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Samford Alumna Celebrates Heritage Through Family Business and Community Leadership
What started off as a small family business has turned into a Samford alumna being a voice for her people in the Birmingham area. Dulce Rivera ’17 is the CEO of Mi Pueblo Supermarket and chair for Fiesta BHAM, Alabama’s largest Hispanic celebration. Rivera is a first-generation college graduate who originally chose Samford for the close proximity to her home.
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Samford Hosts Navajo Christian Scholar and Activist for Native American Heritage Month
In observance of Native American Heritage Month, Samford University's Howard College of Arts and Sciences Departments of Geography and Sociology and Biblical and Religious Studies and the Office of Student Success and Diversity present "Mark Charles: My Journey to Follow Jesus as a Navajo Man," on Monday, Nov. 13, at 5 p.m. in Harry's Coffeehouse.
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A Purposeful Community: Meet This Year’s Ragland Scholars
The Ragland Scholarship exists to cultivate academic and social support for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) entering Samford.
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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month falls between September 15 and October 15 each year, and Samford plans to celebrate the occasion with several events for students, faculty and community members to partake in.
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Samford University Welcomes Prisca Collins as New Chair of Department of Physical Therapy
Samford University’s School of Health Professions has announced that Prisca Collins, Ph.D., PT, will step into the role of Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy.
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Listening, Speaking and Teaching the Subject of 2023 Diversity Forum
The two-day conference featured a wide variety of speakers and breakout sessions, collaborative discussions, growth and learning opportunities surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion.
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Samford to Host 2023 Diversity Forum
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education, in partnership with the Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives (ODII) is delighted to host its second Diversity Forum June 6-7.
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First Lady and Second Fiddle: A Conversation with Julie Taylor
Recently, in celebration of Women’s History Month and of the seldom recognized contributions women have made to the workforce, Julie Taylor shared her unique perspective in her talk, First Lady and Second Fiddle.
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The Continued Art of Bridge Building Between Samford and Miles College
In December, Samford and Miles kicked off their partnership with a special campus experience, where plans to offer courses on bridging the gap at each school were shared with the community.
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Micah Fellows Remind Birmingham of Historic Collegeville’s Forgotten Past and Permanent Significance
Freshmen Landon Kight, Jordyn Parmley and Olivia Peck, are Micah Fellows, Samford’s four-year, service-oriented honors program grounded in the wisdom of Micah 6:8: “And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.”
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Global Engagement Office and Student Affairs to Host Global Connections Fair 2023
Samford University’s Global Engagement Office and Student Affairs are preparing to celebrate their annual Global Connections Fair on Thursday, April 13, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
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State of the State’s Water: Why Women Should Care Event Inspires Students to Act
In honor of Women's History Month, Samford University's Howard College of Arts and Sciences and the Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives hosted the "State of the State's Water: Why Women Should Care" event on March 15, featuring the nonprofit: Black Warrior Riverkeeper.

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