Tim Tebow in blue suit th
An Evening with Tim Tebow
March 14, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center

The Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series in partnership with the Percy Cook Ratliff Lecture Series presents An Evening with Tim Tebow. Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education will host the two-time national champion and Heisman Trophy winner beginning at 7 p.m. in Samford’s Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center. Tebow will share insights from his book Mission Possible which will inspire you to find your mission, pursue your purpose and create a life that counts.

Purchase Tickets Map Learn More

Corts Series Sponsors

Special thanks to our premier sponsors and educational advocates for their support of this event:

 Premier Sponsors

  • Alan and Dina Long Family
  • Pam and Bill Smith Family Foundation

Educational Advocates

FI Plan Partners Logo

Previous Guests

  • 2022—Charles Martin
  • 2020—Patti Callahan Henry - Video
  • 2019—Anthony Ray Hinton
  • 2018—Eric L. Motley
  • 2017—Philip Yancey
  • 2016—Parker J. Palmer
  • 2015—Laura Bush
  • 2014—Wes Moore
  • 2013—Garrison Keillor
  • 2012—Wendell Berry
  • 2011—Greg Mortenson

The names Tom and Marla Corts have been synonymous with Samford University for three decades. Tom Corts was known for his invaluable leadership, service and love for books and classical literature. Ten years ago, Marla Corts assisted in the launch of the Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series in his memory.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Marla Corts shaking hands

A portion of the proceeds from the Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series will benefit scholarships for students pursuing a degree within Orlean Beeson School of Education.

For more information, click here.

Sponsorship opportunities are available annually. Contact Sheri H. Ransome at 205-726-4462 or email shransom@samford.edu for more information.