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Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU) is an international honor society in Geography. Gamma Theta Upsilon was founded in 1928 and became a national organization in 1931. While honor society members of GTU have met specific academic requirements, any students who has an interest in geography can attend GTU sponsored hikes, trips, and social or volunteering events as general members. GTU chapter activities support geography knowledge and awareness.

GTU gets together for numerous exciting trips related to Geographic Sciences. Always RSVP for trips by using the provided RSVP links under the event descriptions so we can arrange enough seats for students.

To join, first fill out our "General Membership Application Form" this grants you access to any GTU sponsored events! After completing the General Membership Application Form, if you wish to become an official member of the International Geographic Honor Society, fill out the form "Honor Society Membership Application." In addition to professional distinction, Honor Society Members have exclusive access to GTU reserved scholarships, awards, and salary increases in select federal agencies. 

For more info on events and to join our community like/follow our Social Media Pages:

 Facebook: GTU at ASU

Instagram: @gtuatasu

For any additional questions email our faculty advisor Dr. Larson:


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Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU) is an international honor society in Geography founded in 1928. Members of GTU have met academic requirements and share a background and interest in Geography. ASU’s GTU chapter (the Theta chapter) supports geography knowledge and awareness through geographic field trips and service activities for the local community and the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning at ASU.


Professional or Academically-based Greek-lettered Organizations

Please indicate the PRIMARY LOCATION that your student organization plans to be an active participate on for the 2018 -19 academic year.


Primary population(s) served:
  • Undergraduate
1st OFFICER - Full Name

Christopher Ray

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Usually President, sometimes Director/Chair, etc.


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2nd OFFICER - Full Name

Cole Morrow

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Usually Vice President, sometimes Secretary/Treasurer, etc.

Vice President

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3rd OFFICER - Full Name

Yuyan (Yvonne) Che

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Usually Secretary, sometimes Recruitment chair, etc.


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Beth Larson


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