School of Health Professions Graduate Reflects on Samford Experience
As a sophomore in high school, Kailee Marasco fell in love with Samford University the moment she toured campus. She recalls feeling that Samford could challenge her to be the best version of herself; now that her time at Samford comes to an end, she states that her experience has surpassed all of her expectations.
School of Health Profession Alumnus is Making Movement Monumental
Kendell Jno-Finn ’04, derived the name M3Endeavors from a saying he coined, “Making Movement Monumental.” As an exercise science major, Jno-Finn knew that he wanted to become a physical therapist, but he also had a vision for a physical therapy practice that would offer more than physical therapy.
School of Health Professions Audiology Student Selected State Representative for National Student Organization
Jori Childs, a third-year Doctor of Audiology student, has been selected as Alabama’s National Student Speech Language Hearing Association Audiology Student State Officer. This is the first time a student from Samford’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has been selected to hold a state office position.
What is Physical Therapy?
October is National Physical Therapy Month, an annual opportunity to celebrate Physical Therapists and bring awareness to the profession. Samford’s Department of Physical Therapy offers a Doctor of Physical Therapy as well as a Fast-track Doctor of Physical Therapy.
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Hosts Prayer Parade
The start of this academic year has been unprecedented in many ways. After being apart for nearly six months, students are still unable to closely gather together and attend welcome back events that normally occur at the start of every semester. Regardless of the circumstances, faculty and staff within the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders wanted to make sure that they were still doing their best to support students.
Physical Therapy Professor Enhances Student Learning with Technology
This summer, the new Doctor of Physical Therapy cohort began their program of study completely online. Typically, the cohort would have utilized the on-campus cadaver lab for their first semester anatomy course; however, faculty used the School of Health Professions Anatomage Table for digital cadaver dissection so that the students could complete their first course in a safe environment.
Health Professions Commencement Speakers Encourage Graduates to Lean on God’s Faithfulness
Samford University’s School of Health Professions held its spring commencement ceremony August 15, presenting bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to 146 graduates. Representing their peers, Kesli Hobbs ’20, B.S. in sport administration and marketing minor, and Katee Nall ’20, M.S. in speech language pathology, shared personal testimonies of overcoming adversity and leaning on God’s faithfulness and love.