Posted by Nathan Troost on 2010-08-27
Members of the class of 2014 moved into their new homes on Samford's campus during the morning hours on Friday, August 27. The Samford community and volunteers from the Birmingham community helped the freshmen get settled in quickly and smoothly. This video captures the day's activities as parents said good-bye to their students, and their students prepared for Connections, a series of events during the next few days to help acquaint students with campus life.
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.