Samford University announces Dean’s List

Published 2:07 pm Tuesday, June 21, 2022

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From Samford University

BIRMINGHAM — Samford University recognizes 1,720 students named to the 2022 spring semester Dean’s List.

To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 while attempting at least 12 credit hours of coursework. The Dean’s List is the highest academic recognition given by the school at the end of each semester.

The following local have been named to Samford University’s Dean’s List for the spring 2022 semester:

Gina Jones of Clanton, James Powers of Jemison and Shayla Hamilton of Thorsby



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. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the country 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.