Posted by Philip Poole on 2008-10-08
Samford University's bookstore and O'Henry's Coffee House will operate extended hours beginning during Samford's annual Family Weekend Oct. 10-12.
O'Henry's Coffee, located on the first floor of the Beeson University Center, will be open until 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
The extended hours are in response to student requests and provide an on-campus location for students to gather on weekends.
The Samford Bookstore will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11, for the Family Weekend football game against Appalachian State. The bookstore will have extended hours during remaining home football games, with exact hours announced prior to each game.
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.