Published on November 7, 2009 by Nathan Troost 

Samford celebrated the achievements of three distinguished alumni Friday night at the annual Homecoming Banquet.  Michael and Carolyn Yeager Robinson were honored as the 2009 Alumni of the Year.  Eric Motley received the first ever Outstanding Young Alumnus award.  For the complete acceptance videos, click on the following links:

Michael Robinson 

Carolyn Robinson 

Eric Motley  

A full Homecoming weekend wrap-up video news release will be available after the festivities conclude on Sunday.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.