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Samford University Partners in Innovative Tutoring Program to Address Learning Loss Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Samford University has partnered with Birmingham City Schools and United Way of Central Alabama to help address COVID-19 related learning loss due to school closures during the pandemic through an innovative, new tutoring program.
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Beating the Odds: Human Development and Family Science Alumna Overcomes Challenges to Become Successful Attorney
When clients of family law attorney Taylor Tippel first meet her, they often underestimate her because of her age, but she has experienced more in her 26 years than most.
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Samford Honors 322 Graduates During Winter Commencement Ceremonies
Two commencement ceremonies were held on Dec. 18 to celebrate the graduates.
 
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Benton, Davis Selected as Members of Samford’s Research Advisory Collaborative
Two faculty members in Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education have been selected as inaugural members of Samford’s Research Advisory Collaborative (RAC).
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Charles Martin to Deliver the Corts Distinguished Author Lecture with Patti Callahan Henry
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education will host New York Times bestselling author Charles Martin for the 11th annual Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series on April 5.
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Samford Football Player and Orlean Beeson School of Education Professor Bridge Gap by Sharing Experiences
As a senior in human development and family science as well as an All-American wide receiver on Samford University’s football team, Montrell Washington has learned to excel not only on the football field, but in the classroom as well.
 
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Wood Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Alabama Association for Gifted Children
Patti Wood, professor of teacher education in Orlean Beeson School of Education, has received the Award for Lifetime Achievement in Gifted Education from the Alabama Association for Gifted Children (AAGC).
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Orlean Beeson School of Education Alumni Share More than Food Through Grace Klein Community
When Jason and Jenny Waltman first founded Grace Klein Community in 2010, they had no idea the organization would one day grow to provide food support to 10,000 people every week from 40 of 67 counties in Alabama.
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Alternative A Master’s Program Alumna Goes On to Win Teacher of the Year
This past year, Jennifer Martinez ’17 was awarded Teacher of the Year at Chelsea Park Elementary School. As a fourth-grade teacher, she had known for years that she wanted to work in the classroom, but her pathway to becoming a teacher was an untraditional one.
 
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Orlean Beeson School of Education Students Welcomed Back With New and Improved Learning Spaces
The recently renovated Education Learning Commons (ELC) and classroom 316 on the third floor of Orlean Bullard Beeson Hall has been thoughtfully designed to better accommodate the needs of students from all departments.
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Teacher Education Candidates Receive Lamp of Learning (2021)
Teacher education candidates in Orlean Beeson School of Education received their clinical badge at the sixth annual Lamp of Learning Ceremony on Sept. 2.
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School of Education Honors Distinguished Alumni at the Learning for Life Awards Dinner
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education honored nine distinguished alumni, along with two esteemed friends of the school, at its annual Learning for Life awards dinner August 25.
 
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School of Education Announces the Launch of Research and Innovation in Education
The digital publication will feature the diverse inquiry efforts of undergraduate students, doctoral candidates and faculty.
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Orlean Beeson School of Education Welcomes Three New Faculty Members
Orlean Beeson School of Education welcomes a new faculty member to each of its three departments this fall.
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Chery, Colquiett Published in National Council on Family Relations’ Magazine
An article written by two students in the human development and family science program has been published in the spring 2021 issue of Network.
 
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Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society Supports School in Uganda Through Spring Project
Members of the Zeta Theta chapter of Kappa Delta Pi voted unanimously to donate the entirety of its funds to Terra Nova Academy in Kampala, Uganda.
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Orlean Beeson School of Education Leads Higher Education in Character Development at 2nd Annual Character Convening
On May 14, the school led discussions among faculty members from universities across the nation and in England about character and competence in higher education.
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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.