University News

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Ceremonial Groundbreaking Commemorates Samford Horizons, Historic Samford University Capital Project  
On Tuesday, April 16, Samford University held a ceremonial groundbreaking to commemorate phase one of Samford Horizons: A Blueprint for Tomorrow, the university’s campus master plan. The capital project is the largest in Samford's history.
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TJ Riggs Becomes Fifth Samford Student to Be Named Truman Scholar
Samford University's Howard College of Arts and Sciences junior TJ Riggs, a law politics and society major, has been named a 2024 Truman Scholar by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. Riggs is the first Samford student to receive this prestigious national scholarship since 2002 and only the fifth recipient in Samford’s history.
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Samford Offers Support to Birmingham-Southern College Students
The Samford University community is saddened by news of the closure of Birmingham-Southern College. We deeply empathize with the leadership, trustees and entire Birmingham-Southern family in this incredibly difficult situation. Samford stands ready to assist the impacted students who seek to continue their academic pursuits.