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Samford Recognized by Department of Education, LendEDU for Low Student Loan Default Rate
Samford University graduates continue to achieve exceptionally low student loan default rates according to the latest data released by the U.S. Department of Education.
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Gooden Signed To Bills' Practice Squad
Former Samford defensive lineman Ahmad Gooden has been recently signed to the Buffalo Bills' practice squad as a linebacker, the organization.
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Samford PRSSA Chapter Honored for Innovative Remote Learning Project
The honor recognizes the chapter’s work as a founding member of the new PRSSA Reimagined project, which provides virtual public relations learning, networking and professional development in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
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Debate Team Joins Top 10 on National Stage
The university was ranked the 10th best team algorithmically but was listed as the first alternate. When a team withdrew shortly before the start of the tournament, Samford stepped up and made the best of the unique opportunity.
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Samford Nurse Practitioner Students Provide Free Physicals to Children
Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing family nurse practitioner students performed free physicals for children at the downtown Birmingham YMCA. Thirty-seven children ranging from ages one to four were served.
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Faculty Selected as 2020 Meyer Prize Finalists in Musical Performance
The Samford University String Quartet's 2017 live performance of "Antiphons––Benedictions" from String Quartet No.1: Vespers by Joel Davis was named a finalist for the Lilly Fellows Program's 2020 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Music Performance.
 
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Samford University’s Center for Congregational Resources to Benefit from $1 Million Grant to Assist Community Churches
Samford University has received a grant of $1 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. in support of the Center for Congregational Resources’ “Churches Calibrating to Thrive” initiative. Samford is one of 92 programs nationwide to receive a grant as part of Lilly Endowment’s Thriving Congregations Initiative.
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McWhorter School of Pharmacy’s Virtual White Coat Ceremony Honors First-year Students
Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy honored its first-year Doctor of Pharmacy cohort, comprised of 116 students, through a virtual White Coat Ceremony, Oct. 24.
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Trepanier Proposes Civility as Superior Virtue for Troubled Times
Political Science Department chair Lee Trepanier has published a new essay that speaks to a nation set on edge by politics and pandemic.
 
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Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing Honors Students with Virtual White Coat Ceremony
On Oct. 18, Samford University’s Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing honored 82 Bachelor of Science in Nursing students during a virtual White Coat Ceremony.
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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Maggie Johnston
Samford Athletics' Student-Athlete Spotlight highlights the university's outstanding student-athletes. Today's seventh episode features track and field senior Maggie Johnston. 
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Brock School of Business Continues to Provide Successful Professional Development Events for Students Despite COVID-19
Brock School of Business hosts numerous professional development and career networking events for its students each year through its Office of Professional Success. The fall 2020 semester looked different from years past due to hurdles created by COVID-19, but through use of the virtual platform Zoom, Brock School of Business has been able to adhere to its commitment to providing successful events for its students.
 
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Teacher Education Candidates Offer Virtual Learning Solutions for Students, Parents and Teachers
To serve students, parents and teachers in the community and benefit Samford students, professor of Teacher Education Amy Hoaglund developed a class project charging her students to develop a new community resource using Google Classroom.
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Samford Sports Wrap-Up With Deputy Director of Athletics
Samford Sports Wrap-Up is an interview series highlighting Samford's coaches and staff. In the latest edition, Michelle Durban, deputy director of Athletics, speaks on what the COVID-19 volleyball season might look like and more.
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Samford Celebrates Alumni Appreciation Week
Samford University will recognize Samford Alumni Appreciation Week Oct. 12-16 by honoring the many ways alumni faithfully support Samford and make a difference in the lives of our students, community and world.
 
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School of Health Professions Audiology Student Selected State Representative for National Student Organization
Jori Childs, a third-year Doctor of Audiology student, has been selected as Alabama’s National Student Speech Language Hearing Association Audiology Student State Officer. This is the first time a student from Samford’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has been selected to hold a state office position.
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Owens Selected for White House Historical Association Slavery Project
Samford French, Global and Cultural Studies and University Fellows alumna Mia Owens ’19 has earned a prestigious two-year fellowship to research and develop interpretive material about the history and legacy of slavery throughout Washington, D.C., and research and write for The White House Historical Association’s Slavery in the President’s Neighborhood initiative.
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A Heart for A March: DeVries Reveals Connections Between Protest Movements
As Samford prepared for a march for social justice, professor Annie DeVries provided important historical context in an online event sponsored by the university's Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives.
 
 
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