Published on November 26, 2012  

Howard College of Arts and Sciences will be host its second annual alumni basketball event this Saturday, Dec. 1, as the Samford men take on Georgia Southern University and the women battle Wofford College.

The alumni event will begin at 11 a.m. with a Full Moon BBQ lunch in the west concourse of the Pete Hanna Center. At 11:30 a.m. we will share recent highlights of the ASPIRE undergraduate research program. Samford vs. Georgia Southern begins at 12 p.m. and Samford vs. Wofford begins at 2 p.m. Past ASPIRE participants, faculty and donors will be honored on-court.

Meal tickets are $5 per person, payable at the event.

Discounted game tickets are available online for $5 per person using the discount code "ASPIRE".One ticket covers both games. Additional discounts are available for large groups by calling (205) 726-3641.

Samford employees are eligible for 2 free tickets to the games (show Samford ID).

RSVP to sgay@samford.edu by Wednesday, Nov. 28

Howard College of Arts and Sciences
 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.