Published on December 1, 2020 by Sean Flynt  
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Lambda Pi Eta is the official honor society of the National Communication Association

Samford’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communication and Communication Studies inducted 19 students into the National Communication Association’s Lambda Pi Eta honor society Nov. 19. The students join peers at more than 500 chapters in promoting the academic and professional goals of the field of communication studies.

The inductees included:
Abigail Anderson
Graham Averitt
Laura Lee Caum
Delaney Dotson
Olivia Flint
Jesse Henderson
Sage O. Jenne
Rylee Jones
Tyler Kendall
Stu Marshburn
Joshua Orr
Ashley Parsons
John Cody Petitfils
Kelsey Richardson
Payton Richardson
Taylor Riddle
Megan Roberts
Jarece Tillery
Brittany Ward

“We are thrilled to welcome our new class of Lambda Pi Eta inductees,” said Samford faculty advisor and communication studies professor Ashley George. “To be part of this honor society is a significant achievement and we are so proud of these students and all they have accomplished in their academic careers.”

 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.