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
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
Photo of Cameron Thomas
Cameron Thomas
Director of Diversity Enrichment and Relations
Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives
322 Beeson Hall

Latest News

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Samford Displays “Letter from Birmingham Jail” in Recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Samford University’s Davis Library has displayed one of the most influential pieces of text from the civil rights movement. 
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Thomas Featured as an Emerging Leader in Birmingham Education and Workforce Development
Cameron Thomas, Samford director of diversity enrichment and relations, has been listed in the Birmingham Business Journal’s NextGen BHM: Education and Workforce Development Awards. 
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Bains, Students Expand Site Dedicated to Birmingham’s Sacred Spaces
This semester, professor David Bains and 35 students added 10 essays featuring local Roman Catholic, Maronite, Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, Jewish and Messianic Jewish communities. Over a total of five semesters, 128 students have contributed 69 essays for the project.