Celebrating Black History Month
February is Black History Month and Samford University plans to celebrate the occasion with several events for students, faculty and community members to enjoy.
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy Through Acts of Service
Martin Luther King Jr. once said, Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.
How Samford University and Miles College are Partnering to Bridge the Gap
Samford University and Miles College are joining forces to “bridge the gap" through an initiative of Interfaith America, Bridging the Gap endeavors to teach students how to truly listen, understand, be heard, and seek common ground — without comprising deeply held values.
Diversity Development Grants Seek to Achieve Samford’s Vision
The Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives annually allocates a designated amount of funds to support Samford’s goal of creating a more inclusive and diverse campus community. In congruence with Samford’s vision, the office also seeks to promote a diverse community, stressing vigorous learning and personal faith, in the Baptist tradition.
Samford Launches Race, Ethnicity and Social Justice Minor
2020 was a year of civil unrest. The murder of George Floyd sparked outrage across the country, inspiring many people and institutions to reflect on how they could be better allies in the fight against racism.
Samford University Pays Homage To First-Generation College Students
“There is something special about being first,” said Bridget Rose. “Being a first-generation college student is special too.”
Samford University’s Global Engagement Office to Host International Education Week
Samford University’s Global Engagement Office will celebrate International Education Week during the week of Nov. 14 through Nov. 18. The office will host a variety of events in partnership with several student organizations and campus groups.
Samford Observes Native American Heritage Month
November is Native American Heritage Month and Samford University will be paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans during this time.
Samford to Host Book Discussion with New York Times Bestselling Author Jennifer Teege
On Thursday, Oct. 27 at 5:30 p.m., several Samford University entities will partner with Global Ties Alabama to present a discussion based on the book My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers Her Family's Nazi Past by New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Teege.
Samford Observes Disability Awareness Month
The Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives intends to celebrate this month in the academic year, so that the Samford community has an opportunity to draw special emphasis and recognition together.
Meet This Year’s Ragland Scholars
Meet this year’s class of Samford’s Ragland Scholars, the cohort experience which aims to orchestrate an intentional learning community connecting multi-cultural student leaders with an enhanced Samford experience.
Samford’s Ministry Training Institute Expands Reach
Samford University’s Ministry Training Institute (MTI) launched a new initiative this fall with the establishment of three new locations to serve the Hispanic community.