Beta Beta Beta

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Beta Beta Beta
BBB
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Founded 1922
Oklahoma City University
Type Honor Society
Motto Blepein Basin Biou "To See the Foundation of Life"
Colors Blood red and leaf green
Flower American Beauty rose
Members Over 200,000 collegiate
Headquarters Florence, AL, United States of America
Homepage http://www.tri-beta.org

Beta Beta Beta (also called TriBeta), is a collegiate honor society and academic fraternity for students of the biological sciences. It was founded in 1922 at Oklahoma City University by Dr. Frank G. Brooks and a group of his students. As of 2012 it has 553 chapters in the United States and Puerto Rico and over 200,000 members. The society's journal, BIOS, publishes research papers by undergraduates.

Chapter list[edit]

Except where otherwise specified, the fraternity's own Website[1] is the primary source for dates and locations of chapters.

Number Chapter Letter School Date Chartered (Or Most Recently Re-Chartered)
1 Alpha Oklahoma City University 1922 (Founding)
2 Beta Simpson College 1927
3 Gamma Western State College 1925
4 Delta Southwestern College (Kansas) 1925
5 Epsilon Carthage College 1930
6 Zeta Michigan State[2] 1955 Inactive/Disbanded chapter
7 Eta Iowa Wesleyan College 1926
8 Theta Colorado State University[2] 1931 Inactive/Disbanded chapter
9 Iota Marietta College 1926
10 Kappa Thiel College 1927
11 Lambda William Jewell College 1927
12 Mu Carroll University 1927
13 Nu Birmingham–Southern College[2] 1928 Inactive/Disbanded chapter
14 Xi Wittenberg University 1928
15 Omicron University of the Pacific 1931
16 Pi Peru State College 1928
17 Rho Gettysburg College[2] 1928 Inactive/Disbanded chapter
18 Sigma University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 1928
19 Tau Morningside College 2001
20 Upsilon Mississippi University for Women 1928
21 Phi Brigham Young University 1931 Inactive/Disbanded chapter
22 Chi Drury College 1929
23 Psi Winthrop University 1929
24 Omega Knox College[2] 1929 Inactive/Disbanded chapter
25 Alpha Alpha Albion College 1950
26 Alpha Beta Bowling Green State University 1952
27 Alpha Gamma University of Pittsburgh 1952
28 Alpha Delta Wheeling Jesuit University 1997
29 Alpha Epsilon College of Saint Elizabeth 1954
30 Alpha Zeta Lebanon Valley College 1953
31 Alpha Eta Hope College 1950
32 Alpha Theta Canisius College 1941
33 Alpha Iota Saint Lawrence University 1942
34 Alpha Kappa University of Pittsburgh at Bradford 1991
35 Alpha Lambda Hofstra University 1943
36 Alpha Mu McDaniel College 1932
37 Alpha Nu Randolph–Macon College 1945
38 Alpha Xi College of Notre Dame 1947
39 Alpha Omicron Hood College 1948
40 Alpha Pi Mary Baldwin College 1948
41 Alpha Rho University of Toledo 2006
42 Alpha Sigma Westminster College (Pennsylvania) 1948
43 Alpha Tau University of Scranton 1994
44 Alpha Upsilon South Carolina State University 2011
45 Alpha Phi Bethany College (West Virginia) 1949
46 Alpha Chi Edinboro University of Pennsylvania 1950
47 Alpha Psi University of Delaware 1955
48 Alpha Omega Hartwick College 1950
49 Beta Alpha Salem College 1990
50 Beta Beta No source found for school Inactive/Disbanded chapter
51 Beta Gamma University of North Carolina at Greensboro 1951
52 Beta Delta Delta State University 1950
53 Beta Epsilon Berea College 1954
54 Beta Zeta University of North Alabama 1953
55 Beta Eta Florida Southern College 1955
56 Beta Theta University of Richmond 1939
57 Beta Iota University of Montevallo 1940
58 Beta Kappa University of Mississippi 1973
59 Beta Lambda Tulane University[2] 1942 Inactive/Disbanded chapter
60 Beta Mu West Virginia Wesleyan 1944
61 Beta Nu Huntington College 1946
62 Beta Xi Stetson University 1947
63 Beta Omicron University of Miami 1948
64 Beta Pi Murray State University 1948
65 Beta Rho Wake Forest University 1948
66 Beta Sigma University of the Cumberlands 1990
67 Beta Tau Baylor University 1931
68 Beta Upsilon Georgetown College 1950
69 Beta Phi University of West Alabama 1999
70 Beta Chi University of Southern Mississippi 1950
71 Beta Psi Appalachian State University 1954
72 Beta Omega Mercer University 1954
73 Gamma Alpha College of Saint Catherine 1956
74 Gamma Beta Alma College 1957
75 Gamma Gamma Greenville College 1957
76 Gamma Delta Winona State University 1994
77 Gamma Epsilon Saint Mary's University of Minnesota 1959
78 Gamma Zeta Augustana College (South Dakota) 1959
79 Gamma Eta Grand View College 1996
80 Gamma Theta Eastern Illinois University 1961
81 Gamma Iota Western Illinois University 1955
82 Gamma Kappa University of Saint Francis[disambiguation needed] 2011
83 Gamma Lambda Wartburg College 1951
84 Gamma Mu University of Wisconsin–Whitewater 1960
85 Gamma Nu North Central College 1937
86 Gamma Xi University of Minnesota Morris 2001
87 Gamma Omicron Hamline University 1939
88 Gamma Pi Monmouth College (IL) 1945
89 Gamma Rho Drake University 1947
90 Gamma Sigma Augustana College (Illinois) 1956
91 Gamma Tau University of Saint Thomas (Minnesota) 1990
92 Gamma Upsilon Central Methodist College 1956
93 Gamma Phi University of Central Missouri 1956
94 Gamma Chi Chadron State College 1951
95 Gamma Psi Pittsburg State University 1960
96 Gamma Omega Bethel University 1992
97 Delta Alpha Southwestern University (Texas) 2000
98 Delta Beta Oklahoma Baptist University 1954
99 Delta Gamma Texas A&M University–Commerce 1961
100 Delta Delta Texas A&M University at Galveston 1997
101 Delta Epsilon Texas Woman's University 1946
102 Delta Zeta University of North Texas 1947
103 Delta Eta Arkansas State University 1948
104 Delta Theta Northwestern State University (Louisiana) 1949
105 Delta Iota University of Northern Iowa 1934
106 Delta Kappa Emporia State University 1950
107 Delta Lambda Stephen F. Austin State University 1961
108 Delta Mu Midwestern State University 1954
109 Delta Nu Ouachita Baptist University 1962
110 Delta Xi West Texas A&M University 1963
111 Delta Omicron Lamar University 1963
112 Delta Pi Saint Mary's University (Texas) 1991
113 Delta Rho Austin College 1964
114 Delta Sigma Southwestern Oklahoma State University 1952
115 Delta Tau Sam Houston State University 1965
116 Delta Upsilon Texas Southern University 1965
117 Delta Phi Jarvis Christian College 2007
118 Delta Chi Howard Payne University 1995
119 Delta Psi Hardin-Simmons University 1967
120 Delta Omega No source found for school Inactive/Disbanded chapter
121 Epsilon Alpha San Jose State University 2010
122 Epsilon Beta No source found for school Inactive/Disbanded chapter
123 Epsilon Gamma Azusa Pacific University 2010
124 Epsilon Delta Loyola Marymount University (California) 1999
125 Epsilon Epsilon No source found for school Inactive/Disbanded chapter
126 Epsilon Zeta University of Portland 1987
127 Epsilon Eta Northern Arizona University 1959
128 Epsilon Theta California State University, Los Angeles 1997
129 Epsilon Iota Cornell College 1937
130 Epsilon Kappa Santa Clara University 1994
131 Epsilon Lambda California State University, Fresno 1951
132 Epsilon Mu Chapman University 2010
133 Epsilon Nu Cal Poly State/Pomona 1963
134 Epsilon Xi Regis University 2010
135 Epsilon Omicron Mesa State College 1988
136 Epsilon Pi Cal Poly/San Luis Obispo 1952
137 Epsilon Rho Trinity University (Texas) 1984
138 Epsilon Sigma Angelo State University 1970
139 Epsilon Tau University of Dallas 2011
140 Epsilon Upsilon Fort Lewis College 1987
141 Epsilon Phi Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi 1973
142 Epsilon Chi New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology 1970
143 Epsilon Psi Texas Lutheran University 1973
144 Epsilon Omega Sul Ross State University 1972
145 Omega Mu Minnesota State University Moorhead 1988
146 Upsilon Rho Saint John Fisher College 2013
147 Upsilon Tau University of Vermont 2005
148 Phi Psi Willamette University 2005
149 Kappa Nu Centre College 1999
150 Rho Iota Washington College unknown
151 Rho Eta Moravian College 1986
152 Psi Theta Lander University 2006
153 Omega Sigma Drexel University 2007

Note: The above list is not yet complete.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ URL: http://www.tri-beta.org
  2. ^ a b c d e f Baird's Manual of American College Fraternities. 1968.