Student Leadership

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Academic Integrity Advocates

The Mann Center periodically convenes a group of student leaders to help identify and facilitate opportunities for student-focused programming and resources related to academic integrity at Samford. Learn more about the advocates: 2011-2012 / 2012-2013 / 2013-2014.

Partners in Dialogue

The Mann Center convenes a small group of influential students who help lead other students in moral discourse on difficult issues, through programs like Courageous Conversations and Better World Theatre. Learn more about the partners: 2013-2014.

Leadership and Character Awards

The Mann Center recognizes leadership potential and strength of character through the annual Leadership and Character Awards. Students are nominated by deans and other upper-level administrators, with one recipient from each school and one from athletics. One exemplary student each year will be selected to receive the Joe McDade Scholarship. Learn more about the award and scholarship criteria here.



Drayton Nabers, Jr.

Brooks Hall, 227A


C. Cameron Collins 
Program Manager
Brooks Hall, 227B

Mitzi Lafferty  
Administrative Assistant
Brooks Hall, 227
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 The Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership emphasizes the indispensable connection between ethics and good leadership in business, government, social services and the classic professions. Much of the center’s work is at this vital nexus of ethics and leadership. 

Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229
205-726-4634 or Cameron Collins, Program Manager