Published on November 15, 2012 by Brad Radice 

Samford University held its first annual Thanksgiving worship service on campus.  The service, held during convocation hour, saw various speakers give thanks and praise to special things in their life.  After the service, Thanksgiving came early for students in the university cafeteria.  Turkey, ham, dressing, and all the the traditional Thanksgiving sides were served.  Manning the carving station was Samford President Andy Westmoreland and Chef Chris Vizzina.
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.