December 16, 2005
Editor: Sean Flynt
Web Content Editor: Jana Peairson
Contributing Writers: William Nunnelley, Jana Peairson, Philip Poole, Mary Wimberley

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  Flynt Returns to Samford for January Course

Flynt Returns to Samford for January Course
"...Distinguished historian, Samford alumnus and former Samford professor Wayne Flynt will return to the University in January to teach an eight-part course titled 'Alabama in the 20th Century'..."

  House Purchase Returns Samford To Its Roots
"...Samford has signed a contract to purchase a house in Marion, Alabama, to serve as a base of operation for the University's ongoing involvement in the state's impoverished Black Belt region..."

WVSU Has Global Appeal
"…'We have gone from having a medium-sized signal that could only reach so many people to now having unlimited opportunities. We can reach listeners all over the world'..."

  Congress Creates Special Window of Opportunity for Tax-Wise Gifts to Samford Congress Creates Special Window of Opportunity for Tax-Wise Gifts to Samford
"...Retirement plan owners age 59 1/2 or older can now make a deductible IRA or retirement plan gift to qualified charitable organizations, including Samford, prior to December 31, 2005..."