Posted by Sean Flynt on 2008-10-21

Samford will host reunion gatherings organized by affinity groups and student generations on the Quad from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25. An outdoor picnic lunch will be available, and a reunion luncheon in the dining hall will offer an indoor setting for greeting former classmates and teachers.

Graduates from Samford's Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education and Professional Studies are invited to a BBQ lunch outside the Education building from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Reservations are requested. Get details at (205) 726-2121 or

The Birmingham Baptist Hospitals School of Nursing and Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing Reunion will take place in the Rotunda at the Center for Healing Arts from 9-11 a.m. The annual Nursing Alumni Homecoming Barbecue will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Center for Healing arts (Plaza and first floor). Get details at (205) 726-4566 or

A photo booth on the Quad during the reunion time will offer the chance to have commemorative Homecoming photos made. The photos, in various sizes, will then be available for purchase online. Spike, Samford's mascot, athletic jerseys and pom-poms will be available as photo props.

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.