple University SME of Philadelphia
Delta Kappa * 1987 Baylor University SME of Dallas
Delta Lambda 1987 Florida State University SME of Jacksonville
Delta Mu 1988 University of South Dakota SME of Sioux Falls
Delta Nu 1988 University of Tampa SME of Tampa
Delta Xi * 1989 University of Tennessee-Martin SME of Nashville
Delta Omicron * 1989 Alverno College SME of Milwaukee
Delta Pi 1990 Bowling Green State University SME of Cleveland
Delta Rho * 1990 James Madison University SME of Richmond
Delta Sigma 1990 University of Minnesota-Duluth SME of Minn./St. Paul
Delta Tau * 1991 University of North Carolina at Wilmington SME of Cape Fear
Delta Upsilon 1991 Valdosta State College SME of Jacksonville
Delta Phi 1991 Harding University SME of Little Rock
Delta Chi 1991 Duquesne University SME of Pittsburgh
Delta Psi 1991 Catawba College SME of Salisbury
Delta Omega * 1992 Illinois State University SME of Chicago
Epsilon Alpha 1993 Old Dominion University SME of Tidewater
Epsilon Beta 1993 Meredith College SME of Raleigh
Epsilon Gamma 1993 University of North Texas SME of Fort Worth
Epsilon Delta * 1994 University of Toledo SME of Detroit
Epsilon Epsilon * 1994 Ball State University SME of Fort Wayne
Epsilon Zeta 1995 California State University-East Bay SME of Bay Area
Epsilon Eta 1995 Millersville University SME of Lancaster
Epsilon Theta * 1996 University of Northern Iowa SME of Des Moines
Epsilon Iota 1996 University of San Diego SME of Los Angeles
Epsilon Kappa 1996 Belmont University SME of Nashville
Epsilon Lambda * 1998 Purdue University SME of Fort Wayne
Epsilon Mu * 1999 University of Cincinnati SME of Cincinnati
Epsilon Nu * 2001 St. Catherine University SME of Minn./St. Paul
Epsilon Xi 2004 St. Bonaventure University SME of Buffalo/Ngra
Epsilon Omicron* 2004 Indiana University Kelley School of Business
Epsilon Pi 2004 University of Central Arkansas SME of Little Rock
Epsilon Rho 2005 Southern University SME of Baton Rouge
Epsilon Sigma * 2005 William Paterson University SME of Eastern NY
Epsilon Tau * 2005 Norfolk State University
Epsilon Upsilon 2005 Wilkes University SME of Lancaster
Epsilon Phi * 2005 Elon University
Epsilon Chi * 2007 Tuskegee University
Epsilon Psi * 2005 Florida A&M University SME of Tampa
Epsilon Omega * 2006 University of Connecticut
Zeta Alpha * 2007 Cornell University
Zeta Beta 2007 Sacramento City College
Zeta Gamma * 2008 CUNY Baruch
Zeta Delta * 2008 Pennsylvania State University
Zeta Epsilon * 2008 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Zeta Zeta * 2009 The College of New Jersey
Zeta Eta * 2009 Widener University
Zeta Theta
Zeta Iota
Zeta Kappa University of Missouri
Zeta Lambda Winston-Salem State University
Zeta Mu Northeastern University
Zeta Nu Central Michigan University
Zeta Xi Kent State University
Zeta Omicron Winona State University
Zeta Pi North Carolina A&T University
Zeta Rho Bryant University
Zeta Sigma Radford University
Zeta Tau
Zeta Upsilon
Zeta Phi University of North Alabama
Zeta Chi * 2013 University of California, Berkeley
Zeta Psi Rider University
Zeta Omega San Diego State University
Eta Alpha The Citadel
Eta Beta Michigan State University
Eta Gamma 2015 University of Maryland
Eta Delta University of Dayton
Eta Epsilon * 2015 University of California, Los Angeles
Eta Zeta 2014 Youngstown State University
Eta Lambda 2018 Penn State Harrisburg
Eta Mu 2017 St. Cloud State University
Eta Xi * 2018 Western Colorado University

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Pi Sigma Epsilon Home page
  2. ^ William Raimond Baird (1977). Baird's Manual of American College Fraternities. G. Banta Company. pp. 756–757.
  3. ^ a b c d Baird's Manual of American College Fraternities. Baird's Manual Foundation, Incorporated. 1991. pp. V–49–50.
  4. ^ Pi Sigma Epsilon Member Handbook, 9th edition.