Video: Samford University's West Village Is Open To Students

Published on January 29, 2013 by Brad Radice  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DO8XOSdk1y0 

On the move!  Some Samford students will begin their spring 2013 semester in the university's new West Village.

The residence hall project, which features three new buildings on campus, saw its first building open its doors to 100 students.  The first building, Barbara Drummond Thorne Hall, features four single rooms, two bathrooms, a common room, and a kitchenette.

Students were able to move into Thorne Hall this past weekend, and are excited about their new 'home away from home'.

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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 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 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.