Posted by Philip Poole on 2014-05-14
Samford University's office of church relations will host a friends and alumni gathering at the 2014 Southern Baptist Convention in Baltimore, Md. The event begins at 2 p.m., June 11 in room 341 of the Baltimore Convention Center.
Coffee and deserts will be served and a brief program with the latest news from campus will begin about 2:30 p.m.
For questions about the gathering, contact Kevin Blackwell, Samford's assistant to the president for church relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.