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 hosts 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. Kristen Hutchins 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.

2014-2015 Officers

President Ryan Smith
Vice-President Dylan Wright
Secretary Emily Murphree
Treasurer Larissa Lynskey
Historians Conner Fisher and Dale Self
Chaplain Melissa Ramirez

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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