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.
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.
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.
Samford Awards Degrees to 1,287 Students
The graduates were celebrated during five commencement ceremonies held April 29-30.
Samford to Hold Five Commencement Ceremonies April 29-30 to Celebrate Graduates
More than 1,200 students will graduate April 29-30.
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?
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.
McCarty, Hagues Cross Disciplinary Research Examines Correlation Between Childbirth Ages and Life Outcomes of Tanzanian Girls
Samford faculty members, Sara Helms McCarty, professor of economics in Brock School of Business, and Rachel Hagues, associate professor in the School of Public Health, have partnered to complete cross disciplinary research. Their work, which combines the economics and global community development disciplines, has been published by the Journal of Human Rights and Social Work.
Haun Named a 2022 Leader in Diversity by BBJ
Courtney Haun, an assistant professor in Samford's School of Public Health, was honored as one of Birmingham Business Journal’s 2022 Leaders in Diversity award winners.
Samford Hosts a Disaster Response Panel Discussion for Social Work and Nursing Students
Samford's School of Public Health and Moffett and Sanders School of Nursing came together to host a panel discussion titled “A Holistic View of Disaster Response Post 9/11” for undergraduate nursing and master-level social work students on Feb. 8.
White Coat Ceremony Honors the 2022 Cohort of Dietetic Interns
Samford's School of Public Health recognized its 2022 cohort of dietetic interns during the program’s annual White Coat Ceremony on Jan. 14.
Samford Honors 322 Graduates During Winter Commencement Ceremonies
Two commencement ceremonies were held on Dec. 18 to celebrate the graduates.
School of Public Health Honors 2021 Dietetic Internship Cohort
Samford University's School of Public Health honored its 2021 cohort of dietetic interns at its annual certificate ceremony on Dec. 17.
Alumna Danielle Hickman Says Public Health was the Perfect Degree for What She Does Now
Alumna Danielle Hickman ’20 says what she learned as a public health major in Samford's School of Public Health prepared her to serve others. In her current role as the LatinX community development coordinator for Cahaba Medical Care, she is able to do just that.
Poverty Simulation Encourages Participants to Develop Empathy, Being Rooted and Grounded in Love
As a part of Samford's celebration of the inauguration of President Beck A. Taylor, the School of Public Health hosted a poverty simulation on Oct. 28. The event, titled “Empathy: Rooted and Grounded in Love,” aligned with the scriptural theme for week, Ephesians 3:16-19.
School of Public Health Expo Day Showcases Student Research, Internship and Service-learning Projects
Samford's School of Public Health hosted an Expo Day, providing both undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to showcase their research, internship, or service-learning projects that they completed during the semester.