Pi Alpha Xi, founded in 1923, is the national honor society for floriculture, landscape horticulture and ornamental horticulture. Its mission is to promote scholarship, fellowship, professional leadership, and the enrichment of human life through plants.
The purposes of this Honor Society are to recognize high scholarship, to foster good relationships among its members, to promote or to help the exchange of ideas among members of the professions, and to establish cordial relations among students, educators, and industry members.
President: Alison Reeve
Vice President: Patrick Kingston
Secretary: Kim Shearer-Lattier
Treasurer: Justin Schulze
Social Chair: Noor Al-Bader, Amanda Howland
PR and Marketing Chair: Javier Fernandez-Salvador
Fundraising Chair: Brooke Getty, Alison Reeve
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ryan Contreras
Pi Alpha Xi brochure (.pdf)
Youth explore OSU's work in plant breeding, sustainable horticultural production, and research thanks to Pi Alpha Xi volunteers.
Horticulture undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty were inducted into the Alpha Rho chapter of Pi Alpha Xi (PAX).