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Fullbright U.S. Scholar Overview Session

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 
2:30PM-3:30PM EST

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35th Annual Phi Beta Belta International Conference

Northwestern State University 
Natchitoches, Louisiana

Friday-Saturday, May 21-22, 2021

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2020 PBD Online Conference Recap     

Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars, Eta Lamba Chapter at the College of Staten Island

Phi Beta Delta Logo Phi Beta Delta is the nation's first honor society dedicated to recognizing individuals who have demonstrated scholarly achievement and performed outstanding service and leadership in the area of international education.

The goals of the organization include the recognition of individual achievement in the area of international understanding; the advancement of international programming, research and scholarly exchange; and the creation of a campus network linked to a network of members in chapters worldwide. 

View 2019 Annual Induction Ceremony and gallery and more photos  on here.


Contact Information

Phi Beta Delta,Honor Society for International Scholars
Eta Lambda Chapter at the College of Staten Island/CUNY
Building 2A-Room 206
Phone : 718-982-2100
Fax : 718-982-2108
Contact Via Email


California State University, San Bernardino


Email: staff@phibetadelta.org
Phone: (+1) 909-537-5018

Governing Board

President-Anita Romano, Macaulay Honors College
Past President- Jane Marcus-Delgado, Political Science and Global Affairs
Vice President–Regina Lama, Department of Nursing
Secretary-Camille Gallo, Adjunct Lecturer, The Lucille and Jay Chazanoff School of Business
Student Vice President-Maria Ivanova, International first year Ph.D.
Treasurer: vacant
Chapter Coordinator-Winnie Brophy, Center for Global Engagement

Margaret Bérci, School of Education
Susan Sullivan, School of Education
Alan Zimmerman, The Lucille and Jay Chazanoff School of Business

Lists of Inductees

Membership Criteria

Candidacy for membership will be based on criteria established by the Governing Board in accordance with the aims of the organization. This nomination recognizes your exceptional achievement and service to international education. By joining Phi Beta Delta you distinguish yourself as a member of a global community dedicated to fostering the highest standards of international understanding.

Membership Criteria for Students:

  • GPA of 3.3 for associate degree students who have attained at least 30 credit hours
  • GPA of 3.3 for bachelor’s degree students who have attained at least 45 credit hours
  • GPA of 3.6 for master’s degree students who have completed at least one semester of a one-year master’s degree, or two semesters of a two-year master’s degree
  • GPA of 3.6 for doctoral degree students who have completed at least two semesters of their doctoral degree


  • Letter of nomination from full-time faculty or PBD committee member
  • Statement of interest

International students (non-immigrant visa holders) will be considered upon meeting the requirements above.

Domestic students will be considered upon meeting the requirements above and completion of an academic study abroad in an exchange program approved by the institution or who have been involved in recognized international endeavors.

Membership Criteria for Alumni:

  • CSI alumni who have met the GPA and other criteria stated above are eligible to be considered for membership.

Membership Criteria for Faculty and Staff:

  • Faculty and staff who have been involved in recognized international endeavors such as teaching, conducting research, participating in overseas projects, administering exchange programs, or providing services to international students and scholars.

Lifetime Membership:

  • Persons nominated, selected, and initiated (inducted) into the Society shall retain this honor for life.  Active and inactive membership shall determine the privileges accorded to individuals inducted into the Society.

Candidates for membership will be approved by the members of the Governing Board of the chapter and inducted at the annual induction ceremony.
Membership in Phi Beta Delta does require a $65 for the first year. This fee covers a medallion, a certificate, a membership card, the newsletter, and national and chapter membership dues. After that, the annual membership fee is $30 for students; $45 for staff, alumni, scholars, and part-time faculty; and $55 for full-time faculty members.