At the 2017 Grand Chapter Conclave in Orlando, 27 chapters were awarded the Buchanan Outstanding Chapter Award. Chapters that receive the Buchanan Cup are among the top fraternity chapters in the country and excel in every area of operations.
Originally founded in 1990, the Northwestern Chapter lost its charter in 2012. Under unusual circumstances, the recolonization process began less than three months later in January 2013. At that time, a new group of students committed themselves to SigEp’s cardinal principles and the Balanced Man Program.