Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2004-04-22
Michael Giles, Jr., of Tuscaloosa has been elected president of the Samford University Student Government Association for 2004-05. He was elected by vote of the undergraduate student body.
Other newly elected Samford SGA executive council officers are Matthew Harrison, Huntsville, vice president-senate; Brooke Bamberg, Selma, vice president-activities; and Austin Bourgeois, Brentwood, Tenn., treasurer.
Giles, son of Earnestine and Michael Giles, Sr., is a junior sports medicine/biology double major.
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. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 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 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.