Posted by William Nunnelley on 2005-04-21

Samford University's communications office recently won four awards in the annual DeRose-Hinkhouse Awards competition sponsored by the Religion Communicators Council.

Samford received awards of merit for Seasons, the University's news magazine; a direct mail campaign brochure designed by Scott Camp, senior graphic designer, and Sheri Hamiter, annual giving officer; the 2004-05 admissions viewbook, designed by Camp and written by Sean Flynt, electronic news editor; and a new logo for WVSU-FM, designed by Carlie Stamper, graphic designer.

RCC is an international, ecumenical organization of more than 750 communications professionals.

Additionally, Mary Wimberley, news and feature writer, recently won a writing award from the Alabama Media Professionals organization for a story on the University's Global Center.

AMP is the state affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women.

 

 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.