Posted by Sean Flynt on 2012-01-17

Howard College of Arts and Sciences will host an evening of fun, food and fellowship for alumni Monday, Jan. 30 as Samford's basketball teams take on UNC-Greensboro (women) and College of Charleston (men).

The 6-7:30 p.m. event, on the south concourse of Pete Hanna Center, will showcase alumni, faculty, donors and current students of the college's Arts and Sciences Program for Independent Research (ASPIRE,) formerly known as the Samford Undergraduate Research Program (SURP).

Order tickets ($5 each) by Jan. 25 at (205) 602-4294.

Discounted basketball tickets are available for $7 (adults) and $5 (children). Purchase game tickets at the door or call (205) 726-3641.

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.