Gamma Phi Beta is an international Sorority with more than 215,000 members worldwide. There are more than 180 chartered collegiate chapters in the United States and Canada and there are alumnae chapters across North America. Gamma Phi was founded to, "develop a higher spiritual, mental and social culture." Those principles and the standards they represent are still relevant for today's members.
Pi Chapter's accomplishments continue to keep on rolling in every year.
There are several members of our chapter who are members of honors societies that base their membership on the values of scholarship, leadership, and campus and community involvement. Pi Chapter is proud to have four sisters that are members of Mortar Board, two sisters that are members of Omicron Delta Kappa, and 11 sisters that are members of Order of Omega. Additionally, several members are involved in academic honors societies such as Alpha Epsilon Delta (Pre-Medical) and Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting and Finance). Gamma Phi Beta members are also involved in clubs that pertain to their academic majors and personal interests.
With such a large presence on campus, you can often find Gamma Phi's involved in:
American Cancer Society
American Marketing Association
American Medical Women's Association
Big Red Singers
Boots and Cats
CASNR Coffee Club
Cornhusker Marching Band
Engineers Without Borders
Environmental Leaders Program
Environmental Sustainability Committee
Fellowship of Catholic University Students
Freshman Campus Leadership Associates
Honors Peer Mentors
Hospitality Student Development
Intelligence Community Scholars
Jeffery S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Nebraska Athletics Suite Staff
Nebraska Human Resources Institute
Nebraska Legends Scholarship Program
New Student Enrollment
No Kill Advocacy Club
Omicron Delta Kappa
Order of Omega
Relay for Life
Resident Hall Advisor
Student Ethics Board
The Big Event
UCARE Research Assistant
University Advisory Board
University Honors Program
William H. Thompson Learning Community
Pi Chapter is always striving to achieve the best in everything we do.
- Each new member will receive a mentor within the same or similar major as them to help guide them.
- We offer free printing and a fully equipped computer room.
- Our chapter room serves as a study area and has 24/7 quiet hours for productive learning.
- We have weekly proctored study hours to help our members achieve academic success.
- We also offer several scholarships to members at our annual Scholarship Banquet.
We would not be the women we are without the parents and families that support us. Sharing our sisterhood with our families through different events is always a highlight of our collegiate years. It is a tradition to have Parent's Club host dinner before our winter formal dance each year. We also have Dad's Day, a Parent's Club Silent Auction and Brunch, Mom's Day, and invite our families and alumae members to visit the chapter house before and after select football games in the fall. We are happy to announce that as of Spring 2018, we will be hosting a new event to better event our families - Siblings Day!
We are so thankful for the love and support of our families. Please contact Colleen Maciejewski at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions on how to get involved with Parent's Club.
When I look back on my college years, most of my fondest memories revolve around my sisters in Gamma Phi Beta. All my sisters. My G Phi experience was somewhat unique in that my three sisters were also members of Pi chapter. When I pledged, my sister Denise was a senior. When I was a senior, Donna was a junior and Doreen was a freshman. 415 North 16th Street felt like home to all of us, and for nine consecutive years, one of us lived there. More than 30 years later, it still feels like home. My daughter Katie is currently living in the corner room on second floor that I once shared with the woman who would one day be the maid of honor at my wedding (and who had previously shared the same room with my sister Denise!). My niece Shelby Schelkopf (Doreen’s daughter) lives just down the hall.
From the fall brunch/fundraiser, to decorating the house for Christmas, to Katie’s initiation, to Mom’s Day, to the 100th celebration of Pi chapter, to the French Toast Feed, to just stopping by to take Katie out to dinner . . . every time I walk into 415 North 16th St., I feel I’m coming home. My pledge sisters’ pictures are on the composite in the chapter room, the piano is right where it was when my friends and I gathered around it after dinner, and, while the dining room wallpaper is gone, the dining room tables and chairs haven’t changed. Each part of the physical house, from the flagstone in the foyer to the wood floor in the attic, brings back a memory of one of my Gamma Phi sisters, or Mama Yoes, or Fern Westgate (our cook), or one of the hashers. They all felt like family to me, and I feel blessed that my daughter and I can now share those special bonds of sisterhood, too. I love meeting her G Phi friends, just as she has met many of mine over the years!
Gamma Phi Beta recognizes that legacies are important to our Sorority because they bring a long tradition of pride and support. A sister, daughter, granddaughter or great-granddaughter of a Gamma Phi Beta shall be given special consideration for membership by the chapter on the campus where she is enrolled. For the purpose of definition, step-daughters, step-sisters, step-granddaughters and step-great-granddaughters may be considered legacies, if desired by the Gamma Phi Beta relative.