The Samford University chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma business honor society has been recognized as a Premier Chapter by the national organization. The honor recognizes the chapter's superior level of membership acceptance and promotional activities during the 2003-04 academic year.
The Samford chapter is now eligible to award a $1,000 Beta Gamma Sigma scholarship during the 2005-06 academic year, and is prequalified for consideration as an outstanding chapter, the highest honor given to a collegiate chapter.
Of the 417 chapters on college and university campuses, only 62 were recognized as a Premier Chapter this year.
Business professors Archie Lockamy and Steven Jones are faculty advisers for the Samford chapter.