Published on April 23, 2014 by William Nunnelley  

Samford University will graduate about 900 seniors during commencement activities in May.  The schedule will begin with Beeson Divinity School's program May 7 and continue with programs May 16-17.

All ceremonies are available via live stream.

Here is the schedule:

Wednesday, May 7

* 8:15 a.m. Beeson Divinity School doctor of ministry hooding ceremony, Rotunda, Center for Healing Arts

* 11 a.m. Beeson Divinity School, Hodges Chapel.  Speaker: John A. M. Guernsey, Bishop of the Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic, Anglican Church in North America.

Friday, May 16

* 9 a.m. McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Wright Center.  Speaker: Thomas Menighan, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, American Pharmacists Association.

* 12 p.m. Brock School of Business, Wright Center.  Speaker: Martin Newton, Director of Athletics, Samford University.

* 3 p.m. College of Health Sciences, Wright Center. Speakers: Anna Beth Shelton, candidate for Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and Megan Montgomery, candidate for Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, School of Health Professions.

* 6:30 p.m. Cumberland School of Law, Wright Center.  Speaker: Dean John L. Carroll, Cumberland School of Law, Samford University.

Saturday, May 17

* 10 a.m. Howard College of Arts and Sciences, Wright Center.  Speaker: Dr. David E. Potts, president, Judson College.

* 2 p.m. School of the Arts and Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education, Wright Center.  Speaker: Dr. Bill Cleveland, Superintendent, Homewood City Schools.

Other Commencement Activities Wednesday, May 14

* 3:30 p.m. Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing reception for master of science and doctor of nursing practice graduates and families, Rotunda, Center for Healing Arts

Other Commencement Activities Thursday, May 15

* 5 p.m. McWhorter School of Pharmacy Awards Ceremony, Covenant Presbyterian Church

Other Commencement Activities Friday, May 16

* 9 a.m. Brock School of Business Senior Awards Ceremony, Brock Forum.

* 10 a.m. Brock School of Business reception for graduates and families, Ben Brown Plaza.

* 10 a.m. Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony, Shades Mountain Baptist Church.

* 10 a.m. Department of Kinesiology reception for graduates and families, Hospitality Suite, Pete Hanna Center

* 10 a.m. Department of Nutrition and Dietetics reception for graduates and families, Rotunda, Center for Healing Arts

* 4:30 p.m. Cumberland School of Law reception for graduates and families, Brewer Plaza and Memory Leake Robinson Hall.

* 4:30 p.m. Air Force ROTC Commissioning Ceremony, Reid Chapel.

Other Commencement Activities Saturday, May 17

* 10:30 a.m. School of the Arts brunch for graduates and families, South Colonnade, Hanna Center.

* Following School of the Arts and Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education Commencement, Graduating Senior Art Exhibit Reception, Art Gallery, Swearingen Hall.

 

 
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 1st nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.