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Students Earn Win at National Opera Competition
Samford students won the Musical Theatre Division at the National Opera Association Annual Conference in Cleveland, Ohio last week. The university was one of only 11 schools in the country invited to compete in the 65th annual conference "Opera Rocks!" Collegiate Scene Competition. 
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97 Percent of May 2019 Samford Graduates Employed or in Graduate School
Samford University graduates continue to enter the workforce quickly and successfully. Six months after graduation, 97 percent of May 2019 graduates reported being either employed or continuing their education in graduate school. 
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Theatre Alumni Brad Roller and Jordan Bondurant Encourage Students
Theatre alumni shared experience and professional tips with current students over Homecoming weekend. 
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Davis Offers Lessons of Family, Failure to Inspire Graduates
Davis told graduates the story of her great grandmother, the matriarch of her Lebanese immigrant family and known to all generations as Mama. She and her family left Lebanon on the promise of great opportunities and the hope of religious freedom, Davis said, fully invested in the Apostle Mark’s assurance that everything is possible for one who believes. 
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Samford Opera to Compete in Exclusive NOA Collegiate Scene Competition
Samford’s Opera program is seeing additional success of its recent premiere of the new American opera, The Ghosts of Gatsby. Additionally, current students have been selected to compete in the National Opera Association’s 65th Annual National Conference, “Opera Rocks!” Collegiate Scene Competition in Cleveland this January.  
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Samford Arts Professor Selected for International Composer Festival
Mark Lackey was one of only 30 composers selected to participate in the São Paulo Contemporary Composers Festival in Brazil this October.  
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Samford Holiday Celebration Schedule Announced
Samford will welcome hundreds to campus for the university’s beloved traditions celebrating Christmas through fellowship, and culture.