Published on September 23, 2013  

Samford University’s Department of World Languages and Cultures, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United-States, will host an Oct. 5 training session for teachers of French at middle and high school levels, and university teachers of elementary French.

The free Saturday event, focused on “Debating in the French Class: Learning about Civil Debate,” will take place 12-4:30 p.m. in Chapman Hall room 131.
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. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 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 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.