Fall 2000
Vol. 17 No. 3
Publication Number:
USPS 244-800


Contents

Turkey Creek Vigil

It's the Excitement'

Genome Research Yields Quick Returns

OTHER STORIES
Samford Ranked Fifth in South by U.S. News & World Report

Education School Scores High in Effective Teacher Preparation

Faculty Accolades

Upcoming Samford Tours

ODK Seeking 50 Exemplary Alumni To Mark Society's Anniversary


ALUMNI
Manis Biography Wins Lillian Smith Book Award

University of Georgia Beckons Garver, Hanson with Sizable Postgraduate Packages

Alumni Office Seeks Samford Traditions


NEWS BRIEFS
Sequoyah, Cunningham Join Men's Hall of Fame

Samford Begins Offering Doctor of Education Program

Deupree Recognized for Fighting Illiteracy


SPORTS
Tillette: Men's Team One
Big Question Mark

Cochran, Moore Lead Veteran Women's Basketball Team


CLASS NOTES
BIRTHS
IN MEMORIAM

 

Fall 2000

Upcoming Samford Tours

Tuscany
March 7­15, 2001

Alumni College in Tuscany offers Samford graduates a glorious nine-day trip to Italy's beautiful northern region. Unpack just once, at the Hotel San Luca, in Cortona. Enjoy the stunning Renaissance art and magnificent architecture of the area, visiting Florence, Siena, Perugia, Assisi and Montepulciano.

Cost: $2,395 all-inclusive.

For information: Elizabeth Stanford McCarty at Samford. Call (205) 726-2483 or toll-free 877-782-5867 or E-mail alumni@samford.edu.


Spain
July 16­24, 2001

Alumni College in Spain provides Samford grads an exciting nine-day excursion to lovely Andalucia in southern Spain. Travel to the Renaissance city of Ubeda, a site filled with architectural treasures. Unpack just once at the charming, first-class Hotel Ciudad de Ubeda. Visit Cordoba, Granada (with its Alhambra), Baeza and Cazoria.

Cost: $2,095 all-inclusive.

For information: Elizabeth Stanford McCarty at Samford. Call (205) 726-2483 or toll-free 877-782-5867 or E-mail alumni@samford.edu.


Volga River Cruise in Russia
July 10­23, 2001

Moscow, Yaroslavl, Kostroma and St. Petersburg will be ports of call on this 14-day Volga River cruise through Russia's heartland. Dr. Mark Elliott, director of the Global Center in Samford's Beeson Divinity School, will serve as guide and lecturer for the trip, the seventh he has led to Russia since 1981. Visit historic churches and cultural monuments.

Cost: $3,495 per person double occupancy.

For information:
Dr. Mark Elliott at Samford. Call (205) 726-2170 or E-mail jimartin@samford.edu.