Monday, November 10, 2014

Tri-Beta Biology Honor Society Welcomes New Members

Rho Chi Chapter, Beta Beta Beta, Bloomsburg University, October 26, 2014
New members of Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta) Biological Honor Society pose for a picture following their induction ceremony on October 26, 2014. Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta) is a society for students dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological sciences and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research. Since its founding in 1922, more than 175,000 persons have been accepted into lifetime membership, and more than 430 chapters have been established throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. The mission of Tri-Beta is: 1) to stimulate scholarship; 2) to disseminate scientific knowledge; and 3) to promote biological research. To fulfill this mission, the national organization of Beta Beta Beta recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding individuals and chapters and publishes a national journal, BIOS. The induction ceremony was led by current officers: President, Adam Kulp; Vice-President, Blake Shoemaker; Secretary, Katie Hawkins, Historian, Jacob Morton, and Treasurer, Katie Sue Geissinger. Dr. Marianna Wood was the featured speaker and addressed “Foraging in chipmunks and the value of basic research.” The initiates were also congratulated by Dr. Lincoln, Interim Dean of the College of Science and Technology, and were honored at a reception with family and friends. Check out the Tri-Beta Bulletin board outside HSC 99 for photos and highlights.   


Regular Members: Katlin Aunkst, Carrie Barry, Chris Bastardi, Kahli Castagnera, Kira England, Brooke Esbenshade, Sean Hartzell, Jade Heisman, Kerri Horwath, Natalie Mayo, Corey McKenna, Lexie Mendall, Leah Miller, Philip Mosolino, Sharon Pitcavage, Jean-Nicole Place, David Strawn, Shelby Weikel, Season Whitenight, Jennifer Young
Associate Members: Josie Pervola, Samantha Rodrigues, Morgan Strong
Graduate Member: Alan Belles
Current Members: Catlin Bagenstose, Danielle Bordner, Kent Cooper, Katherine Geissinger, Katherine Hawkins, Sarah Hower, Brendon Juengst, Emily Kossifos, Adam Kulp, Ashita Mittal, Elaine McCauley, Jacob Morton, Blake Shoemaker, Julio Valencia-Velez, Anthony Vendetti, Chelsea Wenner, Jonathan White, Sandra Zelonis
Graduate Members: Benjamin Carlucci, Zane Hoover, Jessica Willis

2014-2015 Tri-Beta Officers, Bloomsburg University Chapter