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Samford Commissions Second Opera
Samford Opera has commissioned a second opera from the creative team of Evan Mack and Joshua McGuire. In 2016, Kristin Kenning, director of the Samford Opera program worked with Mack and McGuire to produce The Ghosts of Gatsby and the new project will result in a children’s opera entitled Dragon’s Breath scheduled to premiere at Samford in the fall of 2023.
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Samford’s Beauty of God Conference Gathers Diverse Group of Ministry Practitioners to Campus
Worship leaders, pastors, visual artists and musicians from across the United States came together Oct. 24-25 at Samford University for a unique conference on the beauty of God.
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Alabama Craft Guild Awards Samford Student First Scholarship
Alabama Designer/Craftsmen awards $1000 scholarship to Samford art student Olivia Easterling. This is the first scholarship award presented by the organization.
 
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Graphic Design Senior Lauren Bell Participates in Fashion Week
Lauren Bell is a fierce advocate for individuals with disabilities and recently realized her dream of participating in Fashion Week in New York while modeling for Runway of Dreams, a non-profit that works toward inclusion, acceptance, and opportunity in the fashion industry.
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Songs of Hope: Unveiling Darkness
Assistant professor of piano Jason Terry debuted Songs of Hope:Unveiling Darkness on October 1 at the Birmingham Museum of Art. The multi-media program features art and music while shining light on stories of human trafficking, refugees, undocumented immigrants and marginalized youths.
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Christian Ministry Students Make Pilgrimage to Marion for Induction Ceremony
Samford Christian ministry students made a pilgrimage to Marion, Alabama on Sunday, September 25 to take part in a history-filled induction ceremony. They were joined by faculty, families and several members of the Samford executive leadership team including President Beck A. Taylor and his wife Julie.
 
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Interior Design Students Engage in International Project
Interior design seniors and faculty traveled to the Dominican Republic in late August for a site visit related to their senior studio project. Their focus is a community center for the sugar cane workers in Bateyes.
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Samford’s Ministry Training Institute Expands Reach
Samford University’s Ministry Training Institute (MTI) launched a new initiative this fall with the establishment of three new locations to serve the Hispanic community.
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President Taylor Encourages Students, Employees to Place Hope in God During Opening Convocation Address
Along with Taylor’s address, three employees were recognized for their outstanding service to the university.
 
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Samford University Opens Newly Renovated Buchanan Hall
The School of the Arts celebrated the reopening of Buchanan Hall on September 1 at 10 a.m. with a ribbon cutting at the Quad entrance to the building.
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Theatre Faculty and Students Attend Festival Fringe
Theatre students and faculty attend world's largest international arts festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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Division of Music Welcomes Two New Faculty Members
Jonathan Rodgers and Christopher Withrow have joined the School of the Arts Division of Music.