Published on May 21, 2014  

Samford's Geography Department presented its annual student awards in May. The honors included:

• D. Gregory Jeane Award for Excellence in Geography: David Guarino

• William Tynes Memorial Award for Service and Dedication to the Department of Geography: Kyle Duncan

• Outstanding Scholar Award (graduating senior with highest GPA): Shelbie Landry

Also at year-end, Geography professor Eric Fournier was honored with the Dean’s Teaching Award for Howard College of Arts and Sciences.
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.