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Former Samford Standout Tartt Reaches Super Bowl With 49ers
When the San Francisco 49ers take on the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 54, former Samford standout Jaquiski Tartt will be one of the key players of San Francisco’s defensive secondary.
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Ratcliffe Wins Macon Award, Martin Earns Marshall Award
Samford University presented two of its top awards to faculty during opening convocation for the spring term Jan. 21. Carol Ratcliffe, professor and chair of the Department of Healthcare Administration received the George Macon Memorial Award. Jane Martin, professor and senior associate dean of Ida Moffett School of Nursing, was presented the Jennings B. Marshall Award.
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Chew Earns International Psychology Honor
Distinguished Member status is the highest honor offered by Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology. It has been conferred upon only 40 individuals in the organization’s 90-year history.
 
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Samford University’s Lead with Love Event Encourages Unity and Kindness
Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives , Samford will host weeklong programming for Lead with Love Feb. 9-14.
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Students Earn Win at National Opera Competition
Samford students won the Musical Theatre Division at the National Opera Association Annual Conference in Cleveland, Ohio last week. The university was one of only 11 schools in the country invited to compete in the 65th annual conference "Opera Rocks!" Collegiate Scene Competition.
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Samford’s Online Programs Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report
The latest U.S. News & World Report rankings recognize multiple Samford programs among the top online programs in the country based on a variety of factors, including reputation, faculty credentials, student engagement and selectivity.
 
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Samford STEM Scholar Prepares to Fight Growing Cybersecurity Threat
A summer research experience immersed Burks in cutting-edge exploration of remote sensing and cybersecurity. The latter was of special interest, and helped him and his research partners develop a way to train computer networks to mitigate malware attacks.
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White Coat Ceremony Honors the 2020 Cohort of Dietetic Interns
Samford's School of Public Health recognized the 2020 cohort of dietetic interns during the school’s annual White Coat ceremony Jan. 7 at the College of Health Sciences.
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Samford Students Document Diverse Birmingham Worship Spaces
Students of Samford professor David Bains spent the fall semester documenting Birmingham’s diverse worship spaces, with special emphasis on the Avondale community. Their 21 essays, ranging from the Abbey to Zion Star Apostolic Overcoming Holy Church of God are now online at Bains’ Magic City Religion website.
 
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Remembering Life Trustee and Alabama Business Leader Elmer Harris
Samford mourns the loss of visionary leader Elmer Harris, who was first elected to the Board of Trustees in 1990.
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97 Percent of May 2019 Samford Graduates Employed or in Graduate School
Samford University graduates continue to enter the workforce quickly and successfully. Six months after graduation, 97 percent of May 2019 graduates reported being either employed or continuing their education in graduate school.
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Merry Christmas from Samford
Watch a reading of the Christmas story by Samford University's Jeanna Westmoreland
 
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M.P.H. Alumna Leads Educational Initiatives for Health District Ordinance
Grace Okoro '18 works at the Jefferson County Department of Health as a tobacco control and prevention coordinator. With Birmingham's new smoke-free "health district" ordinance, she plays an important role in educating communities and businesses about what this new ordinance means for them.
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Global Brand Gains Insights Through Collaboration with Sports Marketing Program
At the Coca-Cola headquarters in Atlanta, 10 seniors in Samford University’s sports marketing concentration presented months of research identifying how the global brand could leverage their sports partnerships to better engage Generation Z. The presentation, which served as the students’ capstone project, was representative of a collaboration between several partnerships between the program in Samford’s Brock School of Business and worldwide corporate brands.
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Seasonal Sights of Samford
Watch Samford's official lighting of the campus Christmas tree at the annual Lighting of the Way. The tradition, which signifies the start of the holiday season at Samford, is a favorite among students, staff and faculty.
 
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Samford Awards 311 Degrees During Winter Commencement
Samford University awarded 311 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees during its winter commencement on Friday, Dec. 13.
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Hynds and Kanute Named to SoCon's All-Faculty and Staff Team
Samford's elected representatives on the team are Emily Hynds, associate dean and associate professor in Howard College of Arts and Sciences, and Theresa Kanute, the One Stop financial services advisor for Samford University athletes.
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Samford’s College of Health Sciences Awards 99 Degrees
Samford University’s College of Health Sciences held its fall commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 13, presenting bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to 99 graduates from three of the college’s four schools.
 
 
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