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Don Rankin, A Towering Man of Talent and Faith
Former art professor Joseph Donnie Rankin (Don) passed away on July 17, 2021, after a long battle with heart disease.  
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Samford Mourns the Loss of Dr. Wilton H. Bunch
Wilton H. Bunch left a lasting legacy at Samford as a teacher, minister, musician, donor and friend. He passed away this past May. The School of the Arts plans to celebrate his life at the Samford String Quartet concert in February. The Wilton H. Bunch Family endowed the String Quartet.  
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Faculty Fills Gap in Textbooks
Christian Ministry Professor J.D. Payne writes textbooks that fill the void for his students. He has two books that are set to be released in February 2022: Apostolic Imagination: Recovering a Biblical Vision for the Church’s Mission Today and Theology of Mission: A Concise Biblical Theology.  
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Samford Alumna Teaches at World Renowned Interlochen Arts Camp
December '20 graduate Cora Elmore was one of six teaching assistants at Interlochen Arts Camp this summer. She returns to Samford this fall for graduate school.  
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Art Gallery Begins the Fall with an International Exhibit
Samford Art Galley will feature a mix of exhibits this year. Matter + Spirit is the debut event featuring work by Chinese and American Artists. 
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Welcome Back to Samford Arts
Samford's School of the Arts is rolling out the red carpet for our patrons to come back to campus to enjoy our events in person. 
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Animate Live Engages Teenage Worship Leaders
Samford's Center for Worship and the Arts offered Animate through online sessions this June. Materials are also available through Animate Flex.