Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2004-02-25

The Samford University Interfraternity Council received three top honors at the recent Southeastern Interfraternity Conference in Atlanta, Ga.

The Samford IFC received the outstanding community service award for a charity softball tournament which raised $1,500, the outstanding website award in recognition of its creativity, usefulness and design, and the fraternal excellence award for ranking higher than 85 percent in 10 categories such as scholarship, community relations and programming.

Samford’s IFC includes representatives of the school’s five Greek fraternities. Austin Bourgois, a sophomore from Brentwood, Tenn., is IFC president.


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 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 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.