Watson To Speak at Samford Commencement Saturday, Dec. 18
Samford University will graduate about 200 seniors during fall commencement Saturday, Dec. 18, at 10 a.m. in Wright Center Concert Hall.
W. Clark Watson, chairman of the Samford board of trustees, will speak. An attorney, Watson is a partner in the Birmingham firm of Balch & Bingham, LLP. He is a 1981 graduate of Samford’s Cumberland School of Law. A reception will follow commencement in the cafeteria of Beeson University Center.
On Friday, Dec. 17, Samford’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing will hold its pinning ceremony at 1 p.m. in Reid Chapel, and the University’s Air Force ROTC Detachment will hold its commissioning ceremony at 2 p.m. in Hodges Chapel.
Also on Saturday, Dec, 18, Samford’s Brock School of Business will have its hooding ceremony at 8 a.m. in Brock Forum. Neal Wade, senior vice president for economic development, St. Joe Co. and a 1969 Samford graduate, will speak. The graduating senior art show is on exhibit in the Samford Art Gallery Dec. 13-18. A reception will be held in the gallery following commencement.