Events

Kappa Delta Pi Initiation Ceremony
April 4, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Orlean Bullard Beeson Hall Room 233

Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), International Honor Society in Education, was founded in 1911 to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. Join us for the transition of the KDP executive board and new member induction. Students who have completed at least 24 credits of collegiate course work, six being education courses, and maintained a grade point average of a 3.0 of higher are eligible for admission.

Young Authors Conference
April 24, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Orlean Bullard Beeson Hall

More than 100 third-grade students from Trace Crossings Elementary School will visit Samford University April 24 to participate in the 16th annual Young Authors Conference. The event is hosted by Samford teacher education students. The annual conference honors John and Frances Carter who both taught in Orlean Beeson School of Education.

Human Development and Family Life Education Awards Ceremony
April 25, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Dr. Chandler's Home

Orlean Beeson School of Education's Human Development and Family Life Education awards ceremony will recognize the many accomplishments of the school’s undergraduate Human Development and Family Science students.

Yes, You Can Teach!
April 26, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Orlean Bullard Beeson Hall

Orlean Beeson School of Education’s Yes, You Can Teach! conference is open to high school juniors and seniors who have expressed an interest in teaching. Participants will receive a glimpse inside the world of education, how they as educators can make a difference, and what opportunities are available for them on Samford’s beautiful campus. They will have the chance to interact with other budding educators as well as faculty, students and staff from Samford University’s Teacher Education Department.

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Orlean Beeson School of Education Commencement
May 11, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Wright Center

Orlean Beeson School of Education will share commencement with School of the Arts.

Family Weekend
October 4 – October 6
Samford University

During this annual event, Samford families come together to enjoy campus and build community with other Samford families.

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Homecoming 2019
November 8 – November 9
Samford University

From reunions, tailgates, Alumni of the Year Awards, and much more, this is a weekend that you will cherish for a life time.

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