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Seventeen students have been inducted as new members of Beta Beta Beta , the biology honor society, on February 24, 2012.

New members in the photograph above are, from left, front row: Marissa Rescott '14, Andrea McCoon '13, Emily Palmer '12, Corinne Becker ' 13, Nicole Beers '13, Emily Greer '12 and Matthew Bartolotti '13. Middle row: Tyler Pidgeon '13, Rachel Yalowich '12, Alissa McCaffrey '13 and Deborah Hummel '13. Back row: Bill Mitchell '13, Douglas McWilliams '12, Ellen Comeau '13 and Lindsey Haggett '13.

Also inducted, but unable to attend the ceremony, were Emily Riley '12 and Bailey Airoldi '13.

The St. Lawrence University chapter of Beta Beta Beta was established in 1942. Beta Beta Beta formally defines itself as "an honor and professional society for students of the biological sciences." The national organization publishes a journal, BIOS, to recognize outstanding individual and chapter accomplishment. Biannual national and annual district convention offer students and faculty from all over the country a chance to meet, attend and contribute research presentations, and go on special field trips. The St. Lawrence chapter, in keeping with the apprentice-biologist nature of the society has sponsored an annual outstanding senior award, supports the department with various types of service, and host fall and spring departmental picnics.

More: The Beta Beta Beta Web site

Posted: March 1, 2012

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