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About 900 to Graduate from Samford in May

Posted on 2013-05-01 by William Nunnelley (205) 726-2800

Samford University will graduate about 900 seniors during commencement activities in May.  The schedule will begin with Beeson Divinity School's program May 8 and continue with programs May 17-18.

Here is this year's schedule.

Wednesday, May 8

* 11 a.m. Beeson Divinity School, Hodges Chapel.  Speaker: Daniel Aleshire, president, The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada.

Friday, May 17

* 10 a.m. McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Wright Center.  Speaker: Kenny Sanders, president, Alabama Board of Pharmacy.

* 1 p.m. Brock School of Business, Wright Center.  Speaker: Alan Register, Birmingham city president, BBVA Compass Bank

* 3:30 p.m. Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing, Wright Center.  Speaker: Dr. Juanzetta Flowers, nursing leader and pioneer of the Nurse Practitioner Movement

* 6 p.m. Cumberland School of Law, Wright Center.  Speaker: Joel Dubina, chief judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Saturday, May 18

* 10 a.m. Howard College of Arts and Sciences, School of the Arts and Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education and Professional Studies, Hanna Center.  Speaker: Carolyn McKinstry, president, Sixteenth Street Foundation.

Other commencement activities Friday, May 17, will include the graduation prayer breakfast in the main dining room of Beeson University Center at 7:30 a.m.; the  Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing pinning ceremony at Shades Mountain Baptist Church at 10 a.m.; and  the Air Force ROTC commissioning ceremony in Reid Chapel at 1 p.m.

On Saturday, May 18, the graduating senior art exhibition reception will follow commencement in the Samford Art Gallery.


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