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


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


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.


  • 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
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
326 Beeson Hall
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Jenée Spencer
Director of Diversity Education and Development
Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives
323 Beeson Hall
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Cameron Thomas
Director of Diversity Enrichment and Relations
Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives
322 Beeson Hall

Latest News

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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. 
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Samford Appoints Tyshawn Gardner to Lead Preministerial Scholars Program
Gardner currently serves as the senior pastor of the Plum Grove Baptist Church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, as the vice president for student affairs at Stillman College, and as adjunct faculty at the University of Alabama and at Samford's Beeson Divinity School. 
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Department of Teacher Education Hosts Urban Education Seminar
Orlean Beeson School of Education recently hosted an Urban Education Seminar for teacher candidates serving in urban placements this spring.