Posted by Philip Poole on 2014-12-10

Samford University's Hanging of the Green is included on a list of "beloved" college Christmas traditions published by USA Today. Other schools on the list are Wake Forest University, Stanford University and the College of William and Mary.

Samford's 34th annual Hanging of the Green service was held Dec. 4.

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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 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.