Published on November 12, 2016 by Brad Radice  
175th Blue Logo

Comedian John Crist, actor Tony Hale, Little Big Town, National Football League players, and other alumni and student groups are just some in the Samford community wishing the university a happy 175th birthday in this special video produced by the Division of Marketing and Communication.


Brad Radice is director of broadcast media.

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.