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. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 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.