National Biological Honors Society

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

PresidentNicole Goodwin
Vice-PresidentHannah Justice
SecretaryRachel Crane
TreasurerHaley Smith
HistoriansEmily Lang
ChaplainPaulo Flores

Spring 2017 Induction

Spring 2015 Induction

Spring 2014 Induction

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