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Pi Chi Omega at Purdue 2019

Pi Chi Omega always enjoys coming “home” to Purdue where our organization was first created by a group of young, inspiring entomologists! Pi Chi Omega was especially excited to recognize long-standing member, Gary Bennett, who has been involved in planning 50 of the last 87 [...]

2019-02-13T10:09:37-05:00 February 6th, 2019|

Pi Chi Omega at Pest World

Pi Chi Omega members enjoyed a magical time at Disney during Pest World 2018. The fun began at the Pi Chi Omega booth where attendees tested their entomological skills at the Pi Chi Omega Ultimate Insect ID Challenge, which included a blind ID! Brave participants [...]

2019-02-06T14:31:05-05:00 February 6th, 2019|

Members Are Our Meaning

Our mission is to connect and enrich the urban pest management community. We want to create a collaborative environment where our engaged members share technical knowledge. To that end, Pi Chi Omega has developed several ways to connect our membership. Refreshed Website Our website, PiChiOmega.org [...]

2019-02-06T14:29:04-05:00 February 6th, 2019|

Get Involved in Pi Chi Omega! You’ll Love It!

Pi Chi Omega will be conducting Board of Directors Elections at the membership meeting during Pest World. Have you thought about serving on the Board? It is a great way to get involved, make meaningful connections and really learn the importance of our Fraternity!

2018-08-07T11:09:04-04:00 August 7th, 2018|

Pi Chi Omega Members Step Up To Ensure Longevity

Membership categories now focus on members’ role in the industry and members voted to support a recommended dues increase after more than 25 years. In June members were asked to select their new membership category and to renew their membership at the new dues rate. So far it appears the Pi Chi Omega members were ready to step up to the plate to ensure the longevity of an organization that means so much to the pest management industry.

2018-08-07T11:07:51-04:00 August 7th, 2018|

Pi Chi Omega Honors 4 Students with Scholarships

Four extraordinary students have been selected as recipients of a total of $9,000 in scholarships from Pi Chi Omega – the national fraternity for pest control professionals. This year marks 42 years of supporting undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in urban and industrial pest management.  Since 1976, Pi Chi Omega has distributed more than $199,000 to up-and-coming entomologists, chemists and related scientists.

2018-08-07T11:10:27-04:00 August 7th, 2018|

Copesan: Big Donor to Frishman Fund

Pi Chi Omega gratefully announces the generous contribution of $6,590 by Copesan Services, Inc. to the Dr. Austin Frishman Scholarship Fund on March 19, 2018, bringing this fund-raising effort to over $29,000 in total contributions.  The contribution was presented to Pi Chi Omega at the NPMA Legislative Day.

2018-08-07T11:10:56-04:00 August 7th, 2018|

Frishman’s Contributions Honored with a Perpetual Named Scholarship

Pi Chi Omega (PCO), the national fraternity for pest control professionals, awards $9,000 in scholarships to undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in urban and industrial pest management. Currently, two of the four annual scholarships pay tribute to our early founders and industry leaders; the [...]

2018-08-07T11:05:12-04:00 August 7th, 2018|

Pi Chi Omega Plans for a Bright Future

The Pi Chi Omega Board of Directors and Pi Chi Omega members met in June to have a strategic planning session. The meeting was generously hosted by J. T. Eaton in Twinsburg, Ohio. Rich Ennis, former CEO of Steritech Group Inc., served as the moderator [...]

2018-08-07T11:04:47-04:00 August 7th, 2018|