Vol. 18, No. 4
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Samford University Alumni Association Officers 2001-02
Paula Hovater '69
Rod Hovater '67
Bennie Bumpers '63
Cyndi Stephenson '85
Forging Another 'Greatest
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.
'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
Alumni of the
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.
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.
About Samford People
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