What Do We Do?
Professional DevelopmentOne of the most important aspects of our sorority is the professional development we do! Our organization helps sisters to connect with other engineering professionals, and assists them in developing the skills necessary to conduct themselves in a professional manner and advance within a career. Some of the events we hold are:
Community ServiceCommunity service is also important to us, as we strive to follow the Virginia Tech motto Ut Prosim, "That I May Serve". Some of our favorite service events include:
PhilanthropyPhilanthropies, for those of you who are not familiar, usually consist of a small series of events hosted by another Greek organization, designed to raise money for a specific service organization. The events often consist of talent shows, bake sales, or other competitive events designed to encourage participation! Alpha Omega Epsilon's philanthropy is Take It to the Max, titled after one of the founding sisters Maxine Turner, killed on April 16, 2007. The main event is a dodge ball tournament, and the funds are donated in part to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and a scholarship fund in Maxine's name. Here are some of the philanthropies we participate in hosted by other Greek organizations, as well as the organizations to which they donate:
Social EventsFinally, social activities are important too - we all need a reminder that we're not just engineers! Some of the events we participate in are: