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Education School Awards $40,387 in Scholarship to Undergraduate Teacher Education Candidates at Annual Awards Ceremony
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education recognized the many accomplishments of the school’s undergraduate teacher education candidates at its 38th annual teacher education award ceremony. 
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Alumnus Jerell Horton Shares Impact of Samford with Education, Arts Graduates
Samford University’s School of the Arts and Orlean Beeson School of Education graduates and families packed the Wright Center for the joint commencement that also marked the final ceremony of the week’s celebration of all 1,277 spring graduates. 
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Orlean Beeson School of Education Inducts 34 to Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society
Orlean Beeson School of Education recently welcomed 34 new members into the Kappa Delta Pi, international honor society in education, Zeta Theta chapter. 
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Samford’s Orlean Beeson School of Education Home to 12 Nationally Recognized Certification Programs
Orlean Beeson School of Education’s Secondary Mathematics master’s program for alternative Class A certification received national recognition status on its submission to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Specialized Profession Association. This addition brings the total number of nationally recognized certification programs to 12 for Samford’s education school; the highest number of nationally recognized programs in the state of Alabama. 
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Faith, Virtue, Freedom: A Vision for Liberty and Justice
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education hosted New York Times best-selling author Eric Metaxas for the 2019 Percy Cook Ratliff Lecture Series. Metaxas shared thought-provoking narrative as he spoke on his passion for the republic and his literary work If You Can Keep It, which examines the founding fathers’ intentions for America and how, we as a nation, can live out their vision. 
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National Unplugging Day: Samford Professor Encourages Less Screen Time with Children’s Book
March 1 is celebrated as “National Unplugging Day,” a call for a 24-hour digital detox to encourage uninterrupted connection between family, friends and neighbors. The initiative comes in response to increased time spent attached to phones and tablets, which studies have reported as being more than five hours a day.  
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Anthony Ray Hinton Selected as the 2019 Corts Distinguished Author
On April 16, Anthony Ray Hinton will be honored as the 2019 Distinguished Author at the ninth annual Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series presented by Orlean Beeson School of Education. Hinton will share his powerful, personal narrative of love, justice and hope sustained through dark times at 7 p.m. in Samford University’s Leslie S. Wright Center.