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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.
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Samford University Celebrated Its Final 2021 Commencement
Samford conferred degrees for graduates of Brock School of Business, Howard College of Art and Sciences, Orlean Beeson School of Education and School of the Arts on May 8 at 10 a.m.
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Karen Redding Graduates From Samford More Than 30 Years After First Enrolling
More than 30 years after initially enrolling at Samford, Karen Redding will be graduating in the class of 2021 with a bachelor's degree in human development and family science (HDFS).
 
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40th Annual Teacher Education Awards Ceremony Hosted by Orlean Beeson School of Education
The 40th annual teacher education awards ceremony recognized the many accomplishments of its undergraduate teacher education candidates.
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Samford Celebrates its Class of 2020 with an In-Person Ceremony, Reception
Samford University honored graduates from its Class of 2020 on April 24 with a ceremony and reception. Previously, this class had to celebrate its commencement virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Human Development and Family Science Recognizes Students’ Accomplishments at Awards Ceremony
Orlean Beeson School of Education’s Department of Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) recently held its annual awards ceremony to recognize graduating seniors, class honor awards, special accomplishments and scholarships.
 
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Former Dean Jeanie Box Cook Retires After 30 Years of Service
Professor of teacher education and former dean of Orlean Beeson School of Education Jeanie Box Cook retired from Samford University in May after 30 years of service.
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Faculty Find Success with New Technology in a Year of Virtual Learning
Orlean Beeson School of Education faculty, staff and students have adapted to new technology, processes and communication tools to continue effective instruction and learning.
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Birkenfeld, Hoaglund Earn Faculty Development Grant
Two faculty members in Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education have earned a Faculty Development Grant awarded by the Academic Affairs Committee of the Faculty Senate.