Published on November 21, 2018 by Sarah Cain  
2018 graduation

Samford University has scheduled a commencement ceremony Dec. 15 for the 325 students expected to graduate at the end of the fall semester. 

The joint ceremony will honor graduates of Brock School of Business, School of the Arts, College of Health Sciences, Cumberland School of Law, Howard College of Arts and Sciences, and Orlean Beeson School of Education. It will be held at 10 a.m. in Pete Hanna Center.

Timothy George, founding dean of Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School, will serve as the commencement speaker.

In a separate ceremony, Beeson Divinity School’s commencement and consecration service will be held Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. in Andrew Gerow Hodges Chapel. 

Graduation information

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 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 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 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.