Chi Sigma Iota

"Promoting Excellence in the Profession of Counseling"

Chi Sigma Iota is the Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society International for counselors-in-training, counselor educators, and professional counselors, which advances the counseling profession through leadership, research, advocacy and the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence. The mission of Chi Sigma Iota is to promote scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership, and excellence in counseling, and to recognize high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in the field of counseling. CSI International homepage: http://www.csi-net.org

The local chapter, Rho Alpha Beta, encourages the furtherance of high standards of scholarship and professional practice through volunteering, speaker programs, workshops, colloquia awards, social activities, and networking opportunities.

To qualify, a student must have completed at least one semester of full-time graduate coursework (minimum 12 hours) in a counselor education degree program, have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or better, and be recommended for membership by the chapter. If you are interested in learning more, please contact the faculty advisor or chapter president listed below. Dr. Erin Kern Popejoy, CSI Faculty Advisor

2017-2018 Chi Sigma Iota, Rho Alpha Beta Chapter Officers:

  • Dr. Erin Kern Popejoy - CSI Faculty Advisor, erinkern@uark.edu
  • Dr. Kristi Perryman - CSI Faculty Co-Advisor, klperry@uark.edu
  • Sophie Houin - President, smhouin@uark.edu 
  • Brittany Massengale - Vice President/President Elect
  • Ashley Kersey - Treasurer
  • Alex Lance - Historian
  • Margaret Hindman - Secretary
  • Faith Yam - Social Chair
  • Presley Darby - Webmaster

Check the bulletin board in the CNED hallway for details for each of these events or e-mail Sophie Houin at smhouin@uark.edu