Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2008-02-08
Samford University's Alpha Delta Pi chapter won 13 awards at the sorority's recent district leadership conference.
Top honors were in categories of philanthropy, scholarship, panhellenic communications, housing, total membership education, recruitment and finance. The Samford chapter also received recognition from the district's 32 chapters for assisting other chapters during recruitment.
The conference included team building activities and workshops for executive board members and officers.
Twelve officers represented the Samford chapter at the event, held Feb. 2-3 in Peachtree City, Ga.
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. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 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.