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Beta Beta Beta

Beta Beta Beta was founded in 1922 by Dr. Frank G. Brooks as a National Honorary for students in the Biological Sciences. The KAPPA LAMBDA chapter at Longwood University was installed in 1974.

The objectives of Beta Beta Beta are to promote scholarship in the biological sciences, to promote the dissemination of biological knowledge, and to encourage research.


Officers for 2010-2011

  • President: Nicole Gonder
  • Vice President: Jackie Vacca
  • Treasurer: Susuana Kuffour
  • Secretary: Kevin Beres
  • Historian: Katie Olgers

Active Members

  • Coleen Arzadon
  • Alexis Barker
  • Kevin Beres
  • Jessica Bray
  • Andrew Brink
  • Catherine Daniels
  • Kristen Davis
  • Ashlee Dedor
  • Casey Dellinger
  • Sean Evans
  • Nicole Gonder
  • Megan Grimes
  • Matthew Gwaltney
  • Amber Hare
  • Zsofia Jakab
  • Susuana Kuffour
  • Melinda Lackore
  • Randall McCoy
  • Katie Olgers
  • Jake Plain
  • Ashley Russell
  • Ashley Steadman
  • Carrie Thomas
  • Shannon Titus
  • Jacqueline Vacca
  • Matthew Walker
  • Jamie Warrick
  • Sarah Yoder

Beta Beta Beta New Members 2010

New members initiated on March 23, 2010 include:
Back Row ( left to right): Ashley Steadman, Jessica Bray, Matthew Gwaltney, Jake Plain
Front Row (left to right): April Harper, Colleen Arzadon, Melinda Lackore, Jamie Warrick



Membership in Beta Beta Beta is open to Biology majors who have met the following requirements:

  • must be at least second semester sophomores
  • completed at least three Biology courses (with lab) at Longwood University with at least one of them at the 200 level or above;
  • have a Biology course GPA of 3.25 or greater with no grade of D or F in any Biology class. If a class is repeated, the original grade will be used;
  • minimum overall GPA of 2.7. Students who have met all of the preceding requirements will be invited to become members at the next initiation.

Initiations are normally held in the fall and spring semesters. If a student feels they are eligible for membership and have not been contacted, they should contact the Beta Beta Beta adviser Dr. Wade Znosko.



Dr. Wade Znosko
303 Chichester Hall
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Longwood University
Farmville, VA 23909


Bylaws And Standing Rules (pdf)