What Is Chi Sigma Iota? Chi Sigma Iota is an international honor society for counseling students, professional counselors, and counselor educators. The society was established in 1985 by counseling professionals in the State of Ohio. Chi Sigma Iota's mission is to promote recognition to those in the counseling profession who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, research, and clinical practice. The members are dedicated to the counseling profession and the advancement of the profession.
Membership: Membership in Chi Sigma Iota is open to current students in CHDS program who have completed at least one semester of full-time graduate coursework in a counselor education degree program, have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 system, and be recommended for membership in CSI by the chapter including promise for a capacity to represent the best about professional counseling including appropriate professional behavior, ethical judgment, emotional maturity, and attitudes conducive to working to advocate for wellness and human dignity for all. Invitations are generally extended to students during the spring semester. New members are then inducted during the Induction Banquet held in March or April. We welcome and encourage all CHDS students to participate in the activities and functions we sponsor. If you wish to become more involved, have questions, or contributions, do not hesitate to contact any of the officers or faculty advisors.
To become a member of Chi Sigma Iota Kappa Sigma Upsilon chapter go to:
- Click on the link that says new member application
- Complete the application making sure you enter the following:
- Enter Dr. Guillot-Miller for chapter faculty advisor
- Enter Kappa Sigma Upsilon for chapter name
- Enter Kent State University for university
To change your affiliation to the Kappa Sigma Upsilon chapter go to:
- Click on membership transfer form
- Complete the from making sure you enter the following
- Enter Kappa Sigma Upsilon for transferring to
Our Chapter’s History: Kappa Sigma Upsilon is the Kent State University Chapter and was organized in 1986 with Dr. Donald Bubenzer serving as the Faculty Advisor. Dr. Betsy Page served as Faculty Advisor between 1995-1996, and Dr. Cynthia Osborn between 1996-2002. Dr. Jason McGlothlin served as Faculty Co-Advisor with Dr. Osborn and Dr. Steve Rainey between 2001-2003. Dr. Rainey served as Faculty Advisor between 2003 -2009 and Dr. Guillot Miller is the current CSI Faculty Co-Advisor.
Awards: The Kappa Sigma Upsilon Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota earned the 2004 and 2007 Outstanding Chapter Awards for Large Chapters. This award takes into account such things as the chapter's promotion of scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership, and excellence in counseling. It also takes into account the ability of the chapter to retain and contact members and the strengths of the members, executive board, and committee chairpersons.
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Meeting Times: Meetings are held at 7:30pm in room 110 White Hall Meeting Dates:
- January 25th
- February 15th
- March 14th
- April 18th