Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2010-09-02

Registration is ongoing for Fall classes in Samford University’s Samford After Sundown program of professional and personal development courses. Courses begin on various dates throughout the fall.

The Samford After Sundown program includes more than 50 courses in the areas of arts and humanities, fitness and recreation, languages, photography, writing and other topics. New courses this fall include basic technical drawing, advanced photography, fishes and aquatic biology, open art studio, chess, and beginning improvisation and comedy.

Certificate programs involving multiple courses are available in photography, health-care interpreter training, pharmacy technician training, and natural history.  New this year, the natural history program certificate serves as a pathway to Alabama Master Naturalist certification.

Most courses meet in the evenings for about six weeks. The long-popular afternoon antiques class taught by Daniel Brooks meets on Tuesdays, 2-4 p.m., Sept. 28-Nov. 2. 

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.