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.

Latest News

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Undergraduate Research Fair Reveals Fascinating Topics, New Perspectives
Samford University’s Howard College of Arts and Sciences hosted its second annual Undergraduate Research Fair April 12. The fair, organized by Howard College of Arts and Sciences Associate Dean Emily Hynds and sponsored by the John Howard Scholars, featured projects by individual students and groups of students, all guided by expert faculty advisors. 
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Moo Describes Christian Responsibility for Creation Care
“We are to think of ourselves as given under God to stewardship of a good world he made, and that we are to care for in ways that will please and glorify God, the owner of this,” Moo said of the responsibility that is often misunderstood as a mandate for humans to do as they please, with catastrophic results for creation. 
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Humanities Scholar To Speak at Phi Kappa Phi Initiation
Samford University will host guest speaker Sheri Spaine Long, Executive Director of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, at the annual initiation ceremony of the university’s Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society April 9, at 5 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall.