Posted by Mary Wimberley (copy by student writer Cathy Reisenwitz) on 2007-09-27
High school juniors and seniors are invited to attend Preview Day at Samford University, Saturday, Oct. 6.
Samford President Dr. Andrew Westmoreland and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Dr. Phil Kimrey will speak. Also, Matt Kerlin, University Minister, will discuss Samford's Christian environment.
An information session led by the Student Recruitment Team will cover academics, dorm life, organizations, community service and Student Ministries.
Preview Day participants can also talk with department representatives for more information on academic programs.
Parents can attend a separate session that covers financial aid, admission information, scholarships, weekend activities, safety, campus values, the Christian environment and more.
A campus tour includes at least one residence hall visit. To register for Preview Day, visit www.samford.edu/admission, contact Jason Black at 800-888-7218 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.