Objectives

Scholarship

We assist minority students in achieving the highest scholarship possible by providing tutoring and other academic resources.

Community

We promote a sense of community by providing programming that enables the Samford community to grow and learn together.

Pride

We foster a sense of pride in self and the Samford community by helping students, faculty, and staff recognize their investment in the university and the university’s investment in them.

Organizations

Diverse group of students posing together.

Our Team

Photo of Denise Gregory
Denise J. Gregory
Assistant Provost for Diversity & Intercultural Initiatives and Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Office: 326 Beeson Hall
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Jenée Spencer
Director of Diversity Education and Development
Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives
Office: 326 Beeson Hall
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Cameron Thomas
Director of Diversity Enrichment and Relations
Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives
Office: 322 Beeson Hall

Latest News

Photo History professor Delane Tew
Tew Contributes to Book on History of Women in the Southern Baptist Convention
Tew’s chapter–‘“A Greater Influence than You Imagine’: Women Lead the Way to Southern Baptist Centralization”–is part of the book’s examination of the role and history of women in the Southern Baptist Convention. 
Photo McNair
Sister of Bombing Victim Shares Hopeful Message
Lisa McNair shared key events of the civil rights movement, her family’s role in it, and how the social change of the era shaped her personal experience of race and reconciliation. 
Photo Mia Owens
Owens Selected for White House Historical Association Slavery Project
Samford French, Global and Cultural Studies and University Fellows alumna Mia Owens ’19 has earned a prestigious two-year fellowship to research and develop interpretive material about the history and legacy of slavery throughout Washington, D.C., and research and write for The White House Historical Association’s Slavery in the President’s Neighborhood initiative.