The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) hosted the 10th Annual Chi Alpha Epsilon Induction Ceremony on Friday, April 27. The public recognition and pinning ceremony recognized the academic achievements of 44 EOP undergraduates. An additional 24 students were recognized for earning an upgrade distinction.
SUNY New Paltz Director of Advising for the School of Business and former EOP Advisor, Rendesia Scott ’96, delivered the keynote address. Scott was instrumental in bringing a Chi Alpha Epsilon chapter to New Paltz and is a charter member. Her remarks centered around the theme, “…and they said you couldn’t do it.”
Chi Alpha Epsilon (XAE) is a national honors society for opportunity program students with over 125 chapters. The Beta Omicron Chapter at SUNY New Paltz bears the distinction of having inducted the largest number of students for a chartering induction.