Published on January 28, 2020 by Sean Flynt  

Dan Haun, instructor in advertising at Samford and director of student affairs at American Advertising Federation (AAF) Birmingham led a portfolio review day for 20 Samford students at Luckie Ad Agency on December 5. Representatives from Cayenne, Lewis, Luckie and Intermark ad agency as well as United Ability, Altec Industries, the Birmingham–Jefferson Convention Complex and America's First helped the students refine their portfolios and make connections for future internships and job opportunities. 

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.