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Preministerial Scholars Program Celebrates Decade of Success
An impressive 94 percent of program alumni are currently in ministry-related graduate programs, Christian ministry positions, or both. They are worship pastors, youth ministers, overseas missionaries, college campus ministers, hospital chaplains and ministry leaders for nonprofit organizations. 
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Students Explore Philosophical Foundations of U.S. in Summer Program
The Great Ideas Summer Institute is a week-long opportunity for intellectually ambitious high school students to enjoy the energy of a college classroom, engage with ideas that form the essence of the Western intellectual tradition and develop friendships with exceptional high school students from around the country. 
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Samford’s Minority Youth Science Academy Teaches Students That “The Sky’s The Limit”
Samford University recently hosted the annual Minority Youth Science Academy, offering college preparation and mentoring for Alabama high school students interested in careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs.  
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Free Planetarium Shows Explain Alabama Summer Skies
Samford University’s Christenberry Planetarium continues to put on free public shows as part of its community education and outreach.  
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Smith Joins Growing List of Samford Alumni Named Phi Kappa Phi Fellows
The $5,000 award from the nation’s the oldest and most selective academic honor society will help support Smith in her first year of study in Princeton University’s Ph.D. program, where she earned a full scholarship to study Native American folkways. 
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Samford To Host Minority Youth Science Academy June 17-20
The three-day residential program offers college preparation and mentoring for outstanding minority high school students who aspire to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.  
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Samford Faculty Gather to Complete Research, Presentations During Special “Boot Camp”
Samford’s Center for Teaching, Learning and Scholarship collaborated with the Communication Resource Center to provide time for faculty members to work on research, presentations and even nonfiction books.