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

Photo of Celicia Coleman
Celicia Coleman
Administrative Assistant
Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives
Office: 326 Beeson Hall
Photo of Denise Gregory
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 Antionette Pruitt
I Was Born for This: Cumberland’s Advocacy Program and a National Scholarship Help Make One Law Student’s Dream a Reality
After growing up with trials and tribulations, Cumberland School of Law third-year law student Antionette Pruitt knew she was made to be a trial lawyer. Through her experience in Cumberland's nationally recognized trial advocacy program, and after receiving the Richard D. Hailey Law Student Scholarship from the American Association of Justice’s (AAJ) Minority Caucus, she’s prepared to make her dream a reality. 
Photo Brittney Terry
Physics Alumna Named NSF, GEM/Intel Fellow
Brittney Terry’s rich internship and research experiences reflect not only her own initiative and dedication, but also the personal attention of faculty mentors and Samford’s emphasis on undergraduate research, career exploration and preparation for graduate education. 
Photo Camille Womack
Womack Named AAF-Birmingham Student of the Year
The award recognizes the great potential of local students of marketing, advertising, design communications, journalism, or another advertising-related field.