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Samford Students Recognized by Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society
On April 21, 2022, 10 Samford students pursuing Spanish minors and majors were inducted into the Delta Nu Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.
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WLAC Presents Annual Student Honors
Samford University’s Department of World Languages and Cultures (WLAC) presented its annual student honors in April.
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Samford Awards Degrees to 1,287 Students
The graduates were celebrated during five commencement ceremonies held April 29-30.
 
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Howard College of Arts and Sciences Presents Faculty Honors
Samford University’s Howard College of Arts and Sciences presented its annual Dean’s Awards during the college’s last faculty assembly of the 2021-22 academic year.
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Bakkegard Receives Fulbright Scholar Award to Study Bahamian Flat-headed Frog
Kristin A. Bakkegard will conduct research at the University of Bahamas to study the natural history and ecology of the frog.
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Samford to Hold Five Commencement Ceremonies April 29-30 to Celebrate Graduates
More than 1,200 students will graduate April 29-30.
 
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New Scholarship Shares Transformative Experience of Ancient World
Samford's new Flynt-Clapp Study Abroad Endowed Scholarship shares with new generations of students the transformative international experiences of alumnus J. Matthew Wilson.
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Students Add Guatemalan Tradition to Holy Week at Samford
Members of Samford’s Spanish Club helped celebrate La Semana Santa (the Christian Holy Week) with a chalk drawing representing a traditional Guatemalan alfombra.
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Department Hosts German General Consul
Melanie Moltmann, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Southeastern United States, spoke to a group of 20 students and faculty about the new governing coalition in Germany and the importance of Germany’s diplomatic relations with the United States.
 
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Political Science Research, Mentoring Help Launch Career of Graduating Senior
Caroline Coleman turned an internship into a full-time job that’s awaiting her graduation later this month. As a Political Affairs Account Manager for the national Strategic Impact firm, she will help strategize and plan for various state and federal political races.
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Students Observe Rare Cranes, Contribute Data to Amphibian Pathogen Surveillance
Students in professor Kristin Bakkegard’s Field Vertebrate Zoology course had a busy semester away from campus, observing rare bird species, contributing important research for the preservation of invertebrates, and going behind-the-scenes at a natural history museum.
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Research Supports Traditional Paths to Flourishing, Harvard Scholar Tells Samford Students
The John Howard Scholars honors program hosted a virtual event featuring Brendon Case, associate director for research at Harvard University’s Human Flourishing Program.
 
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Samford Appoints Tyshawn Gardner to Lead Preministerial Scholars Program
Gardner currently serves as the senior pastor of the Plum Grove Baptist Church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, as the vice president for student affairs at Stillman College, and as adjunct faculty at the University of Alabama and at Samford's Beeson Divinity School.
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WLAC Faculty, Students Share Expertise at Latin-American and Iberian Studies Conference
Professors Sara Ortega-Higgs and Joanna Bradley and five of their Spanish language students participated in the IX Annual Conference on Latin-American and Iberian Studies at Lee University March 26.
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Laughlin Earns Turan Future Educator Scholarship
Samford English and French double-major Lauren Laughlin has earned the Turan Future Educator Scholarship, one of three $4,000 scholarships awarded annually by the American Society of the French Academic Palms.
 
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Department Honors Students at Annual Celebration
Attendees also heard an inspirational message from alumna Margaret Grogan '16, who received her Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Tennessee and is now an assistant professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
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Samford Has Strong Presence at MAA Regional Meeting
Six professors attended the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Southeastern Sectional Meeting at Berry College March 10-12.
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Student Research Earns Alabama Academy of Science Honors
Samford Biological and Environmental Sciences students earned top honors at the 2022 meeting for the Alabama Academy of Sciences.