Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Past PE Lines
Spring 2010 - Dynamic Duo
Spring 2011 Phantastic 4
Fall 2011 - Fourocious
Spring 2012 - Fource of Nature
Fall 2013 - The Chosen Pearl
Spring 2014 - Trilogy
Fall 2015 - Dynasty
Fall 2016 - Un4seen
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Pi Epsilon Chapter was chartered April 28, 1990 on the campus of Rutgers University-Camden in Camden, New Jersey. Under the supervision of Rho Theta Omega Chapter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, twelve young ladies joined the ranks of like-minded women to provide “Service to all Mankind.” The charter members of the Pi Epsilon chapter are: Sorors Geri Bailey, Jyl Baker, Nicole Brown, Laura Caldwell, Ellen Cramer, Chanel Dutch, Juanita Good, Paula Harrison, Candice Jennings, Allison
Taffe, Tiffany Thomas and Lisa Thomas.
The Rho Theta Omega Sorors who have served as graduate advisors are: Sorors Carol Ray, Dr. Shirley Turpin-Parham (IBW), Betty Herring, Charmaine Bailey, Cynthia Hyler, Dr. Shantelle K. Jenkins, and Dr. Tierra T. Ryan who presently holds the office for the 2017-2018 term.
Since the chartering of Pi Epsilon, the chapter has remained at the forefront of scholastic achievement and community service. In 2007, the chapter was recognized at the Undergraduate Round-Up for having the highest GPA in the North Atlantic Region. Through the years, several members of the chapter have been
honored as members of the 4.0 Club. Soror Dresdin Hewlett (Fall 2011) was inducted into the 4.0 Club during the Spring 2012 term and was recognized by the Regional Director at the 2012 North Atlantic Undergraduate Round-Up. Soror Dresdin also attained 4.0 Club honors for her accomplishment during the Spring 2013 term. The Pi Epsilon chapter has maintained a cumulative chapter and semester GPA of 3.0 and above for a number of years. In addition to their scholarship, Soror Whitney Foster (Fall 2012) was selected to participate in the EAF Winter Leadership Fellows Program in Houston, TX.
Pi Epsilon has served the greater Camden area in various ways. Some of the service projects they have participated in include the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, campus fundraisers for the American Heart
Association and Susan G. Kormen, Arbor Day tree planting ceremonies, March of Dimes walks, voter registration drives, joint programs with the Nu Iota chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and business etiquette workshops just to name a few. The current chapter signature programs are: Pink Goes Red ~ Sweets for Hearts, the March of Dimes walk, Northgate 11 Park Clean-up, Cathedral Kitchen partnership, Mind and Body: a program that addresses mental health in the African American community, Texting while Driving and participation with the Emerging Young Leaders program as a joint and collaborative service initiative
with their supervising graduate chapter.
The North Atlantic Region of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. as well as Rutgers University-Camden has honored Pi Epsilon for various accomplishments. In 2013, the chapter received the “Capturing the Promise through Technology” and the “Best of the Best” Standards Award from the North Atlantic Region. For the same year, the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs at the university honored the chapter for
Outstanding Chapter President, Chapter of the Year and Most Improved GPA. Pi Epsilon continues to make strides toward Global Leadership Through Timeless Service. The undergraduate sorors of Pi Epsilon have traveled as far as Alaska for Leadership Conferences with the most recent Leadership Conference travel to Montreal, Canada with three undergraduate Sorors participating. They have traveled to Boule, Undergraduate Round-ups and have served on the Awards Committee at the regional level.