Published on April 24, 2018 by Maryellen Newton  

The Samford University Alumni Association announced a full slate of events coming up during the month of May. 

The events kick off on May 5 with the Young Alumni of Birmingham event at the Samford vs. Wofford baseball game. There will be discounted admission and concessions for the alumni and their families and guests. Children 12 and under will be admitted for free. Use the code ALUMNI when purchasing tickets.


Next, on May 15, the Washington D.C. chapter will hold their spring networking event from 6:30-8:30 p.m. EDT at the Washington Center 1333 16th Street, Northwest. There will be hors d’oeuvres, networking and a keynote speaker. All alumni and their guests are welcome to attend. 


The Atlanta Alumni Chapter will have their event at the May 17 Atlanta Braves baseball game. Gates open at 6 p.m., and the game begins at 7:35 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person and are in limited supply. 


Rounding out the month is the Memphis Alumni Chapter’s event on May 24 at the Memphis Redbirds baseball game. The cost is $15 person, and this includes dinner and a game ticket. Children six and under will be admitted for free. 


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

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized 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 2nd nationally for student engagement and US News & World Report ranks Samford 86th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,729 students from 47 states and 30 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 1st nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.