Published on January 22, 2010  

The Howard College of Arts and Sciences recently received a Special Merit Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District 3 (CASE III) for overall website design and implementation. Rachel Carden was responsible for designing the new website and implementing the changes. The college will be recognized at the INGENUITY CASE III Conference in February and the winning website design will be displayed in the awards area at the conference for others to review. CASE III seeks to "advance and support educational and professional institutions in the southeastern United States by enhancing the effectiveness of the alumni relations, fund raising, communications, marketing and other advancement professionals who serve them."

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.