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 There are many ways to stay connected with the university and with the Parents Association.  We encourage you to take advantage of these resources. 

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Parent E-News

Each month, Samford parents will be sent an electronic newsletter with content dedicated specifically to parents.  If you are not receiving this newsletter, contact and request to be added to the distribution list.  Past issues of the e-newsletter are available below:

April 2014 
February 2014
January 2014
 November 2013
October 2013
August 2013
June/July 2013 
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013 
January 2013
December 2012
September 2012
June/July 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011 
November 2011 
October 2011
September 2011 
August 2011  
July 2011
June 2011   
May 2011
April 2011

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Family Spotlight

Within each monthly Parent E-News, a Samford family will be featured. This provides the Samford community a chance to get to know each other and to learn about many of our family's journey and experience.  If you wish to volunteer for your family to be featured in one of our monthly Parent E-News, please email  Past issues of the Family Spotlight are available below:

January 2014: The Slone Family (Columbus, OH)
November 2013: The Dechant Family (Los Angeles, CA)
October 2013: The Dawkins Family (Clayton, NC)
 August 2013: The Kanne Family (Garland, TX)
June/July 2013: The Teem Family (Chattanooga, TN)
May 2013: The Pittman Family (Douglasville, GA)
 April 2013: The Celestino Family (Cresson, TX)
March 2013: The McDowell Family (Dallas, TX) 
February 2013: The Carrick Family (Charlotte, NC)
January 2013: The Hanrahan Family (Hoover, AL)
December 2012: The Doss Family (Cullman, AL)
September 2012: The Zotkiewicz (New Orleans, LA)  
June/July 2012: The Mardis Family (Scottsboro and Decatur, AL)
May 2012: The Graff Family (Oakwood, GA)
April 2012: The Hill Family (Memphis, TN)
March 2012: The Tooker Family (Phoenix, AZ)
February  2012: The Barry Family (Dallas,TX)
January 2012: The Ferrell-Downey Family (Jacksonville,FL)
December 2011: The Cavanaugh Family (Charlotte, NC)
November 2011: The Huff Family (Spartanburg, SC)
October 2011: The Hubbard Family (Madison, MS)
September 2011: The Vander Veer Family (Huntsville, AL)
August 2011: The Akin Family (Nashville, TN)
July 2011: The George Family (Birmingham, AL)
June 2011: The McCaslin Family (Spartanburg, SC)
May 2011: The Simmons Family (Memphis, TN)
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The Belltower

The Belltower
The Belltower is Samford University's weekly online magazine. The Belltower is your connection to stories about Samford life,breaking news and campus events. It is a fast, free and fun way to keep in touch with the university.  If we have your email, you should already receive the weekly magazine. If you are not receiving The Belltower and wish to do so, email and ask to be added to the distribution list.
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Seasons is the magazine of Samford University.  It is produced by the Office of Communication and mailed quarterly to alumni, friends, donors and parents of Samford University. You can always view previous issues here.
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Samford in Focus

Samford in Focus highlights recent happenings at Samford University.  Photos are updated weekly during the academic school year.  We encourage you to sign up and comment on the photos using a Flickr account. View photos.
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Rave Alerts

Samford uses a text alert system as one element of the university's emergency management system.  All current students and employees are automatically subscribed to receive alerts via email. Students who wish to add parents/guardians to the alert system, can do so by accessing the Rave wireless sign up page and logging in with their username and password.
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