University News

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Samford Celebrates Juneteenth
Juneteenth, celebrated annually in the United States on June 19, is the oldest commemoration of the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States. Officially recognized as a federal holiday in 2021, Samford University celebrates its significance in our nation’s history.
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Samford Announces State-of-the-Art Campus Recreation Complex
The $65 million recreation complex is the largest capital project in the university’s history and includes new spaces for mental wellness and physical health resources.
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Samford Announces $100 Million Gift
The $100 million gift, funded by the estate of Marvin Mann ’54, is the largest gift given to the university by a single donor and the largest single gift ever made to a higher education institution in the state of Alabama.