Ceremony to Celebrate Charter and Initiation of Computer Science Honor Society at Colorado State University

Colorado State University’s Department of Computer Science is celebrating the establishment of its Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Society chapter by hosting a charter installation and initiation ceremony at 4 p.m. Jan. 25 in the Cherokee Park Room at Lory Student Center. The public is invited to attend.

Upsilon Pi Epsilon is the first and only international honor society for computing sciences. Thirty-three Colorado State undergraduate and graduate students, as well as 16 faculty members, will be inducted into the honor society during Friday’s event.

"The computer science department is gratified to be awarded this highly esteemed charter and is proud to acknowledge our students’ outstanding academic achievements," said computer science Professor A. P. Wim Bohm, who will serve as the faculty advisor for the Upsilon Pi Epsilon chapter at Colorado State.

James Comer, international president of Upsilon Pi Epsilon and associate professor of computer science at Texas Christian University, will officiate both the charter installation and initiation at Friday’s celebration. Assisting from Colorado State’s computer science department will be professors Charles Anderson, James Bieman and Sudipto Ghosh.

The mission of Upsilon Pi Epsilon is to recognize academic excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The computing science honor society was established in 1967 and consists of more than 180 chapters in colleges and universities throughout North America and the world.