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. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 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.