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Posted by Philip Poole on 2011-03-30

Samford University is accepting nominations for its 2011 Alumni of the Year and Outstanding Young Alumnus honors through April 10. The 2011 recipients will be honored during Homecoming weekend Oct. 28-30.

Nominees for Alumni of the Year recognition should be distinguished in their professional careers, community and church involvement, and in their ongoing service to and financial relationship with Samford University. Recognition can be for lifetime achievement or for a significant achievement during the previous year. To be eligible, graduates must have completed at least one Samford degree at least ten years prior to selection. Recipients may have earned more than one degree from Samford, but the first degree earned shall be used to determine eligibility.

This will be the third year for the university to present the Outstanding Young Alumni awards to graduates from the last 10 years.

Again, nominees should be distinguished in their professional careers, community and church involvement, and in their ongoing support of Samford University. To be eligible, graduates must have completed at least one Samford degree within the last 10 years. Recipients may have earned more than one degree from Samford, but the first degree earned shall be used to determine eligibility.

Nominations must be submitted in writing.

 
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.