Sigma Omega Upsilon is an international business fraternity that focuses on global leadership by balancing the exceptional education offered by the University of South Carolina with further development in professionalism, social conduct and cultural skills. The brothers of this fraternity are made up of high achieving passionate individuals who want to get the most out of their college experience. Sigma Omega Upsilon is the first of its kind at the University of South Carolina. We have pioneered an organization that speaks to the needs of students that want to go above and beyond in their careers. Sigma Omega Upsilon pushes brothers to realize that the “whole is greater than the sum of its parts” and strives to create a network on a global scale in which to interact and achieve. Mission: To promote personal development through various activities within professional, social, and cultural scopes. As a brotherhood of exemplary leaders, we encourage each member to pursue their own passions while preparing to lead the world economically, politically, and socially through our global experience, comprehensive education, and social diplomacy. Vision: To promote a global community through education and appreciation of cultures and traditions around the world. It is our belief that the world of tomorrow will benefit from the recognition and acceptance of differences today.