Past Events 2013

Header Pics 2013

The 2013 Frances Marlin Mann Awards for Leadership and Character

The inaugural award ceremony for recipients of the Frances Marlin Mann Awards for Leadership and Character (Homewood, AL). See photos.

"Living Ethically: An Introduction to Ethics for College Students"

A presentation to students in an introductory course by Azalea Hulbert (Homewood, AL).

Better World Theatre: Nursing

A Better World Theatre performance, featuring students from the Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing (Homewood, AL). See photos.

"Know More... No More"

Courageous Conversations: Know More... No More was a three-part series on stopping interpersonal violence against women. Panelists were members of the Mann Center's Partners in Dialogue, including Jay Cumberland, Jillie Rufe, Mandy Jayne Stanley, and Kaitlyn Schaaf (Homewood, AL).

15th International Conference on Ethics Across the Curriculum

A presentation on the Better World Theatre pedagogy by Azalea Hulbert at the 15th International Conference on Ethics Across the Curriculum (Corvallis, OR).

"Promoting Academic Integrity at Samford"

Presentations to freshmen on academic integrity by Azalea Hulbert (Homewood, AL).

"When Winning is Losing: How Not to Get Ahead at Samford"

Courageous Conversations: When Winning is Losing was a forum for freshmen on academic integrity. Panelists were members of the Mann Center's Academic Integrity Advocates, including Analeigh Horton, Claire Gaxiola, Cameron Cross, and Christina Witt (Homewood, AL). See photos.

Leadership Lunches

A presentation, "On Not Losing Your Head as a Leader," by provost and interim director Dr. Brad Creed. The program was part of a series of Leadership Lunches facilitated by the Samford Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement (Homewood, AL). See photos.

Living Way Service Practicum 2013

A three-week service practicum at the Living Way microenterprise center in Cape Town, where students developed curriculum for an agricultural academy (South Africa). See photos.

Panel Discussion

A panel discussion on research ethics for participants in an NSF-funded research experience for undergraduates. Panelists included Dr. Mike Howell, Dr. Jennifer Speights-Binet, and Mr. Colin Coyne, with Azalea Hulbert as moderator (Homewood, AL).

"Research Ethics for Undergraduates: An Environmental Justice Perspective"

Azalea Hulbert and Dr. John Knapp conducted two sessions on research ethics for participants in an NSF-funded research experience for undergraduates (Homewood, AL).

Investment Management Consultants Association

Dr. John Knapp presented on professional ethics at meetings of Investment Management Consultants Association (Phoenix, AZ and Miami, FL).

Crisis Film and Discussion

The Mann Center served as a co-sponsor of a series of programs, facilitated by Samford University and the Birmingham Public Library, that reflected on significant civil rights milestones of 1963 (Homewood, AL).

2013 Southeastern Regional Academic Integrity Conference

On April 19th and 20th, the Mann Center hosted the inaugural Southeastern Regional Academic Integrity Conference at Samford. Attendees representing 26 institutions in 7 states shared insights about challenges and best practices at their own institutions (Homewood, AL). See photos.

Healthcare Ethics and Law (HEaL) Conference

Azalea Hulbert and nursing faculty member Jennifer Coleman facilitated a session at the 2013 conference titled "Better World Theatre: Teaching Ethics through the Arts" (Homewood, AL). See photos.

"Why Democracies Fail: Leadership and The Struggle for The Common Good"

Dr. John Knapp was the guest speaker at the April 2013 Presidential Colloquium at Clemson University (Clemson, SC).

Breakfast at Canterbury UMC

Dr. John Knapp shared insights from his book, How the Church Fails Businesspeople (and what can be done about it), at Canterbury United Methodist Church (Mountain Brook, AL).

Who Speaks for Birmingham? Film and Discussion

The Mann Center served as a co-sponsor of a series of programs, facilitated by Samford University and the Birmingham Public Library, that reflected on significant civil rights milestones of 1963. Panelists included U.W. Clemon, Tennant McWilliams, and Jean Thompson (Homewood, AL).

"Which Outcomes? Whose Rationality? Discretion in a Rationalizing Health Care System"

The Mann Center served as a co-sponsor of the annual Biotechnology, Law and Ethics Symposium (Homewood, AL). Learn more.

2013 International Conference on Academic Integrity

Azalea Hulbert presented on the Mann Center's work to date promoting a positive culture of academic integrity (San Antonio, TX).

"Abraham Lincoln and the Challenge of Emancipation"

The annual A. Gerow Hodges Lecture in Ethics and Leadership, presented by Dr. Richard Carwardine, president of Corpus Christi College at the University of Oxford (Homewood, AL). See photos and video.

"God's Institution or Gross Injustice? Slavery and Religion before the Civil War"

A panel discussion with Dr. Richard Carwardine, president of Corpus Christi College at the University of Oxford. Dr. Carwardine was joined by Samford faculty members Dr. Joe Scrivner, Dr. Jason Wallace, and Dr. John Mayfield. Dr. John Knapp moderated (Homewood, AL). See photos and video.

Ethnic Notions Film and Discussion

The Mann Center served as a co-sponsor of a series of programs, facilitated by Samford University and the Birmingham Public Library, that reflected on significant civil rights milestones of 1963 (Homewood, AL).

King: Montgomery to Memphis Film and Discussion

The Mann Center served as a co-sponsor of a series of programs, facilitated by Samford University and the Birmingham Public Library, that reflected on significant civil rights milestones of 1963 (Homewood, AL).

Alabama Social Business Forum

The Mann Center led a delegation representing Samford at the 2013 Alabama Social Business Forum at Tuskegee University, featuring 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Winner and father of microcredit Muhammad Yunus (Tuskegee, AL). See photos.

Other past events: 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009

Contacts

 

Drayton Nabers, Jr.
Director
205.726.4362

dnabers@samford.edu

Brooks Hall, 227A

 

C. Cameron Collins 
Program Manager
205.726.4634
Brooks Hall, 227B

Mitzi Lafferty  
Administrative Assistant
205.726.4366
Brooks Hall, 227
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Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership
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205-726-4634 or Cameron Collins, Program Manager