National Biological Honor Society

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BETA BETA BETA or Tri-Beta is a national biological honor society.  For more information, see their web site.  Howard Payne University the Delta Chi chapter.


There are associate and full members.  The requirements for full membership include completion of 12 hours of biology, including a course above the 1000 level, and a minimum GPA in biology.  The induction is usually held in the spring semester.


Department faculty members Dr. Craig Younce  and Dr. Gregory Hatlestad serve as sponsors of Tri-Beta.


The chapter holds several meetings each semester.  Sometimes former students or others will attend to talk about their profession or to describe their experiences with postgraduate school. The chapter emphasizes a three-fold program: stimulation of scholarship, dissemination of scientific knowledge, and promotion of biological research.

2017-2018 Officers

President Nicole Goodwin
Vice-President Hannah Justice
Secretary Rachel Crane
Treasurer Haley Smith
Historians Emily Lang
Chaplain Paulo Flores

Spring 2017 Induction


Spring 2015 Induction

biology tri-beta initiation 2015 spring

Spring 2014 Induction

biology tri-beta initiation 2014 spring


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