Posted by William Nunnelley on 2011-01-07

Samford University will host three receptions for alumni, parents and prospective students and their families during January.  The receptions 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.

            January events are as follows:

            Jan. 20, Dallas, Texas, Embassy Suites Market Center, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

            Jan. 25, Huntsville, Ala., Marriott, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

            Jan. 31, Nashville, Tenn., Franklin Marriott, 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.


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.