Published on January 17, 2012
Howard College of Arts and Sciences will host an evening of fun, food and fellowship for alumni Monday, Jan. 30 as Samford's basketball teams take on UNC-Greensboro (women) and College of Charleston (men).
The 6-7:30 p.m. event, on the south concourse of Pete Hanna Center, will showcase alumni, faculty, donors and current students of the college's Arts and Sciences Program for Independent Research (ASPIRE), formerly known as the Samford Undergraduate Research Program (SURP).
Order tickets ($5 each) by Jan. 25 at (205) 602-4294.
Discounted basketball tickets are available for $7 (adults) and $5 (children). Purchase game tickets at the door or call (205) 726-3641.
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.