Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2007-03-05

Samford University School of Business students can connect with representatives of 19 area businesses during a Business Career Day Tuesday (March 6), 1-3 p.m., in the foyer of Wright Center Concert Hall.

About 75 business majors will learn about the various companies, network and explore job opportunities with the campus guests.

Companies represented are: Bell Microproducts, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Alabama, Books-A-Million, Compass Bank, Compuware Corporation, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Fi-Plan Partners, HealthSouth Corporation, Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc., Marketing Solutions, Inc., McGriff Seibels, Merrill Lynch, Red Mountain Bank, Regions Financial Corporation, Rock Apartment Advisors, Smith Barney, The Valencia Group, Inc., Vulcan Materials Company and Wells Fargo.

 
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.