Event Calendar

The Samford University Promotional Event Calendar is the university's central source for external event information. It offers a listing of campus events that are open to large groups of the Samford community or the public.

For employees, SPACES provides a comprehensive list of campus events. Student events can be found in OrgSync

Children of Eden starring David Phelps
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Wright Center

The Michael J. and Mary Anne Freeman Theatre and Dance Series presents a musical theatre blockbuster starring David Phelps whose performance is underwritten by John and Marsha Floyd. The cast includes theatre students, local children and professionals. Based on the story of Genesis, from musical theatre greats Stephen Schwartz and John Caird comes a joyous and inspirational story.

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Beeson Divinity School Commencement and Consecration
May 4, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodges Chapel

Dr. David Eldridge of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church will give the sermon during the service of consecration. Dr. Eldridge is a graduate of Beeson Divinity School.

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College of Health Sciences Commencement for Graduate Programs
May 4, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Samford University, Pete Hanna Center

Samford University will honor the graduates of the master’s and doctoral programs in Samford University’s School of Health Professions, Ida Moffett School of Nursing, McWhorter School of Pharmacy and School of Public Health.

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Brock School of Business Commencement
May 11, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Wright Center
College of Health Sciences Commencement for Undergraduate Programs
May 11, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wright Center

Samford University will honor the graduates of baccalaureate programs in Samford University’s School of Health Professions, Ida Moffett School of Nursing, McWhorter School of Pharmacy and School of Public Health.

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Cumberland School of Law Commencement
May 11, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Wright Center

Join us for Cumberland School of Law commencement ceremonies in the Wright Center.

Howard College of Arts and Sciences Commencement
May 12, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Wright Center
Orlean Beeson School of Education Commencement
May 12, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Wright Center
School of the Arts Commencement
May 12, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Wright Center
Miss Alabama Pageant presents New Attitude
June 9, 7 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Wright Center

The Miss Alabama Pageant will take place at the Wright Center June 6-9 featuring Miss Alabama Jessica Proctor.

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International Pharmacy Scholars Conference
June 20 – June 29
Samford University, College of Health Sciences

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.

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Newsboys United Summer Tour
June 22, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Wright Center

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
June 24 – June 29
Samford University, College of Health Sciences

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.

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2018 Healthcare Ethics and Law Conference
September 7, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Samford University

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?”

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Courage to Care Gala
October 5, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
The Florentine Building, 2101 2nd Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203

Join us as we honor distinguished alumni from Ida Moffett School of Nursing and Birmingham Baptist Hospital.

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