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Samford’s Minority Youth Science Academy Encourages Early Exposure to Careers in STEM
This year’s program included hands-on workshops in neurobiology, pharmacy, astronomy and offsite trips to learn about water filtration and creek exploration. Classes and workshops were taught by Samford staff, along with other minority STEM professionals.  
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Samford Students Attend National Student Leadership Diversity Convention
Samford students recently joined hundreds of other college students in Atlanta for the National Student Leadership Diversity Convention (NSLDC) to address critical topics of diversity and social justice challenging campuses today. 
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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.