New University Fund Encourages Institutional Innovation
In fall 2022, Samford launched a new initiative called the Innovation Fund to promote creativity among its academic and cocurricular programs.
‘Tis The Season for Samford’s Traditional Christmas Kickoff
Hundreds of students gathered for “Lighting of the Way” at Centennial Walk on November 30 to join President Beck A. Taylor and his wife Julie as they counted down to the Quad’s tree lighting. Immediately following the big moment, musician Ellie Holcomb hit the stage to sing some holiday carols and some of her favorite hits.
Samford Debate Finishes Season Ranked 5th in the Nation
Samford’s championship-winning debate team continues to dominate for the second year in a row. After a successful fall season, the team is ranked 5th in the nation by the American Debate Association.
Samford: The place to be if you want to work in sports
Samford students Ian Jones and AJ McInnis are pursuing their future careers in the business side of sports by leveraging experiential opportunities through Samford's Center for Sports Analytics.
Kristofer Labenske receives James Earl Massey Student Preaching Award
Kristofer Labenske is the fall 2023 recipient of the James Earl Massey Student Preaching Award.
Samford Alumna Celebrates Heritage Through Family Business and Community Leadership
What started off as a small family business has turned into a Samford alumna being a voice for her people in the Birmingham area. Dulce Rivera ’17 is the CEO of Mi Pueblo Supermarket and chair for Fiesta BHAM, Alabama’s largest Hispanic celebration. Rivera is a first-generation college graduate who originally chose Samford for the close proximity to her home.
2023 Issue of Leadership, Research & Innovation in Education Published
Orlean Beeson School of Education at Samford University proudly announces the release of its annual publication, Leadership, Research & Innovation in Education. The digital compilation is a testament to the vibrant tapestry of creativity, impact, and faith woven by the school's faculty, students and alumni.
Orlean Beeson School of Education to Host 13th Annual Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education is honored to host Remembering Timothy Keller: An Evening with Collin Hansen for its 13th Annual Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series.
Samford’s Provost Reflects on Career as University Searches for Replacement
Dr. Mike Hardin came to Samford University in July 2015 with a dream.
Cumberland School of Law National Negotiation Team Named Co-champions of ABA Regional Negotiation Competition, Advance to Finals
Samford University Cumberland School of Law’s National Negotiation Team competed in the ABA Regional Negotiation Competition, Nov. 10-12. Two team members were named co-champions of the region and will advance to the national competition in Chicago, Illinois, in February.
Samford Alum Honored with National Award
Lindy Cleveland ’14 is this year’s winner of the 2024 Council for Christian Colleges & Universities Young Alumni Award.
Brady Ball Meets Bucky Ball
During John Brady’s tenure as head coach, Samford basketball was simply known as Brady Ball. Today, as the men’s program enters a new season as the defending Southern Conference champions, it’s all about Bucky Ball, inspired by head coach Bucky McMillan.
Cumberland School of Law National Arbitration Team Finishes Third in ABA Regional Competition
Samford University Cumberland School of Law’s National Arbitration Team competed in the American Bar Association’s regional arbitration competition, Nov. 10-12. Two Cumberland School of Law teams competed in the event where one team finished third overall.
Samford Master of Healthcare Administration Alumnus Selected as Administrative Fellow
Samford University Master of Healthcare Administration alumnus Troy Nelson, MHA ’23, was recently selected as an administrative fellow at Whitfield Regional Hospital in Demopolis, Alabama, making him the first healthcare administration graduate from Samford selected for an administrative fellowship.
Live Oral Arguments of the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals Provide a Unique Experience for Samford Students
Samford University Cumberland School of Law and the Birmingham Bar Foundation partnered to host oral arguments of the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, bringing together Samford undergraduate students, Cumberland School of Law students and high school students from the Birmingham area for a truly unique educational experience.
Renowned Syndicated Journalist Cal Thomas Reflects on 50-Year Career and American Politics at Samford University
Former Fox News commentator and renowned syndicated columnist Cal Thomas spoke at Samford University to an audience of more than 120 students, faculty and visitors for a Howard College of Arts and Sciences Colloquium on American Citizenship lecture on Thursday, Nov. 9.
Nominations Open for Samford’s Medallion Awards
Samford University is seeking nominations for its Medallion Awards for 2024. These awards are presented to individuals who have accomplished important civic or community good, and who have been less publicly recognized for that work. By tradition, the Samford Medallion is presented to community members outside the Samford family.
New Scholarship Established to Support Married Students
Samford University is blessed to have supportive and involved alumni like Sandy ’81 and Steve ’81 Eubanks. After already having one endowed scholarship in honor of Sandy Eubanks’ father, they decided to endow one this year in honor of Steve Eubanks’ parents, Barbara ’70 and William ’70 Eubanks.
Bulldogs Win Sixth-Straight, 88-65, Over Louisiana
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-- The Samford men's basketball team led from start to finish on its way to its sixth-straight win in an 88-65 victory over Louisiana Thursday night in the Pete Hanna Center.
Women’s Basketball Earns 57-52 Win Over USC Upstate
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Samford women's basketball team earned a hard-fought 57-52 win over USC Upstate Thursday evening in the Pete Hanna Center.
Pro Dogs: Week 12
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The 2023 NFL campaign is just a little over halfway with former members of the Samford football team on four active rosters.
Women’s Basketball To Host USC Upstate Thursday
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Samford women's basketball team will return home to play host to the USC Upstate Spartans Thursday at 4:30 p.m. in the Pete Hanna Center.
Men’s Basketball To Host Louisiana Thursday
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Samford men's basketball team will return home to play host to the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at the Pete Hanna Center.
Samford Athletics To Hold Second Annual Bulldog Baby Race, Presented by BMW
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Samford Athletics will host the Second Annual Bulldog Baby Race, Presented by BMW, at the Bulldogs' men's basketball game on Dec. 16, against Belmont.