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Mark Baggett: The Song of the Open Road Calls to Baggett After Decades of Teaching in Two Divisions
English and law professor Mark Baggett’s diverse interests led him to complement his undergraduate study of communications with advanced degrees in English, law and American Literature.
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Lowell Broom: On to the Links
Accounting professor Lowell Broom retired in May after 14 years of teaching in Samford’s Brock School of Business.
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David Chapman: Chapman Worked for Transformed Curriculum, Recognition of College Namesake
English professor and former Howard College of Arts and Sciences dean David Chapman arrived at Samford in 1990, as culture wars raged elsewhere in higher education and the university launched its ambitious core curriculum program.
 
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Charlotte Freeman: Uncharted Territory
Retirement for education professor Charlotte Freeman is “uncharted territory, full of mystery and surprises,” she said this spring.
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Rebecca Hutto: Automation a Highlight
Catalogue librarian Rebecca Hutto saw extensive changes in her field during her 41-year career in the law library of Samford’s Cumberland School of Law.
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Lynda Jentsch: Jentsch Led Students in Growing Engagement with Spanish Language, Culture
Spanish professor Lynda Jentsch observes that she joined Samford’s World Languages and Cultures faculty in 1992, the quincentenary year of the encounter between Europeans and the indigenous civilizations of the Americas.
 
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Gerald McDermott
Gerald McDermott retired in May after serving five years as the Anglican Chair of Divinity at Samford’s Beeson Divinity School.
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Patricia Naro: A Great Experience
Pharmacy director of experiential education and associate professor Patricia Naro is part of a legacy.
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Robert Riggs: Time for Research
Pharmacy professor Robert Riggs and his wife, Misty, are planning to move back to their home state of Indiana following his retirement this summer.
 
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Nena Sanders: Busy Retirement Focus
Nena Sanders has been an important part of a world of change during her 21 years in Samford University’s nursing and health sciences programs.
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Patricia Terry: A Winning Recipe
One highlight of nutrition and dietetics professor Patricia Terry's career at Samford has been seeing the level of research undergraduate students are doing.
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Deborah Young: Longing for Safe International Travel
The onset of COVID-19 has put a damper on the dreams of those who enjoy traveling abroad. The same holds true for retiring law professor Deborah Young.