"...'May you be blessed with an authentic good life,' Corts told the seniors. 'That is my prayer for each of you'..."
Retiring President Thomas E. Corts stressed the importance of "authenticity" to members of the Samford University graduating class Saturday, May 20. He addressed the class in his final commencement before retiring May 31 after 23 years as head of Alabama's largest private university.
"In a world of both cheap and expensive imitations, to be authentic may be the great virtue that magnifies all life's meaningful experiences and relationships," Dr. Corts told some 650 seniors and a crowd of about 5,000 (more...)
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|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..."