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Samford Awards Degrees to 1,287 Students
The graduates were celebrated during five commencement ceremonies held April 29-30.
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Brock School of Business Presents 2022 Senior Awards
In a special event prior to the commencement ceremony April 29, 2022, Brock School of Business presented final awards to its graduating seniors.
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Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Utilizes Samford Students to Analyze Charitable Marketing Campaign
Over the past year, a group of Samford University sports marketing and analytics students conducted research analyzing a recent charitable marketing campaign for the LA Dodgers Foundation.    
 
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Samford Business Students Runners-Up In National Intercollegiate Insurance Sales Challenge
Samford University business students competed in the Intercollegiate Insurance Sales Challenge, April 13-14, 2022 where they finished as runners-up in the national competition.
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Samford to Hold Five Commencement Ceremonies April 29-30 to Celebrate Graduates
More than 1,200 students will graduate April 29-30.
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Samford Students Win First and Third Place in National Undergraduate Research Competition
The Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) hosted its 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Competition during their conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2-5, 2022. Two Samford University students, Catherine Buchanan and Sydney Rennich, won first and third place, respectively.
 
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Brock School of Business Faculty and Staff Recognized for More Than 160 Years of Service
On April 11, 2022, Samford University recognized employees for their years of service, including many Brock School of Business faculty and staff. These employees have over 160 combined years of service to Samford.
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Brock School of Business Announces 2022 Faculty Award Recipients
On Friday, April 8, Brock School of Business announced its faculty award recipients during its 58th Annual Scholarship and Awards Ceremony. Each year, the school recognizes faculty members for excellence in the areas of teaching, research and scholarship, and service to the school.
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Brock School of Business Presents Scholarships and Awards for 2022-2023
On Friday, April 8, Samford University’s Brock School of Business held its 58th annual Scholarships and Awards Ceremony. During the event, more than $240,000 in scholarships were awarded to deserving business students to apply to tuition for the 2022-2023 academic year including several scholarships for students of underrepresented backgrounds.
 
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Rennich Defends Research to Conclude Experience in American Enterprise Institute Young Scholars Program
In August 2021, Sydney Rennich, a Brock Scholar from Knoxville, Tennessee, was chosen as one of six undergraduate students in the country to participate in the prestigious American Enterprise Institute’s (AEI) Initiative on Faith & Public Life’s Young Scholars Program. After months of work, Rennich defended her research in front of a panel of AEI scholars and fellows, March 25, 2022, at the organization’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.
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Samford Economics Professors Present at Public Choice Society Conference
Samford economics faculty members, Art Carden and Clara Piano, presented their research at the Public Choice Society conference in Nashville, Tennessee, March 11-13. Their presentations were part of a seminar titled “Faith, Religion, and Buchanan” which marked the 60th anniversary of James M. Buchanan and Gordon Tullock’s 1962 book The Calculus of Consent.
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Female Student Entrepreneurs Excel in Business Pitch Competitions Showcasing their Platforms to Empower Women
Samford student entrepreneurs Kylie Pitt and Haley Batson recently competed in business pitch competitions to help further their business goals. In addition to the opportunity to win cash prizes and have unparalleled networking opportunities with successful entrepreneurs, both students had the chance to spotlight their platforms, which aim to empower women, on large stages.
 
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Streitmatter’s Personal Childhood Experience Leads Him to Samford for Sports Data Programs
After a neurological disorder temporarily halted his playing days as a child, Samford junior Austin Streitmatter's love for sports grew and his passion for the support side of sports evolved, bringing him to Samford where he is enrolled in the sports data programs.
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McCarty, Hagues Cross Disciplinary Research Examines Correlation Between Childbirth Ages and Life Outcomes of Tanzanian Girls
Samford faculty members, Sara Helms McCarty, professor of economics in Brock School of Business, and Rachel Hagues, associate professor in the School of Public Health, have partnered to complete cross disciplinary research. Their work, which combines the economics and global community development disciplines, has been published by the Journal of Human Rights and Social Work. 
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Stone Research Selected for Publication in Finance Research Letters
Anna-Leigh Stone, assistant professor of finance, has had new research selected for publication. Her article, “Dodd-Frank and Unlimited Deposit Insurance,” is forthcoming in Finance Research Letters.
 
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Samford Startup: D'Fiesta Couture and D'Fiesta Western Wear
Bradley Tadeo-Orozco, a junior accounting major, is an affiliate in the Samford Startup program. His involvement in the program is providing him with the tools he needs to help expand his family business, D' Fiesta Couture and D' Fiesta Western Wear. 
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Samford Startup: Revenge The Label
Kylie Pitt, a senior marketing major from Maryville, Tennessee, is an affiliate in the Samford Startup program. Through the program, she’s working to expand her business, Revenge The Label, which she launched in August 2021.
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Piano Contributes to National Study Investigating Homeschool Surge and Associated Mental Health Outcomes  
A new study published in January 2022, coauthored by Clara E. Piano, assistant professor of quantitative analysis, investigates the surge in homeschooling over the course of the pandemic and the consequences of the closure of in-person learning on mental health outcomes.