The Samford University Event Calendar offers a central listing of significant university events that are open to the Samford community or the public. SPACES provides a comprehensive event list for employees, and Bulldog Central provides a comprehensive event list for students. The registrar’s office maintains the official academic calendar. Academic units, alumni, athletics and Samford Arts maintain audience specific calendars.

Clarence Brooks Art & Design Series presents Matter & Spirit
September 2, 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Samford Art Gallery

This exhibit will be on display in the Art Gallery from Sept. 1-Oct. 7. There will be an artist talk via Zoom at 5 p.m. It features a group of traveling artists, 10 American and 10 Chinese, explored the relationship between Christianity and art within a country whose view on visual art has experienced significant transition in contemporary culture. The seminar, hosted by The Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity at Calvin College, in partnership with Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and the Lilly Network of Church-Related Colleges and Universities, investigated this main theme and its implications for artists and people of faith in the U.S. and other parts of the world. The Art Gallery will follow Samford University's COVID protocols.

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Community Worship
September 14, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodges Chapel

Join us for community worship during which Ken Mathews will deliver a sermon on Deuteronomy 6.

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Memphis Alumni Chapter's Fall Event 2021
September 14, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Second Presbyterian Church

Join the Memphis Alumni Chapter for the fall event with the Samford University Alumni Association. We will be joined by Beck and Julie Taylor, Samford's 19th President and First Lady. Dinner will be served, and guests are welcome to attend.

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Patty McDonald Faculty Gala
September 14, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Brock Recital Hall

Join Samford's School of the Arts for an entertaining evening showcasing its talented faculty. This is the opening event of our events season.

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Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-Off Fiesta
September 15, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Ben Brown Plaza

As part of Samford’s Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives’ recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Samford students, faculty and staff are invited to a fiesta to kick off the month of festivities. To learn more, email diversity@samford.edu.

International Lunch Club
September 15, 12:20 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Divinity Hall S-121

Make cross-cultural friendships over lunch. Teach others about your home culture, learn about other people and places around the world, and enjoy international foods together. Complimentary lunch is included.

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Global Voices: A New Testament Christian in an Old Testament World
September 16, 12:05 p.m. – 1:05 p.m.
Divinity Hall N-101

Join us for this week's Global Voices featuring Beeson M.Div. alumna, M.V., who will speak on the topic of "A New Testament Christian in an Old Testament World."

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Prepharmacy Open House (Sept.)
September 16, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Samford University, College of Health Sciences

Prospective students and their families are invited to register and attend this open house event in September to learn more about Samford's prepharmacy curriculum. At this in-person event, you can ask questions of our admission staff, tour our state-of-the-art facilities and engage with current students and pharmacy faculty.

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Nashville Alumni Chapter's Fall Event 2021
September 16, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Brentwood Baptist

Join the Nashville Alumni Chapter for the fall event with the Samford University Alumni Association. We will be joined by Dr. Beck Taylor, Samford's 19th President. Dinner will be served, and guests are welcome to attend.

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Randy Atcheson Christian Ministry Benefit Concert
September 19, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Reid Chapel

Join Randy Atcheson for a concert to benefit the Christian ministry scholarship for Samford students preparing for Christian service as pastors, evangelists, worship leaders, youth leaders, missionaries and various vocations.

Women-led Worship Night
September 20, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Hodges Chapel

A new initiative between the Center for Women in Ministry and Samford University's Preministerial Scholars, the Women-led Worship Night will serve as an opportunity for female students in Beeson Divinity and Samford's ministry-prep undergrad majors to lead a worship service for the campus and outside guests once a month.

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Community Worship
September 21, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodges Chapel

Join us for community worship during which Robert Smith Jr. will deliver a sermon on Joshua 4.

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Hispanic Heritage Month Latino Student Organization Meeting and Salsa Dance Night
September 21, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Harry’s, University Center

As part of Samford’s Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives’ recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Samford students are invited to learn more about the Latino Student Organization complete with a salsa dance night. To learn more, email diversity@samford.edu.

Mary Louise Hodges Faculty Series presents Brian Viliunas, Clarinet
September 21, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Brock Recital Hall

This faculty recital will feature Brian Viliunas, Jeffrey Flaniken, Cindy St. Clair and animations by faculty and digital designer Wink Winkler. There will be two world premieres, one by Evan Mack and another by Zachary James Bramble. Plan to attend this special evening.

Center for Women in Ministry Lunch Workshop: Salary Negotiation
September 22, 12:20 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Divinity Hall N-101

Studies consistently show that women are less likely to attempt salary negotiation than men. Beeson female students will learn the ins and outs of this process to ensure that they feel ready and confident enough to do so.

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Global Voices: Apostolic Imagination
September 23, 12:05 p.m. – 1:05 a.m.
Divinity Hall N-101

Join us for this week's Global Voices featuring Dr. J.D. Payne, who will speak on the topic of "Apostolic Imagination: Recovering a Biblical Vision for the Church's Mission."

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Family Weekend
September 24 – September 26

During this annual event, Samford families come together to enjoy campus and build community with other Samford families.

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A Cappella Choir Choral Vespers
September 24, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Hodges Chapel

Join Samford's A Cappella Choir in Hodges Chapel for choral vespers.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing White Coat Ceremony
September 26, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Samford University Wright Center

The White Coat Ceremony marks the entrance of a nursing student beginning clinical nursing and serves as a reminder of their commitment to provide compassionate care to each of their patients. Join us as Moffett and Sanders School of Nursing honors this year's class.

Singing in Heaven! The Annual Hymn Sing
September 26, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Reid Chapel

Join Samford friends and families for the beloved annual hymn sing in Reid Chapel during Family Weekend.

Community Worship
September 28, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodges Chapel

Join us for community worship during which Roy Ciampa will deliver a sermon on Ruth 4.

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Worship in the Black Church Experience
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Howard Room and Brock Recital Hall

The merger of African faith traditions with the Christian gospel has resulted in a fascinating 400-year-old story of strength and grace, freedom and solidarity, faith and action. Join us on the campus of Samford University Tuesday, September 28, 2021 for Worship in the Black Church Experience, with special guests James Abbington and David Bailey. This Worship Exchange event is offered in partnership with the Samford Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives, the Calvin Institute for Christian Worship, and the Samford Center for Worship and the Arts. Lunch and Discussion: Tuesday, September 28, 2021 // 11:30 am – 1:15 pm // Howard Room Registration is required and space is limited. Cost: $15 per person Samford faculty, staff, and students, contact the CWA for discounted registration. Documentary Screening of 11 am: Hope for America’s Most Segregated Hour + Panel Discussion with David Bailey and James Abbington Tuesday, September 28, 2021 // 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm // Brock Recital Hall No registration is required. Convo credit is available for students.

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International Lunch Club
September 29, 12:20 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Divinity Hall S-121

Make cross-cultural friendships over lunch. Teach others about your home culture, learn about other people and places around the world, and enjoy international foods together. Complimentary lunch is included.

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Hispanic Heritage Month Film and Discussion
September 29, 3 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Christenberry Planetarium, Propst Hall Room 140

As part of Samford’s Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives’ recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Samford students, faculty and staff are invited to a film showing and discussion. To learn more, email diversity@samford.edu.

Atlanta Alumni Chapter's Fall Event 2021
September 29, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The Nathan Deal Judicial Center

Join the Atlanta Alumni Chapter for the fall event with the Samford University Alumni Association. We will be joined by Dr. Beck Taylor, Samford's 19th President. Hors d'oeuvres will be served, and guests are welcome to attend.

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Holley-Hull Lecture: Redemptive Kingdom Diversity: A Biblical Theology of the People of God
September 30, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Jarvis Williams, Associate Professor of New Testament Interpretation, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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School of Education Graduate Programs Open Forum
September 30, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Virtual Event

Attend a virtual open forum to learn more about Orlean Beeson School of Education graduate programs. Ask about our graduate tuition scholarships.

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Mary Louise Hodges Faculty Series presents Angela Yoon, Soprano
September 30, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Brock Recital Hall

Enjoy an evening with voice faculty Angela Yoon.

McWhorter School of Pharmacy's White Coat Ceremony
October 1, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Shades Mountain Baptist Church

Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy will recognize its first-year Doctor of Pharmacy students at its annual White Coat Ceremony on Friday, Oct. 1. Guests are invited to attend in person at Shades Mountain Baptist Church or virtually via samford.edu/live.

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Speech Language Pathology Open House
October 1, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Samford University College of Health Sciences

Prospective students interested in Samford University's Speech Language Pathology program in the School of Health Professions are invited to an open house event where they can tour the facilities, meet faculty and learn more about the graduate program.

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Emma Taylor Theatre for Youth Series presents The Wind in the Willows
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Harrison Theatre

The English countryside comes to life in this classic tale of friendship and bravery. In this witty and magical adaptation, humble and friendly Mole leaves behind the safety and comfort of an underground home to explore the Riverbank. There, Mole becomes fast friends with loyal and brave Ratty, who introduces Mole to arrogant Otter, impulsive Toad and wise Badger. Together they embark on thrilling and daring adventures throughout the Wild Wood. This production is adapted by Moses Goldberg and based on the book by Kenneth Grahame. There will be a special by invitation only FirstNight event on Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. with preshow activities starting at 6:16 p.m.

Mary Louise Hodges Faculty Recital Series presents Brad Diamond, tenor
October 3, 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Brock Recital Hall

Professor Brad Diamond is a talented tenor known for his musicianship and style and travels as a guest recitalist. This performance will include John Robertson on the piano. .

Community Worship
October 5, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodges Chapel

Join us for community worship with Karen Ellis, this year's Go Global Missions Emphasis Week speaker.

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Dr.P.H. and M.P.H. Open House
October 5, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H.) and Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) programs to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about what makes a Samford degree distinct.

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Patty McDonald Orchestra Series Presents Samford Orchestra
October 5, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Brock Recital Hall

The Samford Orchestra will perform twice in the fall and twice in the spring.

M.H.A. and M.S.H.I.A. Open House
October 6, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Master of Healthcare Administration (M.H.A.) and Master of Science in Health Informatics and Analytics (M.S.H.I.A.) programs to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about what makes a Samford degree distinct.

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Global Voices: Your Mission Story in the Lamb’s Book of Life
October 6, 12:05 p.m. – 1:05 p.m.
Divinity Hall N-101

This year’s Go Global speaker, Karen Ellis, will speak at a special Wednesday Global Voices on the subject of "Your Mission Story in the Lamb's Book of Life."

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Master of Social Work Open House
October 6, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Master of Social Work to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about what makes a Samford degree distinct.

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Dietetic Internship Open House
October 6, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Dietetic Internship to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about our internship.

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M.S. in Nutrition Open House
October 7, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Master of Science in Nutrition program to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about what makes a Samford degree distinct.

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J. Roderick Davis Lecture: Why Science and Faith Need Each Other In These Times
October 7, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Wright Center Concert Hall

Elaine Howard Ecklund, director of the Religion and Public Life Program at Rice University, is a leading scholar at the intersection of science and religion, with more than $10 Million in grants and awards for her work.

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Text to Sermon: Piotr Małysz on Martin Luther
October 8, 12:20 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Divinity Hall N-101

Join us on campus this fall for the Text to Sermon lecture series entitled, "Back to the Future: Examining Sermons from the Christian Tradition." This week, Dr. Małysz will examine Martin Luther the preacher. Complimentary lunch is included. Registration is required.

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A Day with a Beeson Author: Dean Douglas Sweeney
October 11, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Divinity Hall S-111

The Robert Smith Jr. Preaching Institute will sponsor a day with Beeson Dean and author Dr. Douglas A. Sweeney as he discusses the subject Jonathan Edwards, the Bible, and Preaching, based on his book, Jonathan Edwards and the Ministry of the Word: A Model of Faith and Thought. Registration link is forthcoming.

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Alabama GOP U.S. Senate Forum
October 12
Leslie S. Wright Center

Come hear the candidates for the open Alabama U.S. Senate seat to learn more about their visions for the future of Alabama and our nation. This event is sponsored by the Jefferson County GOP and the College Republican Federation of Alabama. The use of Samford University facilities for this event does not constitute an endorsement by the University. Samford University does not endorse or oppose any candidate or organization in connection any political campaign or election.

Community Worship
October 12, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodges Chapel

Join us for community worship during which Eric M. Riesen will deliver a sermon on 1 Samuel 7.

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Nurse Anesthesia Virtual Open House
October 12, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Virtual

Register to attend and learn more about Samford University's Moffett and Sanders School of Nursing nurse anesthesia program.

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Washington, D.C. Alumni Chapter's Fall Event 2021
October 12, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Sempra Energy Utilities

Join the Washington, D.C. Alumni Chapter for the fall event with the Samford University Alumni Association. We will be joined by Dr. Beck Taylor, Samford's 19th President. Hors d'oeuvres will be served, and guests are welcome to attend.

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Hispanic Heritage Month Lunch and Learn
October 13, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Brock Forum, Dwight Beeson Hall Room 131

As part of Samford’s Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives’ recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Samford students, faculty and staff are invited to a lunch and learn featuring guest speaker Daniel Carroll, professor at Wheaton College who will speak on the rich tradition of biblical interpretation in the Latino/Latina tradition.

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Text to Sermon: Carl Beckwith on St. Augustine
October 15, 12:20 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Divinity Hall N-101

Join us on campus this fall for the Text to Sermon lecture series entitled, "Back to the Future: Examining Sermons from the Christian Tradition." This week, Dr. Beckwith will examine Augustine of Hippo the preacher. How did St. Augustine prepare to preach? What kind of sermons did he preach? What advice did he give to young preachers of his day? Complimentary lunch is included. Registration is required.

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Mary Louise Hodges Faculty Recital Series presents Kathleen Buccleugh, soprano and Cindy St. Clair, piano
October 17, 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Brock Recital Hall

This faculty recital will feature both Cindy St. Clair, interim chair of the Division of Music and Kathleen Buccleugh, a soprano joining Samford's faculty this fall.

Community Worship
October 19, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodges Chapel

Join us for community worship during which Beeson alumnna Suzanne Simmons will deliver a sermon on Psalm 78.

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International Lunch Club
October 20, 12:20 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Divinity Hall S-121

Make cross-cultural friendships over lunch. Teach others about your home culture, learn about other people and places around the world, and enjoy international foods together. Complimentary lunch is included.

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Nurse Practitioner Virtual Open House
October 20, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Virtual

Register to attend and learn more about Samford University's Moffett and Sanders School of Nursing nurse practitioner programs on Oct. 21.

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Global Voices: A Gracious and Proud People
October 21, 12:05 p.m. – August 2, 1:10 p.m.
Divinity Hall N-101

Join us for this week's Global Voices featuring Jack and Lynn Kinnison, who will speak on the topic of "The Thai: A Gracious and Proud People."

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Doctor of Pharmacy Open House (Oct.)
October 21, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Samford University, College of Health Sciences

Prospective students and their families are invited to register and attend this October open house event to learn more about Samford's Doctor of Pharmacy. At this in-person event, you can ask questions of our admission staff, tour our state-of-the-art facilities and engage with current students and pharmacy faculty.

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Steven and Gena Brown Vinyard Choral Series presents the Fall Combined Choirs Concert
October 21, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Reid Chapel

The University Chorale and the Samford A Cappella Choir will present their fall concert.

Text to Sermon: Mark DeVine on Charles Spurgeon
October 22, 12:20 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Divinity Hall N-101

Join us on campus this fall for the Text to Sermon lecture series entitled, "Back to the Future: Examining Sermons from the Christian Tradition." This week, Dr. DeVine will examine Charles Haddon Spurgeon’s sermon on Psalm 119:6. Complimentary lunch is included. Registration is required.

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Community Worship
October 26, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodges Chapel

Join us for community worship with Michael McClymond, who will deliver the Reformation Heritage Lectures.

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Commercial Music Ensemble
October 26, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Boren Courtyard

Come see Samford's newest ensemble from our Commercial Music area. This band will perform popular music from the 1960s to modern day, in addition to performing originals written by Samford students and faculty. This event is planned for Boren Courtyard if weather permitting.

Michael J. and Mary Anne Freeman Theatre and Dance Series presents Crumbs from the Table of Joy
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Harrison Theatre

Through the eyes of 17-year-old Ernestine, we see the history of the Crump family as they move to 1950s New York after the death of their mother. A story of resilience, daydreams, everyday heartbreak, and what it means to feel like an outsider fighting to better yourself and your community, Crumbs is the coming-of-age story of Ernestine, and the ways in which her family finds their way—their own peace. Their story is a testament to the challenging nature of change, and the ways in which to manage it. In the end for the Crump family, "joy comes in the morning." This event is part of the School of the Arts Diversity Series and is sponsored by Alabama Power and The Daniel Foundation.

Mobile Alumni Chapter's Fall Event 2021
October 29, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Original Oyster House

Join the Mobile Alumni Chapter for the fall event with the Samford University Alumni Association. We will be joined by Dr. Beck Taylor, Samford's 19th President. Lunch will be served, and guests are welcome to attend.

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Text to Sermon: Mike Pasquarello on John Wesley
October 29, 12:20 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Divinity Hall N-101

Join us on campus this fall for the Text to Sermon lecture series entitled, "Back to the Future: Examining Sermons from the Christian Tradition." This week, Dr. Pasquarello will examine John Wesley’s sermon “On the Wedding Garment." Complimentary lunch is included. Registration is required.

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Community Worship
November 2, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodges Chapel

Join us for Community Worship during which Paul Lawler will deliver a sermon on 1 Corinthians 11:17-34.

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International Lunch Club
November 3, 12:20 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Divinity Hall S-121

Make cross-cultural friendships over lunch. Teach others about your home culture, learn about other people and places around the world, and enjoy international foods together.

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Presidential Inauguration Ceremony
November 4, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Samford University

The inauguration ceremony for Samford's 19th President, Dr. Beck A. Taylor, will be held on November 4, 2021.

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Global Voices: A Missionary's Life in Bolivia
November 4, 12:05 p.m. – 1:05 p.m.
Divinity Hall N-101

Join us for this week's Global Voices featuring third-year Beeson M.Div. student, Teal Cuellar, who will speak on the topic of "Creating Friendships Through Amistad Mission: A Missionary’s Life in Bolivia."

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Prepharmacy Open House (Nov.)
November 4, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Samford University, College of Health Sciences

Prospective students and their families are invited to register and attend this open house event in November to learn more about Samford's prepharmacy curriculum. At this in-person event, you can ask questions of our admission staff, tour our state-of-the-art facilities and engage with current students and pharmacy faculty.

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Homecoming 2021
November 5 – November 6
Samford University

From reunions, tailgates, Alumni of the Year Awards, and much more, this is a weekend that you will cherish for a life time.

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Speech Language Pathology Open House
November 5, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Samford University College of Health Sciences

Prospective students interested in Samford University's Speech Language Pathology program in the School of Health Professions are invited to an open house event where they can tour the facilities, meet faculty and learn more about the graduate program.

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Community Worship
November 9, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodges Chapel

Join us for community worship during which Tim Cox will deliver a sermon on 2 Corinthians 11:16-12:10.

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Panel Discussion Protective Stadium Discussion
November 11, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Brock Recital Hall

Samford's Department of Architecture and Interior Design will present the plans and team members of Birmingham's new Protective Stadium. The panel discussion will include: Shelia Montgomery-Mills, Project Manager BJCC (Owner); Nolanda Hatcher, President, Studio 2H Design (Architect); Virnetta Woodbury, Project Manager, Brasfield and Gorrie (General Contractor); Liz Hyde, President, Hyde Engineering (Electrical engineer); Lea Ann Macknally, President, Macknally Land Design (Landscape Architect). The program will begin by showing a video of the stadium showing its construction and describing its features.

Cumberland School of Law Fall Open House
November 12, 2 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Memory Leake Robinson Hall

Prospective law students and their families are invited to attend Cumberland School of Law's fall Open House.

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Community Worship
November 16, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodges Chapel

Join us for community worship during which John Cantelow III will deliver a sermon on Hebrews 12.

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Dr.P.H. and M.P.H. Open House
November 16, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H.) and Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) programs to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about what makes a Samford degree distinct. Registration will open on Oct. 5, 2021.

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Chamber Ensemble
November 16, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Brock Recital Hall

This concert will feature a variety of student chamber ensembles.

M.H.A. and M.S.H.I.A. Open House
November 17, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Master of Healthcare Administration (M.H.A.) and Master of Science in Health Informatics and Analytics (M.S.H.I.A.) programs to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about what makes a Samford degree distinct. Registration will open on Oct. 5, 2021.

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Master of Social Work Open House
November 17, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Master of Social Work to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about what makes a Samford degree distinct. Registration will open on Oct. 5, 2021.

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Dietetic Internship Open House
November 17, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Dietetic Internship to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about our internship. Registration will open on Oct. 5, 2021.

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Global Voices: Ministry in the City of Hope for Ukraine
November 18, 12:05 p.m. – 1:05 p.m.
Divinity Hall N-101

Sarah South and Maggie Mulder, undergraduate students in Samford’s Global Missions Scholars program, will join us to share about their experiences ministering in L’viv, Ukraine, and how those experiences relate to their studies at Samford.

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M.S. in Nutrition Open House
November 18, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Master of Science in Nutrition program to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about what makes a Samford degree distinct. Registration will open on Oct. 5, 2021.

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Worship Arts Ensemble Fall Concert
November 18, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Reid Chapel

Come for a special concert and worship service with the Samford Worship Ensemble (WAE).

Dr. Chandler and Jane Paris Smith Opera Series presents Opera Workshops
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Bolding Studio

Samford Opera showcases a variety of opera vignettes during their annual workshop event.

Community Worship
November 30, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodges Chapel

Join us for community worship during which the fall 2021 James Earl Massey Preaching Award recipient will deliver a sermon on Revelation 21.

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Christmas Around the World
December 2, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Divinity Hall S-121

As the semester comes to a close and the Christmas holidays approach, come celebrate with the Global Center at Christmas Around the World. Come and go as you please and try traditional Christmas treats and snacks from all over the world. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate or apple cider and fellowship with friends as a break from the finals week preparations.

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Michael J. and Mary Anne Freeman Theatre and Dance Series presents A Christmas Carol, the musical
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Wright Center

A Christmas Carol is the Broadway musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ 1843 festive classic, featuring songs by renowned composer Alan Menken (Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Newsies, Enchanted, etc.) It tells the tale of the curmudgeonly Ebenezer Scrooge whose miserable nature comes to a crescendo during the Christmas period—”Bah! Humbug!” However, this Christmas, he is forced to come face to face with his selfish ways when he is confronted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve: the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present and the Ghost of Christmas Future. In the course of one night, Scrooge is forced to recognize his faults and gains the chance to make amends. Many thanks to Elouise Williams for sponsoring the production.

2021 Christmas Home Tour
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The 2021 Christmas Home Tour, presented by ARC Realty, will feature five unique and beautifully appointed homes, and festive holiday treats at the Samford President’s Home. Now in its 11th year, this event is a beloved part of the yuletide season and a wonderful way to support scholarships for students with significant financial need and challenging circumstances. Advance tickets will be available in early November.

Commencement and a Service of Consecration
December 10, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Hodges Chapel

Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals, will give the commencement address during Beeson's December Commencement and Service of Consecration. 

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing Pinning Ceremony
December 17, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Shades Mountain Baptist Church

During this special ceremony, the B.S.N. class of Dec. 2021 will receive their professional nursing pins, indicating a commitment to a life of caring for others. The pinning tradition is a special rite of passage for all nursing students. While the diploma is representative of a graduate's proficiency in the science of nursing, the pin is representative of their mastery of the art of nursing.

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Davis Architects Guest Artist Series presents Misha Dichter, pianist
January 25, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Brock Recital Hall

Renowned pianist Misha Dichter is one of America's most popular artists. His global career spans six decades and he brings his wealth of talent to Samford's stage. This event is co-presented with the Birmingham Chamber Music Society. Tickets will be available in August.

Step Sing
January 27 – January 29
Wright Center

Each year, almost 1,000 students participate in this unique musical production, which began more than 50 years ago and has developed into one of the most popular Samford traditions. Each show is developed, written, choreographed, rehearsed and performed by students. In addition to entertaining thousands of audience members, the proceeds of each Step Sing are donated to charity.

Dr.P.H. and M.P.H. Open House
February 8, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H.) and Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) programs to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about what makes a Samford degree distinct. Registration will open on Nov. 16, 2021.

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Dietetic Internship Open House
February 9, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Dietetic Internship to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about our internship. Registration will open on Nov. 16, 2021.

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M.H.A. and M.S.H.I.A. Open House
February 10, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Master of Healthcare Administration (M.H.A.) and Master of Science in Health Informatics and Analytics (M.S.H.I.A.) programs to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about what makes a Samford degree distinct. Registration will open on Nov. 16, 2021.

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Master of Social Work Open House
February 10, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Master of Social Work to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about what makes a Samford degree distinct. Registration will open on Nov. 16, 2021.

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M.S. in Nutrition Open House
February 10, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Master of Science in Nutrition program to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about what makes a Samford degree distinct. Registration will open on Nov. 16, 2021.

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Davis Architects Guest Artist Series presents Rachel Barton Pine, Violin
February 15, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Brock Recital Hall

Rachel Barton Pine is a celebrated violinist whose performances combine her gift for emotional communication with her fascination with historical research. This performance is co-presented with the Birmingham Chamber Music Society.

Cumberland School of Law Spring Open House
February 18, 2 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Memory Leake Robinson Hall

Prospective law students and their families are invited to attend Cumberland School of Law's spring Open House.

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Davis Architects Guest Artist Series presents Sandbox Percussion
February 24, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Brock Recital Hall

Sandbox Percussion has established themselves as a leading proponent of this generation of contemporary percussion chamber music. Described as "exhilarating" by The New York Times, this group is sure to dazzle the audience. This performance is co-presented with the Birmingham Chamber Music Society. Tickets will be available in August.

Davis Architects Guest Artist Series presents Invoke
March 22, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Brock Recital Hall

Join us for a evening with this multi-instrumental quartet.  Its music is infused with traditions from across America, including bluegrass, Appalachian fiddle tunes, jazz and minimalism.  Invoke weaves all of these styles together to form a unique contemporary repertoire.  Co-presented with the Birmingham Chamber Music Society. Tickets available in August.

Dr.P.H. and M.P.H. Open House
April 13, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H.) and Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) programs to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about what makes a Samford degree distinct. Registration will open on Feb. 8, 2022.

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M.H.A. and M.S.H.I.A. Open House
April 14, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Master of Healthcare Administration (M.H.A.) and Master of Science in Health Informatics and Analytics (M.S.H.I.A.) programs to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about what makes a Samford degree distinct. Registration will open on Feb. 8, 2022.

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Master of Social Work Open House
April 14, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Master of Social Work to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about what makes a Samford degree distinct. Registration will open on Feb. 8, 2021.

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M.S. in Nutrition Open House
April 14, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Virtual

Samford's School of Public Health invites prospective students of its Master of Science in Nutrition program to a virtual open house event to engage with faculty, ask questions of our admission staff and learn more about what makes a Samford degree distinct. Registration will open on Feb. 8, 2021.

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