Posted by William Nunnelley on 2012-01-23

Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy will hold its fourth annual Samford Basketball Event Saturday, Jan. 28, in Pete Hanna Center on the campus.  The Samford women’s team will host Elon at 2 p.m. and the men’s team will play Davidson at 4 p.m. in Southern Conference games.

            Pharmacy alumni, faculty, staff and students are invited for food and fellowship in the south concourse of Hanna Center, beginning at 4 p.m..  Tickets are $5.  Please RSVP to Bruce Foster at 726-2982 or 

            Samford pharmacy Dean Charlie Sands III will be on hand to visit with alumni, students and others during the fellowship period.

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 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 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 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.