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Beta Beta Beta

Beta Beta Beta
Founded 1922
Oklahoma City University
Type Honor Society
Motto Blepein Basin Biou "To See the Foundation of Life"
Colors Blood red and leaf green
Flower American Beauty rose
Members Over 200,000 collegiate
Headquarters Florence, AL, United States of America

Beta Beta Beta (also called TriBeta), is a collegiate honor society and academic fraternity[1] for students of the biological sciences. It was founded in 1922 at Oklahoma City University by Dr. Frank G. Brooks and a group of his students. As of 2012 it has 553 chapters in the United States and Puerto Rico and over 200,000 members. The society's journal, BIOS, publishes research papers by undergraduates.


In 1922, Frank Brooks proposed the organization of a biology fraternity to a group of biology majors at Oklahoma City University. Five students joined him to join the first or Alpha Chapter. In 1923, a student from [2]

Chapter list

External links

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  1. ^ The phrase "biology fraternity" is indeed used in the very beginning of the Milestones page, on the organization's own Website. Link:
  2. ^ Beta Beta Beta Milestones
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