Brumbelow, Padgett Named 2019 Homecoming King and Queen by Samford Students
Samford University seniors Sara Kathryne Brumbelow and Heath Padgett were honored as the 2019 Homecoming queen and king during the Homecoming Ball Nov. 8 at Seibert Gymnasium. The two were chosen in a university-wide vote.
Wiget Earns $70,000 Research Grant
The grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund will fund nine summer research students and cover material costs over three years of a research project.
Orlean Beeson School of Education Students Explore STEAM Education in Action
The professional development event was designed to expose undergraduates to STEAM, an educational approach integrating science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics.
Samford Homecoming: Can't-Miss Traditions
Every fall, Samford University welcomes back hundreds of alumni and friends back to campus for Homecoming. This history-rich weekend is filled with events for all ages, but these can’t-miss traditions gather alumni to celebrate the best of being a Bulldog.
Samford Hosts The BB&T Leadership Institute’s Emerging Leaders Certification Program
On Oct. 24-25, Samford’s Brock School of Business hosted The BB&T Leadership Institute’s Emerging Leaders Certification Program, a program offered to university business schools across the country at no cost in an effort to help refine their students’ leadership skills.
Ciampa Honored for Scholarly Excellence
Roy Ciampa, chair of Samford’s Department of Biblical and Religious Studies, will be honored at the Southeastern Theological Fellowship (STF) meeting Nov. 20.
Linda and Mike Godfrey Endow Scholarship for Nutrition and Dietetics Students
Linda Godfrey, an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, has taught at Samford University since 2005. Her passion for preparing the next generation of nutritionists and dietitians is evident in her work, and earlier this year, her commitment to her students went a step further. With her husband, Mike, the family established the Linda B. Godfrey Endowed Scholarship.
More than 7,000 Vaccines Administered During Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience
In a one-week course, third-year Doctor of Pharmacy students in Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy administered 7,373 influenza vaccines to patients in the community. This total equates to, on average, 68 vaccines per student.
Trustees Approve New Faculty, Scholarship and Award at October Meeting
The executive committee of Samford University’s Board of Trustees approved new faculty, the establishment of a new scholarship and a new award at their meeting on October 29.
Arts Dedicates New Theatre in Hazel P. Boren Courtyard
Samford University’s School of the Arts dedicated the new stage in the Hazel P. Boren Courtyard on Friday, Oct. 25. The celebration included Russell Boren, Hazel’s husband, Boren family members, University President Andrew Westmoreland, Dean of the School of the Arts Joseph Hopkins and other Samford leadership.
Soccer Earns Sixth Straight SoCon Title
The Samford soccer team won its sixth-straight Southern Conference regular season title with a 1-0 win over Chattanooga Sunday afternoon at the Samford Track and Soccer Stadium.
Students Share Perspectives on Creating a Better Future at Q Union
Three Samford students to presented at the annual Q Union event on Oct. 23. Q Union is a one-night event where three nationally broadcast speakers and three live student presenters educate, inspire and offer people of faith creative ways to respond to the difficult challenges facing our local campuses and communities.
Samford Athletics Ranks Among Top Nationally for Graduation Success Rate in Latest NCAA Report
Samford University athletics teams continue to be ranked among the top in the nation for Graduation Success Rate (GSR). According to a report released by the NCAA, Samford earned a 97 percent overall GSR score.
General James M. Hutchens’ legacy to continue at Beeson Divinity School with new scholarship for military chaplains in his name
Thanks to the generous gift of Dr. Baker and his wife, Mary, the General James M. Hutchens Military Chaplain Scholarship will be awarded to men and women enrolled in the Master of Divinity program and who are committed to pursuing a career in the military as an active duty chaplain.
Alumni Showcase Honorees to Present Academic Lectures For Students Across Campus
Each year, Samford celebrates alumni who have achieved significant personal, professional and community accomplishments to present academic lectures during Homecoming. This year’s lectures will be held on Nov. 7.
Samford Ranked the Most Recommended University in the Nation
No university in the country comes more highly recommended than Samford University, according to a new ranking by the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education.
Kapic to Present Beeson’s Reformation Heritage Lectures
Kelly M. Kapic, professor of theological studies at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, will deliver the Reformation Heritage Lectures at Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School Oct. 29-30.
2019 Commencement Ceremonies to Recognize Winter Graduates
Samford University has scheduled two commencement ceremonies Dec. 13 to honor students graduating at the end of the fall semester.