Chi Epsilon (χε) is the national civil engineering honor society in the United States. It honors engineering students who have exemplified the principles of scholarship, character, practicality, and sociability in the civil engineering profession. There are currently 130 chapters and UAB’s Chapter is number 127. According to the Constitution and Bylaws of Chi Epsilon, the organization is dedicated to the purpose of maintaining and promoting the status of civil engineering as an ideal profession. Its objective and purpose is to uphold competence, sound engineering, good moral judgment, and a commitment to society in order to improve the civil engineering profession.
Dr. Talat Salama
President: Candace Watson Vice President: Sally Palmer
Treasurer: Joshua Phillips Secretary: Martez Nalls
Editor: Allison Cheatwood Marshal: Austin Dada
To qualify for membership, Undergraduate (Junior and Senior) students at the CCEE Department need to be in the top one-third ranking of their class, and Graduate students must show outstanding ability and to be nominated by two faculty members. Chi Epsilon currently requires a one-time membership for-life initiation fee of $85. Please contact the faculty advisor or president to find out how to join.
To become a member of the UAB Chapter of Chi Epsilon, you must be inducted through the initiation ceremony, as all Chi Epsilon members have done. The initiation ceremony is held once every academic year. It includes a reception where initiates are encouraged to invite two guests, at no extra charge, to join us in our celebration of the students’ achievements.
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