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January 2014: Drayton Nabers to Head Samford's Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership

November 2013: Samford's Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership Presents New Awards

September 2013: 2012-2013 Year in Review; South Africa, July 2013 Final Update; The Frances Marlin Mann Awards for Leadership and Character; Year-Long Program Series on Violence

July 2013: South Africa, July 2013: Updates

May 2013: Mann Center's Work in Academic Integrity Featured in the May Edition of the Samford Chronicle

April 2013: Conference Strives to Engage Students, Teachers to Promote Academic Integrity

March 2013: Mann Center Director John Knapp Elected as 12th President of Hope College; Healthcare Ethics and Law (HEaL) Conference to Feature Signature Mann Center Pedagogy; Mann Center Leads New Consortium on Academic Integrity, Plans Other New Initiatives

February 2013: Lincoln Scholar Richard Carwardine Visits Campus, Presents Hodges Lecture

January 2013: Black History Month Offers Multitude of Programs; Mann Center Emphasizes Faculty Role in the Moral Development of College Students

November 2012: Church in Rwanda Uses Business Techniques to Help People Beat Poverty; Nursing Students Produce Plays on Ethical Issues; "Conversation" Discusses Culture Shock for International Students

October 2012: Christian Ethicist Mark Douglas Leads Mann Center Program on Faith and Politics; Mann Center Helps Students Take a Stand for Academic Integrity

September 2012: Samford Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Birmingham's 1962-63 Civil Rights Struggle; Samford University Students Develop Agribusiness Coursework in South Africa; Student Leaders to Promote Integrity at Sept. 20 'Courageous Conversation' with Freshmen

July 2012: Samford Students Assist South African Microenterprise Center

May 2012: Mann Center Director's Book Featured in Christianity Today

March 2012: Samford Professor's Book Says Church Fails Many Workers

February 2012: Program Series on Immigration in Alabama to Include Seminar, Film, Debate and Other Activities; Samford Spring Conferences Address Critical Ethical Issues in Health-Care Practice; Hodges Lecture to Highlight Christianity and Power

December 2011: Brock Scholars Explore Ethics in ACTion Through Better World Theatre; New Initiatives Promote Academic Integrity; Two Program Series Provide Opportunities for Students to Lead and Practice Moral Discourse; John Knapp's Newest Book Addresses Church and Work

November 2011: Courageous Conversations: “Can we talk about it?”

September 2011: Mann Center Director Visits North Korean University, Gives Talk on Ethical Leadership; Samford Student Team Develops Strategies for Micro-Enterprise Program in South Africa; Leadership Lunch to Kick Off Sept. 29 with Dr. Westmoreland

August 2011: Mann Center Moves to Provost's Office

July 2011: Chuck Colson Speaks Sunday, July 17, at Samford, Receives Mann Medal July 18

February 2011: Mann Medal in Ethics and Leadership to Recognize Work for a Better World

November 2010: Newest 'Conversations on Ethics and Leadership' Feature CEO of Southern Co., Past President of NYSE; World-Renowned Philosopher and Best-Selling Author Jacob Needleman discusses the American Soul at Samford University

October 2010: Oct. 19 Program on Financial Reform Features Former President of New York Stock Exchange; Scholars of Three Abrahamic Faiths Collaborate to Publish Statement on the Global Economy

September 2010: Newsweek's Eleanor Clift Visits Samford as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Discusses Women in Politics

August 2010: NEH Chair Jim Leach Speaks at Samford, Calls for Greater Civility in American Political Life; Southern Company CEO Ratcliffe to Speak Sept. 23

July 2010: NEH Chairman To Speak On Civility in Politics July 29

April 2010: Vulcan Materials Center Sponsors Environmental Sustainability Conference April 16

March 2010: March Speakers to Address Ethics in Business Leadership, Understanding Disabilities; Sen. Sessions to Speak at Samford; 50th Anniversary of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' to be Celebrated with Panel Discussion, Art Exhibit

February 2010: Missing Girls of China and India Topic Of Feb. 26 Biotechnology Symposium

January 2010: Theologian, Immigration Specialist Daniel Carroll To Lecture at Beeson Divinity School February 2-4; Business Exec, Author Cantrell to Speak March 10

November 2009: Online Videos Focus on Ethics and Leadership

October 2009: Betty Siegel to Speak Oct. 19 on Women's Leadership; Toyota USA VP To Speak on Diversity, Social Responsibility Nov. 5

September 2009: Global Scholars Call for Curricular Reform; October Programs to Address Freedom of Expression in Cyberspace, Women's Leadership

May 2009: Theologian Murchison Lectures at Samford April 29; The Mann Center Promotes Social Justice for Women in Egypt

April 2009: Seven Revolutions to Shape Coming Decades, Says Global Analyst; Theologian Cameron Murchison to Speak April 29 on the Ethics of Borrowing and Lending; HEAL Conference To Study Intersection of Faith and Ethics April 17

January 2009: New Samford Entrepreneurship Program Will Help Tackle Social Needs; Samford Ethics Professor Talks Business Fraud; Global Strategist Erik Peterson To Lecture March 24

December 2008: University Leaders in Southern Africa Vow to "Fearlessly Confront" Moral Crisis in Society

February 2008: Samford Announces Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership



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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