Minority Youth Science Academy
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This program offers college preparation and mentoring for outstanding minority students with interest in science. Grades 10–12

A Taste of Juneteenth
June 21, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Ben Brown Plaza

Samford University’s Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives invites you to “A Taste of Juneteenth: Fill Your Mind, Body and Soul.” Ahinee Amamoo, associate professor in Samford’s School of Public Health, will share a brief history of the holiday and its purpose from 12-12:15 p.m. Live entertainment from Musical Caterers and soul food sampling from Ambrosia Catering will also be featured.


Golden Anniversary of Integration at Samford

Samford University recently celebrated the university’s 175th anniversary, and during the 2017–18 academic year we marked another important milestone—a golden anniversary.

Golden Anniversary Events

Heritage Celebrations

Monthly heritage celebration programs and performances educate and expose the student body to the background and cultural practices of different ethnicities represented on campus.

IMPACT (Inspiring Minorities to Pursue Academics and Community Together)

IMPACT promotes a successful social and academic experience to underrepresented groups. Our goal is to increase the academic, career, and social success of first year minority students by helping develop a sense of being connected to the larger Samford community.

Minority Youth Science Academy

The Minority Youth Science Academy at Samford University is a three-day residential program offering college preparation and mentoring for outstanding minority high school students who aspire to careers in the sciences. Learn More