Video: Family Weekend a Samford Tradition for Many, New Experience for Others

Published on September 27, 2010 by Nathan Troost 

Family Weekend is a long-held tradition at Samford University, and this year more than 1,100 family members flooded the campus for the excitement Sept. 24-26.  In this video, a couple families of freshmen talk about their first experience with Family Weekend.  And even a senior's family admits that while they have visited campus for many other Samford traditions, this was a first for Family Weekend.  Other highlights from the weekend also are included.


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 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 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.