Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2006-08-29

Samford will host its sixth Old Song Sing-Along Sunday, Sept. 24, at 2 p.m. in Reid Chapel. The public is invited free of charge. The afternoon of congregational singing will feature familiar hymns and gospel songs.

Dr. Joseph Hopkins, dean of Samford's School of Performing Arts, will direct the singing. Concert pianist Barbara Bamberg will accompany. Members of the Samford A Cappella Choir will present special music.

The program will include such beloved tunes as "In the Sweet By and By" and "Victory in Jesus," and others as requested by the audience.

For information, call (205) 726-2807.

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.