Samford University Guides and Resources

Get the Most From Your Education With These 10 Smart Strategies

Do you have a university degree? When you attended college, you invested in an education that can benefit you the rest of your life. Getting the most out of your college experience can make a big difference in your future. You can ignore that you ever went to college or turn that experience into something valuable. It’s your choice. Take advantage of these ideas to make the most of your education: Work in the field in which... ❯❯❯

5 College Degrees with Above Average Salaries  

Attaining a college education increases your chances of earning a healthy compensation for your time. The truth is, you do not have to be a doctor or a lawyer to earn a healthy living. As expected in this age of technology, the computer "geeks" seem to be taking home the biggest paychecks. Consider pursuing a degree in one of these fields: 1. Petroleum engineering. Engineering is well known for being a high paying industry, and the... ❯❯❯

Finding Success After College

Graduating students would like to find the key to success, as they enter the world of work. Since most have a limited amount of work experience and do not really know what is expected of them, they would like to find a proven path they can follow. Here it is: 1. Job Offers - Seek job offers in your areas of strength. Employers want you to contribute to the success of the company. You stand a greater chance of doing that when you... ❯❯❯

Did My School Prepare Me for My Society?

Whenever I hear a student or any graduate asking this question, I always think that the right question they should or ought to ask themselves in place of this is 'Did I allow my school to prepare me for society?' School is described as an organized environment for the purpose of adding values to the lives of members of a society through teaching and learning. What society does through schools is educating, that is, making known to... ❯❯❯

Ineffective Colleges & Universities: Go Green and Gold

The following combines information from government and standardized testing company resources, years of experience with college fairs/marketing, working with, through, against and in spite of school administrations, direct consumer-query challenges to college admissions teams, and that acquired via numerous other strategies employed to understand the business of college education. The school colors are green and gold. The pom-poms... ❯❯❯

How Do You Help a Student Who Feels Hopeless?

The start of a new class always carries with it a sense of hope for students and their instructor. This is a time when students are the most likely to listen, read the assigned materials, and make an attempt to complete the required learning activities. From an instructor's perspective, there is an expectation that students are ready to learn and want to learn the course topics. For the most part, students will begin the class by... ❯❯❯

What Is the Real Value of a Doctorate Degree?

Completing a doctorate degree is a significant accomplishment. This achievement represents the culmination of hard work, extensive critical thinking and research about the chosen field of interest, and the result is a contribution made in the form of new ideas, thoughts, plans, methodologies, and/or actionable recommendations. Consider in contrast, the number of individuals who complete their coursework but not the dissertation... ❯❯❯

What You Should Know When Pursuing A University Degree

Are you through with your high school education and looking to pursue a university degree? Here are a few things you should know: Benefits of having a university degree There are plenty of benefits that come with having a university degree. Some of these advantages include: More money: This is a no-brainer. According to the state higher education executive officer's association, those with bachelor degrees earn almost twice than... ❯❯❯

Do Your Students Look Up to You?

When you are actively involved in the classroom and working with your adult students, classroom management and what you need to teach are the order of the day. As the class progresses, you may consider the perspective of your students; along with what motivates them, how they persist when faced with challenges, and what it is like for them to interact with the classroom environment. But have you ever considered how your students view... ❯❯❯

Dennis Clark Appointed Dean of University Libraries
Dennis Clark Appointed Dean of University Libraries  University of Arkansas NewswireDennis T. Clark will join the U of A as Libraries Dean on Aug. 1, 2019.
YSU assistant coach Carl Pelini glad to be back
YSU assistant coach Carl Pelini glad to be back  Youngstown VindicatorBy Greg Gulas · [email protected] BEAVER TOWNSHIP. For the 11th time in his 32-year football coaching career, Carl Pelini has purchased a house. The YSU ...
A sister's muse
A sister's muse  Hoover SunDanielle Portera's senior art show at Samford University focused on beauty. In her younger sister Dominique, the lifelong Hoover resident found the perfect ...
Economics Professor Explores Relationship Between Walmart and Food Insecurity
Economics Professor Explores Relationship Between Walmart and Food Insecurity  UKNowA Gatton College faculty member is releasing research which helps inform the national discussion about food insecurity.
Four Eagles ink National Letters of Intent
Four Eagles ink National Letters of Intent  KSBY San Luis Obispo NewsYour browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video.
Ravenwood senior plans 'gap year' to serve others around the world
Ravenwood senior plans 'gap year' to serve others around the world  The TennesseanHaley Galbreath, who graduates from Ravenwood High this month, is taking a gap year for mission work through a Texas program.
Steelers take chance on undrafted rookie quarterback
Steelers take chance on undrafted rookie quarterback  WPXI PittsburghThe Pittsburgh Steelers are in good hands at quarterback over the next three seasons with Ben Roethlisberger signing a new contract, but what about the future ...
Jewish Roots conference at Samford in September
Jewish Roots conference at Samford in September  PatheosSign up by June 1 to get an early bird discount to "Jewish Roots of Christianity," a conference at Samford University September 24-25, 2019. Cutting-edge ...
Police searching for suspects who fired 70 shots into home of Colts assistant
Police searching for suspects who fired 70 shots into home of Colts assistant  New York Post Indianapolis police are on the hunt for up to eight suspects after 70 shots were fired into the home of Colts assistant coach Parks Frazier on ...
Mountain Brooks Warren Fitzpatrick Awarded Cam Bean Scholarship
Mountain Brooks Warren Fitzpatrick Awarded Cam Bean Scholarship  Patch.comWarren Fitzpatrick Awarded Cam Bean Scholarship - Mountain Brook, AL - Samford track star and former MBHS student Warren Fitzpatrick was awarded a ...