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... ❯❯❯

Muriel Warren Appointed Director of Accreditation for School of Medicine
Muriel Warren Appointed Director of Accreditation for School of Medicine  Mercer NewsMACON – Muriel Warren was recently appointed director of accreditation for Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM). “Muriel joins us with years of ...
ACM Awards 2019: Nominees include Little Big Town, Florida Georgia Line
ACM Awards 2019: Nominees include Little Big Town, Florida Georgia Line  AL.comFlorida Georgia line performs with Bebe Rexha, center, during the Recording Academy and Clive Davis' pre-Grammy gala on Feb. 9, 2019 in Beverly Hills, ...
Summer Camp Guide: Find Yourself
Summer Camp Guide: Find Yourself  Over the Mountain JournalNothing helps a kid meet new friends, learn new things, build confidence and make memories for a lifetime quite like summer camp. From traditional to ...
Christian Thought Leader to Speak at Samford University's Orlean Beeson School of Education
Christian Thought Leader to Speak at Samford University's Orlean Beeson School of Education  Over the Mountain JournalBest-selling author, radio host and Christian commentator Eric Metaxas will speak March 17 at Samford University as part ...
UTC hoops star Kevin Easley injured in Mocs' OT loss at Samford
UTC hoops star Kevin Easley injured in Mocs' OT loss at Samford  Chattanooga Times Free PressThe UTC men's basketball team lost 80-76 in overtime Saturday at Samford, the Mocs' sixth loss in their past seven games.
This week: Samford University blood drive rewards donors
This week: Samford University blood drive rewards donors  CBS42.comA blood drive here in Birmingham will reward you for saving lives. The American Red Cross and Samford University Bulldogs are teaming up for a blood drive on ...
Making history: Miss University of Alabama crowns first black queen
Making history: Miss University of Alabama crowns first black queen  The Crimson WhileTiara Pennington, the first African-American to be crowned as Miss University of Alabama, knows that the color of a person's skin should not stop them ...
Samford Told Female Dancers to Bind Breasts
Samford Told Female Dancers to Bind Breasts  Inside Higher EdSamford University officials told female students in a dance competition that they needed to bind their breasts to perform, AL.com reported. Many students ...
Grammy Awards 2019: Nominees with Alabama ties shut out in 4 categories
Grammy Awards 2019: Nominees with Alabama ties shut out in 4 categories  AL.comLittle Big Town, Anderson East, Florida Georgia Line and more lost in their categories at today's Premiere Ceremony.
A look at what Lindy’s says about the 2019 Atlanta Braves
A look at what Lindy’s says about the 2019 Atlanta Braves  FanSidedLindy's yearly annual on the Braves provides tons of *content* for the upcoming 2019 season.