Phi Beta Kappa
Students have earned membership in Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest academic honor society, founded in 1776. It celebrates and advocates excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Its campus chapters invite for induction the most outstanding arts and sciences students at America's leading colleges and universities. The Alpha Alpha Chapter of New York at the University at Albany invites seniors who have a high GPA and who have taken courses across the arts and sciences to become members of this prestigious honor society.