Published on January 16, 2013  

Samford’s Department of World Languages and Cultures will celebrate the opening of its new Language Technology Forum this Friday, Jan. 18., with a special tribute to Dr. Grace Weeks Márquez, former department chair and professor of Spanish.

Alumni, students, employees and other friends are invited to attend the event in Reid Chapel from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Light hors d’ouvres will be served.

RSVP to Vicki Thornburg at 205-726-2747 or vncastel@samford.edu.
 
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.