The Iota Beta chapter of the Gamma Sigma Epsilon National Chemistry Honor Society was established at Rhodes College in 2010 by Elizabeth Jeans (Chemistry 2011), Caroline Lee (Chemistry 2011), Michelle Shroyer (Chemistry 2011), Alex Tong (BMB 2011), and Niti Yogesh (Chemistry 2012). This Honor Society, founded in 1920 at Davidson College, recognizes students who have done excellent work in college chemistry classes.
The objectives shall be:
- To recognize outstanding academic achievement in chemistry,
- To increase interest, scholarship, and research in chemistry, and
- To promote professionalism and the general welfare of the chemist.
- GPA of 3.5 after completing CHEM 212, or
GPA of 3.3 after completing CHEM 312