Gamma Phi Beta

Eta Delta Chapter

A member of Gamma Phi Beta holding a Gamma Phi Beta sign.

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.

Open Motto: Founded on a rock.

Founded Nationally: November 11, 1874, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

Founded at Grand Valley: December 4, 2010

Symbol: Crescent moon

Colors: Brown and mode (adopted pink)

Flower: Pink Carnation

Magazine: The Crescent

National Philanthropies: Building Strong Girls through a partnership with Girls on the Run


Three members of Gamma Phi Beta on a sandy beach.

Three members of Gamma Phi Beta lying in the grass.

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

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