Published on October 15, 2021 by Sean Flynt  
Fluid Intelligence
Chair Robert Elsner and Administrative Assistant Kenda Lyas welcomed visitors

Department of Psychology faculty and students gathered for fellowship and some very fine refreshments from Samford alumnus-owned Heavenly Donut Co. Sept. 30. Many non-majors joined us and learned more about how psychology expertise enriches any career path.

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 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 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.