George Urges Graduates to Cherish the Values of a ‘Life Fit for Eternity’
Samford University awarded 264 degrees during its winter commencement Saturday, Dec. 15.
The Ohio State University Economics Professor Speaks to the Samford Professional Network on the Empirical Analysis of College Football
A full room of Samford University alumni, faculty, staff, students, and Birmingham business professionals gathered for the last Samford Professional Network event of the semester on Thursday, Nov. 29. Keynote speaker Trevon Logan, the Hazel Youngberg distinguished professor of economics at The Ohio State University, addressed the group on the empirical analysis of college football.
Samford’s Beta Alpha Psi Chapter Once Again Receives International Recognition as Superior Chapter
Beta Alpha Psi, an international honor society for accounting and finance students, named its Superior Chapters for the 2017-2018 academic year. Samford University’s chapter, Kappa Pi, housed in Brock School of Business and supervised by accounting instructor Michelle Newberry, was once again included on the list for outstanding efforts during the year.
Brock School of Business Faculty and Staff Recognized for Dedicated Years of Service to Samford University
On November 5, Samford University held its annual service awards luncheon to honor employees and their dedicated years of service. This year, six Brock School of Business faculty and staff members were recognized.
Brock School of Business Honors Dean’s Advisory Board Member as Alumni Showcase of the Year During Homecoming 2018
In addition to the annual homecoming barbeque tailgate on the quad, Brock School of Business held its biannual Dean’s Advisory Board meeting and honored one of those members, Keith Kirkland ’88, as its alumni showcase of the year.
Samford Professional Network Hosts Harvard University Professor and World-Renowned Data Scientist Pavlos Protopapas
A group of professionals and students gathered for the Samford Professional Network on Thursday, Oct. 25 to learn about his journey to become one of the world’s most well-known data scientists and what he predicts about the future of data for business.
Samford University Celebrates Women Entrepreneurship Week
Orlean Beeson School of Education and Brock School of Business joined more than 160 universities and colleges, spanning across 32 countries and six continents, in celebrating Women Entrepreneurship Week from Oct.13-19.
Samford University Hosts Fifth Annual Business as Mission Event, The Lion’s Den
The fifth annual Lion's Den event drew a record crowd of people hailing from 10 countries, 25 states and 83 cities around the world who came to see four international entrepreneurs present to The Lion’s Den and an audience in a Shark Tank-style format.
Three Samford Students Recognized as Social Entrepreneurship Fellows for 2018-2019
The competitive Social Entrepreneurship Fellows program enhances students' internship experiences as they pursue careers in the areas of nonprofit management or socially oriented business.
Professional Sales National Competition Team Advances to Final Round of B2B National Sales Competition
Just in its fourth year of existence, Samford University’s professional sales concentration is already making a name for itself in the business world.
Samford Family Weekend Draws Parents From 30 States
Samford families from 30 states and multiple countries enjoyed a variety of campus activities during the annual Family Weekend Sept. 14-16. Several thousand family members, students, faculty and staff took part in the schedule that ranged from college classes for parents, to tailgating, football and a hymn sing.
Samford’s Alondra Hampton Earns Prestigious Jesse Jackson Fellows-Toyota Scholarship
Samford business management major Alondra Hampton is one of only 10 students in the nation to earn a $75,000 Jesse Jackson Fellows-Toyota national scholarship.
Students Inducted into Brock School of Business During Annual Rite of Passage Ceremony
Families and faculty members gathered in Samford's Pete Hanna Center as 149 students were officially inducted into Brock School of Business during the eighth annual Rite of Passage ceremony.
Accounting Program Ranks Number One in Alabama for CPA Exam Pass Rate
Students sitting for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam in 2017 from Samford's Brock School of Business accounting program ranked #1 in the state of Alabama among first-time test takers holding a bachelor’s degree. They also achieved the highest average score in the state.
Brock School of Business Welcomes New Assistant Professor of Management
Samford University’s Brock School of Business is proud to welcome Reginald J. Harris as Assistant Professor of Management and the newest member of the business school faculty.
Brock School of Business Students Complete Impressive Summer Internships Across the Country
Brock School of Business students have completed internships across the country this summer. Through the Brock School of Business Office of Professional Success, many opportunities are available to students throughout each academic year.
Recent Graduates Leverage Brock School of Business Incubator to Launch Start-Up
Inspired by their entrepreneurial spirits and backed by their Samford University education, three recent graduates are setting out to make their mark on the local business community and are using the Brock School of Business business incubator in Cooney Hall to get started.
Samford Economist Studies Connection Between Walmart and Food Insecurity
New research by Art Carden, associate professor in Samford University’s Brock School of Business suggests that proximity to a Walmart Supercenter reduces food insecurity.