Samford University


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Briarwood’s Morgan Hutchinson set to take competitive spirit to Samford. Read more


Birmingham banking executive Keith Herron has been reelected to a second one-year term as chair of Samford University’s Board of Overseers. Peter J. Clemens IV of Franklin, Tennessee, is vice chair. Read more



Photo by Emily Featherston.

Liberty Park Baptist Church pastor Scott Guffin is not at all unfamiliar with the campus of Samford University, where he will be starting a new program in August. Read more


Starnes Publishing assistant sports editor and community reporter Sam Chandler completed a fellowship at The Washington Post after his graduation from Samford. Read more


Ryland Lovvorn

Photo courtesy of Ryland Lovvorn.

OMHS alumna Ryland Lovvorn continues to grow in her art. Read more



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On April 5, Samford University and Auburn University’s softball programs will square off at Spain Park High School. Read more


Caitlin Bice

Photo courtesy of Sandy Bice

Jeff Bice’s presence remains strong in the Samford softball program. Read more


Richard Greene

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Samford’s Heath Quinn is making ripples in the national pool of talent. Read more


samford teachers

Photos by Jon Anderson.

Five principals and teachers from Hoover City Schools were among 100 people recognized as outstanding graduates from Samford University’s Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education during the school’s centennial celebration. Read more

Hoover Schools

Even when you’re a stud high school baseball player in a program as outstanding as Oak Mountain’s, there’s going to be a little bit of a transition when you move up to the next level. Read more


Laura Bush

Photo courtesy of Samantha Nelson.

If you were in the audience for former first lady Laura Bush’s visit on Thursday, you may not have noticed the Wright Center staff patrolling the press section precisely three minutes into her speech. I can assure you, though, that the Crimson did. Read more

Editor's Perspective

Several former local high school standouts played in the Auburn vs. Samford game at Joe Lee Griffin Field. Read more


Opening Convo 1.15

Caroline Summers/Samford University

Samford University professors Moya Nordlund of North Shelby County received a top university award during the 2015 spring semester opening convocation on Jan. 27. Read more


0814 Alabama Governor's School

Photos courtesy of Mary Wimberley.

Students from area high schools were chosen to attend Alabama Governor’s School at Samford University in June. Read more


0714 Distinguished Young Women

Photo courtesy of Miranda Wesley.

Samford University’s Wright Center Concert Hall will host The Distinguished Young Women Program of Jefferson County this Friday and Saturday. Read more


On July 19-20, 22 rising seniors from across Jefferson County will compete for college scholarships in the 2014 Distinguished Young Women of Jefferson County event at Samford University Wright Center. Read more


Seven former students from area high schools will return to Birmingham March 7 to play in the Raymond James Gulf South Conference (GSC) Basketball Championship at Samford University’s Pete Hanna Center. Read more


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