Service opportunities for the Samford community commemorating the inauguration of Andrew Westmoreland, 18th president of Samford University
Habitat for Humanity
Samford has an active Habitat for Humanity student affiliate, and students are building a house during the fall. For information about Samford's involvement with Habitat for Humanity, call University Ministries at (205) 726-2927 or go to
East Lake after-school tutoring
East Lake United Methodist Church Daycare
Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays, 4–5 p.m.
The specific aim is tutoring literacy.
Pharmacy students work with Jefferson County Department of Health [JCDH]
More than 100 pharmacy students work one hour per week at the JCDH to interview patients regarding their medical history and how to pay for their medications.
(National Pharmacy Week is Oct. 22–29, coinciding with the inauguration.)
Freshmen will screen children's vision in inner-city daycares.
Computer Science Students work in Perry County, Ala.
Student work with Perry County School district personnel to discuss creating a clearer design for the existing district-wide computer network.
Shades Creek Clean-up
Samford continues its care for the property it gave to Homewood and the state to create the beloved greenway park.
McElwain Adopt-a-School Program
Greek-letter organization students help by providing an after-school tutoring program, assisting with PTA fund-raisers, mentoring students one-on-one, meeting facility needs and updating technological needs within the classroom. For information about the McElwain Adopt-a-School Program, call Samford's Office of Greek Life at (205) 726-2028 or go to http://www.samford.edu/commservice/mcelwain_elementary_school.html.
For more information about these projects, go to http://www.samford.edu/groups/service-learning/partners.html.
Last updated: October 6, 2006
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