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Samford’s Alondra Hampton Earns Prestigious Jesse Jackson Fellows-Toyota Scholarship
Samford business management major Alondra Hampton is one of only 10 students in the nation to earn a $75,000 Jesse Jackson Fellows-Toyota national scholarship. 
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Samford To Host Minority Youth Science Academy June 17-20
The three-day residential program offers college preparation and mentoring for outstanding minority high school students who aspire to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.  
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Owens Earns Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant
French and Global Studies double-major Mia Owens will study in the Samford In France program this summer thanks in part to a prestigious Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant. 
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Monique Witherspoon Named Orlean Beeson School of Education Assistant Dean
the appointment reflects Witherspoon’s dedication to excellence in teaching, commitment to lifelong learning and impressive level of community involvement. 
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James Hornsby Elected Samford University’s 2018-19 SGA President
He will be joined by three executive elected officers, five other appointed officers and nine elected class officers. 
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Symposium Explores Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
The symposium included a plenary address by 16th Street Baptist Church pastor Arthur Price and panel discussions featuring distinguished guests from Birmingham-area institutions as well as Samford faculty and students. 
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Samford Honors Audrey Gaston Howard Award Recipients at Annual SBAA Luncheon
The award recognizes Samford’s first full-time African American student, the late Audrey Gaston Howard, who enrolled in Cumberland School of Law in 1967 and graduated in 1970.