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Samford’s Orlean Beeson School of Education Receives National Recognition

Four programs in Samford‘s school of education have received national recognition. 

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Teacher Education Scholarship Honors John and Fran Carter

When John and Fran Carter joined the faculty of Samford University in 1956 in what is now Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education, they became widely known on campus as “Dr. John” and “Dr. Frances.” Their illustrious careers have now been enshrined at Samford with the John and Fran Carter Endowed Scholarship for Teacher Education. 

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Jeanna Westmoreland Addresses Samford Arts, Education Graduates

Committed, compassionate people with a common purpose can achieve remarkable results, Jeanna Westmoreland told graduates of Samford University’s School of the Arts and Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education Saturday, May 14. 

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Author Palmer Examines Political Rhetoric in Samford Lecture

Samford University’s Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education presented Parker J. Palmer, popular author of Courage to Teach, April 12 for the sixth annual Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series.  

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Samford University’s School of Education Celebrates Read Across America

Read Across America, a National Education Association event, is Feb. 29 through March 4. It is a week anchored around Dr. Seuss’ birthday where teachers across the country celebrate reading.  

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Corts Distinguished Author Series Presents Parker J. Palmer April 12

Popular author Parker J. Palmer will be featured for the 6th annual Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series. 

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School of Education Concludes Centennial Year with “Learning for Life” Gala

Samford’s Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education concluded its centennial celebration with a Nov. 7 gala honoring 100 of its outstanding graduates.