September 1 , 2006
Editor: Sean Flynt
Web Content Editor: Jana Peairson
Contributing Writers: William Nunnelley, Jana Peairson, Philip Poole, Mary Wimberley


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  Samford Ranked Fourth in South by U.S. News & World Report, 17th Straight Year in Top 10

Samford Ranked Fourth in South by U.S. News & World Report, 17th Straight Year in Top 10
"... Samford ranks higher in its peer group than any Alabama university or college..."

  Photos Document Professor's Service in Iraq

Photos Document Professor's Service in Iraq
"... professor Fisk was also Sgt. 1st Class Fisk, an Army reservist called to active duty in late 2004..."

  Samford Seeks Outstanding Minister, Lay Person Nominees

Samford Seeks Outstanding Minister, Lay Person Nominees
"... Deadline for nominations is Sept. 22..."

  Samford Invades Atlanta, September 7-9

Samford Invades Atlanta, September 7-9
"... Join in the fun when the Samford Bulldogs take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets next month. Samford will host a variety of events beginning on Thursday evening..."

  Congress Creates Special Window of Opportunity for Tax-Wise Gifts to Samford Samford Newsletter Offers Finance, Estate Planning Information
"...Samford's Gift Planning office now offers a weekly e-mail newsletter featuring up-to-date information and ideas on managing personal finances and estate plans..."