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The Lambda Chapter of
Chi Tau Epsilon (XTE) Dance Honor Society

Chi Tau Epsilon (XTE) is a dance honor society that develops dance talent, the art of dancing, honors outstanding students in the field of dance, and provides those students with the opportunity for further service in the field. Additionally, Chi Tau Epsilon will recognize the superior ability to perform and creative artists in dance at the University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) while promoting artistic activity and scholarly achievement in the field of dance. The Lambda Chapter of XTE was established by the Dance Department at the University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) in Spring 2012. Chi Tau Epsilon was founded in 1967 at Texas Christian University School of Classical and Contemporary Dance. There are 12 other active chapters at this time, with 4 in Louisiana: Southeastern Louisiana University, University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Grambling State University, and ULM. With the establishment of the Lambda Chapter, the Dance Department’s desire to continue to unite forces among various dance programs in higher education to recognize and promote excellence, knowledge, and investment in the field of dance.

xte crest by Rachel Barnes

Crest design by Rachel Barnes


Qualifications: a full-time undergraduate or graduate ULM student, 2.5 cumulative GPA and a passion for dance. Chapter meetings occur once a month.  Speak to a member for more information! Check out the national website:  www.chitauepsilon.dance

Executive Committee 2020-2021

President                        Natalia Chambers

Vice-President                 Rashonda Azure 

Treasurer                        Christina Truong

Secretary                        Bryana Baines

Public Relations               Myra Edwards 
Historian                         Rashonda Azure

Community Outreach/      Myra Edwards
Event Coordinator
Parliamentarian               Jada Owens

Faculty Advisor               Vanessa Kanamoto