What is Gamma Beta Phi?
The Gamma Beta Phi Society is an honor and service
organization for students in colleges and universities in the
It is non-secret, non-profit, and co-educational;
membership does not exclude a student from
membership in other organizations.
Gamma is the initial letter of the Greek work meaning education;
Beta is the initial letter of the word meaning life;
Phi is the initial letter of the word friendship. Thus the three
the name of the organization signify that education and
constitute the basis of a full and happy life.
The motto of The Gamma Beta Phi Society is "Progresses per
Its watchwords are "Scholarship," "Service," and
"Character," and its colors are "Gold" and "Ebony."
Students must complete the requisite
number of service hours and complete a student development
transcript verification form by the deadline. Active
membership in GBP is posted to the student development
transcript. Active members receive a diploma seal upon
Requirements to join GBP
at least 12 units of transfer level coursework at COC
The cost to join is
$75; $60 first year, one-time membership fee plus
$15 local dues.
Certificate and diploma seal upon successful completion of GBP
requirements when you graduate or transfer
Stoles & cords
available for purchase for graduation ceremony
Membership is transferable (at
no additional cost) to 4 year schools with chapters
Dr. Anne Marenco,
Coleman, and Professor
Dr. Marenco's Office: Seco Hall 303, 661/362-3685
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