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. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 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 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.