Published on August 31, 2011 by Nathan Troost 

Keep up to date with Samford’s monthly video news magazine, The Samford Chronicle.  This Back-to-School edition is jam-packed with campus updates you may have missed over the summer, plenty of the excitement from move-in day, new opportunities students will see this year, and more.  For complete updates on the happenings around Samford, visit


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.