Published on January 14, 2015 by Philip Poole  
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Samford University is seeking nominations for the 2015 Alumni of the Year and Outstanding Young Alumnus honors. The recipients will be honored during Homecoming weekend this fall.

Deadline for nominations is Feb. 6.

Nominees for Alumnus of the Year should be distinguished in their professional careers, community and church involvement, and in their ongoing service to and financial support of Samford. Recognition can be for lifetime achievement or for a significant achievement during the previous year. To be eligible, graduates must have completed at least one Samford degree at least 15 years prior to selection (2000 or earlier).

Nominees for Outstanding Young Alumnus also should be distinguished in their professional careers, community and church involvement, and in their ongoing support of Samford. To be eligible, graduates must have completed at least one Samford degree within the last 10 years (2005 or later).

A list of previous recipients can be found at http://www.samford.edu/alumni/.

Nominations for Alumnus of the Year can be submitted online.

Nominations for Outstanding Young Alumnus can be submitted online.

Nominations also can be submitted in writing to the Office of Alumni Programs, 800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229.

 
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.