NCC Honor Society Receives National Recognition


Nash Community College’s Gamma Beta Phi Chapter has been recognized among colleges throughout the United States as a 2018 – 2019 Distinguished Chapter. Durham Technical Community College is the only other North Carolina community college to receive the honor.

Gamma Beta Phi is a non-profit, co-educational, honor and service organization for students in colleges and universities. Its objectives are to recognize and encourage excellence in education, to promote the development of leadership ability and character, and to foster, disseminate, and improve education through appropriate service projects. To be eligible for Gamma Beta Phi, NCC students must hold a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average and must have earned 12 or more semester hours in a major at Nash Community College.

The Distinguished Chapter was awarded by the Gamma Beta Phi national headquarters and the entire society to honor chapters who have excelled in the chapter programming, recruitment campaigns, service projects, monthly meetings, leadership, and local community impact.

The following colleges and universities were also recognized as 2018 – 2019 Distinguished Chapters:

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Middle Tennessee State University
Henderson State University
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Bethel University
California State University Channel Islands
Troy University, Montgomery
University of California Riverside
Troy University, Dothan
University of Central Oklahoma
Howard Payne University
West Texas A&M University
Bluefield State College
Central Penn College
Durham Tech Community College
Appalachian State University
West Virginia State University
Quincy College
Nationally, Gamma Beta Phi has approximately 40,000 active student members in its comprised chapters.