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Samford Nursing Professor Named a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice in Nursing
Samford University Professor Ellen Buckner has been selected as a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice in Nursing. This lifetime achievement award recognizes individuals whose careers have demonstrated a commitment to interprofessional practice and accessible, affordable health care for all.
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Global Connections and Samford Abroad Fair Promotes International Student Experiences
Countries across the globe were represented at the annual Global Connections and Samford Abroad Fair offering multi-cultural experiences in food, performances, and activities.
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Humanizing Christianity, Through Crist's Comedy
John Crist, a 2006 journalism and mass communication graduate from Samford, is the next big thing in stand-up comedy. When it comes to his comedy, Crist writes what he knows. As one of eight children and the son of a pastor, Crist knows Christian culture. His viral videos, which have garnered more than 1 billion views, bridge the gap between faith and contemporary culture. We caught up with Crist to talk about his comedy and calling.
 
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Samford’s Physician Assistant Studies Program Receives Provisional Accreditation from ARC-PA
Samford University’s School of Health Professions has received provisional accreditation for its Physician Assistant Studies program from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).
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Samford Plans to Enhance the Fan Experience with Seibert Stadium Improvements
Samford University has announced a series of planned improvements to Seibert Stadium to enhance the fan experience and create an even greater home-field advantage. The stadium project is part of Forever Samford, the largest capital campaign in the university’s history.
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Regions New Venture Challenge Returns to Brock School of Business for 11th Consecutive Year
Samford University’s Brock School of Business and Regions Bank will once again team up to present the 11th annual Regions New Venture Challenge business plan competition on April 26 in the Regions Community Resource Room in Samford’s Cooney Hall.
 
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Samford Pharmacy Sets School Record with Postgraduate Year One Pharmacy Residency Match
Establishing a new school record, 40 fourth-year students in Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy matched with an ASHP-accredited postgraduate year one (PGY1) pharmacy residency. In doing so, the school achieved a 66 percent match rate, which is above the national average. Additionally, previous graduates of the program secured 10 postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residencies.
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Undergraduate Research Fair Reveals Fascinating Topics, New Perspectives
Samford University’s Howard College of Arts and Sciences hosted its second annual Undergraduate Research Fair April 12. The fair, organized by Howard College of Arts and Sciences Associate Dean Emily Hynds and sponsored by the John Howard Scholars, featured projects by individual students and groups of students, all guided by expert faculty advisors.
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Carnegie Elevates Samford’s Classification to Doctoral/Professional University
Samford University’s Carnegie Classification® has been elevated to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category, acknowledging Samford’s longstanding commitment to high-quality graduate programs that meet the evolving demands of the marketplace.
 
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Samford Announces Carley Kuhns as New Head Women's Basketball Coach
Samford University has hired Carley Kuhns as its new head women’s basketball coach. Kuhns replaces Mike Morris, who retired last month after leading the program for 17 seasons.
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Samford Announces Commencement Programs, Speakers
Samford University has announced speakers for its seven commencement programs in May. Approximately 1,264 students will graduate, and all the programs may be viewed via live stream.
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Professional Pinning Honors Third-year McWhorter School of Pharmacy Students
Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy honored its third-year Doctor of Pharmacy students at its annual professional pinning ceremony, April 5.
 
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Samford Students Compete in 2019 Statewide Global Health Case Competition
Two interdisciplinary teams of Samford University students participated in the 2019 Statewide Global Health Case Competition. With only a week to prepare a formal presentation in response to an assigned case study, these students worked together with peers from a variety of different majors to find solutions to public health issues within a specific global community.
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Cumberland School of Law Recognizes Distinguished Alumni for 2019
Each spring, Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law hosts its Alumni Reunion Weekend for Cumberland graduates, guests and friends. During Reunion Weekend, which was recently held April 4-6, 2019, the law school recognizes three distinguished alumni and one friend with an award in the following categories: Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, Distinguished Young Alumnus of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Friend of Cumberland. Nominations were solicited from the Cumberland alumni base.
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Douglas Sweeney Named Dean of Samford’s Beeson Divinity School
Samford University is pleased to announce the appointment of Douglas A. Sweeney as the second dean of Beeson Divinity School, effective July 1, 2019. The appointment was announced April 5 by Samford Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs J. Michael Hardin.
 
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Samford Announces 2019-20 Tuition and Fees
Samford University’s board of trustees has approved the 2019-20 tuition and fee schedule.
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The Perry County Band Partnership: “Making Music Together”
Samford hosted high school band members from five Perry County Schools on campus as part of what has become the Perry County Band Partnership - an ongoing initiative between Samford University School of the Arts’ Division of Music, Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership and Perry County Schools.
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Women's Basketball Coach Mike Morris Announces Retirement
After 25 years at Samford University, including the last 17 as the head women's basketball coach, Mike Morris recently announced his retirement from coaching.
 
 
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