Allen named to Samford fall honors list

Published 3:43 pm Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Samuel “Sam” Allen of Brookhaven was among 2,122 students named to Samford University’s Dean’s List for the fall 2023 semester. To qualify for Dean’s List, a full-time student must have earned at minimum 3.5 grade point average for the semester. The Dean’s List is the highest academic recognition given by the school at the end of each semester.

Allen, an active member of Sigma Chi Fraternity, is the son of Brookhaven attorney Will Allen and Jenny Allen.

Samford, in Birmingham, 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. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford first nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health.

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