Spring 2001
Vol 18 No. 1

Making Samford a Better Place

An Exceptional Gift

Working for the Common Good

New Business Leadership

Opening the Free Market

Trucking with Computers

Other Stories
Bellas Created 'Climate of Achievement' in Samford School of Business

Community Banking Stresses New Technology, Personal Touch

Faculty Compendium

Early Greek Influence on Jordan Strikes Jan Term Class Members

A Cappella Choir Invited to Sing in Russia

Wind Ensemble Performs at MENC Conference

Samford Students Out-Perform Peers in 'Engagement' with Learning: NSSE

Student Accolades

Samford History Prof's Book on King Jail Letter Examines Complexities of '60s Racial Scene

Humphreys Writes on Baptists and Calvinism

Book Edited by George, Smith Examines Racial Reconciliation

George Authors Doctrine Study

Tillette's Team Makes It Interesting During Seventh Straight Winner

Pharmacies Could Hold a Key to Effective Disaster Response

Cochran and Moore Write the Samford Record Book

Baseball Alumni: Send Your Name

Kenny Morgan Scholarship Winners



Faculty Compendium

Dr. Ruth C. Ash (dean, Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education and Professional Studies) was named to the nine-member Judges Panel for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. She began her three-year term March 1.

Congress established the Baldrige Award in 1987 to recognize U.S. organizations for their achievements in quality and business performance. Judges are appointed by the Secretary of Commerce from among the 350 members of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Board of Examiners, comprised of leading U.S. business, health-care and educational experts.

Dr. Rod Davis (dean, Howard College of Arts and Sciences) was recognized as the Outstanding Administrator of the Year for 2001 by the Alabama Association of Foreign Language Teachers.

Chris Gillespie (Exercise Science and Sports Medicine) was elected president of the Alabama Athletic Trainers' Association. As president, he also serves on the executive committee of the Southeast Athletic Trainers' Association.

Paul Kuruk (Cumberland School of law) co-authored legislation filed in March in the Alabama House of Representatives to make changes in the state's notary public system to facilitate its use in international transactions. If adopted, the legislation will be the first of its kind in the U.S.

Dr. Janice Lasseter (English) contributed an in-depth biography on writer Rebecca Harding Davis to the recently published Dictionary of Literary Biography: American Prose Writers, 1820-1870.

Dr. Mary Monk-Tutor (McWhorter School of Pharmacy) was approved as a Fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.