Samford University The BelltowerJuly 2004

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Faculty Bring In-Demand Technology To Classroom
“…Those nebulous people of history, be they Greek, Roman or your great-grandparents, did not live in a vacuum or on page 243 of a textbook, but in a real place where it even rained sometimes…”
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Collins Grows at Samford, Values Interior Life
“…Visiting a Trappist monastery as a bookish undergraduate, seeing the monk’s life of scholarship and prayer, Samford Political Science professor Bill Collins thought, ‘This is what I want to do’…”
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Samford Branding Campaign Wins Top Honors
“…When Samford made the decision to begin this extensive branding campaign, we had no idea that the positive results would be so immediate and extensive…”
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Samford Freshmen To Get Cutting Edge Technology
“…Samford University will provide free of charge to every incoming freshman a pocket-size computer device that can store up to 45 times the capacity of a floppy disk...”
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Samford Education Team Presents Workshops in Lebanon
“…Teachers in Lebanon have degrees in their subject fields, but have little access to teacher training workshops such as those offered to American teachers...”
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Make Plans Now for Family Weekend
“…Samford’s Family Weekend, Oct. 1-3, will be feature a variety of activities, including football, golf, a barbecue picnic, music and a Parents Association meeting...”
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