Published on February 9, 2016 by Jimmy Lichtenwalter  
Birmingham skyline

Samford University is hosting a variety of events during February and March. They will be held in cities across the United States, including Birmingham, Chicago, Washington, Atlanta and New York City.

These events are for alumni, parents and other friends of the university, according to Lauren McCaghren, senior director of alumni programs and annual giving. 

Step Sing Reception (for all alumni)
Friday, Feb. 12
Location: Brock Recital Hall, Samford University
Time: 5:30–7 p.m.
R.S.V.P.: alumni.samford.edu/StepSing2016

Samford in New York
Tuesday, Feb. 16
Location: Mason Jar, 43 East 30th Street
Time: 6:30–8:30 p.m., EST
R.S.V.P.: alumni.samford.edu/NewYork2016

Samford Network Event
Thursday, Feb. 25
Mann Medal Award Presentation to Grayson Hall, CEO of Regions Bank
Location: Regions Community Resource Room, Cooney Hall, Samford University
Time: 7–8:30 a.m.
R.S.V.P.: alumni.samford.edu/SNfeb2016

AlumNights (Birmingham Young Alumni Social)
Thursday, March 3
Location: Cocina Superior, Brookwood Mall
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Samford in Atlanta
Thursday, March 3
Location: Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center, 246 Perimeter Center Parkway NE
Time: 6:30 p.m. EST — academic discussion, 7–8:30 p.m. EST — reception
Religion professor James Strange will speak about his archeological work at the site of Shikhin near Jesus’ hometown of Nazareth.
R.S.V.P.: alumni.samford.edu/atlanta2016  

Samford in Chicago
Thursday, March 10
Location: Brown Room (6th floor), University Club of Chicago, 76 East Monroe Street
Time: 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Dean Howard Finch, Rusty Yerkes and students from Brock School of Business will attend this reception.
R.S.V.P.: alumni.samford.edu/chicago2016

Samford Family Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday, March 13
Location: Samford University Quad

Time: 3–4:30 p.m. 

Families can enjoy photos with Mr. Beeson, a bounce house, balloon twisters, princesses from your favorite movies, activities and more! Easter Egg Hunts will take place on the Quad.
R.S.V.P.: Alumni.samford.edu/easteregg2016

Samford in D.C.
Thursday, March 31
Location: Washington Center, 1333 16th Street NW, Washington
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. EST

Associate Provost Chris Metress will provide an update on Samford's new partnership with The Washington Center.

R.S.V.P.: alumni.samford.edu/DC2016

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

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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.