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Samford Athletics Ranks Among Top Universities in the Nation for Graduation Success Rate
Samford received an overall score of 97% in the NCAA’s annual Division I Graduation Success Rate report.
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Christenberry Planetarium Hosts The Star of Bethlehem Show
Showings of The Star of Bethlehem will run from Dec. 2-Dec. 4. at 7 p.m. each night.
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97% of May 2021 Samford Graduates Employed or in Graduate School
Six months after graduation, 97% of graduates are either employed, continuing their education or in a post-graduation internship.
 
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For Computer Science Students, Internships, Research Are Essential Steps On Career Path
A panel moderated by professor Greg Kawell this fall introduced students to the internships and external research experiences for undergraduates (REUs) that can have a profound impact on career paths.
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Alumnus Fielder Named to Samford Board of Trustees, Reflects on Impactful Experience  
Brent Fielder ’08, M.B.A. ’19, is the enterprise philanthropic ambassador and director of CSR and Strategic Communications for Chick-fil-A’s corporate office and has been named a new member of the Samford University Board of Trustees. In this role, he hopes to help steward the mission of the university while also bringing fresh perspectives to the board.  
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For the Good: A Conversation with Mechelle and Thomas Wilder
The purpose of the series is to feature interviews between Samford’s president and individuals who have demonstrated their commitment to personal integrity and servant leadership.
 
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“O Come, All Ye Faithful”: A Day of Christmas Celebrations on Campus
Christmas celebrations will be held throughout the day on Dec. 2, including Hanging of the Green and Lighting of the Way.
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May Term Brings New Experiences in Chile
In May, professor Marigene Chamberlain will lead students in an intensive exploration of Chilean language, history, arts and culture.
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Jeanna Westmoreland Receives Volunteer in Philanthropy Award
Former First Lady Jeanna Westmoreland was honored by Alabama’s chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals for her work as executive director of Samford’s Legacy League.
 
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Mia Farris: At Home in the City of Light
The graduating language and world trade major took a bold step toward her career goals by studying and working in Paris, France, this fall.
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Dean Joseph Hopkins Named President of Campbellsville University
Joseph Hopkins, dean of Samford University's School of the Arts, has been named the 12th president of Campbellsville University, effective Feb. 1, 2022.
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Beck A. Taylor Inaugurated as Samford University’s 19th President
Accompanied by his wife, First Lady and Executive Director of Legacy League Julie A. Taylor, Taylor received the Oath of Office from Board of Trustees Chair William J. Stevens, followed by the investiture, in which he was conveyed the ceremonial chain of office.
 
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Pharmacy Students Administer 8,607 Vaccines to the Community During Experiential Course
Each October, third-year students in Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy participate in an IPPE course focused on community health. This year, the 117-person class administered a total of 8,607 vaccines to members of the Birmingham community, which is a new school record.
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Biology Students, Faculty Lead Shades Creek Cleanup
Marine science major Alice Hunt and professor Betsy Dobbins organized the event and led more than 30 student, faculty and community volunteers in the effort to clean and preserve the creek that flows on the south side of Samford's campus.
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Samford to Host Science and Theology Conference
Beeson Divinity School, the Department of Biblical and Religious Studies and the Department of Christian Ministry will host the Spring Theology Conference of the Carl F. H. Henry Center for Theological Understanding January 13-15, 2022.
 
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Community Leaders, Organizations Honored for Service at Samford Medallion Awards
Three individuals whose good works have made a difference in society, community affairs, the life of the church and the quality of life for others received the Samford Medallion Award on Nov. 1.
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Stoner: Faith-Inspired Legislation Can Support Moral Society
James R. Stoner presented the first in a series of lectures hosted by the Howard College Colloquium on American Citizenship.
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Samford Research Examines Media Characterizations of Interactions Between Police, Black Girls and Women
Professors Theresa Davidson and Niya Pickett Miller, and student Kaylar Pettway, presented timely interdisciplinary research at the Mid-South Sociological Association Annual Conference.
 
 
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