Winter 2001
Vol. 18, No. 4

Seasons Staff

William Nunnelley
Mary Wimberley
Associate Editor
Jack Brymer
Contributing Writer
Sean Flynt
Contributing Writer
Scott Camp
Graphic Designer
Carlie Cranford
Graphic Designer
Donna Fitch
Web Designer & Editor
Janica York
Editorial Assistant
Caroline Baird

Samford University Alumni Association Officers 2001-02

Paula Hovater '69
Rod Hovater '67

Bennie Bumpers '63
Vice President

Cyndi Stephenson '85
Vice President


Forging Another 'Greatest Generation'
Dr. Thomas E. Corts

Carnegie Names Chew
For the second year in a row, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has selected a Samford teacher as Alabama Professor of the Year. This year's honoree is Department of Psychology Chair Stephen L. Chew.

'Quantum Leap' in Science
NASA chief scientist Kathie Olsen says Samford's new Sciencenter offers laboratory capabilities that can "energize a student in a way no lecture can." She spoke at the dedication of the facility during Homecoming.

Alumni of the Year
Samford honors Dr. Howard G. Clark '47, distinguished Duke University scientist, and Francois Coutu '81, head of Canada's second largest drugstore chain, as 2001 Alumni of the Year.

Remembering Ruhama
Ruhama Baptist Church, Jefferson's County oldest congregation, nourished a struggling Samford University--then Howard College--during its early East Lake days. Over the years, the two maintained their close relationship. As Ruhama prepared to leave East Lake after 182 years, Samford took time to say thanks.

Gray Takes Charge
Former assistant Bill Gray turned around Samford football fortunes during the second half of 2001. Now, he's the coach who'll lead the Bulldogs into the Ohio Valley Conference.

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