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  Prospective students may make reservations by responding to 

            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.


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 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 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.