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Samford Awards 1,340 Degrees to Class of 2021 During Five Ceremonies
For the first time in a year, commencement ceremonies were held on campus and in-person.  
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Samford Theatre Alumna Kat Conner Sterling Featured in Netflix Christian Movie
Kat Conner Sterling is featured in Netflix's March 26, 2021 release A Week Away. She plays Presley in this musical set at a Christian teen camp.  
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Orlean Beeson School of Education Alumni Continue to Make a Difference Amid COVID-19
As Samford University and the rest of the world have settled into a new normal in the wake of COVID-19, Orlean Beeson School of Education alumni have continued to find innovative ways to adapt amid the pandemic. 
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Samford Alumna Applies Human Development and Family Science Education to Legal Career
People are always surprised to learn Caroline Reed ’16 doesn’t have a background in political science or criminal justice. While Reed is a gifted lawyer who recently completed the Oregon Bar exam, her background in human development and family science has given her an advantage in the field. 
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Education Graduate Student Overcomes Homelessness and Disability to Pursue Dream of Being a Teacher and Entrepreneur
Patrick Johnson never imagined that in just six years he would go from homelessness to establishing a non-profit, starting a business, being accepted into two entrepreneurship programs and be in the process of completing his master’s degree. For Johnson, a current graduate student in Orlean Beeson School of Education’s K-12 collaborative special education program, the road to where he is today has been marked by challenges.  
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Samford Alumnus Named Alabama Teacher of the Year
Samford University Orlean Beeson School of Education alumnus Andrew “Andy” Jackson has been named Alabama Teacher of the Year. Jackson is a 2009 graduate of Samford’s Early Childhood, Special Education, Elementary, Elementary Collaborative (ESEC) program.  
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Samford Rallies Together to Meet Needs and Bring Back the Bulldogs
Samford employees led the charge to support the Forever Samford- Meeting Student Needs campaign, an effort designed to respond to the most pressing needs of Samford students through the Student Emergency Assistance Fund, need-based scholarships, along with spiritual and emotional care.