Posted by Sean Flynt on 2006-11-29
Samford invites Alumni and other friends to join in the fun at a gathering in Mobile this Saturday before the men's basketball team takes on the University of South Alabama. The gathering, starting at 6 p.m., will take place at PickleFish restaurant (5955 Old Shell Road). Attendees can walk across the street to Mitchell Center to watch the game at 7 p.m. (game tickets are $10 each).
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 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 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 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.