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Orlean Beeson School of Education Hosts 5th Annual Higher Education Character Convening
The Higher Education Character Convening (HECC) is held this year in Pensacola, Florida, May 13-15.
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Shipt and Landing Founder Inspires Business and Education Graduates During Spring Commencement
On Friday, April 26, Samford University awarded 299 degrees to graduates of Brock School of Business and Orlean Beeson School of Education. Bill Smith, founder of Shipt and Landing, was presented with an honorary Doctor of Commerce degree before delivering his commencement address.
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Students Honored in School-wide Awards Ceremony
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education held its annual awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 10. Students from Human Development and Family Science, Teacher Education and Educational Leadership received awards honoring academic and character excellence and leadership, and were awarded scholarships that affirm these qualities.
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Support Character Development on Samford Giving Day
What makes Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education different? While the possible answers to this question are limitless, Laura Casey ’23, a graduate of the School of Education’s Master of Science in instructional leadership, would tell you it is character.
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Contributing to the National Conversation on Marriage and Divorce
The institution of marriage and the dissolution of some of those same unions have become deeply threaded into the fabric of American life and society, according to a new textbook on the subject, Marriage and Divorce in America: Issues, Trends, and Controversies.
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Samford Students Receive Certification and Training on Trauma and Crisis De-escalation
Hundreds of Samford students, first responders, ministers, law enforcement and other area professionals gathered in the Leslie S. Wright Center to learn about supporting children and adolescents who have experienced a crisis or trauma.
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Remembering Timothy Keller Affirms Samford’s Mission
On the night of Feb. 20, the Samford University community gathered in Reid Chapel for Remembering Timothy Keller: An Evening with Collin Hansen. The 13th annual Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series delivered on its promise to provide this year’s attendees with an intimate look into the life and legacy of one of the 21st century’s most influential church leaders, Rev. Timothy Keller.
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The Legacy of Samford’s Ladies: Women’s History in the Archives
The university has watched the history of women in Alabama unfold from the ratification of the 19th Amendment, civil rights, shifting workplace dynamics, notable missionaries, authors, government leaders, and much more.
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New Initiative Seeks to Build Champions of Character, On and Off the Field
According to the U.S. Department of Education, character education is a shared responsibility of parents, teachers and members of the community, who come together to support positive character development.
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Samford University Provost Distinguished Lecture Returns March 14
Samford University's Office of the Provost Distinguished Lecture series returns on Thursday, March 14, in partnership with Howard College of Arts and Sciences Department of Biblical and Religious Studies. Nijay K. Gupta, PhD, a professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary, will be the guest speaker.
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Beeson to host Christ-centered counseling event, open house
Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School is excited to offer two upcoming events geared toward those pursuing a career in Christian counseling.
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2023 Issue of Leadership, Research & Innovation in Education Published
Orlean Beeson School of Education at Samford University proudly announces the release of its annual publication, Leadership, Research & Innovation in Education. The digital compilation is a testament to the vibrant tapestry of creativity, impact, and faith woven by the school's faculty, students and alumni.
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Orlean Beeson School of Education to Host 13th Annual Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education is honored to host Remembering Timothy Keller: An Evening with Collin Hansen for its 13th Annual Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series.
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Samford Alum Honored with National Award
Lindy Cleveland ’14 is this year’s winner of the 2024 Council for Christian Colleges & Universities Young Alumni Award.
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Education Hosts Young Authors Conference at Trace Crossings Elementary School
Orlean Beeson School of Education has hosted its Young Authors Conference for years, customarily inviting local schools to Samford’s campus for a day of literary magic, inspiring young students to cultivate their reading and writing skills. But this year, the School of Education brought the magic to the students with a visit to Trace Crossings Elementary School.
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Innovative Methods for Understanding: How Samford Students Gain Practical Skills and Perspective
On Oct. 24, students from Samford’s Micah Fellows program, School of Public Health and Orlean Beeson School of Education came together to engage in a unique instructional exercise known as a poverty simulation.
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Samford Freshman Receives John Duren Scholarship
With aspirations of becoming a mathematics teacher, freshman Nada Almansoob has been honored with the prestigious John Duren Scholarship.
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Change from the Top Down
In 2014, dynamic leaders in the field of education began touting the need for high-level and innovative leadership across Alabama’s school systems. The response was the development of the Transformation Leadership Academy (TLA), the brainchild of Ruth Ash, former dean of Orlean Beeson School of Education.