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.

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. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 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.