The Crescent

Published since 1900, The Crescent is our magazine packed with news about Sorority programs and services, chapter activities, individual members and feature stories of interest to women.

The Crescent is mailed to the permanent home address provided by members at their time of initiation. If you're not receiving The Crescent, you likely need to update your member profile, pay your alumnae dues or become Life Loyal.  If your information in your online profile is current and you're a current dues payer or Life Loyal member and are still not receiving the magazine, please contact   

Parents: While our members are in college, their copy of The Crescent is sent to your home address - we hope you enjoy reading our magazine, too! If your daughter is no longer in college, or is no longer living with you, feel free to send us her new address by emailing

Have a story you'd like to share? Interested in becoming a contributing writer? Email for more information!

Winter 2018

In the winter 2018 issue of The Crescent, we discuss how Gamma Phi Betas can help break the stigma around mental health. You will find stories from women who have been affected by mental illness in one way or another, and advice on how to talk about mental health appropriately. 

Fall 2017

Our 2017-18 collegiate leadership consultants (CLCs) took the time to speak with past consultants to learn more about the history of the program and get some advice. Read the fall 2017 issue to see what the CLCs learned and get to know them better! You'll also read about two sisters who have overcome immense obstacles in their lives, in part thanks to their Gamma Phi Beta sisters.

Summer 2017

In the summer 2017 issue of The Crescent, you will read about Gamma Phi Betas who inspire those around them. From a sister who created a nonprofit to bring awareness to congenital heart disease to a sister who is studying the STEM fields and becoming a role model for young girls, this issue of the magazine will leave you feeling inspired. In addition, you will see photos of Gamma Phis Building Strong Girls at Girls on the Run 5ks and an infographic showcasing our philanthropic impact.

Spring 2017

In this issue of The Crescent you will read about four members who have truly exemplified our member competencies. From saving a life to baking some good, our sisters are improving the lives of those around them, while showing what it means to be a Gamma Phi Beta. Don't forget to also read some of our favorite leadership tips from the 2017 REAL Leadership Conference. 

Winter 2017

In the winter issue of The Crescent, read about the four Gamma Phi Beta sisters who attended the 2016 Rio Olympics to work and compete. Also, check out a few of the new Facilities Management Company renovations!

Fall 2016

Read about Convention 2016 and how Gamma Phi Beta made our mark on Atlanta, Georgia. Then meet our 2016-17 collegiate leadership consultants and learn why they have the best job ever! 

Summer 2016

Learn more about Pamela Baker-Masson and her work with endangered animals at the Smithsonian Institution, National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute. Then check out some life hacks from experts! 

Spring 2016

Relationship and communications expert Rachel DeAlto gives us the keys to building healthy relationships in this issue of The Crescent. Also, check out stories from chapters across the continent, get a sneak peek at what's in store at Convention 2016 and more!

Submission Deadlines

Submission Deadlines

Submit your news and photos to

  • Fall issue - August 1 for November publication
  • Winter issue - November 1 for February publication
  • Spring issue - February 1 for May publication
  • Summer issue - May 1 for August publication 

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The Crescent Guide

Want to know if your photo or news is Crescent-worthy? Check out The Crescent Guide for more information on what can be considered for inclusion in the magazine!

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