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Samford’s Ministry Training Institute offers digital, social media course

Facebook, Twitter, website, blog—you’ve got them all covered, so your digital strategy is well in hand, right? Maybe and maybe not. Are you getting consistent new visitors to your homepage? Are your social media profiles consistent in voice and appearance? … Continue reading

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70-year-old roll book shows ‘crazy connections’

By Grace Thornton (The Alabama Baptist) It was the talk heard round the world, the day that Gilbert Guffin had a conversation with an auto mechanic in Walker County. The mechanic — Edmond Eddy — also was a preacher. Not … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptist universities among best in South for veterans

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Two Alabama Baptist universities ranked among top schools in the South for their programs for veterans. The University of Mobile (UM) was ranked 3rd and Samford University in Birmingham was ranked 4th in the South for Best Colleges for Veterans in the 2017 U.S. … Continue reading

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UM names new VP of academic affairs

MOBILE (UM) — University of Mobile (UM) has named Alabama native and former Samford University in Birmingham administrator Christopher McCaghren as vice president of academic affairs. Currently, McCaghren is dean of the College of Education at Anderson University in South … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptist colleges named best in state

All three Alabama Baptist colleges — Judson College in Marion, Samford University in Birmingham and the University of Mobile (UMobile) — were named among the best four-year colleges in Alabama, with 2 of the 3 garnering the top two spots. … Continue reading

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Offensive sorority shirts ‘abhorrent, disrespectful,’ says Samford president

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Samford University in Birmingham issued an apology today for “the offensive image” that appeared on T-shirts produced by one of its sororities. The Kappa chapter of Alpha Delta Pi produced a shirt for its spring formal that … Continue reading

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Samford to graduate more than 1,000 in May

BIRMINGHAM (Samford) — Samford University in Birmingham will graduate approximately 1,125 students during seven commencement programs this month. The programs and speakers are as follows: May 6, McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Wright Center Concert Hall, 2 p.m. Speaker: Mr. Stuart McWhorter, … Continue reading

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Digital safety seminar to help parents protect children in today’s tech-savvy world

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — There is a war being waged for the hearts and minds of children, Traylor Lovvorn of Undone Redone said, and it’s one that his organization, Samford University’s Ministry Training Institute (MTI) and The Alabama Baptist are fighting … Continue reading

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Samford names Brock School of Business building after alum

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — During a dedication ceremony this afternoon, Samford University in Birmingham named its recently completed Brock School of Business building Cooney Hall after Samford alumnus Gary Cooney, vice chairman of McGriff, Seibels and Williams, Inc. Also during the dedication,Brock School of … Continue reading

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Samford University and TAB launch ‘seemingly holographic’ version of the state Baptist paper

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Samford University in Birmingham is partnering with The Alabama Baptist to bring innovative technology to TAB‘s print edition beginning with the Aug. 27 issue. That technology, called augmented reality and using the Aurasma app, was launched today during an … Continue reading

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