Posted by Bill Nunnelley on 2009-11-24

Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School will hold its fall commencement and service of consecration on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 11 a.m. in Andrew Gerow Hodges Chapel at Samford.

Dr. Danny Wood, pastor of Shades Mountain Baptist Church, will be the speaker.

Dr. Wood has served at Shades Mountain Baptist since 1997. An Auburn University graduate, he holds the master of divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and doctor of ministry from Beeson.

 
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.