Posted by William Nunnelley on 2006-02-15

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-The deadline for 2006 nominations to the Alabama Men's Hall of Fame is Wednesday, March 15. Nomination forms are available by calling (205) 223 0109 or (205) 726 2349.

Established by the Alabama legislature in 1987, the hall honors Alabama men who have made significant contributions to the state, nation or world. It inducts one or two members each fall. Nominees must have been deceased at least two years.

The Alabama Men's Hall of Fame is displayed in Davis Library at Samford University. The hall is governed by a 14 member board representing Alabama's seven congressional districts. The Birmingham Women's Committee of 100 plans the annual fall induction ceremony.

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.