Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series
Samford University will host former First Lady of the United States Laura Bush when she speaks at the school on March 26, 2015 as part of the annual Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series.
A former teacher and librarian, Mrs. Bush will focus on literacy and
the importance of teaching during the 7 p.m. talk in Wright Center. She
will also participate in a question and answer session moderated by
Samford president Andrew Westmoreland.
Tickets for the Samford event are $35 general admission, $75 reserved
seat and $250 VIP admission. The VIP ticket includes a pre-lecture
reception, special parking, reserved seating, a photo opportunity with
the speaker and a signed copy of her book. Tickets are on sale now at tickets.samford.edu or (205) 726-2853.
To learn more, click here.
The Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Authors Series was launched in 2011 to highlight reading and literacy and to provide endowment support for Samford's Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education. The series is named for Samford's 17th president and his wife. Marla Corts was instrumental in establishing the series following her husband's untimely death in 2009.