Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2010-02-17

 Samford University will host a series of receptions for alumni, prospective students and their parents, and parents of current students in coming weeks.

Dates and locations are:

Feb. 25, Louisville, Ky., Marriott Downtown, 6 p.m.

March 5, Charlotte, N.C., Ritz-Carlton, 6 p.m.

March 8, Orlando, Fla., Embassy Suites Downtown, 6 p.m.

March 9, Tampa, Fla., Embassy Suites Downtown, 6:30 p.m.

March 11, Dallas, Texas, Park Cities Hilton, 6 p.m.

Each reception will feature presentations by Samford administrators. A campus video will be shown.

The sessions are sponsored by Samford’s Office of Alumni and Parents Programs and Office of Admission.

For information and reservations, email

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 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.