Published on February 22, 2016
It is an ordinary Monday morning in February, a bit dreary in Birmingham due to the rain that we’ll be receiving throughout the day. But extraordinary things are about to happen at Samford. Faculty and students are preparing for classes and, throughout the day, there will be bursts of understanding, laughs about shared experiences, and the satisfaction that comes when we know that we are where we are supposed to be, doing what we are supposed to do.
The world is better because extraordinary things happen at Samford, even on ordinary days.
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.