Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2008-10-17

Singer/songwriter Kate Campbell will perform from her latest album, Save the Day, at Samford University Sunday, Oct. 26.

The concert will be at 6 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall. Tickets are $20 and will be available at the door or in advance at For information, call (205) 726-2807.

The performance is the concluding event of Samford's 2008 Homecoming weekend. Campbell, an acclaimed folk artist whose songwriting is strongly influenced by her southern roots, is a 1983 Samford graduate.

Her 11 recordings include the all-acoustic Sing Me Out and Twang on a Wire, as well as the gospel CDs Wandering Strange and For the Living of These Days. 

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.