Published on June 12, 2013  

Samford’s Sociology Department presented several student awards at the end of the spring 2013 semester.

Bobbie Armstrong Floyd Scholarships went to students Caroline Cooke, Audrey Puryear and Katherine Thomas.

The department’s Seal and John Howard academic medals Awards went to Karlye Burson and Kayla Marx (Seal) and John Taylor Bell and Elizabeth Findley (John Howard).
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.