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 asks Homewood for quarter-million in incentives
Samford asks Homewood for quarter-million in incentives  Birmingham Business JournalAn $11 million project would bring Samford University's football stadium up to par within the Southern conference.
Parkview grad Carley Kuhns named head women's basketball coach at Samford
Parkview grad Carley Kuhns named head women's basketball coach at Samford  Gwinnettdailypost.comCarley Kuhns' rise in the women's college basketball coaching ranks is now at the NCAA Division I level.
Woman overcomes illness to become playwright
Woman overcomes illness to become playwright  CBS42.comBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- A Samford University student's journey to becoming a playwright was no small feat. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, ...
Samford Bulldogs Introduced Carley Kuhns as New Women's Head Basketball Coach
Samford Bulldogs Introduced Carley Kuhns as New Women's Head Basketball Coach  CBS42.comSamford University has hired Carley Kuhns as its new head women's basketball coach. "It's a dream come true, I'm honored and truly blessed to be here ...
Moving on up: Kuhns accepts HC position at Division I Samford University
Moving on up: Kuhns accepts HC position at Division I Samford University  Valdosta Daily TimesVALDOSTA –– Valdosta State Athletic Director Herb Reinhard announced Wednesday, Lady Blazer head women's basketball coach Carley Kuhns has ...
Kuhns Takes Head Coaching Position at Division I Samford University
Kuhns Takes Head Coaching Position at Division I Samford University  WTXL ABC 27Valdosta State Athletic Director Herb Reinhard announced Wednesday, Lady Blazer head women's basketball coach Carley Kuhns has been named head ...
Sources: Kuhns leaving VSU for Samford
Sources: Kuhns leaving VSU for Samford  Valdosta Daily TimesVALDOSTA –– Valdosta State women's basketball coach Carly Kuhns appears to be leaving her alma mater to become the head coach at Samford University, ...
Underwood, Cindy Walding
Underwood, Cindy Walding  Dothan EagleCindy Walding Underwood passed on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, following a nearly four-year battle against advanced ovarian cancer, which she fought with all her ...
Blood pressure patients can take tainted pills during valsartan shortage, FDA says
Blood pressure patients can take tainted pills during valsartan shortage, FDA says  KPTV.comDue to a shortage of certain commonly used blood pressure drugs, the US Food and Drug Administration took the unusual step Thursday.
Birmingham man killed in early-morning crash on I-20 near Irondale
Birmingham man killed in early-morning crash on I-20 near Irondale  AL.comA Birmingham man was killed early Friday when he was hit by a vehicle on Interstate 20 in Irondale. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim ...