Samford’s Online Programs Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report
The latest U.S. News & World Report rankings recognize multiple Samford programs among the top online programs in the country based on a variety of factors, including reputation, faculty credentials, student engagement and selectivity.
Christian Says Samford Shaped Her Beliefs as an Educator
Orlean Beeson School of Education alumna, Christy Christian, was named principal of Crestline Elementary this year and credits Samford for shaping her beliefs as an educator.
97 Percent of May 2019 Samford Graduates Employed or in Graduate School
Samford University graduates continue to enter the workforce quickly and successfully. Six months after graduation, 97 percent of May 2019 graduates reported being either employed or continuing their education in graduate school.
Davis Offers Lessons of Family, Failure to Inspire Graduates
Davis told graduates the story of her great grandmother, the matriarch of her Lebanese immigrant family and known to all generations as Mama. She and her family left Lebanon on the promise of great opportunities and the hope of religious freedom, Davis said, fully invested in the Apostle Mark’s assurance that everything is possible for one who believes.
Patti Callahan Henry Selected as the 2020 Corts Distinguished Author
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education will host New York Times best-selling author Patti Callahan Henry for the 10th annual Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series on March 31.
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.