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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. 
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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. 
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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. 
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Students Read, Debate and Plot Their Way to Deeper Understanding of History
A series of educational games require students in Western Intellectual Tradition courses to read in greater depth, debate, plan, plot and, as much as possible, think like the historical characters they represent in the games