On a Saturday earlier this month, Marissa Grayson of our Department of Political Science chaired a “Walk Out of Darkness,” sponsored through the American Society for Suicide Prevention. More than 1,600 people participated in the event, raising almost $140,000 for suicide prevention and—more importantly—sending a message of hope.
The world is better because Samford people care about the people around them.
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.