The Bloggers




Email: gblastic@samford.edu

Hometown: Orlando, Florida

Major: Human Development and Family Education

Why I Chose Samford: Community was one of the main reasons why I chose Samford. The professors, faculty, staff, and students here are very intentional in the ways they pursue and challenge you, not just in the classroom, but also in friendships and my walk with the Lord.

Favorite Place on Campus: Ben Brown Plaza!!!!




Email: jgordon1@samford.edu

Hometown: Huntsville, Alabama

Major: Accounting (Spanish minor)

Why I Chose Samford: I chose Samford because of the people here. Everyone says the people here are different and that could not be more true. Throughout the process of applying and deciding, I felt so loved. The people here prayed for me and encouraged me throughout an extremely stressful process. I also wanted a school that was focused on helping me grow in my faith.

Favorite Place on Campus: The Caf/university center because I can always go there and see my friends and hang out!




Email: ngriffit@samford.edu

Hometown: Greenville, South Carolina

Major: Law, Politics, and Society

Why I Chose Samford: I decided to go to Samford when I first got on campus and saw what life on Samford is really like. All of the students were really down to earth and they showed me the ins and outs of campus. The professors here are also very helpful and care for you and your future.

Favorite Place on Campus: The pizza line in the Caf




Email: dmatthe3@samford.edu

Hometown: Huntsville, Alabama

Major: International Relations

Why I Chose Samford: I chose Samford because I noticed the high caliber of students that Samford produces. When I see Samford alumni, I see who I would like to be in a couple years. I believe that Samford is the best place to not only set me up for a successful life, but also mold me into a better person.

Favorite Place on Campus: The cafeteria


Mary Thomas


Email: mqueen@samford.edu

Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina

Major: Worship and the Arts

Why I Chose Samford: I chose to come to Samford because I wanted to study music and everything fell in place for me to do so. This was the only campus I actually loved and it instantly felt like home by everyone that I met. I also wanted a Christian community of people to learn from and grow in my walk. Samford has amazing people and I am so happy I am here!

Favorite Place on Campus: My favorite place is the Caf because there is food and I get to see my friends!




Email: arosales@samford.edu

Hometown: Chattanooga, Tennessee

Major: Law, Politics, and Society

Why I Chose Samford: I chose Samford University because it is where I felt most at home. Not only did I feel so loved and cared for but I knew Samford would challenge me to be a better person and student. I know that no matter what I am feeling, I am never alone and I have the most amazing people surrounding me here at Samford. I’m so thankful to be here!

Favorite Place on Campus: My dorm!!




Email: cshull@samford.edu

Hometown: Ringgold, Georgia

Major: Finance

Why I Chose Samford: I chose to attend Samford because of the foundations it is built upon. Samford is training the next generation of Christian leaders and I knew I wanted to be a part of that.

Favorite Place on Campus: The library