Published on March 18, 2022 by Sean Flynt  
East Lake

Students in Samford University’s Micah Fellows program will present their capstone project in a week-long series of events March 21-25.

 Developed in partnership with the Lovelady Center and the East Lake Initiative, East Lake Week at Samford is meant to increase awareness of the people, opportunities and service agencies of the East Lake community, Samford’s home in Birmingham 1887-1957.

 Events will include:

  • Daily videos and messages on Instagram
  • A public presentation on campus
  • A Hygiene drive for the Lovelady Center
  • Teacher Appreciation Week Tabling
  • Cards and goodies for a school in East Lake

Samford will host Macy Murray (East Lake Initiative) and Joni Morton (The Lovelady Center) for a public discussion of their work Tuesday, March 22 at 5 p.m. in Brock Forum, Dwight Beeson Hall. Convocation credit is available for attendance.

Micah Fellows is a four year, service-oriented honors program grounded in the wisdom of Micah 6:8: “And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.” As part of an inspired community called to serve others, Micah Fellows devote their minds and talents to making Birmingham, and the world beyond, a better place through innovative course work, high-impact community development and service abroad.

 
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.