Code of Ethics
Members of The Gamma Beta Phi Society subscribe to, and seek to live by, the principles of:
I. HONESTY: knowing that honesty is a necessary attribute of good character and effective leadership;
II. SERVICE: being aware of the fact that true happiness comes only through helpful service to others;
III. INDUSTRIOUSNESS: knowing that real progress can be achieved only if the mind is alert to comprehend and the hands ready to perform individual and community tasks;
IV. HUMILITY: being convinced that true humbleness of spirit is the only proper attitude to maintain in their relations with their associates;
V. JUSTICE: believing that it is only right and proper to be just and fair in their dealings with other individuals; to condemn no one without giving him or her a chance to defend himself or herself; to consider all factors before forming an opinion of another’s motives, or before passing judgment on his or her actions;
VI. COOPERATION: realizing that they must work closely and harmoniously with others in this day of highly organized social and economic endeavor;
VII. RESPONSIBILITY: assuming always full responsibility for their actions, and accepting opportunities to fulfill their social, economic, and moral obligations;
VIII. CHARITABLENESS: being over tolerant, generous and considerate in their relationships with others; and courteous, gentle, and kind in their attitudes and actions toward their fellowmen.
These are the principles that the members of THE GAMMA BETA PHI SOCIETY adhere to in their promotion of scholarship, service, and character.