Honored Seniors Lead Annual Hanging of the Green Service
Twelve senior honorees led the traditional Hanging of the Green service Dec. 5 in Samford’s Reid Chapel. The students are nominated by faculty and staff, and then a selection committee chooses the honorees based on leadership, scholarship, spiritual commitment and community service.
McEwan Named Dean of Samford’s Orlean Beeson School of Education
Anna McEwan, Ph.D., has been named dean of Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education effective Jan. 2, 2020. McEwan, an accomplished administrator and educator, currently serves as provost, dean and acting chair of the Department of Teacher Education at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama.
School of Education Honors Alumni with Learning for Life Award
Orlean Beeson School of Education honored seven distinguished alumni and two outstanding faculty members at its annual Learning for Life awards dinner November 7.
Orlean Beeson School of Education Students Explore STEAM Education in Action
The professional development event was designed to expose undergraduates to STEAM, an educational approach integrating science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics.
School of Education Dedicates Curriculum Materials and Technology Center in Honor of Peter John Clemens IV
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education recently celebrated the dedication of its Curriculum Materials and Technology Center to Peter John Clemens IV ‘87. The dedication was a surprise planned by his wife Julie Clemens ‘86 in recognition of his previous giving to Samford in honor of her father, Carl E. Miller Jr.
Teacher Education Candidates Receive Lamp of Learning
Orlean Beeson School of Education hosted its fourth annual Lamp of Learning Ceremony on Aug. 29. The event marks the official induction of teacher education candidates into their respective majors and the beginning of professional field experiences.
Samford Ranked Third in the Nation for Student Engagement by Wall Street Journal
Samford University students are among the nation’s most engaged according to new rankings published by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education. The university ranked #3 nationally in student engagement, climbing nine spots since last year’s ranking.