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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.
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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.
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Samford Students Travel Near and Far to Serve for Spring Break
Samford students share stories of spring break service and community engagement.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Samford’s Brock Scholars Participate in Impressive Internships During Academic Year
The 2018-2019 Brock Scholars are hard at work to complete impressive academic internships while still undergoing a full student workload.
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Samford Business Students Join NFL Athletes for Play 60 Character Camp during Super Bowl LIII Experience in Atlanta
While thousands of football fans traveled to Atlanta during Super Bowl week, five students from Samford University’s Brock School of Business were just steps away from the Mercedes- Benz Stadium working with NFL greats for a different cause —the Play 60 youth health and character camp. Launched in October 2007, the NFL Play 60 campaign focuses on increasing the wellness of young fans by encouraging them to be active for at least 60 minutes per day.
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Samford Business Students Complete Business and Local Poverty Course in Jan Term
At Samford University’s Brock School of Business offers students an education grounded in a mission of Christian culture and calling, and stresses the importance of ethics-based and values-oriented business practices. One effort to support this mission is through the Business and Local Poverty course offered each Jan term to business majors in their junior or senior year.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.