About Gamma Phi Beta
Mission and Vision
Mission: We build confident women of character who celebrate sisterhood and make a difference in the world around us
Vision: To inspire the highest type of womanhood
Love: Love in Gamma Phi Beta means self-worth and respect for others. Sisters demonstrate this value by encouraging themselves and others to be authentic. Our sisterhood is built through mutual understanding and a commitment to loving each other.
Labor: Labor in Gamma Phi Beta represents our commitment to service and philanthropy. Through our philanthropic focus of Building Strong Girls and our partnership with Girls on the Run, sisters demonstrate this value by serving others and their community.
Learning: Learning in Gamma Phi Beta means intellectual growth. From studying together and striving to be life-long learners, sisters demonstrate this value as they succeed both in and out of the classroom.
Loyalty: Loyalty in Gamma Phi Beta signifies a lifelong commitment and dedication to out sisterhood. Through college and afterwards, Gamma Phi Beta sisters will be your True and Constant friends/
Our Guiding Principles
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.
Founded on a rock.
"Since the rock is the firmest and most enduring substance, able to withstand the ravages of time, and offering the strongest protection, it seemed fitting that Gamma Phi Beta should be thus founded." - Founder E. Adaline Curtis (Syracuse, 1874)
True and Constant
Gamma Phi Beta is more than 145 years old and has been dedicated to continuing the vision of our Founders since day one. Members of the Sorority are wholeheartedly invested in our sisterhood and believe deeply in our philanthropic mission, vision, and focus. There is a quiet strength that is evident across the sisters and a desire to remain true and constant to the Sorority, the friendships, the opportunities, and the values.