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... ❯❯❯

Prospect Interview: Q&A with Samford DE Ahmad Gooden
Prospect Interview: Q&A with Samford DE Ahmad Gooden  Eagles WireWith the Eagles' offseason beginning a bit earlier this year, I'll spend some time getting to know this year's crop of talent as the 2019 NFL Draft nears. This week ...
Madison Academy athlete signs with Samford University
Madison Academy athlete signs with Samford University  WHNT News 19MADISON, Ala. - Madison Academy's Evan Brooks signed to run track and field for Samford University in Birmingham on Thursday. Brooks is a varsity Letterman ...
Who should join MLK in the Alabama Men's Hall of Fame?
Who should join MLK in the Alabama Men's Hall of Fame?  AL.comThe Alabama Men's Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for the induction class of 2019.The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who will be honored with a ...
Track and field strives to maintain success at Samford Invitational
Track and field strives to maintain success at Samford Invitational  Tulane HullabalooAfter a seven-week break, Tulane track and field is ready for its next contest of the indoor season, set to be held at Samford University.
Gray sets long jump record as McDaniel begins KSU coaching career|
Gray sets long jump record as McDaniel begins KSU coaching career  KSU | The Sentinel NewspaperJordan Gray broke the Kennesaw State long jump record and was named as the Most Valuable Field Performer at the Owls' first meet of the season at ...
Terry begins advisory role at Samford University
Terry begins advisory role at Samford University  Alabama BaptistJanuary 14, 2019. Bob Terry, longtime editor of The Alabama Baptist, has been named adviser to the president for faith networks at Samford University.
Wallace Jordan names two new partners
Wallace Jordan names two new partners  AL.comApril Danielson and Roderick “Rod” Evans became partners in the firm on Jan. 1.
Former Bulls QB Chris Oladokun transferring to Samford Yesterday • Bulls The Sickles High alumnus has a
Former Bulls QB Chris Oladokun transferring to Samford Yesterday • Bulls The Sickles High alumnus has a  Tampa Bay TimesTwo weeks after announcing his decision to transfer from USF, third-year sophomore QB Chris Oladokun has announced via ...
CMS student selected for piano master class - Shelby County Reporter
CMS student selected for piano master class - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County ReporterFROM STAFF REPORTS. Columbiana Middle School student Khalia Lee has been selected as one of three students to participate in a piano master class.
'Alabama's Historian' Wayne Flynt to speak at University of Mobile for Alabama's Bicentennial
'Alabama's Historian' Wayne Flynt to speak at University of Mobile for Alabama's Bicentennial  AL.comThe University of Mobile College of Arts & Sciences puts the spotlight on Alabama's bicentennial with a free lecture by "Alabama's ...