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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. 
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Samford Graduate Named Alabama Elementary Teacher of the Year
Orlean Beeson School of Education alumna Meghan Allen has been named Alabama Elementary Teacher of the Year and Alternate Alabama Teacher of the Year.  
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Samford’s Education School Hosts Annual Young Authors Conference
More than 100 third-grade students from Trace Crossings Elementary School in suburban Hoover visited Samford University to participate in the annual event. 
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Samford Celebrates Historic Milestones During Spring Commencement
Samford University celebrated several historic milestones during spring commencement activities, including the largest graduating class in the university’s 176-year history. 
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Vann Uses Unique Chalk Drawing to Inspire Samford’s Education, Arts Graduates
Samford University’s School of the Arts and Orlean Beeson School of Education graduates and families were treated to a unique commencement address by art professor emeritus Lowell Vann. 
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Annual Graduate Prayer Breakfast Focuses on Faith, Friendship, Scholarship
Themes of friendship, faith and scholarship were the focus of Samford University’s annual graduate prayer breakfast May 11.