Phi Beta Kappa


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Phi Beta Kappa:

see fraternityfraternity and sorority,
in American colleges, a student society formed for social purposes, into which members are initiated by invitation and occasionally by a period of trial known as hazing.
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Phi Beta Kappa

honorary scholarship society. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 651]
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Founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary in Virginia as a secret social and literary fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa has 280 chapters.
She received a BA, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, in History from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994, a BSE, summa cum laude, Beta Gamma Sigma, in Finance from the Wharton School in 1994, and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 2000.
degree in Classical Studies in 2004 from the University of Arkansas, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa.
Marangi graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in Political Economy from Williams College.
Freiman is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where she was named to Phi Beta Kappa, and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi and the American Accounting Association.
He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Yale University, where he received a B.
in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Kellett is a magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Duke University with a degree in chemistry.
Glick holds a law degree from Yale Law School, where he was senior editor of The Yale Law Journal, and a bachelor's degree from Indiana University, where he graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.