Samford Alumnus Brian Cook Carries On Family’s Traditions
While in high school, Brian Cook had in the back of his mind that he might become a missionary because of his love for God, people and experiencing other cultures. By the time he entered Samford University, he discovered that God was calling him to work in his family’s business, Cook’s Pest Control, based in Decatur, Ala.
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Parents Give More Than Tuition
Tim and Renee Vander Veer are Samford parents twice over: daughter Nancy is a senior; younger daughter Rebecca is a freshman. They are among a growing roster of families who, after paying college costs, still feel led to write one more check to the university. Their additional check helps support the Samford annual fund and several specific interest areas.
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Baggett Scholarship Helps Steele Chart Course to Aid Wrongly Prosecuted
Samford sophomore Jenaé Steele of Montgomery, Ala., has her career path mapped out and is working hard to make it happen. She aspires to become a lawyer and ultimately a judge, with a goal of helping people who might have been wrongly prosecuted.
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Hanna’s Transformational Gift Makes History
Take one motivated donor. Add an astute accountant and a willing university. That equation equals a transformational gift to Samford University.
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Student Arts Performers Win Patty McDonald's Support
When Birmingham arts patron Patty McDonald attended a Samford School of the Arts student ensemble performance in the spring of 2008, she was immediately smitten.
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Samford Passes $100 Million Mark in Fundraising Campaign
Samford University has passed the halfway point in fundraising for the multi-year $200 million “Campaign for Samford” which was publicly launched in October 2009.
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Nursing Graduate Fulfilling Future Goals Step By Step
Lindsay Harter feels called to a career in medical missions, and the 2009 Samford nursing graduate is preparing--- step by step---to fulfill her goal.
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Samford Made Him a Well-Rounded Pharmacist, Believes Patrick Devereux
Whether Patrick Devereux, Pharm.D. ‘05, is counseling a patient at his community pharmacy, mentoring a student or presiding at his Rotary Club, he can trace his passion for the activity to his Samford University student days.
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Samford Launches $200 Million Campaign
Samford University has launched the most ambitious fundraising campaign in the university’s 168-year history, with a goal of raising $200 million over the next five years.
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Giving Back to Samford a Hallmark of Campaign Chairman
Former Alabama governor Albert P. Brewer has served Samford University in many ways through the years.
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W. Clark Watson’s Appreciation For Samford Grows With Familiarity
As a Samford University graduate, parent and trustee, W. Clark Watson has had many opportunities to get to know the school well, and that familiarity has only increased his appreciation for the school.
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Scholarships Secure Rodriguez’s Samford Education
Deborah Rodriguez knew that Samford University would be her college choice after her first meeting with the admissions counselor who was assigned to south Florida.
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