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Pi Chi Omega Member Recognized with the International IPM Award of Excellence

Frank Meek, Rollins Technical Services Manager, recently received the International IPM Award of Excellence (IPM Practitioner – Non-Academic), for his outstanding work in developing and implementing novel IPM-based strategies of controlling pests in the urban environment. The 2021 International IPM Achievement Awards recognize individuals who [...]

2021-04-08T16:21:49-04:00 April 8th, 2021|

Pi Chi Omega Scholarships Application Deadline: March 15, 2021!

Pi Chi Omega awards 5 scholarships to students in the field of urban and industrial pest management - or some closely related field of study. Eligible students are currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students interested in urban or industrial pest management. Previous recipients can reapply! [...]

2021-02-01T13:23:45-05:00 February 1st, 2021|

Pi Chi Omega Virtual Booth @ PestWorld

Staff and Board members manned the Pi Chi Omega virtual exhibit booth which featured a Membership Video, a Scholarship Program video and an Insect ID Game organized by Mark Vanderwerp and Shep. The booth enjoyed 191 total clicks by 119 visitors. Congratulations to Amanda Klein [...]

2020-10-23T16:20:01-04:00 October 23rd, 2020|

NPMA to Host Virtual PestWorld 2020

The NPMA Board of Directors voted unanimously last week to host PestWorld as a virtual convention.  This will include world class keynote speakers, educational sessions (CEUs) and the largest trade show in the industry. Dates for V-Pestworld will be remain October 13 through 16, 2020, [...]

2020-07-30T13:09:32-04:00 July 30th, 2020|

Pi Chi Omega Members, the Osmun Endowment seat has been filled. Please read below the announcement from Dr. Stephen Cameron. Pi Chi Omega would like to echo his appreciation to all of those who served to find a candidate to fill this position, and to [...]

2020-07-30T11:55:33-04:00 July 30th, 2020|

Continued Support of Pest Management Research and Education

At NPMA Legislative Day, Copesan Services, Inc. was pleased to present its $8,750 contribution to two key charitable organizations providing scholarship funds and research support to the pest management industry. The Copesan network of local service providers has been raising funds for nineteen years in [...]

2020-04-10T12:59:32-04:00 April 10th, 2020|