Published on April 2, 2015
Samford University’s Model United Nations (MUN) team earned five out 10 awards presented at the Mediterranean MUN Conference in Menton, France in March. More then 300 students from about 20 schools attended the conference.
Marley Davis, representing Bangladesh in the competition, was honored as “Best Delegate.”
“Outstanding Delegate” honorees included Chandler Foust (NATO, US/Norway,) Gina Harwell (historical crisis committee,) Gabi Kim (ESOSOC, Turkey,) Emily Praktish (NATO/France).
Model United Nations is an authentic simulation of the U.N. General Assembly and other multilateral bodies. Samford teams led by advisor and political science professor Serena Simoni regularly compete, and win, in national and international MUN competitions
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.