Posted by William Nunnelley on 2011-01-31

Samford University will host eight Samford receptions for alumni, parents and prospective students and their families during February.  The events are sponsored by the Samford Advancement and Admission offices to share information with students who are considering attending Samford and their parents.  Samford alumni and parents also are invited to help provide information on their Samford experience.

            February events are as follows:

            Feb. 1, Memphis, Tenn., Embassy Suites Memphis, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

            Feb. 7, Montgomery, Ala., Renaissance, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

            Feb. 8, Atlanta, Ga., Atlanta Country Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

            Feb. 16, Birmingham, Ala., Pete Hanna Center, Samford campus, 5:30-7 p.m. prior to Samford-Wofford basketball game

            Feb. 17, Knoxville, Tenn., Crowne Plaza, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

            Feb. 18, Chattanooga, Tenn., Chattanooga Marriott, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

            Feb. 21, Louisville, Ky., The Seelbach Hilton, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

            Feb. 25, Phoenix, Ariz., location to be announced, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

            Invitations are mailed to alumni, parents and prospective students’ families.  Alumni and parents may make reservations by responding to sualumni@samford.edu.  Prospective students may make reservations by responding to sbturner@samford.edu. 

            David Goodwin, Samford’s director of alumni and parents programs, and Jason Black, dean of admission, coordinate the events.  Additional events are scheduled in other locations later this spring.

 

 
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.