Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2008-01-25

Samford University students will begin spring semester classes Monday, Jan. 28.

Samford provost Dr. Brad Creed will address the semester-opening convocation Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Wright Center. His topic will be "Living Between Career and Vocation."

The convocation will also feature the presentation of the George Macon Memorial Award to a faculty member for outstanding performance as a teacher, counselor, friend and inspiration to students.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.