Upsilon Pi Epsilon - An Honor Society

UPE is*: the acronym for Upsilon Pi Epsilon. The computing and information disciplines are relatively young. Yet despite their comparative youth, the computing and information disciplines have had an unparalleled effect on almost every aspect of contemporary life. Indeed it is difficult to predict the ultimate place of the computer in our world. It is the express purpose of Upsilon Pi Epsilon to promote the computing and information disciplines and to encourage their contribution to the enhancement of knowledge.

UPE was first organized at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, in 1967. The international organization now consists of chapters in various colleges and universities in North America and overseas.

The mission of UPE is to recognize academic excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the Computing and Information Disciplines. UPE is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS).

UPE is the first and only, existing international honor society in the Computing and Information disciplines.

UPE has received endorsements from the two largest computer organizations in the world, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS).

UPE is also a charter member of The International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES).

UPE is a tax-exempt corporation under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code.

*taken from the site www.acm.org/upe