Posted by Brad Radice on 2011-10-19
Members of the Air Force ROTC Detachment 012 will hold its ‘Retreat Ceremony’ Thursday, October 20th at Samford’s campus.
Cadets will gather at Seibert Hall at 3:15 p.m. and will march, with a Campus Safety escort, on Montague Drive to Sherman Circle, where the flag pole is located.
The cadets will gather around the flag pole for a short ceremony. They will take down the American Flag and the cadet corps will be presented to Samford University President Andrew Westmoreland.
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 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.