Samford University The Belltower February 2005

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Creed Encourages Respect for Diversity
“...Your neighbor is not just the person you are comfortable with, or who thinks like you, or votes like you, or is a member of your organization or club. Your neighbor is 'the other'--the hungry, the thirsty, the prisoner and the stranger. Your neighbor is the one who's on the margins of your life...”
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The Perspective Behind Each Voice
“...When you don't make the effort to listen to the perspective behind each voice and don't encounter face to face those persons whose backgrounds, opinions, and cultural contexts are different than your own, you are more prone to stereotype, ridicule, and dishonor, without ever intending to. A writer in a recent article in a Christian magazine expressed it this way: ‘to be unaware is to be less than moral’...”
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Rikard Wins Teaching Award
“...The honor goes annually to a Samford educator who, through outstanding performance as a teacher, counselor and friend to students, demonstrates the ability to inspire students to greatness...”
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The Old Howard 100: Ride Through Alabama History
“...Join cyclists from throughout the region on April 9, 2005, for The Old Howard 100, a ride through Alabama’s historic Black Belt sponsored by Samford’s Howard College of Arts & Sciences. Proceeds from the ride will benefit Sowing Seeds of Hope, a partnership between Perry County and Alabama Cooperative Baptist Fellowship that seeks to improve the quality of life and work in Perry County through improved educational opportunities, healthcare, tourism, transportation and economic development...”
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Corts, Creed To Lead Baptist Heritage Tour of England
“...Join Samford University President Thomas E. Corts and Provost J. Bradley Creed, along with other Samford alumni and friends in celebrating 100 years of united Baptist missions and ministry at the centennial meeting of the Baptist World Alliance in historic Birmingham, England...”
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Samford Launches Redesigned University Web Site
“...It reflects both a graphic and a philosophical shift in Samford’s online identity, and will be significantly simpler in use, more logical in organization and more valuable to all users, especially the University’s primary online audience--prospective students...”
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Samford Seeks Alumni of the Year Nominations
“...Nominees should be graduates who have distinguished themselves in service in their community and to Samford. They also must have shown support to the University through their personal involvement and financial contributions..."
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