Gamma Phi Beta Sorority

Eta Delta Chapter

A member of Gamma Phi Beta in front of the Gamma Phi Beta House

The mission of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority is to inspire the highest type of womanhood. Our vision is to build women of character who celebrate sisterhood and make a difference in the world around us. We promote lifelong commitment, intellectual and personal growth and service to humanity. We perpetuate our heritage as we commit to the growth of our Sorority. We foster enduring friendships. We advocate ethical behavior, respect, authenticity, accountability, and integrity. We aspire to excellence in all that we do.

Each member of Gamma Phi Beta has taken an oath to uphold the highest standards of womanhood. As individuals, we all strive to live Gamma Phi Beta's Core Values, Love, Labor, Learning, and Loyalty, in our daily lives. Living our Core Values demonstrates to the outside world what it means to be a Gamma Phi Beta.

Sorority Facts

Nickname: GPhi, Gamma Phi, G-Phi-B

Motto: Founded On A Rock

Colors: Blush Pink, A-la-Mode Brown/Gray

Symbol/Mascot: Crescent Moon

Flower: Pink Carnation

Stone/Jewel: Pearl

Three members of Gamma Phi Beta in matching shirts.

More Facts

Founded Nationally: November 11th, 1874, Syracuse University

Founded at GVSU: December 4th, 2010

National Philanthropy: Girls on the Run International

Local Philanthropy: 

National Publication: The Crescent

Principles/Values: Love, Labor, Learning, and Loyalty

Three members of Gamma Phi Beta on the beach in front of the pier.

Recent Awards:

Facility Management Excellence Award June 2016

Chapter of Excellence Award 2016

Outstanding New Member Award Winter 2015

Panhellenic Tea - Most Service Hours Award (2012)

McCormick Award 2012

GVSU Spirit of Service Award 2013-2014

Make a Difference Day Award 2013-2014

Most Community service hours in Panhellenic Community 2013-2014

New Member Programming Excellence Award Honorable Mention 2014

Founders Award 2015

Anchor Award 2015

Coat of Arms Award 2015

Lighthouse Award 2015

National Awards - Total and Quota buster recognition (2012), 5 Crescents in the Order of the Crescent recognizing overall excellence in twelve areas of chapter life

National Website:

Chapter Website:

Fraternity & Sorority Life is a part of the Office of Student Life, which is a department of the Division of Student Affairs of Grand Valley State University.

Page last modified September 22, 2021