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Trustee Family Legacy Continues by Celebrating 50th Graduate
There are many Samford University families that proudly claim multi-generational alumni legacies. There’s one family, though, that may have set the Bulldog graduate record.
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New Endowed Scholarship for Samford Business Majors Established by Brasfield & Gorrie
The Randall J. Freeman Endowed Scholarship will be awarded to a rising senior business major with preference given to either students from Etowah County, Alabama, or those pursuing a real estate concentration.
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Yerkes Named Inaugural Holder of the Thomas J. Adams Sr./AutoTec Endowed Professor in Risk Management and Insurance
In December 2022, a substantial gift established the Thomas J. Adams Sr./AutoTec Endowed Professor in Risk Management and Insurance. In April 2023, Associate Professor Rusty Yerkes was named as the inaugural holder of the professorship.
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Samford’s Darin White Inducted into Union University Sports Hall of Fame
Darin White, executive director of Samford’s Center for Sports Analytics, was inducted into Union University’s Sports Hall of Fame in April 2023. White attributes the success of the center and the sports marketing program to his career experiences that began at Union.
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Brock School of Business Faculty Earn Tenure, Promotions
Joy Buchanan and Kevin Pan earned tenure and were promoted to associate professor and Rusty Yerkes was named the inaugural holder of the Thomas J. Adams, Sr./AutoTec Endowed Professor of Risk Management and Insurance.
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Cartledge Encourages Business and Education Graduates to Give Thanks Through Life’s Challenges
Cartledge addressed 270 graduates of Samford University’s Brock School of Business and Orlean Beeson School of Education during the spring 2023 commencement ceremony.
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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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Mouchette Defends Research Concluding Unmatched Experience in AEI Young Scholars Program
Bill Mouchette, the third Samford student to participate in the American Enterprise Institute’s Young Scholar Awards Program, defended his research on the effects of career and technical education on factors affecting male high school graduates and their communities at their headquarters in Washington, D.C.
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Samford Senior Dumar Wins Association of Private Enterprise Education Undergraduate Research Competition
Lauren Dumar, a Brock Scholar from Tampa, Florida, won first place in the Association of Private Enterprise Education's Annual Undergraduate Research Competition during their conference in Cancun, Mexico.
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Brock School of Business Announces 2023 Faculty Award Recipients
Each year, business faculty are recognized for excellence in the areas of teaching, research and scholarship, and service to the school. The awardees are selected by their faculty colleagues.
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Brock School of Business Presents Scholarships and Awards for 2023-24
Brock School of Business held its 59th annual Scholarships and Awards Ceremony on April 14 during which it awarded more than $230,000 in scholarships for the 2023-24 academic year.
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Yerkes Serves as a Primary Researcher for Groundbreaking Housing Study Published in a Top 10 National Real Estate Journal
Quantalytix was used to study the secondary market effects from securitization, specifically the mortgage securitization process by Ginnie Mae (GNMA). The final article was published in the Journal of Housing Research.
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Christian Business Academy Review Publishes New Articles by Five Brock School of Business Faculty Members
The Christian Business Academy Review is a peer reviewed publication whose mission is to promote Christian business education through the publication of faith-based articles focusing on creative instruction, curriculum development, professional issues and research in business education.
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Coaches, Athletes Credit Historic Athletic Seasons to Project SAMson
Several of Samford’s athletic teams enjoyed their best seasons in university history, and much of that success is due to the impact of Project SAMson.
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Samford Business Students Compete in National Sports Sales Competition
Samford University business students competed in the National College Sports Sales Championship, Feb. 27-28. The event hosted by Baylor University and the Atlanta Hawks provided an opportunity for students to showcase their sales skills in a competitive environment. 
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McCombs, Stone are Recipients of Inaugural Brock School of Business Mission Impact Award
Kate McCombs and Anna-Leigh Stone are the inaugural faculty recipients of the Brock School of Business' Mission Impact Award, which recognizes their work that supports to the school's Christian mission.  
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Graham Family Honors Legacy with Endowed Scholarship for Samford Business Students
The Walter M. Graham Sr. Annual and Endowed Scholarship was established in December 2022 by his grandson, James Graham ’14. This scholarship seeks to honor the impact Graham’s grandfather had on his life and career.
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“To walk away as citizens who can serve Jesus:” How Brock’s Business and Local Poverty Class Changes Lives
The Business and Local Poverty class, open to all Samford majors, allows students to not only view poverty differently, but to consider how they can incorporate service to the less fortunate into their personal and professional lives on a long-term basis.