Nominations Open for Samford’s Annual Alumni Awards

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.

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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 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 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.