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... ❯❯❯

Samford's School of Nursing receives multi-million dollar grant
Samford's School of Nursing receives multi-million dollar grant  WVTM13Samford University has recently received its largest grant ever. According to a news release, Samford's Ida Moffett School of Nursing will receive $3.5 million ...
Transitions for the week of 7-5-19
Transitions for the week of 7-5-19  Baptist News GlobalPlease submit transitions — including staff changes, ordinations, anniversaries or deaths — to Barbara Francis. This page will be updated weekly.
Callaway's Blount makes his choice - LaGrange Daily News
Callaway's Blount makes his choice - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily NewsYou have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY. Daily News. Antinez Blount, a multi-sport standout at Callaway High, has made his ...
Brooks Signs NCAA Champs Allie Ostrander and Karisa Nelson to Sponsorship Contracts
Brooks Signs NCAA Champs Allie Ostrander and Karisa Nelson to Sponsorship Contracts  LetsRun.comPress Release July 3, 2019. Brooks Running Company celebrates National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) title-holders Allie Ostrander and ...
Meet 2020 NFL Draft Prospect: Nick Nixon, OT, Samford University
Meet 2020 NFL Draft Prospect: Nick Nixon, OT, Samford University  NFL Draft DiamondsSamford offensive lineman Nick Nixon is a big boy with a mean streak. He recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot. Name: Nicholas.
Express finding success in every facet of game
Express finding success in every facet of game  Northern Virginia DailySTRASBURG – Things couldn't be going much better for the Strasburg Express.
Jackson tops local golfers at JAGA championship
Jackson tops local golfers at JAGA championship  Clay Today OnlineFLEMING ISLAND – Keystone Heights High School junior golfer Camille Jackson knocked off four strokes on her second day of the JAGA First Coast Women's ...
The Obama Administration’s Reckless Attacks on For-Profit Higher Ed
The Obama Administration’s Reckless Attacks on For-Profit Higher Ed  National ReviewDuring the Obama years, the Department of Education was a hotbed of progressive activism.
NCAA's Division I passing leader last year, Devlin Hodges looks to impress Steelers
NCAA's Division I passing leader last year, Devlin Hodges looks to impress Steelers  TribLIVEHe's one of the longest shots among the 91 men on the Pittsburgh Steelers' training-camp roster to still be standing with the team by the start of ...
Emmy-winning Samford graduate stars in Toy Story 4
Emmy-winning Samford graduate stars in Toy Story 4  Yellowhammer NewsAs movie goers young and old head to see Toy Story 4 around the globe, one special connection stands out for Alabamians. In the newest addition to Pixar's ...