Published on March 29, 2022 by Sean Flynt  
Dave Johnson
Dave Johnson

The Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences will host a farewell tailgate for retiring professor Dave Johnson starting at 4 p.m. at the April 19 Samford baseball home game vs. Jacksonville State University. The tailgate area will be set up along the third baseline on the east side of the baseball field. Enjoy the fellowship and watch Johnson throw out the first pitch at 6 p.m!

 
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.