Samford to Host Virtual and In-Person Open House Events for Prospective Students this Fall
This fall, many Samford schools are offering virtual and in-person open house events.
The Lion's Den 2020: 7th Annual Event to Be Hosted In-Person and Virtually
Samford University will partner with Cedarworks Inc. to present the 7th annual Lion’s Den event aimed toward advancing the Kingdom through Business as Mission (BAM). The 2020 event will take place at Christ Fellowship Church, Oct. 21-23, and include opportunities to participate virtually.
Professional Sales Team Advances to Finals of B2B National Competition Hosted by AT&T
For the second time in three years, Samford’s professional sales competition team has advanced to the finals of AT&T’s B2B (business-to-business) National Sales Competition, which will take place virtually Oct. 22-23. During the competition, they will go head-to-head with 11 other university sales teams from across the country.
Brock School of Business Announces Two New Endowed Funds to Honor Retiring Faculty Members
Brock School of Business has announced two newly established endowments which will honor two beloved faculty members who will be retiring within the coming year, Professor of Economics Jennings B. Marshall and Professor of Management and Leadership Robert W. (Bill) Service.
Brock School of Business Announces Record Enrollment for Fall 2020 Semester
Samford University’s Brock School of Business has announced a record enrollment year, despite national predictions of struggling fall enrollment nationwide due to COVID-19. A record of 882 students are enrolled for the fall 2020 semester in the school’s undergraduate and graduate programs representing steady enrollment growth for the third consecutive year.
Samford’s Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter Recognized as Honors Chapter
Beta Gamma Sigma, the international business honor society, has recognized the Samford chapter as an Honors chapter as a part of the organization’s Chapter Honor Roll program.
Florence Becomes First Samford Student to Receive American Enterprise Institute’s Young Scholar Award
Senior Hannah Florence is the first Samford University student to receive a scholarship through the American Enterprise Institute’s (AEI) Initiative on Faith & Public Life’s Young Scholar Awards Program. Florence is one of six students in the U.S. to be chosen to receive a $5,000 scholarship to support her research studying social capital and late-life health outcomes.
Brock School of Business Alumnus and Successful Entrepreneur Delivers Inspiring Message to 2020 Graduates
In a virtual commencement event on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, successful entrepreneur and alumnus of Samford University’s Brock School of Business Chad Trull, delivered an inspiring message to the class of 2020.
Samford Alumnus Appointed as State Farm's First Chief Diversity Officer
Victor A. Terry, a 1997 graduate of Samford University's Brock School of Business, has been appointed as State Farm's very first chief diversity officer. Here he reflects on life-long relationships built at Samford and shares advice for students entering the workforce during unprecedented times.
An Interview with the Author: Art Carden Discusses Leave Me Alone and I’ll Make You Rich
In this interview, Brock School of Business professor of economics Art Carden discusses “Leave Me Alone and I’ll Make You Rich: How the Bourgeois Deal Enriched the World,” for which he was the co-author.
Sunshine and Color: Marketing and Art Student Launches Business to Shine Light into the World
When the onset of COVID-19 forced students who had been studying abroad to return home, Samford marketing major Haley Batson took advantage of the time to launch a business she had long had a vision for. Through her business, Sunshine and Color, Batson aims to show others that they are loved and not alone.
Samford’s Beta Alpha Psi Chapter Recognized as Superior Chapter by International Honor Society
International honor society, Beta Alpha Psi, has once again recognized Samford’s Kappa Pi chapter as a Superior Chapter for the 2019-20 academic year. Superior status, the top level of achievement for university chapters, has been awarded to the Kappa Pi chapter for more than a decade.
MBA Alumna Nationally Recognized by Savoy Magazine
Dean's advisory board member Tracey Morant Adams, M.B.A. '92, has been named to Savoy magazine's 2020 list of the Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America.
Accounting Alumnus Reflects on Relationships Made at Samford; Looks Toward Harvard and Dartmouth
This fall, accounting graduate and U.S. Marine Corps Captain Taylor Dillenberger will begin his pursuit of a Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.) through Harvard Kennedy School and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) through the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Here he reflects on his relationships made at Samford.
Samford Launches Joint Master’s Degree with Business and Healthcare Administration
In coordination with its School of Public Health and Brock School of Business, Samford University now offers a joint Master of Healthcare Administration (M.H.A.) and Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program that can be completed fully online.
Mann Center Shares Video Recognizing Students, Faculty and Staff for Leadership and Character
The Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership is honoring eight faculty and three staff members as the center’s 2019-20 class of the Mann Fellows in Community-Based Learning. The center previously honored 11 student leaders for exemplary service during their undergraduate or graduate careers in early April. All were honored remotely via video to follow social distancing protocols due to COVID-19.
Sports Business Professor to Join Brock School of Business Faculty
In an effort to expand its offerings in sports business, Brock School of Business will welcome Nathan Kirkpatrick back to Samford as an assistant professor of sports business in the fall 2020 semester.
Brock School of Business Adds Data Analytics Concentration to M.B.A. Programming
Brock School of Business has added a data analytics concentration to its Master of Business Administration programming to equip graduate students with the necessary tools and understanding to operate within the dynamic data environment.