Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society
Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society
Gamma Chapter Functions and Activities:
Presentations are given by visiting scholars, faculty, student researchers, and graduate and professional school representatives.
- College Service Projects:
Members participate in tree planting, highway cleanup, tutoring services...
- Field Trips:
Trips are taken to various sites in the Gunnison area.
- District and National Conventions:
Conventions provide an opportunity to present original research papers, interact with biologists from other colleges, and attend programs, talks, and field trips.
- Social Activities:
Tri-Beta sponsors social events such as: Pot luck dinners, cook-outs, hikes, and other social events.
- Other Benefits of Membership:
Opportunities include meeting people with similar interests, journal club discussions, peer group advising, book swaps, and receiving the Tri-Beta journal Bios. Activities vary from year to year based upon interests of members.
Meetings: Gamma Chapter of Tri-Beta Meetings are held every Tuesday evening at 7pm in the Hurst 137 Student Center. Most meetings are held in conjunction with activities and/or guest speakers. All students are encouraged and welcome to attend any meetings!
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Tri-Beta Membership Information
There are two types of membership in Tri-Beta:
Regular Membership Associate Membership
-GPA 3.0 in Biology courses -No required GPA
-Sophomore standing (45 credits) -Do not need 45 credits
-Biology Major -Major in any subject
-$50 processing fee -$40 processing fee
-Lifetime member -Membership ends upon graduation
-Taken 3 biology courses -Can’t hold offices, only participate in club activities
-Can hold offices within BBB
-Good academic standing
Fee Payment: The national Office will not recognize you as a member until the processing fee is paid, but students can still be involved with local Tri-Beta activities. If a student initially pays the $40 fee to become a member on the Associate level, and later qualifies to be promoted to Regular Membership level, they need only pay the $10 difference in fee amounts at the time of promotion. If students pay fees by semester and then want to discontinue being a member, no refunds will be given.
Membership Forms: Membership forms are available in the Hurst 137 Student Center, or by contacting any of the current Gamma Chapter Tri-Beta Officers.
Current Gamma Chapter Tri-Beta Officers:
President: Kyle Krawczak; firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Krystal Brown; email@example.com
Secretary: Camy Tan; firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Amy Harmon; email@example.com
Historian: Krystal Brown
- Shan Hays; Hurst Hall 238C; 970 943-3355; firstname.lastname@example.org