Published on February 19, 2019 by Sarah Cain  
Alumni Dinner

The Samford University Alumni Association is accepting nominations for 2019 Alumnus of the Year, Outstanding Young Alumnus of the Year and Humanitarian of the Year. These are among the university's highest honors.

The nomination cycle closes on Friday, March 8. The recipients will be honored during Homecoming weekend, Nov. 8-9.

Nominees for Alumnus of the Year should be distinguished in their professional careers, community and church involvement, and in their ongoing service to and financial relationship with Samford. Recognition can be for lifetime achievement or for a significant achievement during the previous year. To be eligible, graduates must have completed at least one Samford degree at least 10 years prior to selection (2009 or earlier).

Nominees for Outstanding Young Alumnus award also should be distinguished in their professional careers, community and church involvement, and in their ongoing support of Samford. To be eligible, graduates must have completed at least one Samford degree within the last 10 years (2009 or later).

Nominees for the Humanitarian of the Year award must be graduates of true distinction, wide respect and acknowledged leadership. Nominees are recognized for having given selflessly and working tirelessly to better the lives of others and society at large by staying true to the Samford University mission. To be eligible, graduates must have completed at least one Samford degree.

Submissions can be made at the following web pages.

In addition to the online nomination form, forms can also be mailed to the Office of Alumni Programs and Annual Giving, 800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229.

 
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.