Business Honorary Receives National Ranking
Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2004-11-05
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.
ABOUT SAMFORD UNIVERSITY -- Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.