Samford Startup: Heart to Hand
Sam Wilkerson, a junior interior design major, is the owner of Heart to Hand and an affiliate in the Samford Startup student business incubator program.
Samford Startup: Art by Emma
Emma Ferrante, a junior graphic design major, is the owner of Art by Emma LLC and a resident in the Samford Startup student business incubator program.
Faith and Community Inspire Alumnus to Give to Historic Project
Scott Smith ’91 was drawn to Samford University’s sense of faith and community, specifically through football. Smith comes from a family full of Samford graduates, and because of his experience, Smith is dedicated to giving back to current and future bulldogs. That's why the lifelong accountant is investing in students through giving to the new Campus Recreation, Wellness and Athletic Complex.
Samford University receives $1.2 million grant to promote compelling preaching
Samford University has received a grant of $1.2 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish a new preaching initiative, The Spirit and Power Project, which will involve the university’s Beeson Divinity School and other parts of campus.
Samford School of the Arts Presents World Premiere of Commissioned Opera: Dragon’s Breath
Samford School of the Arts is proud to announce its world premiere of the new American opera, Dragon's Breath. This three-year long project is Samford University's second commissioned opera from the creative team of composer Evan Mack and librettist Joshua McGuire.
Student Releases First Single Recorded in Buchanan Hall's Eleanor Ousley Recording Studio
Since its renovations completed in 2022, Buchanan Hall's new addition of the recording music studio has given several commercial music students the opportunity to record their own songs. The Buchanan Tracks series will feature students who will be releasing the first original songs to be fully recorded in the new studio.
Story-Telling Through Game Design
Samford students share their experience in the game design and 3D animation program and the creative outlet it provides to express their art through story-telling.
Samford Celebrates 182nd Opening Convocation
Samford University officially began the fall 2023 semester with the 182nd opening convocation on Aug. 22. In his third year as president, Beck A. Taylor gave the opening address where he announced faith as the theme for the 2023-24 academic year.
Piano Performance Undergraduate Nationally Selected as Teaching Assistant at Interlochen Arts Camp
Samford student was nationally selected to participate as a teaching assistant at renowned Interlochen Arts Camp.
Associate Professor Mark Lackey Awarded Music Fellowship
Samford Associate Professor of Music Theory and Composition, Mark Lackey, was recently awarded a music fellowship by Alabama State Council on the Arts.
Samford Assistant Professor of Art Awarded with Visual Arts Fellowship
School of the Arts, Samford University, Visual Arts Fellowship, Alabama State Council on the Arts
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.