Published on February 9, 2016 by Jimmy Lichtenwalter  
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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.

Samford in New York
Tuesday, Feb. 16
Location: Mason Jar, 43 East 30th Street
Time: 6:30–8:30 p.m., EST

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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