Upsilon Pi Epsilon
Computing and Information Disciplines
Admitted to ACHS: 1997
Founded January, 1967 at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
No of Active Chapters: 275
No of Alumni Chapters/Clubs: 235
Total Membership: 229800
Annual/current Membership: 2950
Publications: Four newsletters per year, plus monthly updates to chapters.
PURPOSE: To recognize academic excellence in the computing and information disciplines.
ELIGIBILITY: Students must be majoring in an area that is related to the computing and information disciplines. Undergraduates must possess a 3.25 GPA overall and in the major and must have completed at least 48 units of credit and rank in the upper third of their class. A graduate student must be in the upper third of his/her class and must have 15 or more units of graduate credit in computing. Faculty must have taught in the field of computing for at least one year in order to be considered for membership by the local chapter.
MAJOR ACTIVITIES: Upsilon Pi Epsilon awards scholarships to active members; co-sponsors (with the Association of Computing Machinery) the International Collegiate Programming Contest; and holds one convention per year.
OFFICIAL CONTACT: Dr. Orlando S. Madrigal, Executive Director of UPE, 158 Wetlands Edge Road, American Canyon, CA 94503
Tel: (530) 518-8488 Fax: (707) 647-3560
Email: [email protected]