Sigma Beta Rho Fraternity, Inc. is a Multicultural fraternity, in the United States founded on August 16, 1996 at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. A service and social fraternity, Sigma Beta Rho is the fastest growing fraternity of its kind, stretching across the nation with over 30 chapters, associate chapters and colonies. The fraternity strives to make an impact not only on the campuses of respective chapters, but also in the surrounding communities through various community service activities. The fraternity's goals are to positiviely impact our society, forge a brotherhood between members, and promote cultural understanding and respect. Before Great Honor Comes Great Humility The Alpha Chapter of Sigma Beta Rho was founded on August 16, 1996 at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - the only institution of its kind founded at an Ivy League institution.