Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2008-09-09

Fall term classes in Samford University's Samford After Sundown program of professional and personal development courses begin at various times now through October.

New courses this fall include Greek mythology, southern fiction, desktop publishing, Web design, starting a business, Yoga for backs, garden design, conversational Arabic, transparent acrylic, and three writing courses offered in partnership with the Magic City Community Writers cooperative.

Most classes meet in the evenings, except for the long-popular Tuesday afternoon antiques course taught by Daniel Brooks.

Information is available at (205) 726-2898 or www.samford.edu/sundown.

 
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.