Posted by William Nunnelley on 2014-04-16

By Jimmy Lichtenwalter

The Samford University Office of Alumni Programs and Office of Parent Programs will hold several events for alumni and parents of Samford students during May. Each event will have a reception and program about how parents and alumni can be involved in Samford activities in their communities as well as on campus.  Here are the May events:


Monday, May 5 - Knoxville, Tenn.
Location: The Orangery
5412 Homberg Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
Reception (5:30 - 8pm, with brief program beginning at 6:30pm)
RSVP by April 30:


Tuesday, May 20 - Nashville, Tenn.
Location: Nashville City Club
201 Fourth Avenue
20th Floor
Nashville, TN 37219
Reception (6-9pm, with brief program beginning at 7pm)
RSVP by May 14:


In addition, a Samford Young Alumni Spring Social is scheduled for Thursday, May 29, at Birmingham's Railroad Park.  The Spring Social, to be held in the park's pavilion, is for Samford graduates of the past 10 years. Families and children are welcome to attend. Please register at

For information on upcoming events, please contact Molly McGuire at


Jimmy Lichtenwalter is a sophomore journalism and mass communication major and student writer in the Samford Office of Marketing and Communication.



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.