Published on October 16, 2019 by Sarah Cain
Samford University has scheduled three commencement ceremonies to honor students graduating at the end of the fall semester. An estimated 325 students are expected to graduate.
On Dec. 13, a joint ceremony will honor graduates of Brock School of Business, School of the Arts, Cumberland School of Law, Howard College of Arts and Sciences, and Orlean Beeson School of Education. It will be held at 9 a.m. in Wright Center.
Leigh Davis, vice president for economic and community development at Alabama Power Company, will speak at the ceremony.
An afternoon ceremony the same day will honor the graduates of the College of Health and Sciences at 12 p.m. in the Wright Center.
Seniors Taylor Ingram, Bailey Andrews and Sarah Mohan will speak at the ceremony.
In a separate ceremony, Beeson Divinity School’s commencement and consecration service will be held Dec. 6 at 11 a.m. in Andrew Gerow Hodges Chapel.
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.