Innovative Methods for Understanding: How Samford Students Gain Practical Skills and Perspective
On Oct. 24, students from Samford’s Micah Fellows program, School of Public Health and Orlean Beeson School of Education came together to engage in a unique instructional exercise known as a poverty simulation.
Samford Alumna Jessica Smith Accepted into University of Notre Dame Law School Fellows Cohort
Jessica Smith ’23, an alumna of Samford University’s fellows’ program, is currently attending the University of Notre Dame Law School and has been accepted into the school’s Murphy Fellowship program, a cohort that supports students who are studying law and religion.
Micah Fellows Remind Birmingham of Historic Collegeville’s Forgotten Past and Permanent Significance
Freshmen Landon Kight, Jordyn Parmley and Olivia Peck, are Micah Fellows, Samford’s four-year, service-oriented honors program grounded in the wisdom of Micah 6:8: “And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.”
Krulak Named Director of University Fellows and Micah Fellows
Todd Krulak has been named director of Samford’s University Fellows and Micah Fellows programs, effective April 1.
Keely Smith Named Lilly Graduate Fellow
The prestigious fellowship, part of the Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities, supports three years of graduate education for exceptionally well-qualified young graduates of LFP Network Schools who seek to become teacher-scholars at church-related colleges and universities in the United States.
Students Explore Philosophical Foundations of U.S. in Summer Program
The Great Ideas Summer Institute is a week-long opportunity for intellectually ambitious high school students to enjoy the energy of a college classroom, engage with ideas that form the essence of the Western intellectual tradition and develop friendships with exceptional high school students from around the country.
Smith Joins Growing List of Samford Alumni Named Phi Kappa Phi Fellows
The $5,000 award from the nation’s the oldest and most selective academic honor society will help support Smith in her first year of study in Princeton University’s Ph.D. program, where she earned a full scholarship to study Native American folkways.