Posted by Rob Collingsworth on 2009-01-06

Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy will host its second annual McWhorter Night on Thursday, Jan. 15 as the men's basketball team faces off against Western Carolina.

The game will be held in Samford's Pete Hanna Center, and a pre-game reception will be hosted in the south concourse beginning at 6 p.m. All alumni, faculty and students of McWhorter School of Pharmacy are invited to attend the reception.

The event cost is $5 per person and is payable at the door. Those attending are asked to R.S.V.P. to Bruce Foster by Jan. 12 at 205-726-2982 or

Tip-off for the game is at 7 p.m.

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.