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Pi Chi Omega Scholarship Program Enjoys Waves of Additional Funding

Pi Chi Omega, the national fraternity for pest control professionals, has been awarding scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in urban and industrial pest management since 1976. To date, more than $200,000 in scholarship support has been provided to 135 students. Many of [...]

2020-01-17T12:43:25-05:00 January 17th, 2020|

Pi Chi Omega Exhibits at PestWorld 2019

PestWorld gives Pi Chi Omega an excellent opportunity to meet up with members and to entice new members to our membership ranks! The Pi Chi Omega Scavenger Hunt gave everyone a chance to win great prizes and a drink ticket to the Raise the Bar [...]

2019-11-15T15:29:27-05:00 November 15th, 2019|

Pi Chi Omega Supports PestWorld Gives Back

On Friday morning of PestWorld 2019, after enjoying puppies and a wall of fresh donuts, Pi Chi Omega members joined NPMA’s PestWorld Gives Back event and filled two giant carts full of backpacks stuffed with school supplies for children and personal care kits for San [...]

2019-11-15T15:16:46-05:00 November 15th, 2019|

Pi Chi Omega Raise the Bar at PestWorld 2019

On Thursday evening during PestWorld 2019, a mass of people converged on the Marriott Marquis Tequila Bar & Grille to socialize, recruit new members and hold a 50/50 fundraiser raffle to support the Vision & Mission of Pi Chi Omega. Over margaritas and around fire [...]

2019-11-15T15:18:30-05:00 November 15th, 2019|

Pi Chi Omega Membership Meeting at PestWorld 2019

More than 50 members, plus several guests attended the Pi Chi Omega Membership Meeting on Tuesday, October 15th at the Grand Hyatt in San Diego. The Awards Committee, chaired by Karen Furgiuele, selected three members to receive the Pi Chi Omega Award of Achievement, and [...]

2019-11-15T15:20:26-05:00 November 15th, 2019|

Phi Chi Omega Spotlight Party

Despite the last-minute time and location changes, nearly 100 PestWorld attendees came to congratulate Pi Chi Omega members who received awards during PestWorld. Immediately following the PMP Hall of Fame dinner the event gave everyone a chance to recognize the Pi Chi Omega members inducted [...]

2019-11-15T15:22:38-05:00 November 15th, 2019|

Pi Chi Omega Member Deni Naumann Set to Retire!

Pi Chi Omega members, lets come out in force to help Deni Naumann, a long-standing and engaged Pi Chi Omega member, celebrate her retirement! The celebration is planned for Tuesday, October 15th from 7:30 - 9:00 pm on the flight deck of the USS Midway [...]

2019-09-10T11:59:48-04:00 September 10th, 2019|

2019 Synchronous Firefly Event

While well-known to the local population of the Elkmont and Gatlinburg Tennessee area for decades, it wasn’t until the 1950’s that the mating ritual of these rover fireflies caught the attention of entomologists and naturalists.  Once word spread, individuals began making their way to the [...]

2019-08-26T12:23:21-04:00 August 26th, 2019|

Great Atlanta based job opportunity with Rollins, Inc.!!!

Ready for your next challenge? We are seeking the right person to join the Rollins Technical Services team that will help impact our company and customers on a national scale! Our National Urban Entomologists (Technical Services Managers) are highly knowledgeable about the pest management industry [...]

2019-06-11T16:21:51-04:00 June 4th, 2019|

Scholarship Announcement

To encourage and assist outstanding students to prepare for careers in Pest Management, Pi Chi Omega will be awarding four scholarships in May of 2019 to entomology students majoring in urban and industrial pest management or some closely related plan of study. Applications are available [...]

2019-02-06T14:46:17-05:00 February 6th, 2019|