2021 Chapter Award Finalists and Top Electing Chapters

October 27, 2021

Media Contact:

Jason Papagan
Manager of Communications
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC—Finalists for the 2020–2021 Sigma Xi chapter awards have been selected. The finalists are chosen by regional and constituency directors based on information in the chapters’ annual reports. Award winners are selected by the Committee on Qualifications and Membership and will be announced virtually at the 122nd Assembly of Delegates on November 4, 2021.

Chapter of Excellence Finalists

Chapter of Excellence Awards are bestowed on chapters for exceptional chapter activity, innovative programming, and true community leadership.

  • Columbia-Willamette
  • University of New Mexico
  • Howard University
  • New Mexico State University
  • Vassar College
  • Williams College
  • State University of New York at Oswego
  • Western Connecticut State University
  • Northwestern Pennsylvania
  • SUNY at Purchase
  • Fairfield University
  • North Shore
  • Merrimack
  • University of Michigan
  • University of South Florida

Chapter Program of Excellence Finalists

Chapter Program of Excellence Awards are bestowed on chapters that organized and/or hosted a single outstanding program.  

  • Barry University
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Charlotte
  • Greenbrier Valley
  • Howard University
  • Kansas State University
  • Manhattan College
  • North Shore
  • Northwestern Pennsylvania
  • Oakland University
  • Ohio University
  • SUNY at Buffalo
  • University of Calgary
  • Vassar College


More About Sigma Xi: Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society is the world’s largest multidisciplinary honor society for scientists and engineers. Its mission is to enhance the health of the research enterprise, foster integrity in science and engineering, and promote the public understanding of science for the purpose of improving the human condition. Sigma Xi chapters can be found at colleges and universities, government laboratories, and industry research centers around the world. More than 200 Nobel Prize winners have been members. The Society is based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. www.sigmaxi.org. On Twitter: @SigmaXiSociety