Education Commencement
April 26, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Pete Hanna Center

Join us as we celebrate our spring graduates in Orlean Beeson School of Education.


5th Annual Higher Education Character Convening
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Hilton Pensacola Beach on 12 Via de Luna Drive, 32561

The Higher Education Character Convening is presented by Samford University's Orlean Beeson School of Education. This two-day conference will be held on Monday, May 13 beginning at 5 pm, Tuesday, May 14 from 8 am-3:30 pm and Wednesday, May 15 from 8 am to 1 pm. This year's theme will be character and moral development; the convening will include keynote addresses, breakout sessions, problems of practice, and character-based research. Participants will choose from a varied selection of breakout sessions to attend. A networking session will provide the opportunity for attendees to connect with other school leaders pursuing similar goals. There is a limited block of rooms reserved at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Resort for this convening. Once you register, a hotel reservation link will be emailed to you in order to reserve your room at the event location.


The Diversity Forum
June 4, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cooney Hall 400, Regions Community Resource Room

The 3rd Annual Diversity Forum is sponsored by the Diversity Committee at Orlean Beeson School of Education and the Office of Student Success and Diversity. Join us as we learn and network with other P-12 and higher education professionals to share ideas regarding diversity in education surrounding this year's theme, supporting individuals and families with exceptionalities.