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White Coat Ceremony Honors Dietetic Internship Class of 2023
Samford’s dietetic internship honored 11 students from the Class of 2023 at a special ceremony Jan. 13, during which the interns were presented with their signature white coats.
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Samford Joins Inaugural Cohort of Heterodox Academy’s Campus Community Network
Samford University is one of 23 member institutions selected to join the inaugural cohort of Heterodox Academy’s (HxA) Campus Community Network.
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Social Work Field Placement Helps Samford Alumna Grow Professionally, Personally
Recent M.S.W. graduate Arianna Glover's field placement landed her in the thick of a global crisis — the resettlement of Afghan refugees, following the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.
 
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Samford Dietetic Interns Recognized at Certificate Ceremony
Fourteen Samford University School of Public Health students received their dietetic internship certificates at a Dec. 16 ceremony, taking the next step toward their careers as registered dietitian nutritionists.
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Samford Recognizes 330 Graduates During Winter Commencement Ceremonies
In December 2022, Samford University honored 330 graduates who either earned a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree during its winter commencement ceremonies.
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Samford Healthcare Administration Program Receives AUPHA Certification
The healthcare administration undergraduate program in the Department of Healthcare Administration and Informatics has been certified by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).
 
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Samford Sustainability Hosts Tree-Planting in Homewood
On Saturday, Nov. 12, Samford students, faculty and staff participated in the eighth annual Green Skies Native Tree Planting, during which 200 native tree seedlings were planted along the Shades Creek Greenway in Homewood.
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Samford Social Work Has Highest First-Time MSW Pass Rate in Alabama
The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) recently released its 2022 report, and 87% of Samford graduate students passed the 2021 ASWB master’s licensing exam on their first attempt—the highest number in the entire state of Alabama.
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Samford Faculty Receive CCCU Research Grants
Two Samford University faculty members will benefit from $60,000 in research grant funding from the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
 
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Samford Wellness Kitchen Hosts Fall Community Cooking Classes
The Samford Wellness Kitchen, based in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics in Samford University’s School of Public Health, is hosting a series of community cooking classes this fall, starting Sept. 29. During these classes, participants learn from registered dietitians and chefs, garnering skills and knowledge that will help them prepare healthy and delicious meals.
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Mary Davis Kennedy Joins Samford School of Public Health as New Recruiter
When it comes to finding the right graduate program in Samford University’s School of Public Health, there are myriad choices of varying degrees — literally. Fortunately, Mary Davis Kennedy is here to help.
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A Passion for Food
As the family watched Beat Bobby Flay one afternoon, James Briscione ’01 strategized with wife Brooke Parkhurst, daughter Parker, 13, and son August, 6, only a few days before the chef would leave to compete on the Food Network culinary show.
 
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Samford’s School of Public Health, Professional Studies Launch Online Public Health Degree
Samford’s School of Public Health and Professional Studies program have officially launched an online Bachelor of Science in Public Health. The degree is geared toward nontraditional students and professionals in public health and health care who aim to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
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Hope in Haiti: Student Social Work Project is Changing Lives Abroad
Despite a pandemic and travel restrictions, Samford University students are serving others and meeting a critical need abroad—all from their classroom.
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Samford Awards Degrees to 1,287 Students
The graduates were celebrated during five commencement ceremonies held April 29-30.
 
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Samford to Hold Five Commencement Ceremonies April 29-30 to Celebrate Graduates
More than 1,200 students will graduate April 29-30.
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HEAL Conference Discusses Ramifications of COVID-19 Pandemic on Mental Health
Samford University’s Healthcare Ethics and Law Institute’s (HEAL) annual conference is designed to encourage dialogue about today’s most pressing health care and law issues. The topic of the 21st annual conference was relevant to providers and patients alike: Coming out of the Pandemic: Where are we Mentally?
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Samford Holds Emergency Preparedness Simulation for Nursing and Social Work Students
Samford University’s Experiential Learning and Simulation Center held is its emergency preparedness simulation with students in Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing and the School of Public Health.
 
 
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