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Samford Joins Inaugural Cohort of Heterodox Academy’s Campus Community Network
Samford University is one of 23 member institutions selected to join the inaugural cohort of Heterodox Academy’s (HxA) Campus Community Network.
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Samford Startup: Social Hour
Kaitlin McDermott, a senior finance and marketing double major, is a resident in the Samford Startup student-led business incubator program. Her business, Social Hour, is a rebranded platform of her original business, My Marketing Degree, a digital marketing agency.
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Gift Honors Legacy of Birmingham Business Icon and Establishes Endowed Professorship of Risk Management and Insurance
A substantial gift honoring the legacy of Birmingham business icon Thomas J. Adams Sr. has been made to Samford University’s Brock School of Business. With the gift made by the Adams family, the Thomas J. Adams Sr./AutoTec Endowed Professor in Risk Management and Insurance has been established.
 
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Samford Recognizes 330 Graduates During Winter Commencement Ceremonies
In December 2022, Samford University honored 330 graduates who either earned a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree during its winter commencement ceremonies.
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White Article “Pushing Back Darkness in the Beautiful Game” Published by The Gospel Coalition
Darin White, executive director of Samford’s Center for Sports Analytics, has had a new editorial piece published by The Gospel Coalition. The article, Pushing Back Darkness in the Beautiful Game explains the dark side of professional soccer and highlights innovative strategies that are being used bring about meaningful change.
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Denver Broncos Turn to Samford for Groundbreaking Digital Marketing Study
When the Denver Broncos partnership marketing team wanted to understand how much the inclusion of the team’s official logo and brand marks influence fans’ actions when receiving a digital advertisement from one of their partners, they reached out to none other than Samford University’s Center for Sports Analytics.
 
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Cross-Disciplinary Research by Samford Faculty Highlights the Careers of Retail Innovators Sol Price and Sam Walton
Professors Art Carden and Reggie Harris partnered to write “The Vital Two: Retail Innovation by Sol Price and Sam Walton” which was published by Essays in Economic and Business History in November 2022.
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New Endowed Scholarship Supports Samford Marketing Students
The Dr. Betsy Bugg Holloway Annual and Endowed Scholarship was established to support marketing seniors in Samford University’s Brock School of Business.
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Samford Startup: Corbitt & Co. Lakeside Apparel and Gear LLC
Samford junior Maggie Corbitt is an affiliate in the Samford Startup student-led business incubator. Corbitt uses her experience in the program to aid her in running her business, Corbitt & Co. Lakeside Apparel and Gear LLC.
 
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Samford Startup: Six Two Five Company
Junior Riann Laux is an affiliate in the Samford Startup student-led business incubator. Through the program, Laux continues to run her business Six Two Five Co., a company founded on the mission of Matthew 6:25: to live free from worry.
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Samford Startup: Made by Kappy
Freshman Kappy Perry is an affiliate in the Samford Startup student-led business incubator. Through the program, Perry has launched her business, Made by Kappy, which specializes in unique and trendy jewelry designs.
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Samford Startup: Reclamation
Junior entrepreneurship major Grace Gamboa is an affiliate in the Samford Startup student-led business incubator through which she has launched her business, Reclamation, an online clothing store that is missioned towards reminding girls and women that you are redeemed through Christ.
 
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Samford Startup: Art by Emma
Sophomore Emma Ferrante is a resident in the Samford Startup student-led business incubator. Through the program, Ferrante has launched her business, Art by Emma LLC, a friendly art brand with simple designs and powerful messages.
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Samford Startup: Howl Services
Junior Ash Perry is a resident in the Samford Startup student-led business incubator. Through the program, Perry has launched his business, Howl Services LLC.
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Thornton Paper Published in Top International Business Journal
Jeremy Thornton, associate dean and professor of economics in Brock School of Business, has had new research published by the Academy of Management Review--the #3 journal in the management category and the #4 journal in the business category of all scientific journals worldwide. 
 
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Peters Receives Best in Track Recognition During Society for Marketing Advances Annual Conference
Peters' paper received "Best in Track" recognition during the Society for Marketing Advances Annual conference, Nov. 2-5, 2022.  
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McCombs Engages in Professional Development Organizations to Further Passion for Leadership Development
Kate McCombs, assistant professor of management, has been engaged in several local professional development organizations since joining Brock School of Business which complement her passion for leadership development.  
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Scholarship Fund to Benefit Graduate Students Pursuing Master of Accountancy
The Professor Frank C. Minter Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2022 to support those pursuing a Master of Accountancy in Samford University’s Brock School of Business.