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 OBBALUM@Samford.edu.

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 sgsheffi@samford.edu.

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.

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