Welcome to Omega Chi Epsilon National Chemical Engineering Honors Society at the University of Maryland, College Park. We have been established since October 2013.
This group is an honors club within the chemical engineering department that will accept outstanding members of the sophomore, junior and senior classes based upon GPA.
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The objective of this chapter shall be to promote the professional development of talented individuals in the field of chemical engineering by providing opportunities for student involvement in the department and for student interaction with chemical engineering professionals.
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Article IV - Membership
Section 1 - Membership shall be restricted to those students who have attained a high scholastic record in their studies and have those traits of leadership that make them likely to succeed in their chosen profession.
Section 2 -The membership of the Chapter shall consist of active and inactive members.
a. Active members shall be those members of the Chapter who (1) are registered students of the University of Maryland College Park, are working toward a degree in chemical engineering and have completed or are working to complete the service required of active members; or (2) have received a degree in chemical engineering and are working toward another degree in some other field and have expressed the desire to remain as active members; or (3) are no longer students of the University of Maryland College Park but are attached to the University in some professional capacity and have expressed a desire to remain as active members.
b. Members of the Chapter who are students of the University of Maryland College Park, but are not working to complete the service required of active members, have not completed the service required of active members, and have not expressed the desire to remain active members, are inactive members.
Section 3 -A member of another Chapter who transfers to the University of Maryland College Park from another institution and who so desires shall be received into full fellowship of the Chapter upon presentation of his or her credentials to the President of this Chapter.
Section 4 - Membership shall not be restricted on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, gender, religion, handicap, sexual orientation, or age.
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