University Event Calendar
The Samford University Event Calendar offers a central listing of significant university events that are open to the Samford community or the public. Samford employees may access a comprehensive event schedule in SPACES. OrgSync provides a similar solution for students. The registrar’s office maintains the official academic calendar. Academic units, advancement, athletics and Samford Arts maintain audience specific calendars.
The Miss Alabama Pageant will take place at the Wright Center June 6-9 featuring Miss Alabama Jessica Proctor.
Our International Pharmacy Scholars Conference provides an intensive 10-day educational program in clinical pharmacy designed to increase participants’ knowledge, skills and abilities in patient communication and clinical patient care by pharmacists.
One of the most influential bands in Christian music history, Newsboys is welcoming back to the stage former bandmates Peter Furler and Phil Joel for the “Newsboys United Tour,” showcasing “all the hits… under one roof… for one tour.”
Bulldog Pharmacy Camp is an overnight camp that provides an opportunity for high school students and college freshmen to learn about careers in pharmacy. Participate in compounding and hands-on demonstrations in a pharmacy science lab and tour local health care facilities and pharmacies.
Animate is a five-day summer program in worship leadership for teenagers and their adult mentors. It is sponsored by the Center for Worship and the Arts.
Worship Leader Boot Camp is an intensive 24-hour training experience for student worship leaders and student worship teams. With a practical focus on music skills and principles of worship leadership, Worship Leader Boot Camp prepares teenage youth worship leaders to plan, rehearse, and lead worship for their peers during the Fall semester. Participants will be taught in large plenary sessions, have the opportunity to watch a band rehearse and lead worship, and work in groups to learn songs on their chosen instrument. Students will leave Worship Leader Boot Camp knowing a total of six songs to use throughout the semester.
This formal event signifies the official opening of the university’s 177th academic year.
The topic for this year’s Healthcare Ethics and Law (HEAL) Conference is “The Ethics of Access to Health Care: Are We Doing Too Much or Too Little?”
During this annual event, Samford families come together to enjoy campus and build community with other Samford families.
Rite of Passage celebrates the undergraduate pre-business students declaring their major.
Coordinated by the university’s Emergency Readiness Team (ERT), the day features community agencies, food trucks and activities designed to bring awareness about the importance of emergency preparedness and introducing community partners and agencies who provide emergency response information and services.
Beeson Divinity School hosts an annual conference on Anglicanism in September. This year's conference will explore what it means to be Anglican. The conference will feature short papers, panel discussions with opportunity for audience participation, and time for fellowship. There will be an optional banquet on Tuesday with limited seating for an additional $50.
Join us as we honor distinguished alumni from Ida Moffett School of Nursing and Birmingham Baptist Hospital.
Business as Mission Competition
Each year, Beeson Divinity School of Samford University sponsors The Reformation Heritage Lectures during Reformation Week. The Protestant Reformation of the 16th century was a tremendous movement of spiritual and ecclesial renewal, which called the church back to its biblical and evangelical roots.
From reunions, tailgates, Alumni of the Year Awards, and much more, this is a weekend that you will cherish for a life time.
Step Sing continues to be one of Samford's most popular traditions, and is a popular event not only among students, but also prospective students, employees, alumni and the Birmingham community.