Posted by William Nunnelley on 2009-09-25

Samford University will hold its annual Family Weekend Friday-Sunday, Oct. 9-11.  The program will include a variety of activities including a reception in the President’s home, State of the University address, Academic Fair, the Samford-Chattanooga football game and others.

Family Weekend will open Friday with check-in and registration from 4-8 p.m. in the Flag Colonnade of Beeson University Center.  President Andrew Westmoreland and his wife, Dr. Jeanna Westmoreland, will host a reception in their home at 8-9:30 p.m.

Saturday will begin with late check-in and registration in the Flag Colonnade from 9-11 a.m.  Greek life open houses are scheduled at 9-10 a.m.  President Westmoreland will present his State of the University address at 10:30 a.m. in the Pete Hanna Center Hospitality Suite.  Parents will be able to meet Samford faculty members in the Academic Fair at 11 a.m.-noon in the Hanna Center East Concourse.  Luncheon on the University Quadrangle follows at noon-2 p.m.

Samford will meet Chattanooga in a Southern Conference football game at 3 p.m. in Seibert Stadium.

On Sunday, Family Weekend visitors will be able to choose between the sixth annual Family Weekend Golf Tournament at Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Oxmoor Valley at 1 p.m. and the annual Samford Hymn Sing in Reid Chapel, a soccer match with Wofford and a Greenhouse Spa and Summit Shopping Trip—all starting at 2 p.m.

Registration is open by mail or online.  For information, go to  Also for information, email or call 205 726-2345.