Samford Senior Rachel Lim Wins Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship

Published on April 27, 2005 by William Nunnelley  

Samford University senior Rachel E. Lim of Memphis, Tenn., has received a Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship for 2005-06 to pursue the Ph.D. degree in Music Theory. The $5,000 fellowship is one of 60 awarded in the nation by the national honor society that recognizes academic excellence in all fields of higher education.

Lim, a music education major in the School of Performing Arts, has been a member of the Samford orchestra, marching band, wind ensemble, university chorale, a cappella choir and handbell choir. She is a flutist and pianist. A dean's list student, she also served as president of Delta Omicron music fraternity.

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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.