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Samford University Co-Facilitates the Green Skies Initiative
Samford’s Office of Sustainability partnered with the Homewood Environmental Commission in November of 2022 to host the 3rd annual Green Skies initiative.
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Samford Pharmacy Professor Valerie Prince Named President of American Pharmacists Association
Valerie Prince, professor in Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy, was appointed 168th president of the American Pharmacists Association on Monday, March 27, during the organization’s annual conference in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Samford Alumnus Bradley Collins ’01 and NBC This is Us Star Chrissy Metz Share New Book with Samford Students
Orlean Beeson School of Education was honored to host acclaimed songwriter and Communication and Media Alumnus, Bradley Collins ’01 and his girlfriend, Emmy and two-time Golden Globe nominee, Chrissy Metz for a master class and special presentation of their new book, When I Talk to God, I Talk about You on Friday, March 24 in Brock Recital Hall.
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Coaches, Athletes Credit Historic Athletic Seasons to Project SAMson
Several of Samford’s athletic teams enjoyed their best seasons in university history, and much of that success is due to the impact of Project SAMson.
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Orlean Beeson School of Education Hosts An Evening with Tim Tebow, Inspiring Students and Support for Scholarships
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education hosted An Evening with Tim Tebow for its 12th Annual Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series presented in partnership with the Percy Cook Ratliff Lecture Series on March 14, 2023.
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Cumberland School of Law Ultimate Bar Pass Rate Equals 97.2%
The American Bar Association has released a comprehensive data set on bar passage outcomes, including the ultimate bar passage rate. In the report, the ultimate bar pass rate for Samford University Cumberland School of Law’s class of 2020 was 97.2%, placing the school 31st in the nation among all ABA-approved law schools.
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National Trial Teams Sweep AAJ Regional Competition, Advance to Nationals
Cumberland School of Law’s national trial teams swept the regional round of the Student Trial Advocacy Competition sponsored by the American Association of Justice and will advance to the national tournament.
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Samford Business Students Compete in National Sports Sales Competition
Samford University business students competed in the National College Sports Sales Championship, Feb. 27-28. The event hosted by Baylor University and the Atlanta Hawks provided an opportunity for students to showcase their sales skills in a competitive environment. 
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Samford Professor Invited to White House for Screening of Movie Till
Christopher Metress has spent nearly 30 years researching Emmett Till's case, resulting in an invitation to the White House for the screening of the movie Till.
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Celebrating Women’s History Month at Samford
March is Women’s History Month, commemorating the contributions of women to United States history.
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Samford Pharmacy Faculty Member, Alumna to Lead National Professional Organizations
In 2023, faculty member Valerie Prince and alumna Lea Wolsoncroft ’94 will serve as presidents of the American Pharmacists Association and the National Community Pharmacists Association, respectively.
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Courting Collaboration: Samford Law and Social Work Students Come Together for Interdisciplinary Events
Recent interdisciplinary collaborations between Samford’s Cumberland School of Law and the School of Public Health’s Department of Social Work demonstrated the intersection of law and social work.
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Samford Nutrition and Dietetics Achieves 100% Pass Rate for Three Consecutive Years
This February, Samford Public Health's Department of Nutrition and Dietetics announced that its accredited undergraduate didactic program in dietetics received the highest of marks—a 100% three-year average pass rate on the national level registered dietitian exam.
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Nationally Recognized Expert on Prison Conditions Headlines 29th Annual Thurgood Marshall Symposium
Cumberland School of Law and its Black Law Students Association presented the 29th Annual Thurgood Marshall Symposium, featuring Andrea Armstrong, is a leading national expert on prison and jail conditions.
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Samford Hosts Discussion on Water Crisis
Samford’s Cumberland School of Law and Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives partnered to host a discussion based on the recent water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi, titled “Got Water? The Jackson, Mississippi, Water Crisis”.
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Hunt Named General Counsel of Samford University
Joseph H. Hunt ’82 previously served as assistant attorney general for the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.
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Samford Preserves and Honors Black History
From civil rights to religious life, Black Alabamians have contributed to the history of the state since its founding in 1819. Samford University was founded as Howard College just 22 years later in 1841. As such, the university has watched the history of African Americans in Alabama unfold from slave labor on campus to the integration of Black students to the dedication of the Racial Reconciliation Memorial in 2022.
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Celebrating Black History Month
February is Black History Month and Samford University plans to celebrate the occasion with several events for students, faculty and community members to enjoy.
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