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Samford Ranked First in the Nation for Student Engagement by Wall Street Journal
The annual Student Engagement ranking assesses the degree to which students feel prepared to use their education in the real world.
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Samford’s School of Public Health Launches Major in Health Informatics and Analytics
Samford University’s School of Public Health has launched an undergraduate major in health informatics and analytics with a new concentration in sports injury prevention analytics.
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Center for Science and Religion to Host Discussion of Evolution, Education
Topics will include teaching evolution in the evangelical South, improving science education, and navigating the intersection of faith, science and culture.
 
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Samford Recognizes Constitution Day on Campus
To honor this year’s Constitution Day, Samford University will hold various events on Sept. 17 and throughout the fall.
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New, Exciting Samford Alumni Celebration to Take Place on Nov. 5
The Friday night event will be an upscale and upbeat social event, replacing the Alumni Candlelight Dinner.
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Mapping Project Helps Conserve Environment, Empower Communities
Geography professor Jordan Cissell is part of a Smithsonian Institution and Mesoamerican Reef Fund project providing powerful tools and training to help conserve the Mesoamerican Reef (MAR) ecoregion
 
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Samford Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
During the coming weeks, many Samford University organizations will commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month through special events, lectures and more.
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Samford Announces Record Enrollment for 13th Consecutive Year
University officials confirmed a record of 5,758 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs enrolled for the Fall 2021 semester.
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Overton Named Wallace-Carver Fellow
The honor offers exceptional college students the opportunity to collaborate with world-renowned scientists and policymakers through paid fellowships at leading research centers and offices.
 
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Samford Recognized as National Leader in Undergraduate Teaching, Best Value
Samford is the only university in Alabama to earn a spot on the Best Undergraduate Teaching list.
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Chew Offers Videos to Help Students Transition to Higher Education
After more than a year of pandemic disruption at all levels of education, many students could also use help getting back into a more normal academic routine.
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New Citizenship Program to Bring Speakers to Campus
The events will help launch the Howard College Colloquium on American Citizenship, which aims to explore the meaning and purpose of citizenship in light of the Western intellectual heritage, American Constitutional government, free market economics and Judeo-Christian ideals.
 
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Beeson Divinity’s Dean Douglas Sweeney Reminds Community of God’s Providence During Opening Convocation
Beeson Divinity's Dean Douglas Sweeney gave the school's Opening Convocation address, God Meant It for Good, on Aug. 31. This was the first in a series of sermons to be given at Beeson Divinity this semester for its chapel series, Tokens of the Providence of God in Times of Trouble.
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Howard College of Arts and Sciences Names New Class of John Howard Scholars
The students represent a variety of disciplines and are among the finest students in the college, working to promote research and interdisciplinary engagement both within the group and throughout the college.
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Redemptive Kingdom Diversity Author Jarvis Williams to Speak Sept. 30
Williams is a Southern Baptist Theological Seminary professor and the author of several scholarly books as well as popular books and articles on race, racism and reconciliation.
 
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Students, Employees Encouraged to Be Strong, Courageous and Keep the Faith During Opening Convocation
Outstanding faculty and staff were also recognized for their work and service to the university during the ceremony.
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CCCU Grant Supports Samford Programs Aimed at Empowering Middle and High School Students from Latin American Countries
Samford University's Frances Marlin Mann Center receives grant supporting empowerment for Latin American middle and high school students.
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Ludwig Family Honors Selfless Spirit of Barnabas with New Scholarship
Alumni parents George W. and Kathryn Karran Ludwig established the Barnabas Scholarship to support students who, like the apostle Barnabas, are true friends, and who work quietly, selflessly and unendingly to see others succeed.
 
 
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