November 17, 2006

Greek Life Presents Check to Local Elementary School

"... Samford Greek Life provides weekly one-on-one tutoring and mentoring, facility and grounds upkeep and beautification, and cooperates with the McElwain PTA in fundraising projects..."

Samford Campus in fallOn Tuesday Nov. 14 Samford University Greek Life presented to the McElwain Elementary School PTA a check in the amount of $10,000 to support a $40,000 playground reconstruction. Samford Greek Life is in the second year of a three-year commitment to McElwain through the Adopt A School Program.

Through the program, Samford Greek Life provides weekly one-on-one tutoring and mentoring, facility and grounds upkeep and beautification, and cooperates with the McElwain PTA in fundraising projects.

More than 500 Samford University Greek Life students from 12 national fraternities and sororities have participated in the program. This semester alone 81 McElwain students are being tutored and mentored by Samford students.

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