Published on June 27, 2014 by Sean FlyntSamford University student Stevie Carnell has earned the national Phi Kappa Phi fraternity’s Hohenstein Fellowship as the top nominee in the Southeast. The honor includes an award of $5,000.
The fifth-year senior physics major has a distinguished career at Samford. She is both a University Fellows honors student and a Howard College of Arts and Sciences Ambassador. In fall, 2013, she was one of only 40 students in the U.S. honored with the American Physical Society’s Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Physics Majors.
"Stevie Carnell had a great academic experience at Samford and winning this prestigious and competitive fellowship from the national office of Phi Kappa Phi validates her accomplishments,” said Samford Philosophy Department chair and campus Phi Kappa Phi president Dennis Sansom.
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.