Posted by Philip Poole on 2009-11-09

Samford University’s Nov. 10 reception in Pensacola, Fla., has been postponed due to the approach of Hurricane Ida along the Florida/Alabama Gulf Coast.

David B. Goodwin, Samford’s director of alumni and parent programs, said the event would be rescheduled at a later date.

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.