Posted by Philip Poole on 2015-03-11

By Jimmy Lichtenwalter 

Samford University has a variety of events in April for alumni and parents in five different cities. 

According to Molly McGuire, director of alumni programs, these events are important because they allow alumni and parents to stay connected to the university.  

Jacksonville, Florida

Thursday, April 9

Jacksonville, FL

Mitchell’s Fish Market, 5205 Big Island Drive

5:30 – 8 p.m. EDT

Atlanta Area Young Alumni Event

Thursday, April 16

Atlanta Young Alumni Event

Smokebelly BBQ, 128 E. Andrews NW

7 p.m. EDT

Selma, Alabama

Thursday, April 16

Sturdivant Hall, 713 Mabry Street

5:30 – 8 p.m.

Samford Gives Back Day for Alumni and Families

Saturday, April 18

Earthly Treasures (Shelby Baptist Association Thrift Store), 275 Columbiana Square, Columbiana, Alabama

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (meet at site location)

Jasper, Alabama, Dogs for Dogs Event

Tuesday, April 21

Musgrove Country Club, 916 Country Club Road

5:30 – 8 p.m.

African American Alumni and Friends Luncheon

Friday, April 24

The Club, 1 Robert S. Smith Drive, Birmingham

12 p.m.


Jimmy Lichtenwalter is a journalism and mass communication major and a news and feature writer in the Office of Marketing and Communication.

About Samford UniversitySamford is a premier nationally ranked Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts and a distinct blend of 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 3rd nationally for student engagement and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks Samford 34th among private universities in the U.S. for value and affordability. Samford enrolls 5,692 students from 46 states and 28 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.