Published on May 15, 2015 by Joey Mullins  
Michaela Reesor portrait
Samford University's Michaela Reesor, a member of the Bulldog volleyball team, was named this year's Dorothy Hicks Graduate Scholar, one of 10 postgraduate scholarships announced recently by the Southern Conference. Reesor received her Samford degree May 16.

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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.