Published on January 13, 2008 by Sean Flynt  
Posted by Sean Flynt on 2008-02-22
After reviewing the needs of its various academic units, Samford has finalized a schedule for 2008 commencement weekend.

The schedule of graduation ceremonies is below. Complete graduation details will be announced at a later date.

Samford University Commencement 2008

Tuesday, May 6
• Beeson Divinity School graduation, 11 a.m., Hodges Chapel
This event will combine the divinity school's traditional consecration service with the conferring of degrees.

Friday, May 16
• McWhorter School of Pharmacy, 10 a.m., Wright Center
• Brock School of Business (undergraduate and graduate), 1 p.m., Wright Center
• Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing (undergraduate and graduate), 3 p.m., Wright Center
• President's Reception for all graduates, 4-5:30 p.m., University Quadrangle
• Baccalaureate (for graduates of all schools), 6 p.m., Wright Center

Saturday, May 17
• Howard College of Arts and Sciences, School of the Arts, and Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education and Professional Studies (undergraduate and graduate), 10 a.m., Hanna Center
• Cumberland School of Law, 3 p.m., Wright Center

There will be no limit on the number of commencement guests for any graduate.
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.