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Area Children Benefit from Samford Partnership with Local Ministries

For the second consecutive year, Orlean Beeson School of Education and the Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership teamed up for Samford University’s annual Big Give that raised almost $5,000 for two youth development partnerships with two organizations led by Samford alumni Jeremy Towns and Thomas Beavers. 

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Samford Biology and Public Health Students Study Water Quality in Alabama’s Perry County

A group of students and faculty use a new collaborative community-based learning initiative to help residents of a rural Alabama county. 

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2015–16 Community Engagement Report Finds Strong Partnerships Between Samford and the Region

Samford University students generated 927,192 community engagement hours with an economic impact of $21.4 million during the 2015–16 academic year. 

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Service, Ministry Exemplify Record Student Involvement in Samford Gives Back Day

Nearly 1,000 Samford University students volunteered to serve more than 40 ministries and organizations across the metropolitan Birmingham area during the annual Samford Gives Back Day. 

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Samford Students Sacrifice Spring Break for Service, Missions

Samford students gave up their spring break vacation to undertake service and mission projects around the world. 

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Samford Students Serve L’Arche Mobile During Spring Break

Fifteen Samford students traveled to L’Arche Mobile to participate in a spring break service immersion trip. 

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Mission Trip to Dominican Republic Teaches Health Professions Students that Medicine is Only a Piece of the Puzzle

Students within Samford University’s School of Health Professions know that bandages can treat wounds and medicine can heal infections, yet through a recent medical mission trip to the Dominican Republic, students were able to learn about the power these tools have in treating needs that go beyond the physical body.