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Project SAMson Boosts Athlete Performance, Provides Experiential Learning Opportunities
The program and the technology will also focus on the prevention of injuries and the well-being of the athletes as they train for competition and heal from injuries.
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I Was Born for This: Cumberland’s Advocacy Program and a National Scholarship Help Make One Law Student’s Dream a Reality
After growing up with trials and tribulations, Cumberland School of Law third-year law student Antionette Pruitt knew she was made to be a trial lawyer. Through her experience in Cumberland's nationally recognized trial advocacy program, and after receiving the Richard D. Hailey Law Student Scholarship from the American Association of Justice’s (AAJ) Minority Caucus, she’s prepared to make her dream a reality.
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Williams Earns Lifetime Achievement Award
The American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA) has selected Julie Hedgepeth Williams as the recipient of the 2021 Kobre Award for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism History.
 
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Board of Trustees Announces Steering Committee for Presidential Inauguration
William J. Stevens, chair of Samford University’s Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of a steering committee for the inauguration of Samford President Beck A. Taylor.
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Physics Alumna Named NSF, GEM/Intel Fellow
Brittney Terry’s rich internship and research experiences reflect not only her own initiative and dedication, but also the personal attention of faculty mentors and Samford’s emphasis on undergraduate research, career exploration and preparation for graduate education.
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Pharmacy Student Named to Latest Cohort of Alabama Schweitzer Fellows
Madison Hartley, a student in Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy, was named to the 2021-2022 class of the Alabama Schweitzer Fellows. Over the next year, she will serve the community in conjunction with the Changed Lives Christian Center in North Birmingham, addressing health disparities in underserved groups.
 
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Former Bulldogs Compete In, Provide Care to Athletes in Summer Olympics
Andrew Darwin, D.P.T. ’18, traveled to Oregon for the Olympic Track & Field Trials, where he provided physical therapy to athletes.
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Hundreds of Students Participate in Bulldog Days on Campus
Last year, Bulldog Days were held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Beeson’s Women in Ministry Center Hosts First Conference
Women from across eight states gathered July 9-10 for the Center for Women in Ministry’s first-ever event—the Women in Ministry Conference.
 
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Womack Named AAF-Birmingham Student of the Year
The award recognizes the great potential of local students of marketing, advertising, design communications, journalism, or another advertising-related field.
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Samford Mourns the Loss of Trustee Mary Shaw
Mary Shaw served on the university’s Board of Trustees since 2012.
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Awtrey Will Lead Department of Math and Computer Science
Chad Awtrey comes to Samford from Elon University, where he served as Associate Professor of Mathematics and Associate Director of Undergraduate Research.
 
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Cumberland School of Law Listed Among Top in the Nation for Best Master of Studies in Law Programs
Cumberland School of Law’s Master of Studies in Law (M.S.L.) has been included in the Princeton Review’s 2021 list of the Best Online Master of Studies in Law Programs. Cumberland’s program is listed among the top 31 programs for nonlawyers in the nation.
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President Taylor’s First Days in Office, Told by Images
President Taylor’s first day as Samford’s 19th president was on July 1.
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President Beck A. Taylor Begins Tenure as Samford University’s 19th President
July 1 marks the first day in office for President Beck A. Taylor, who succeeds President Emeritus Andrew Westmoreland.
 
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Trustees Approve Summer Graduates, Honor Chairman William Stevens
The Executive Committee of Samford University’s Board of Trustees approved new faculty appointments, campus renovation budgets, and candidates for summer graduation during its virtual meeting on June 22.
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96% of December 2020 Graduates Employed or Pursuing Graduate Degrees
The data was compiled by the Career Development Center and examines graduate’s career status six months after graduation.
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Carey Earns National Advising Honor
Samford communication and media professor Clay Carey has earned the national advising award corresponding to the state award he received this spring.
 
 
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