About UPE

Upsilon Pi Epsilon was founded in 1967 at Texas A&M University and is the first honor society for Computer Science. There are now over 100 chapters of UPE throughout the world. The mission of Upsilon Pi Epsilon is to recognize academic excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the computing sciences. UPE also encourages academic achievement by providing scholarships to outstanding students in computer science.


The JMU Department of Computer Science values academic excellence and achievement and is proud to host the Zeta Chapter of Virginia of UPE. This chapter was established on May 3rd, 2001, with a charter membership of 12 students.

  • Current Officers:
    • President: Jeremy Kesterson
    • Vice President: Charlie Hines
    • Secretary: Logan Moody
    • Treasurer: Richard Bimmer
    • Historian: Cameron Bauserman
  • Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mike Lam

Recent News

  • Posted on 04/15/2019:
      A regular meeting was held, during which five new officers were elected: Jeremy Kesterson (President), Charlie Hines (Vice President), Logan Moody (Secretary), Richard Bimmer (Treasurer), and Cameron Bauserman (Historian).
  • Posted on 03/30/2019:
  • Posted on 02/04/2019:
      An information session was held at 4pm in ISAT/CS 246.
  • Posted on 04/04/2018:
      A regular meeting was held, during which a successful vote was held to eliminate clause IV.8 from the constitution (permitting re-invites as a matter of course) and five new officers were elected: Christy Kobert (President), Nkeng Atabong (Vice President), Rebecca Wild (Secretary), Cayleigh Verhaalen (Treasurer), and Eliza Shoemaker (Historian).
  • Posted on 03/26/2018:
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