OUR

PURPOSE

Chi Alpha Epsilon was formed to recognize the academic achievements of college students in access and scholar programs. 

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Its purposes are to promote continued high academic standards, to foster increased communication among its members, and to honor academic excellence achieved by those students. 

 

WHY

JOIN?

RECOGNITION OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

 

Being a member provides a platform for you to be recognized for your scholastic achievements.

PROFESSIONAL

 

Employers and graduate schools recognize the exceptional achievement associated with honor society membership and identify members more favorably in the application process.

NETWORKING

 

Membership is a gateway to lifelong and professional connections. It gives you access to networks of people who share common goals and the same commitment to excellence.

LEADERSHIP

 

Being a member provides an invaluable opportunity for you to be a leader amongst your peers and on campus. 

OUR

HISTORY

Founded at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, Chi Alpha Epsilon was organized in 1989. Responding to an increased need to acknowledge the continuing successes of students in the Academic Development Program and recognizing that students who share similar experiences could serve as significant models for others, a Greek letter honor society was proposed by Dr. Elbert Saddler. A university psychologist and counseling coordinator for the ACT 101 Program, Dr. Saddler identified eligible students and alumni to form the nucleus…