Samford Alumna Celebrates Heritage Through Family Business and Community Leadership
What started off as a small family business has turned into a Samford alumna being a voice for her people in the Birmingham area. Dulce Rivera ’17 is the CEO of Mi Pueblo Supermarket and chair for Fiesta BHAM, Alabama’s largest Hispanic celebration. Rivera is a first-generation college graduate who originally chose Samford for the close proximity to her home.
Samford Alum Honored with National Award
Lindy Cleveland ’14 is this year’s winner of the 2024 Council for Christian Colleges & Universities Young Alumni Award.
New Scholarship Established to Support Married Students
Samford University is blessed to have supportive and involved alumni like Sandy ’81 and Steve ’81 Eubanks. After already having one endowed scholarship in honor of Sandy Eubanks’ father, they decided to endow one this year in honor of Steve Eubanks’ parents, Barbara ’70 and William ’70 Eubanks.
Faith and Community Inspire Alumnus to Give to Historic Project
Scott Smith ’91 was drawn to Samford University’s sense of faith and community, specifically through football. Smith comes from a family full of Samford graduates, and because of his experience, Smith is dedicated to giving back to current and future bulldogs. That's why the lifelong accountant is investing in students through giving to the new Campus Recreation, Wellness and Athletic Complex.
Oleg Turlac named Beeson Divinity School Alumnus of the Year
Since last February, Oleg Turlac and his ministry team have continued to share the gospel and serve refugees and others in countries near Ukraine. In recognition of his commitment to the Great Commission and the Great Commandment in a time of crisis, Beeson Divinity School is proud to recognize him as the 2023 Alumnus of the Year.
2023 Homecoming Offers Milestone Reunions, Tailgates, Guest Lectures and More
In just a few weeks, campus will be buzzing with excitement as the Samford University community comes together for the 2023 Homecoming Weekend. This year holds some special, new events, as well as many of the same highly anticipated ones offered every year.
Celebrity Chef Named University’s Culinary Advisor
The right ingredients mixed together can make for a perfect dish. That’s what Samford hopes for in its plan to enrich the student dining experience, with one unique piece of that recipe being James Briscione ‘01.