Spring 2001
Vol 18 No. 1

Seasons Staff
William Nunnelley
Mary Wimberley
Associate Editor
Jack Brymer
Contributing Writer
Scott Camp
Multimedia Graphic Designer
Donna Fitch
Web Designer & Editor
Janica York
Editorial Assistant

Caroline Baird

Samford University Alumni Association Officers 2000-01

Paula Hovater '69
Rod Hovater '67

Bennie Bumpers '63
Vice President

Cyndi Stephenson '85 Vice President

Seasons is published quarterly by Samford University, 800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229, and is distributed free to all alumni of the University, as well as to other friends. Periodical postage paid at Birmingham, Alabama. Postmaster: send address changes to Samford University Alumni Office, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama 35229. Samford University is an Equal Opportunity Institution and welcomes applications for employment and educational programs from all individuals regardless of race, color, age, sex, disability or national or ethnic origin.

Making Samford a Better Place
Dr. Thomas E Corts

An Exceptional Gift
Lucille Stewart Beeson supported Samford University generously during her lifetime. And at her death, she made provision for gifts that will help students through the years, leaving millions of dollars to endow scholarships for exceptional scholars.

Working for the Common Good
Albert Brewer has been a progressive politician, a successful lawyer and an effective teacher. Samford's 2001 George Macon Award salutes his contributions as professor and community servant.

New Business Leadership
Carl Gooding, who guided Georgia Southern's business school to new heights, will become dean of the Samford School of Business July 1. Carl Bellas, who led Samford to business school accreditation, is retiring.

Opening the Free Market
Business professor Marlene Reed is taking an entrepreneurial message to former Soviet areas. Her free-market formula is simple and direct, but not always easy to implement.

Trucking with Computers
Music graduate Tom McLeod '76 hasn't spent much time in the cab of an 18-wheeler. But his company has become the nation's largest provider of software for the trucking industry.

Step Sing 2001
Chi Omega sorority members celebrate their sweepstakes win at Step Sing 2001. They performed a tribute to Mary Poppins.

Book Edited by George, Smith Examines Racial Reconciliation

Tillette's Team Makes It Interesting During Seventh Straight Winner

Leaving Footprints for the Future, Underscoring Your Belief in Samford
Everyone leaves footprints in the sands of time...

Keep Up With Fellow Alumni
Let Us Know What You're Doing.
E-mail Class Notes at samnews@samford.edu
Show Your School Spirit With the New SU Car Tag!

wants to hear from you!
Call toll-free: (877) SUALUMS (782-5867) Local: (205) 726-2807
E-Mail: samnews@samford.edu