Posted by Philip Poole on 2012-04-14

by Tully Taylor

Moya Nordlund, Samford University associate professor of music, recently presented at the biennial Music Educators National Conference March 29-31 in St Louis.

Nordlund's research poster was "Self-reflections and Use of Sequential Patterns: A Comparison." The conference focused on research regarding music education and music teacher education, she said.

Nordlund joined Samford's faculty in 2001, and she directs the music education program in the School of the Arts.

Tully Taylor is a senior journalism and mass communication major and is a news and feature writer in the office of marketing and communication.

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 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.