Information about Gamma Beta Phi

The Gamma Beta Phi Society is an honor and service organization for students in colleges and universities in the United States. It is non-secret, non-profit, and co-educational, and membership therein does not exclude a student from membership in any other organization.

The name of the organization is derived from the initial letters of the three Greek words for education, life, and friendship. It signifies that education and friendship constitute the basis of a full and happy life. The motto of Gamma Beta Phi is Progressus per Erditioneum (Progress Through Education), and its watchwords are Scholarship, Service, and Character.

The Three Major Objectives of Gamma Beta Phi

1. To recognize and encourage individual excellence in education

2. To promote the development of leadership ability and character in its members

3. To foster, disseminate, and improve education through appropriate service projects.

Conditions of Membership

See Service Requirements and Dues for responsibilities of membership. Member dues must be paid on time and service requirements met each semester or students will go on probation. Failure to meet the probation requirements will cause removal from this chapter.

Helpful Links

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