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Samford University A Cappella Choir Wins Third International Choral Competition in a Row; Copeland Wins “Best Conductor”
The Samford University A Cappella Choir swept the top awards at the CantaRode International Choir Festival in the Netherlands this May. With a score of 95 points out of 100, they won first place among thirteen choirs.
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More Than a Music Minor
University Fellow, Howard Scholar, history major and music minor Jessica Smith graduated from Samford on April 29. “God led me to Samford,” said Smith.  A native of Houston, Texas, Smith said that Samford exceeded her expectations, but Smith also made the most of her time at Samford.
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Samford Students, Alumni and Faculty Honored at 2023 IIDA Alabama Design Award Celebration
It was a big night for Samford University at the 2023 IIDA Alabama Design Award celebration. IIDA Alabama is the state chapter of the International Interior Design Association. The event is held every other year and recognizes design excellence in a variety of project categories as well as student work and special recognition.
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Samford's School of the Arts and Howard College of Arts and Sciences Celebrate Spring Graduates
On Saturday, April 29, 2023, Samford University’s School of the Arts and Howard College of Arts and Sciences had a joint spring commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. in the Pete Hanna Center. Howard College of Arts and Sciences awarded 188 degrees and the School of the Arts 75.
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Interior Design Graduate Sees Entrepreneurial Success
Interior design major and spring graduate Joe Turner is also an artist with a growing entrepreneurial business.
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Samford's Division of Music Hosts Annual Honors Recital
The annual Division of Music Honors Recital and Awards Ceremony took place on Tuesday, April 18, 2023. Co-presented by Ann and Howard Holt, this year's event featured presentations of academic and named scholarship awards as well as four live performances.
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Department of Theatre and Dance Celebrates the 2022-23 Season
Theatre and dance students gathered to celebrate the end of the 2022-23 season at the Annual Bonies Awards where both student and faculty selected awards are presented.
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Samford Colloquia Event Celebrates Student Research
The second annual Samford Student Research Colloquia, held April 21, saw undergraduate and graduate students from various disciplines across campus gather to present their scholarship and research in a public forum.
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Celebrating Nursing Uniforms Across Generations
Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing celebrated its 100th anniversary by having students wear authentic nursing uniforms from different decades. The uniforms were created in collaboration with the School of the Arts where students learned about the evolution of uniforms based on society and industry changes.
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School of the Arts Celebrates Annual Juried Show Winners and Academic Awards
Samford’s School of the Arts Annual Juried Student Exhibition concluded with a reception and awards event April 6 to present art and design awards, endowed scholarships and announce the winners of the juried show. Hosted by Lauren Frances Evans, assistant professor of art and gallery coordinator, the event was attended by students, faculty, parents and friends of the arts. The show was sponsored by Michael J. and Mary Anne Freeman.
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Samford’s A Cappella Choir to Compete Internationally this May
This May, the Samford A Cappella Choir, under the direction of Philip Copeland, will return to Europe for its first international tour since 2018. The choir will be accompanied by several faculty members and alumni. They depart Birmingham on May 11 for the 12-day trip to Belgium and the Netherlands.
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Samford Alumnus Bradley Collins ’01 and NBC This is Us Star Chrissy Metz Share New Book with Samford Students
Orlean Beeson School of Education was honored to host acclaimed songwriter and Communication and Media Alumnus, Bradley Collins ’01 and his girlfriend, Emmy and two-time Golden Globe nominee, Chrissy Metz for a master class and special presentation of their new book, When I Talk to God, I Talk about You on Friday, March 24 in Brock Recital Hall.