Monday Dec 9
Blue Cross chief to speak at Samford University commencement
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Samford University says a senior executive with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama will give the keynote address at its fall-semester commencement ceremony.
Monday Dec 9
Troy University tops The List of largest MBA program enrollment
In the business world, an MBA can go a long way. The 2013 MBA List ranks the program at Alabama's colleges and universities by total enrollment.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Now open: O'Henry's Coffees' 5th location near Rojo in Birmingham's Highland Park neighborhood
A new O'Henry's Coffees location in Birmingham's Highland Park, near Rojo, opened on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Bandoneon virtuoso Raul Jaurena returns to ASO's Concertmaster and Friends for 'History of the Tango'
Raul Jaurena , bandoneon virtuoso and master of Nuevo Tango, returns to Birmingham for another appearance on the Alabama Symphony 's Concertmaster and Friends series.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Samford University rings in Christmas with bells, lights, 'Messiah' and homes tour
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Samford University celebrates the Christmas season with home and campus decorations, lights and music starting Tuesday, Dec. 3. Campus festivities begin with Christmas in other lands and end a little closer to home.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Birmingham leaders you should know: Scott Myers
Civic activities: Samford University Brock School of Business advisory board; Birmingham Athletic Partnership, president of the board of directors; Bryant-Jordan Student-Athlete Scholarship Foundation, managing director; Birmingham Business Journal "Top 40 Under 40" Business People; Homewood Police Foundation, founding board member; Public Affairs ... (more)
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Fifth Circuit panel for Aldawsari orals named
Only one of the three appellate judges who will hear oral arguments in convicted terrorist Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari's appeal is a Texan.
Ever wondered about your neighbor's Christmas decorations? Sign up for Legacy League's Home Tour
Legacy League , an Auxiliary of Samford University, will kick-off its third annual Christmas Home Tour on Thursday, Dec. 12. This year, five homes - four in Vestavia Hills and one in Mountain Brook - will open their doors to the public to show off how they celebrate the season.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
ASO recedes further in music history with program of Haydn, Mozart
The Alabama Symphony stepped back more than two centuries for a glimpse into the heart of the classical era Saturday night at Brock Recital Hall.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
AHS Drama Club continues its community service
Lois Stephens Staff Reporter The Alice High School Drama Club is one of the busiest groups of students at the high school.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Advent's Mid-Day series continues Friday with Samford String Quartet
The quartet is comprised of Samford University faculty members Jeffrey Flaniken and Caroline Nordlund, violinists; Angela Flaniken, violist; and Samuel Nordlund, cellist.
Pirate alert: Gilbert and Sullivan's romp tonight through Sunday at Samford University
Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance," a romantic romp about an apprentice pirate who falls in love with the daughter of a major general, takes the stage Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 21-24, for four performances at Samford University .
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Williamson County student achievements
Eric Wilmes, a 2009 graduate of Independence High School, received the David H. Briggs Award, which recognizes the senior psychology major as having the best academic performance in psychology as judged by classroom performance, overall scholarship and grade point average.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Mostly Mozart, a little bit of Haydn, all Alabama Symphony, Saturday at Brock Hall
One of Mozart's most sublime works take center stage when the Alabama Symphony debuts its Classical Masters concert Saturday, Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. The Sinfonia Concertante in E flat for violin and viola, K. 364, composed in 1779, will place concertmaster Daniel Szasz and principal violist Michael Fernandez in the spotlight, while guest conductor ... (more)
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Q&A with Tracie Roberson, newly elected to Mobile County school board
Roberson, an attorney, was chosen unanimously by the school board to fill the District 4 seat, vacated by the Rev.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Pioneers add Samford freshman
The Elmira Pioneers have picked up their first player for the 2014 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League season, announcing Thursday that they've added Samford University freshman Hunter Swilling.
School board member boycotting to draw attention to deficient teacher preparation programs
State school board member Mary Scott Hunter of Huntsville wants to use the board's authority to drive quality in the state's teacher preparation programs.
AOL City Guide
Howard Johnson - Birmingham
The Howard Johnson Birmingham is located 3 miles from Samford University and is 10 minutes' drive from Central Birmingham.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
An unlikely pairing: Bela Fleck, Brooklyn Rider looking to pave new musical pathways
Bela Fleck, center, surrounded by Brooklyn Rider violist Nicholas Cords, left, violinist Johnny Gandelsman, violinist Colin Jacobsen and cellist Eric Jacobsen.