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Education School Awards $40,387 in Scholarship to Undergraduate Teacher Education Candidates at Annual Awards Ceremony
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education recognized the many accomplishments of the school’s undergraduate teacher education candidates at its 38th annual teacher education award ceremony.
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Ida Moffett School of Nursing Graduates Receive Pins
The nursing pin, bestowed on each Ida Moffett School of Nursing Bachelor of Science graduate, is symbolic. While the diploma represents the mastery of the science of nursing, the nursing pin is representative of the student’s mastery of the art of nursing. On Friday, May 10, 89 members of the Ida Moffett School of Nursing class of 2019 received this special distinction.
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Ida Moffett School of Nursing Presents 2019 Student Awards
Samford University’s Ida Moffett School of Nursing recognized the many accomplishments of the school’s nursing students at its annual awards ceremonies. Student scholarships and awards were presented at two separate events, one for undergraduate students and one for graduate students.
 
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Executive Director of Center for Sports Analytics Serves on Judging Panel of International Yahoo Sports Technology Awards
Darin White, executive director of Samford University’s Center for Sports Analytics served on the judges panel for the second consecutive year at the 2019 Yahoo Sports Technology Awards, a major international sports awards gala in London, England.
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Mann Center Honors Students, Staff and Faculty for Achievements in Service and Academics
Each year, the Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership hosts an awards ceremony to recognize exemplary student leaders during their undergraduate or graduate careers at Samford. However, this year the Mann Center chose to honor some of the university’s exceptional employees at the event as well.
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Devlin Hodges Signs Free Agent Deal With Steelers
Former Samford quarterback Devlin Hodges ‘18 has signed an undrafted free agent deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League
 
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Mentors Open Doors to Unexpected Careers
Forrest Courtney came to Samford with thoughts of a career in law. Although he was a lifeguard, a career in the ocean would have seemed far-fetched. He didn’t like to wade past his waist on family visits to the beach. “I saw Jaws way too early,” he joked. Now the geography major is a certified professional diver and researcher with an impressive record of coral reef preservation.
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Samford Awards 1,277 Degrees During Spring Commencement
Samford University celebrated several historic milestones during spring commencement activities, including the largest graduating class in the university’s 177-year history.
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Five Graduates Receive Prestigious University Honors at Samford’s Spring Commencement
Five Samford University graduates received some of the university’s highest student honors during spring commencement ceremonies.
 
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Alumnus Jerell Horton Shares Impact of Samford with Education, Arts Graduates
Samford University’s School of the Arts and Orlean Beeson School of Education graduates and families packed the Wright Center for the joint commencement that also marked the final ceremony of the week’s celebration of all 1,277 spring graduates.
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Growing From Hurts of World Enriches Life, Lipham Tells Graduates
History alumna Nancy Lipham emphasized that life is full of petty slights and opportunities for self-pity, but to live with a sense of victimhood is to miss opportunities for real happiness. “When you turn loose of the pettiness of the world and appreciate the day-to-day, your life will be incredibly richer,” she said. “It will help you feel the joy and peace that comes from God.”
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Health Sciences Commencement Marks an Important Milestone in Graduates' Pursuit of Calling
Samford University’s College of Health Sciences awarded 316 bachelor’s degrees on Friday, May 10, to graduates of the undergraduate programs in its four schools: School of Health Professions, Ida Moffett School of Nursing, McWhorter School of Pharmacy and School of Public Health.
 
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Circuit Judge Kevin C. Newsom Provides Inspiring Address to Cumberland School of Law Spring Graduates
Circuit Judge and Harvard Law School graduate Kevin C. Newsom '94 highlighted three cardinal virtues of good judging during his inspiring address to Cumberland School of Law spring 2019 graduates on Friday, May 10.
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Attitude and Anchor Center Finch's Commencement Address to Brock School of Business Graduates
Commencement speaker Dean J. Howard Finch emphasized attitude and anchor during Samford University’s Brock School of Business' spring 2019 commencement ceremony May 10 in the Leslie Stephen Wright Fine Arts Center.
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Words of Faith, Friendship and Scholarship Shared During Annual Prayer Breakfast
Samford University’s annual prayer breakfast May 10, gathered graduates, faculty and family members to share in a tradition of fellowship ahead of spring commencement weekend. Each of the six featured speakers reflected on faith, friendship and scholarship.
 
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Trustees Approve Graduates, New Programs and Faculty at May Meeting
Samford University’s Board of Trustees approved new faculty, new academic programs and candidates for spring graduation at their meeting on May 7.
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Samford University Trustees Approve New Name for Department of Religion
Samford University’s Department of Religion became the Department of Biblical and Religious Studies after approval of the change by the university’s Board of Trustees May 7.
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Beeson Divinity School’s Founding Dean Congratulates ‘Class of Perseverance’ in Last Address as Dean
Five students graduated with a Master of Arts in Theological Studies degree. Nine students graduated with a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree, and one graduated with a Doctor of Ministry degree. Two of the M.Div. graduates received a missions certificate and one received an Anglican certificate. Dean Timothy George, who retires as dean June 30, was recognized for his 31 years of service that evening following commencement during a tribute dinner. He will be succeeded by Douglas A. Sweeney July 1.
 
 
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