OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Xi Sigma Pi

 About Us

 

Xi Sigma Pi, a forestry honor society, was founded at the University of Washington in 1908. The Zeta Chapter was established at OSU in 1921.

The objectives of this Society shall be to secure and maintain a high standard of scholarship in forest resources management education, to work for the improvement of the forest resources management profession, and to promote a fraternal spirit among those engaged in activities related to the forest resources.

 

Officer Contacts

Taylor StokesForester

Lindsay GollyAssistant Forester

Anna FledderjohannRanger

Chase BergSecretary and Treasurer

John Sessions, Faculty Advisor

Organization Events

See the club calendar for meetings and a comprehensive overview of events. 

 

Membership

Xi Sigma Pi is open to graduates and undergraduates, as well as faculty, in the College of Forestry. Invitations to join Xi Sigma Pi are sent out every Spring Term, and the Induction Ceremony is held at the end of Spring Term.

 

For undergraduates, the requirements are:

  • Regular registration in the College of Forestry
  • Junior standing or above, including transfer standing
  • 90 or more quarter credits for resident undergraduates; one and a half quarters of residence at OSU for transfer undergraduates
  • 12 or more quarter hours specifically in forest/natural resources management courses
  • Must rank scholastically in the upper 25% of the class, or have a B average or better
 
For graduates, the requirements are:
  • Regular registration with major work in the College of Forestry
  • 12 or more former or current quarter hours specifically in forest/natural resources management courses and one a half quarters of residence at OSU
  • Outstanding academic record
 
For faculty, the requirements are:
  • Regular residence in the OSU College of Forestry
  • Current instruction in forest/natural resources management courses
  • OR
  • Regular engagement in research or extension activities directly related to forest/natural resources management
 
For all members, Xi Sigma Pi strives to foster beneficial character and personality traits:
  • Honesty
  • Morality
  • Industry
  • Willingness to cooperate
  • Friendliness
  • Dependability
  • Leadership
 
Contact Taylor Stokes for more information.

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