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. 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.