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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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Secretary The Phi Beta Kappa Society Phi Beta Kappa's fundamental purpose is to honor and advocate excellence in the liberal arts and sciences.
Source: North-American Interfraternity Conference; Kappa Alpha; The Phi Beta Kappa Society
He was a member of the Scholars Program at Brooklyn College, the Phi Beta Kappa Society, and was a winner of the T.
He was a member of the American Chemical Society, The Phi Beta Kappa Society, the Tau Beta Pi Society, and was a communicant of St.
He was a Harvard College National Scholar and is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society.
Of course, there's more to it than that - enough to fill a 16-page article in The American Scholar, a quarterly publication of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, with the argument that nothing exists unless we humans perceive it.
He graduated Haverford College in 1984 as a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society.
Costa received a bachelor's degree in economics and pre-medicine from the University of California at Berkeley, where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society.