Published on August 8, 2016  

Under the careful observation of Dr. Suresh Matthews, Chair of the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics and his colleagues and students, our Samford Bees are making a positive difference in the world each day.  Their hives are located on a balcony outside our new facilities for the College of Health Sciences.   

The world is better bee-cause of the Samford Bees.


About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.