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.

 
About Samford UniversitySamford is a premier nationally ranked Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts and a distinct blend of 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 3rd nationally for student engagement and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks Samford 34th among private universities in the U.S. for value and affordability. Samford enrolls 5,692 students from 46 states and 28 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.