Published on June 23, 2014 by Sean Flynt
The college’s new J.D. Calling camp—June 22-25-- is a residential program for a limited number of high school students called to careers in law. The 16 students enrolled in the program will prepare and present a mock trial, hear advice about academic preparation and law school application, take part in teamwork activities, tour a courthouse, analyze legal cases that impact high school students, and learn from panel discussions featuring noted attorneys and current law students.
M.D. Calling is a residential summer program for rising high school juniors and seniors who want to explore medical careers. The program offers pre-med advising, expert panels, networking, field trips and summer fun for the 32 students enrolled.
Thirty-two high school debaters will take part in the college’s 40th annual Summer Debate Institute June 22-July 5. They will learn 21st century debating skills from the national-caliber Howard College of Arts and Sciences faculty who lead Samford’s award-winning debate teams.