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Sport Administration Program Hosts Kevin Almond

Samford University’s Sport Administration program hosted Kevin Almond in Brock Forum for the convocation hour on March 10 

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Dept. of Communication Sciences and Disorders Recognized at Annual Speech and Hearing Association of Alabama Convention

Samford’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders was honored at the Speech and Hearing Association of Alabama’s Annual Convention on February 11 at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham.  

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Petrella Named Chair of Department of Kinesiology

John Petrella, Ph.D., has been named chair of Samford University’s Department of Kinesiology, effective September 14, 2015. Petrella has been a member of the School of Health Professions faculty since 2007. He replaces Alan Jung, who was named dean of the School of Health Professions effective September 1. 

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Inaugural MS SLP Class

The School of Health Professions welcomed its first class of 20 students in the Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology program on August 17. Students represent eight states and possess baccalaureate degrees from 13 universities. 

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Jung Named Dean of Health Professions

Following a national search, AlanP. Jung has been named dean of Samford's School of HealthProfessions effective September 1. 

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Inaugural PT Class

On Monday, June 1, 2015 Samford University’s School of Health Professions welcomed its first class of 35 students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program.  Students hold bachelor’s degrees from a number of universities across the Southeast. 

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Samford Launches New Master of Athletic Training Program

The Department of Kinesiology in Samford University’s Schoolof Health Professions will soon begin accepting applications for its inauguralclass in the Master of Athletic Training program.  The application will open on July 1 andaccepted students will begin courses in summer 2016.   

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