Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2007-06-01

Samford University will begin first summer term classes Monday, June 4, with about 1,131 students expected. A second summer term will begin July 9.

Throughout the summer, Samford will host a variety of camps and workshops for students and adults.

June events include theatre and music camps for youngsters, an Orff Schulwerk workshop for music teachers, orientation sessions for next fall's freshmen, and a variety of sports camps and Samford After Sundown courses.

Miss Alabama pageant activity begins Sunday, June 3, with final competition on Saturday, June 9, in Samford's Wright Center Concert Hall. Alabama Governor's School for high school students and Institute for Genealogy and Historical Research for genealogists both begin June 10.

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About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.