The Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education is celebrating its centennial year. Please plan to join us as we celebrate 100 years of learning and teaching January through December.

Learning for Life Award+

We are honoring 100 outstanding school of education alumni or teacher certification recipients with the inaugural Learning for Life Award during homecoming weekend November 6-7, 2015. Nominations can include graduates that pursued a number of career paths.

Nomination deadline is August 15, 2015.

Nomination Form

Get Involved+

A centennial planning committee (CPC) has been formed to help with this historic year. For further information or to join this committee, please contact alumni relations coordinator Kathy Acton at 205-726-4224 or kacton@samford.edu.

Centennial Planning Committee members

CPC members include (front row, from left) Meghan Allen, Christen Sloderbeck, Anne Stone, MaryAnn Moon (second row, from left) Jeanna Westmoreland, Gwen Childs, Jodi Newton, Sarah Hines, Jane Bond, Wayne Bond, Lo Rowan, Anita Gay, Della Fancher and Kathy Acton.

Not pictured: Linda Anderson, Marissa Benjamin, Betsy Box, Sonia Carrington, Janey Carter, Lynn Cook, Nancy Dill, Kristi Dutton, Stacey Finnegan, Shirley Garrett, Rebecca Glenn, Ann Jay Harrison, Paula Hovater, Amanda Jordan, Sarah Law, Lauren Lunceford, Suzanne Maddox, Anna Leigh Marshall, Chrislyn Morse, Michelle Pender, Beth Quick, Cindy Sfakianos, Rachel Stooksbury and Terri Taylor.

Centennial Celebration Dinner+

Join us for Samford's Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education Centennial Celebration Dinner for the benefit of scholarships and recognition of Learning for Life Award recipients.

There are several reservation options:

Individual Reservation $80 per person ($40 tax-deductible)
Table of 8 Reservations $640 ($320 tax-deductible)
Bronze Sponsor $500 ($420 is tax-deductible): 2 reservations
Silver Sponsor $1,000 ($840 is tax-deductible): 4 reservations
Gold Sponsor $2,500 ($2,180 is tax-deductible): 8 reservations

Learning for Life Award recipients will receive two complimentary tickets.

Questions? Contact Kathy Acton at 205-726-4224 or kacton@samford.edu

For sponsorship opportunities contact Della Fancher at 205-726-4462 or dfancher@samford.edu

Make a Reservation or Donation