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Samford Opens Fall Semester with 175th Anniversary Convocation

The opening convocation of the fall semester featured majestic music and thoughtful words and prayers appropriate for Samford University's 175th anniversary year. 

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Grayson and Smith Receive Top Awards at Opening Convocation

Political science professor Marissa Grayson received Samford University's John H. Buchanan Award for Excellence in Classroom Teaching. Beth Smith, director of graduate admission for Samford's Howard College of Arts and Sciences, received the Bill Nunnelley Award for outstanding job performance by a non-faculty employee. The awards were presented at semester-opening convocation Aug. 30.  

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New Samford Students Move In, Parents Move On

The Samford University Class of 2020 moved into residence halls Friday, Aug. 26, with eager anticipation and pride in being part of a record freshman class. 

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William Nunnelley to be Samford JMC Wall of Fame Inductee

Veteran journalist William A. Nunnelley is the 2016 Wall of Fame inductee for Samford’s journalism and mass communication department. 

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Faculty Explore ‘City as Text’ at National Seminars

The Samford team of Geography professor Jennifer Speights-Binet and English professor Keya Kraft took part in the Association for Core Texts and Courses’ Summer Seminar Project at the University of Chicago and Columbia University June 12–25. 

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Samford Employees Prayerfully Begin New School Year

Samford University employees were urged to do justice, love mercy and walk humbly with their God during a community worship Monday, Aug. 22. 

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First-Year Samford Law Students Volunteer 560+ Hours of Community Service

First-year law students at Samford contributed more than 560 hours during their annual community service day.