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Orlean Beeson School of Education Hosts Inaugural Diversity Forum
June 7-8, the Diversity Committee in Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education and Samford’s Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives partnered to host the inaugural Diversity Forum on campus.
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Orlean Beeson School of Education Co-Sponsors 3rd Annual Character Convening Conference
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education continues its legacy of character development in higher education by co-sponsoring the first in-person Character Convening Conference at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama.
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Graduate Continues Grandmother’s Legacy as an Educator
As Orlean Beeson School of Education bids farewell to the graduating class of 2022, it looks ahead to welcoming another generation of educators in the Fall semester.
 
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Samford Awards Degrees to 1,287 Students
The graduates were celebrated during five commencement ceremonies held April 29-30.
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Orlean Beeson School of Education Honors Students in School-wide Awards Ceremony
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education hosted its annual awards ceremony on April 20 to recognize the many accomplishments of its students. This year marked the first time all three departments were recognized in one event.
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Orlean Beeson School of Education Hosts Elementary Students for SAM STEAM Academy and Young Authors Conference
About 30 juniors majoring in teacher education at Orlean Beeson School of Education recently hosted 75 second-grade students from i3 Academy for SAM STEAM Academy.
 
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Samford to Hold Five Commencement Ceremonies April 29-30 to Celebrate Graduates
More than 1,200 students will graduate April 29-30.
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Orlean Beeson School of Education Inducts 30 to Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education recently welcomed 30 new members into its Zeta Theta chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education.
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Human Development and Family Science Offers Two New Accelerated Programs of Study
The Department of Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) in Orlean Beeson School of Education has established two new accelerated degree paths for undergraduate students.
 
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Charles Martin, a Samford Parent, Challenges and Inspires at the Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series
Samford University hosted New York Times bestselling author Charles Martin on April 5 for the 11th annual Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series.
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Three Teacher Education Candidates to Present at National Conference for Undergraduate Research
Three teacher education candidates had proposals accepted by the National Council for Undergraduate Research (NCUR) to present virtually at its national conference being held April 4-8.
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David Finn to Retire after 24 Years of Service
Professor of teacher education David Finn will retire at the end of this semester.
 
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Teacher Education Seniors Participate in Interview Day
Orlean Beeson School of Education and Samford’s Career Development Center co-hosted the annual teacher education Interview Day March 10.
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Department of Teacher Education Hosts Urban Education Seminar
Orlean Beeson School of Education recently hosted an Urban Education Seminar for teacher candidates serving in urban placements this spring.
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David Little to Retire after 33 Years of Service
Associate professor of teacher education David Little will retire in April after 33 years of service.
 
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Longtime Professor Patti Wood to Retire at the End of the Semester
After 16 years of teaching at Samford, Wood will retire at the end of the semester. 
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Orlean Beeson School of Education’s Teacher Education Program is First Undergraduate Program in U.S. to Receive IMSLEC Affiliation
Samford University’s teacher education program in Orlean Beeson School of Education is the first undergraduate program in the United States to earn affiliation with the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC).
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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.