Quick Facts

Established: 1841
Accrediting Body: SACSCOC
Enrollment: 1,005
Alumni: 16,700
Departments: 14 Majors and Concentrations: 45
Dean: Timothy D. Hall
As the heart of Samford University, Howard College of Arts and Sciences inspires students to a lifetime of inquiry and service through engaged learning, faculty research and vocational discovery within the liberal arts and the Christian ethical and intellectual traditions.

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New Testament Scholar Moo to Present Robbins Lectures April 4
Samford University’s Department of Religion will host celebrated New Testament scholar Douglas Moo April 4 for the 2019 Robbins Lectures, which bring distinguished scholars to Samford to address the intersection of scholarship and Christian living. 
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Samford Students Launch Diversity Booklet, Scholarship Fund
The members of a Samford University student-run public relations campaign have published a booklet focused on diversity and inclusion in the Birmingham communications workplace, and created a new scholarship to support those values at Samford.  
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Ebersole to Discuss Alabama’s Ancient Mega-toothed Sharks March 21
Samford University’s Howell-McLaughlin Distinguished Lecture Series will host paleontologist Jun Ebersole for the 2019 lecture honoring longtime Samford biology professors Mike Howell and Ellen McLaughlin. The free public event–a discussion of Alabama’s ancient mega-toothed sharks–will begin at 7 p.m. in Brooks Hall Auditorium March 21.