Samford Business Professor Receives Distinguished University Award
Archie Lockamy, the Margaret Gage Bush professor of business, received the Outstanding Scholarship Award at Samford’s opening convocation on August 27.
Samford University to Host the Sixth Annual Lion’s Den Business as Mission Event
Samford University will once again become the stage for entrepreneurs from across the globe to propose their business plans at the sixth annual Lion’s Den event on Thursday, Oct. 10.
Samford Ranked Third in the Nation for Student Engagement by Wall Street Journal
Samford University students are among the nation’s most engaged according to new rankings published by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education. The university ranked #3 nationally in student engagement, climbing nine spots since last year’s ranking.
Samford Female Sports Marketing Students Attend ESPNW Summit
Women participating in Samford’s sports marketing concentration seized an opportunity of a lifetime at the end of the school year—the invitation to attend the ESPNW Summit in Brooklyn, New York.
Attitude and Anchor Center Finch's Commencement Address to Brock School of Business Graduates
Commencement speaker Dean J. Howard Finch emphasized attitude and anchor during Samford University’s Brock School of Business' spring 2019 commencement ceremony May 10 in the Leslie Stephen Wright Fine Arts Center.
Brock School of Business Honors Dean Howard Finch During Surprise Reception
On Friday, May 3, the Brock School of Business faculty, staff and members of the dean’s advisory board, along with family and friends honored Dean Howard Finch with a surprise reception as he prepares to assume the role of Samford University’s senior associate provost on July 1.
Samford Accounting Student Receives National Scholarship from Top Accounting Firm
Senior accounting student Mackenzie Fazenbaker has received a $10,000 scholarship from the fifth largest accounting firm in the United States, RSM.
Students Across Samford’s Campus Participate in 11th Annual Regions New Venture Challenge
Samford University’s Brock School of Business and Regions Bank teamed up to present the 11th annual Regions New Venture Challenge business plan competition on Friday, April 26. This year, students across Samford’s campus took advantage of the opportunity and participated in the competition.
Professional Sales Concentration Recognized Again as a Top University Sales Program
Samford University’s Brock School of Business' professional sales concentration has once again been recognized by the Sales Education Foundation (SEF) as a Top University Sales Program in the foundation’s annual magazine for 2019.
Brock School of Business Faculty and Students Present Research at the Association of Private Enterprise Education's Annual Meeting in the Bahamas
In early April, Samford's Brock School of Business faculty and students had the opportunity to present their research at the Association of Private Enterprise Education's (APEE) 44th Annual meeting in Nassau, Bahamas.
Regions New Venture Challenge Returns to Brock School of Business for 11th Consecutive Year
Samford University’s Brock School of Business and Regions Bank will once again team up to present the 11th annual Regions New Venture Challenge business plan competition on April 26 in the Regions Community Resource Room in Samford’s Cooney Hall.
Brock School of Business Presents 2019 Student and Faculty Scholarships and Awards
Samford University’s Brock School of Business presented student scholarships and awards and announced the Outstanding Faculty Awards at its 55th Annual Scholarships and Awards ceremony on April 12, 2019.
Samford Students Travel Near and Far to Serve for Spring Break
Samford students share stories of spring break service and community engagement.
Retired Regions CEO Headlines Samford Professional Network, Meets with Business Students
Grayson Hall, retired Regions Financial Corporation president and chief executive officer, never imagined becoming a banker. Hall shared lessons learned throughout his eventual 38-year banking career with a crowded room of Samford alumni, faculty, staff, students and guests who gathered for the Samford Professional Network on Thursday, March 21.
Samford Females Initiate First Student Organization for Finance and Economics in the Country
When women studying finance and economics look for career possibilities and mentors outside the university, they find the fields are surprisingly short on female role models. To address this issue, several Samford female students have set out to promote opportunities for women in the heavily male-dominated disciplines. They initiated the first undergraduate student organization in the country for connecting women interested in these fields.
Atlanta Braves Executives Partner with Samford to Provide Mentorship Opportunities for Students
When you’re a student looking to break into the sports industry post-graduation, nothing could be more helpful than having a mentor already working in the business to advise you. Thanks to several Samford programs, the sports marketing concentration in Brock School of Business and the sport administration major in the School of Health Professions’ Department of Kinesiology, many students are receiving the ultimate mentorship opportunity through a partnership with executives from the Atlanta Braves organization.
Economic Development— Carrolls’ Mission in Rwanda
Chase and Rachel Carroll got a taste of international travel and study during their undergraduate days in Samford’s Brock School of Business. After graduation in 2013 and 2014, and marriage in 2014, the couple found themselves drawn to the idea of working in economic development in a developing country.
New Data and Sports Analytics Lab Opens Innovative Door of Opportunity for Samford Students
On Friday, March 1, Samford University’s Brock School of Business held a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening for its newly constructed M. Chad Trull | Krowten Capital LLC Data and Sports Analytics Lab.