Samford Trustees Elect New Officers and Approve Advisory Boards
Samford University’s board of trustees elected new officers and approved new faculty and advisory board members at its September 6 meeting.
Samford Center for Sports Analytics Reports Research Results of National NFL Fan Study
Samford University Center for Sports Analytics in partnership with Tigris Sponsorship and Marketing recently conducted a national survey with a panel of self-reported NFL fans. The research is a three-part series design to identify how fan engagement weathers during league controversy.
Samford to Host Ribbon Cutting for Completed University Center
A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held Oct. 3 at 11 a.m. near the Talbird Circle entrance, to celebrate the completion of Samford’s university center renovation as envisioned in the strategic plan and the campus master plan.
Samford Sorority Bid Day Marks New Record in Greek Recruitment Registrants
The number of Samford students who are members of one of the university’s seven Panhellenic sorority organizations continues to rise, based on figures compiled after annual Bid Day in September.
Teacher Education Candidates Receive Lamp of Learning
Orlean Beeson School of Education hosted its fourth annual Lamp of Learning Ceremony on Aug. 29. The event marks the official induction of teacher education candidates into their respective majors and the beginning of professional field experiences.
Samford University to Host the Sixth Annual Lion’s Den Business as Mission Event
Samford University will once again become the stage for entrepreneurs from across the globe to propose their business plans at the sixth annual Lion’s Den event on Thursday, Oct. 10.
Samford Ranked No.1 in Alabama for Best Value and Undergraduate Teaching by U.S. News & World Report
Samford University is the top-ranked higher education institution in Alabama for value and undergraduate teaching according to national rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report.
Samford's Enrollment Reaches an All-Time High for 11th Consecutive Year
Samford University announced today its 11th consecutive record enrollment. University officials confirmed a record of 5,692 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs as of Sept. 6.
Samford Ranked Third in the Nation for Student Engagement by Wall Street Journal
Samford University students are among the nation’s most engaged according to new rankings published by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education. The university ranked #3 nationally in student engagement, climbing nine spots since last year’s ranking.
Samford Names 2019 Class of John Howard Scholars
Howard Scholars participate in a variety of activities that promote research and interdisciplinary engagement both within the group and throughout the college. In the coming year they will meet J. Roderick Davis Lecture Series distinguished guest Roosevelt Montás, help organize the annual Howard College Undergraduate Research Fair and take part in various other special activities.
Cumberland School of Law’s Community Mediation Center to Host Serve 2 Unite
Samford University's Cumberland School of Law Community Mediation Center, in partnership with Global Ties Alabama, will host Serve 2 Unite in Samford’s Brock Recital Hall on October 2 at 6 p.m.
FCS Kickoff Gathers Samford Fans and Friends for Game Day Fun in Montgomery
The Samford football team kicked off the season in the nationally televised Guardian Credit Union FCS Kickoff against Youngstown State. Samford students, alumni and friends gathered to support the Bulldogs and enjoy fan experiences at the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery.
Samford Begins New School Year with Move-in Day and Welcome Back Week
Samford welcomed the class of 2023 and returning students, faculty and staff with programming filled with traditions and new experiences for Welcome Back Week.
Orlean Beeson School of Education Community Partnerships Bridge Professional Development Learning Gaps for Elementary Educators
Orlean Beeson School of Education was awarded a second year of funding for its Elementary Mathematics Leadership Academy for Teachers (EMLAT). Built as a train-the-trainer model, the program prepares teachers to maximize student learning and serve as teacher-leaders in their respective school districts.
Record-Breaking Class for Samford’s Cumberland School of Law
Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law recently welcomed new students for its Juris Doctor program and its online master’s degree programs.
Samford’s School of the Arts Announces Theatre and Opera Season
Samford University’s School of the Arts features a variety of theatre, dance and opera performances throughout the year, allowing our students to gain extensive hands-on experience in live production.
Westmoreland Advises “Confidence, Humility and Equilibrium” for New School Year at Annual Opening Convocation
In his opening convocation address Aug. 27, Samford University President Andrew Westmoreland spoke to students, faculty and staff about two personal experiences that found him on the opposite ends of the spectrum of humility and arrogance and the learnings he took away from those memorable moments.
Samford Art Gallery Showcases Variety of Mediums
Art Gallery opens with mixed-media event featuring Nashville artist Rocky Horton.