Fortune Ranks Samford 26th in the Nation for Online M.B.A.
In 2022, as part of its second annual ranking of online M.B.A. programs, Fortune Education ranked Samford’s program #26 in the nation of 108 schools listed.
Samford to Host the 9th Annual Lion's Den International Business as Mission Pitch Competition
Samford University will partner with Cedarworks Inc. to present the 9th annual Lion’s Den pitch competition aimed toward advancing the Kingdom through Business-as-Mission (BAM).
Brock School of Business Alumni Join Sports Marketing Advisory Board
The sports marketing advisory board works to bring speakers to campus, establish relationships for students both in and outside of the classroom, and cultivate a viable job market for Samford graduates entering the field of sports marketing.
Brock School of Business Welcomes Five New Faculty Members
“We are excited to welcome these new faculty members to the Brock School of Business,” said Dean Chad Carson. “Our commitment to driving student success begins with our selection of passionate educators who work to raise the profile of our school and our student’s lives.”
Samford University’s Financial Management Association Awarded Superior Chapter
The highest honor for an FMA Student Chapter or Honor Society is the attainment of the “Superior Chapter” designation. With over 175 active student chapters, less than 10% receive this honor each year.
Brock School of Business Students Spend Summer Interning with International and National Companies
“Our students never cease to strive for excellence in all their endeavors. This summer’s class of interns is no exception to this rule,” said Dean Chad Carson.
David Loudon Retires after 16 Years of Teaching
David Loudon joined the faculty of Brock School of Business in 2005. As a professor of marketing, he taught courses in marketing and consumer behavior.
Samford Students, Employees Volunteer at The World Games
Dozens of students and employees are volunteering during The World Games in Birmingham, which begins on July 7.
Six U.S. Air Force ROTC Cadets Commissioned During Annual Ceremony
The ceremony was held in Reid Chapel on May 9.
Buchanan Research Published by the European Journal of Political Economy
New research by Joy Buchanan, assistant professor in Brock School of Business, has been published in the European Journal of Political Economy. The journal distributes original theoretical and empirical research on economic phenomena within a scope that encompasses collective decision making, political behavior, and the role of institutions.
Business Students Develop Innovative Marketing Strategies for Six Birmingham-Based Companies
This spring, marketing majors created marketing strategies for select retail products of six Birmingham-based companies including Hamburger Heaven’s hamburger sauce, Bud’s Best Cookies, Milo’s tea, Golden Flake’s potato chips, Dreamland’s barbecue sauce, and Red Diamond’s coffee and tea.
Stone Research Selected for Publication by the Journal of Macroeconomics
Anna-Leigh Stone, associate professor of finance and Hackney Family Research Fellow, has had new research accepted for publication by the Journal of Macroeconomics.
New Scholarship Provides Support for Underrepresented Business Students at Samford
The Isaiah T. Gresham Endowed Scholarship, established in January 2022, will support students who are underrepresented at Samford, those who have overcome obstacles such as socioeconomic or educational disadvantages, or those who are the first-generation in a family to attend college.
Alumnus Lugo Named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of O’Neal Industries
Troy Lugo ’05, M.B.A. ’06, CPA, has been named the senior vice president and chief financial officer of O’Neal Industries (ONI), the nation’s largest family-owned network of metals service centers and component and tube manufacturing businesses. Here he reflects on his Samford experience and the career preparation he received.
Samford Awards Degrees to 1,287 Students
The graduates were celebrated during five commencement ceremonies held April 29-30.
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.
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.
Samford to Hold Five Commencement Ceremonies April 29-30 to Celebrate Graduates
More than 1,200 students will graduate April 29-30.