Thursday, March 3, 2016

Gamma Phi Beta Bid Day- Rachel Feidelman

Sophomore psychology major Brittni Fine (left) and sophomore education major Caroline Powers hug on February 28, as they realize they were invited to join Gamma Phi Beta, the newest Panhellenic sorority at the University of Maryland. The bid day ceremony took place at the Adele H. Stamp Grand Ballroom.

Sophomore undecided major Erica Quesinberry (left) and Visual and Performing Arts major Kate Morris, pose for a selfie in their new Gamma Phi Beta sorority shirt in the Adele H. Stamp Grand Ballroom, where the bid day celebrations took place.

Gamma Phi Beta consultants join Greek Yearbook photographer Nic Kennedy outside the Francis Scott Key building to take the first picture of the founding class of the University of Maryland's 16th Panhellenic sorority.

National Gamma Phi Beta college leadership consultant Amanda Hart thanks the rest of the Greek community for their overwhelmingly kind welcome to University of Maryland. Sorority women from all 15 of the other Maryland chapters came to bid day to support the establishment of the new chapter.
Sophomore Hearing and Speech Sciences major Ryann Plotkin, along with 149 other University of Maryland students, simultaneously opened their bids to Gamma Phi Beta. To recognize their affiliation with the sorority, they were required to sign the bid cards.