University News

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Author Charles Martin Talks About His Journey to Becoming a Writer and the Meaning of Success
In April, New York Times bestselling author Charles Martin spoke at Samford as the keynote speaker for the Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series.
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A Passion for Food
As the family watched Beat Bobby Flay one afternoon, James Briscione ’01 strategized with wife Brooke Parkhurst, daughter Parker, 13, and son August, 6, only a few days before the chef would leave to compete on the Food Network culinary show.
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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.