Published on January 17, 2012  

Howard College of Arts and Sciences will host an evening of fun, food and fellowship for alumni Monday, Jan. 30 as Samford's basketball teams take on UNC-Greensboro (women) and College of Charleston (men).

The 6-7:30 p.m. event, on the south concourse of Pete Hanna Center, will showcase alumni, faculty, donors and current students of the college's Arts and Sciences Program for Independent Research (ASPIRE), formerly known as the Samford Undergraduate Research Program (SURP).

Order tickets ($5 each) by Jan. 25 at (205) 602-4294.

Discounted basketball tickets are available for $7 (adults) and $5 (children). Purchase game tickets at the door or call (205) 726-3641.


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.