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Samford Athletics Announces Bowden Society
The Bowden Society will provide members with distinctive recognition throughout the year and access to exclusive stewardship opportunities such as special events and experiences.
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Samford Family Weekend Draws Parents From 30 States
Samford families from 30 states and multiple countries enjoyed a variety of campus activities during the annual Family Weekend Sept. 14-16. Several thousand family members, students, faculty and staff took part in the schedule that ranged from college classes for parents, to tailgating, football and a hymn sing.
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Samford’s Alondra Hampton Earns Prestigious Jesse Jackson Fellows-Toyota Scholarship
Samford business management major Alondra Hampton is one of only 10 students in the nation to earn a $75,000 Jesse Jackson Fellows-Toyota national scholarship.
 
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Samford’s Theatre for Youth to Perform The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane with Special FirstNight Opening Event
Samford's Theatre for Youth will present the award-winning play The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Sept. 27-30 in Harrison Theatre. Their annual opening FirstNight program is on Sept. 27.
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Students Inducted into Brock School of Business During Annual Rite of Passage Ceremony
Families and faculty members gathered in Samford's Pete Hanna Center as 149 students were officially inducted into Brock School of Business during the eighth annual Rite of Passage ceremony.
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Samford Hosts Annual Meeting of Consortium of Global Education
Samford University hosted the 31st annual meeting of the Consortium of Global Education (CGE) on its campus Sept. 12-14.
 
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Cumberland School of Law Names National Trial Team Head Coach
Samford's Cumberland School of Law is known for success in trial advocacy preparation. To continue this legacy, the school has officially named Judge Jim Roberts ’94 head coach of Cumberland’s National Trial Team.
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Harris and Fineran Earn SoCon Honors
Samford senior linebacker Aaron Harris and freshman place-kicker Mitchell Fineran were honored by the Southern Conference for their performances Saturday at Florida State.
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Samford Journalism Program Named Best in State, Fourth in Region
The program was also named 5th among Christian colleges and universities and 17th best value in the nation.
 
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Accounting Program Ranks Number One in Alabama for CPA Exam Pass Rate
Students sitting for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam in 2017 from Samford's Brock School of Business accounting program ranked #1 in the state of Alabama among first-time test takers holding a bachelor’s degree. They also achieved the highest average score in the state.
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Bragg Named Samford Trustee; Officers, Eight Members Reelected
Verne Bragg, regional managing partner and audit practice leader with the international accounting firm of Grant Thornton, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of Samford University.
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Samford Trustees Elect New Member and Approve Faculty Appointments
Samford University’s board of trustees elected trustees to serve the 2018-2022 term and approved new faculty at its meeting September 7.
 
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Samford Announces 10th Consecutive Record Enrollment
Samford University continues a decade-long growth pattern that exceeds national norms, setting a fall enrollment record for the 10th consecutive year. University officials announced a record of 5,619 students as of Sept. 7.
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Samford Faculty Put Assignments On The Cart To Benefit Students
Clear, engaging assignments increase ratings of student self-confidence, improve clarity of expectations and increase the likelihood of completing a course, especially for first generation students.
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Samford's National Reputation Continues to Be Affirmed by U.S. News and World Report Rankings
Samford is ranked #4 in the South among regional universities in the 2019 U.S. News and World Report rankings released Sept. 10. Samford continues a three-decade tradition of being ranked in the top tier of its peer group.
 
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Samford Top-Ranked Alabama University in Wall Street Journal Rankings
Samford University is the top-ranked university in Alabama according to rankings published today by The Wall Street Journal. This is Samford’s second consecutive year to receive the top spot in the state.
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Samford To Host Computer Science Pioneer Rosalind Picard Oct. 4
Picard–inventor, electrical engineer, and founder and director of MIT’s Affective Computing Research Group–will describe building technology to help people manage stress, illness and autism, inventing sensors to measure emotion, making life-changing discoveries and facing the challenging question of what it means to be human.
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Game On! Samford University and SAS Team Up to Generate Sports Analytics Talent
SAS, the world’s largest privately held software company and leader in analytics, will collaborate with Samford's Center for Sports Analytics to support teaching, learning and research in all areas where analytics impact sports.
 
 
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