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Phi Beta Kappa: Iota of New York

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Iota of New York is the University of Rochester’s chapter of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious undergraduate honors organization, the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa invites for induction the most outstanding students at America’s leading colleges and universities. The society champions the liberal arts—the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences—in higher education and in society at large. To learn more, please click on the links at left.

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Spring Initiation Ceremony

Our initiation of new members is scheduled for 12:00 noon on Saturday, May 18, at the Larry & Cindy Bloch Alumni and Advancement Center at 300 East River Road. We would love to have you join us for this happy occasion! Please email us if you would like to attend.


Φιλοσοφία Βίου Κυβερνήτης
Philosophia Biou Cybernētēs
Love of learning is the guide of life.