I am so proud of myself!!!! I am so excited!!! It was a sophisticated ceremony, and I felt important. I am so grateful to all the people who came, and I just am soooo excited!!!
Above these words, that is my best friend of 24 years!!! He came all the way from Atanta, Ga just to be there for the ceremony, and it means the world to me!…and my brother came from California! OMG!!! So happy!
“Dear Guest of Honor:
Chi Sigma Iota (CSI) Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society International congratulates you on your recent acceptance into the Society. Membership in CSI is a distinct honor, you have met the society requirements and were deemed promising for endorsement as a professional counselor whose ethical judgment and behavior will be exemplary. As such, you are cordially invited to participate in the initiation ceremony on date here to mark the beginning of your membership in the Theta Sigma Phi Chapter of CSI.
CSI has initiated over 83,000 professionals and professionals-in-training worldwide, and currently has over 14,000 active members among 281 campus based chapters in this country and abroad. As a result, you will be recognized by and affiliated with one of the largest counseling organizations in the world with its sole mission to recognize and promote excellence in the profession of counseling.
For over 20 years CSI has provided recognition for outstanding achievement as well as outstanding service within the profession. CSI was created for counselors-in-training, counselor educators, and professional counselors like you, whose career commitment is to research and service through professional counseling.
Our mission 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 profession of counseling. Our symbols and colors were chosen to reflect our mission and values: white for virtue, blue for trustworthy, and integrity throughout.
Your invitation to join our chapter distinguishes you as an outstanding counseling student; one whose accomplishments are consistent with the mission of the international organization and of the Theta Sigma Phi Chapter. On Friday, December 5 your presence is requested to attend a ceremony that will be hosted in your honor along with the other new initiates at Troy University Phenix City. The initiation will be held at 6 pm EST in Key Hall on the campus of Chattahoochee Valley Community College. You may bring your family and friends to celebrate and mark this occasion with you. The membership committee requests an RSVP no later than date November 17th and provide the following information that will be read in your introduction:
Name:(As you would like to be called)
Future career goals:”
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Again, congratulations on your acceptance into Chi Sigma Iota.
W. Michael Burgan, Ph.D, LPC, NCC, Licensed Psychologist
Chapter Faculty Advisor