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Established: 1841
Accrediting Body: SACSCOC
Enrollment: 945
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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Samford Core Curriculum Addresses Racial Justice
Provost Michael Hardin said the courses of the Core Curriculum present important works and ideas to help students address the enduring questions of justice, equity, law, freedom and their duties as citizens that bear centrally on the current demand for racial justice and equality. 
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Home At Last: Ownby Leads Service for Unclaimed Veterans
Homeless veterans with no family to claim them and nowhere to go even when they die would be forgotten if not for dedicated strangers who will speak their names and lay them to rest. Samford alumnus Kirby Ownby ’05 is among those providing that final moment of dignity. 
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Korte Earns National PRSA Scholarship
The organization presents the $1,000 scholarship to help it realize its mission to prepare young adults to enter the public relations profession, and in honor of Robin M. Urbanski-Janikowski, an exemplary public relations professional felled by cancer in 2011.