Gamma Phi Beta

About the Chapter

President: Erica Baranick,

Recruitment Contact: Emma Taylor,

National Website:

National Founding Date: November 11th, 1874, Syracuse University

Maryland Founding Date: October 23rd, 1940

Reinstalled: May 7th, 2016

Philanthropy: Building Strong Girls

Philanthropic Partner: Girls on the Run

Philanthropic Mission: Building Strong Girls

Colors: Brown and Mode

Symbol: Crescent Moon

Flower: Pink Carnation

Nickname: Gamma Phi

Chapter House: 8 Fraternity Row

GPA Requirement: 3.0


Social Media:

Instagram: @umdgammaphi

Tik Tok: @umdgammaphi

Noteworthy Alumnas

  • Kristin Chenoweth--Emmy and Tony Award winning actress

  • Bailey Hanks--Broadway Actress

  • Lynn Morley Martin--Secretary of Labor under President Bush

  • Marguerite Higgins--Pulitzer Prize Winner (1951)

Fun Facts

  1. Gamma Phi Beta won Chapter of the Year for 2018-2019

  2. A local alumna is a descendent of one of Gamma Phi Beta's four founders

  3. Gamma Phi Beta Sorority is one of the 10 oldest women's organizations in North America and the first to be called by the specific term “sorority”