Published on December 3, 2018  

After offering examples of how her courses at Samford had prepared her for the rigors of a graduate program, she closed with this sentiment: 

So, in this crazy time of the semester, and in the spirit of giving thanks, I wanted to be sure you knew how impactful and influential your classes were for me at Samford.  My graduate work at Vanderbilt is extremely challenging, but my HDFE background has served me well through each and every challenge. Thank you for helping me get to where I am today! 

The world is better because of the ways in which Samford faculty members nurture their students.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 2nd nationally for student engagement and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance names Samford 34th among private universities for value and affordability. Samford enrolls 5,729 students from 47 states and 30 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.