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About Alpha Omega Epsilon

Alpha Omega Epsilon is a professional and social sorority composed of female students and alumnae in the field of engineering and technical sciences. The sorority was founded on November 13, 1983, and four months later, on March 22, 1984, became a recognized organization on the Marquette University Campus in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Beta Xi Chapter at Washington University in St. Louis

The Alpha Omega Epsilon Beta Xi chapter at Washington University is currently the school's only independent sorority. The colony was installed on November 10th, 2013 with eleven recognized sisters, and earned chapter status in the coming months.

The first Alpha Omega Epsilon chapter was founded on November 13th, 1983 at Marquette University. Now, 30 years later, the Beta Xi chapter at WashU strives to promote friendship, leadership, and professionalism both outside and within its ranks.


As an individual, I will promote integrity, character, honesty, self-confidence, and uphold my financial responsibilities.
As a Sorority, we will promote unity, friendship, professionalism, follow traditions, and maintain our image.
As an integral part of the school, we will promote engineering and technical science activities, high scholastic standards, and strong relations between students and faculty.
As an active member in the community, we will promote understanding, knowledge, and communication within our profession.


To create friendships while promoting self-confidence, professionalism and motivation among female engineers and technical scientists of all curricula.
To work for the betterment of the individual and the Sorority as a whole.
To create a friendly and warm environment among its members.
To promote the welfare and interest of the profession.
To strengthen the relationships between students and faculty.
To enhance educational achievements and scholarship.
To help develop the highest standards of personal integrity and character.
To foster and maintain the bond of sisterhood through a continuing program for the alumnae.

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