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

  • African Students’ Association
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • Black Law Students Association
  • Black Student Union
  • Chinese Student Scholars Association
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Delta Xi Phi Multicultural Sorority, Inc.
  • Gospel Choir
  • Hispanic Law Students Association
  • International Club
  • Latino Student Organization
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council
  • R.A.N.S.O.M. College Ministry
  • Student National Pharmaceutical Association
Diverse group of students posing together.

Our Team

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Celicia Coleman
Administrative Assistant
Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives
Office: 326 Beeson Hall
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Denise J. Gregory
Associate Provost for Student Success and Diversity and Inclusion, 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: 323 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 Haun Courtney
Haun Shows Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Courtney Haun, an assistant professor in Samford University’s School of Public Health and director of the health care administration undergraduate program, has been working to move the needle forward as a leader in diversity. She shows her commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in a variety of ways.  
Photo Jarvis Williams
Williams Explores Redemptive Message of Epistle to the Galatians
For the 2021 Holley-Hull Lecture, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary professor Jarvis Williams explored the theme of redemptive kingdom diversity through Paul the Apostle's urgent letter. 
Photo Niya Pickett Miller
Miller Book Focuses on Sustaining Black Music and Culture During COVID-19
Communication and media professor Niya Pickett Miller edited and contributed to the collection of essays and studies by 12 scholars. The works are united by their exploration of the communicative and Black cultural significance of the Instagram Live events, Club Quarantine (CQ) and Verzuz battles during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.