Published on February 18, 2022 by Sean Flynt  
The seal of Samford University
The seal of Samford University

Samford University’s Department of Geography and Sociology will host a sociology alumni panel Feb. 23 to emphasize the variety of careers available to sociology majors.

The panel will include:

Brooke Perez-Bissel
Graduate student–Samford fast-track Master of Social Work program

Jake Landen
Science teacher, 7th grade–International Baccalaureate School

Hope Hamilton Schumacher
Alabama licensed midwife

Caroline Coleman
Graduate student–Samford fast-track Master of Public Health program

The panel will begin at 3:30 p.m. in Brock Forum, Dwight Beeson Hall room 111.

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.