Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2007-08-03

Samford University's Alpha Delta Pi chapter won 11 awards of excellence at the recent national convention in Danvers, Mass.

The Samford chapter, one of 13 nationwide receiving the sorority's top Golden Lion award, was also cited as the best chapter in the southeast.

The other national awards recognized various categories of chapter achievement, including philanthropy, recruitment, member education, scholarship, financial excellence and panhellenic excellence.

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.