Posted by William Nunnelley on 2003-02-04

Classics professor Douglas Clapp and communication instructor Killian Manning will receive Samford University's annual "Most Valuable Professor" awards Thursday, Feb. 6, during halftime of the Samford-Stetson men's basketball game.

The awards are voted on by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee to recognize outstanding support of student-athletes by the Samford faculty.

Tipoff time for the Samford-Stetson game will be 7 p.m. in Seibert Hall. The Samford and Stetson women's teams will play at 4:45 p.m. in Seibert.


About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.