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Education Alumna Funds Scholarship for Math and Science Educators
Education alumna Pamela Yau Smith and her husband Bill have established The Bill and Pam Smith Family Foundation scholarship for students pursuing a career in elementary education, with preference given to those who are passionate about teaching mathematics and science. 
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Kingdom Work Knows No Borders
When Orlean Beeson School of Education Associate Professor Amy Hoaglund decided to establish an elementary education program with a concentration in Christian missions, she was uncertain what it would look like, but was certain that there was a need and that she was called to respond. 
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2018 Learning for Life Recipients Selected
During its centennial year, Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education established the Learning for Life award to honor graduates who have excelled in their career or made a significant impact in the lives of others. This year, the school is adding fourteen deserving school of education alumni to the list of prestigious Learning for Life recipients. 
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100% of May 2018 Education Graduates Employed or Pursuing Graduate Studies
Within just seven weeks of graduation, 100% of Orlean Beeson School of Education’s Early Childhood, Special Education, Elementary, Elementary Collaborative (ESEC) May 2018 graduates accepted teaching positions or were accepted into Master of Science in Education programs. 
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School of Education’s GEAR UP Program Selected for National Conference
GEAR UP stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs.  
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37th Annual Teacher Education Awards Ceremony
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education held its 37th annual teacher education award ceremony April 30 to recognize the many accomplishments of the school’s undergraduate teacher education students. Sixteen scholarships totaling more than $37,000 were awarded to students pursuing a career in teacher education. 
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Samford’s School of Education Hosts Local Budding Educators
Conference participants received a glimpse inside the world of education, how they as educators could make a difference and what opportunities are available for them on Samford University's campus.