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Samford Announces $100 Million Gift
The $100 million gift, funded by the estate of Marvin Mann ’54, is the largest gift given to the university by a single donor and the largest single gift ever made to a higher education institution in the state of Alabama.
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Cumberland School of Law Granted ABA Accreditation Extension
The Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association (ABA) has officially announced reaccreditation for Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law.
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School of Health Professions Honors Faculty with Annual Awards
Prior to the end of the spring semester, Samford University’s School of Health Professions announced its faculty and staff annual award recipients.
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Wynn Named Distinguished Nursing Fellow of The National Academies of Practice
The National Academies of Practice (NAP) elected Stephanie Wynn as a Distinguished Nursing Fellow.
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Graduate Continues Grandmother’s Legacy as an Educator
As Orlean Beeson School of Education bids farewell to the graduating class of 2022, it looks ahead to welcoming another generation of educators in the Fall semester.
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Impacting Future Leaders: A Conversation with James Jefferson
Samford University’s IMPACT program led by the Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives promotes a successful social and academic experience to underrepresented groups on campus.
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Samford Awards Degrees to 1,287 Students
The graduates were celebrated during five commencement ceremonies held April 29-30.
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Bakkegard Receives Fulbright Scholar Award to Study Bahamian Flat-headed Frog
Kristin A. Bakkegard will conduct research at the University of Bahamas to study the natural history and ecology of the frog.
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Woodfin Challenges Cumberland School of Law Class of 2022 to Know Their “Why”
Randall L. Woodfin, mayor of the City of Birmingham, Alabama, addressed the Samford University Cumberland School of Law class of 2022 during the commencement ceremony held April 30, 2022. During his address, he challenged the graduates to know their "why."
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Orlean Beeson School of Education Honors Students in School-wide Awards Ceremony
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education hosted its annual awards ceremony on April 20 to recognize the many accomplishments of its students. This year marked the first time all three departments were recognized in one event.
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Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Utilizes Samford Students to Analyze Charitable Marketing Campaign
Over the past year, a group of Samford University sports marketing and analytics students conducted research analyzing a recent charitable marketing campaign for the LA Dodgers Foundation.    
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Robin D. Snyder Endows Fund in Support of Ragland Scholars Program for Samford Multicultural Students
The Robin D. Snyder Endowed Fund in support of the Ragland Scholars was established in December 2021 with gifts totaling $25,000 from Robin Snyder, a former professor in Samford University’s Art Department who served the university for 32 years.
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Samford Hosts Summer Camps for Children, Teenagers
The camps focus on a variety of topics, including cooking, science, art and music.
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Samford Business Students Runners-Up In National Intercollegiate Insurance Sales Challenge
Samford University business students competed in the Intercollegiate Insurance Sales Challenge, April 13-14, 2022 where they finished as runners-up in the national competition.
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Cumberland School of Law Announces 92% Eligible Employment Rate for Class of 2021
The official American Bar Association (ABA) employment report for Cumberland School of Law’s class of 2021 has been released. Even while still battling challenges of the pandemic, the class of 2021’s eligible employment rate equaled 91.9%.  
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Samford Recognized Employees for 1,460 Years of Service
Of the 82, one employee had worked for Samford for 40 years and three were recognized for 35 years of service.
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Samford to Hold Five Commencement Ceremonies April 29-30 to Celebrate Graduates
More than 1,200 students will graduate April 29-30.
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More Than 1,200 Donors Contribute to 10th Annual Big Give Campaign
The annual crowdfunding campaign, which took place April 5-6, raised more than $173,000.
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