Gretchen McDaniel Retires After 30 Years
Gretchen McDaniel has served Samford University's Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing for 30 years. Her tenure offered opportunities ranging from teaching nursing students not to fear statistics to helping develop the university's first online program. She plans to retire this summer.
Jane Martin Wraps Up 25 Years in Samford Nursing
Jane Martin was the first graduate faculty member hired by Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing, and she taught the school's first nurse practitioner program. That program, which started with four students, has developed into a full department that has contributed to the careers of more than 900 nurses. This summer, she retires after 25 years.
Samford’s Nurse Practitioner Residency Program Celebrates the Success of its First Year
Samford's Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing celebrated the first year of its nurse practitioner residency program, which was launched in 2020 after it received a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Samford Awards 1,340 Degrees to Class of 2021 During Five Ceremonies
For the first time in a year, commencement ceremonies were held on campus and in-person.
Pinning Ceremony Honors Bachelor of Science in Nursing Graduates
Samford's Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing recognized 72 graduates during the school's annual pinning ceremony. The pinning tradition is a special rite of passage for graduating nursing students. While the diploma represents a graduate's proficiency in the science of nursing, the pin is representative of their mastery of the art of nursing.
Samford’s College of Health Sciences Awards 318 Bachelor’s Degrees to its Class of 2021
Samford's College of Health Sciences held its spring commencement ceremony for its undergraduate programs on May 7, awarding 318 bachelor's degrees to graduates from the college’s four schools.
Samford Celebrates its Class of 2020 with an In-Person Ceremony, Reception
Samford University honored graduates from its Class of 2020 on April 24 with a ceremony and reception. Previously, this class had to celebrate its commencement virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.