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Samford Stories: Chapter 1

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Luke's Story

Professors: more than just teachers

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  • on Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Professor picI think I can say that I knew I was at the right place from the beginning, but if there were any questions left in my mind, they absolutely and completely vanished after this experience. The funeral ended up getting pushed to a weekend did not even affect my classes but to my professors respond the way they did was still unbelievable. Where else can you get that kind of treatment from your professors? I may be wrong, but honestly, I can't think of any other college in the world that would have professors who respond that way. I'm so thankful for this school and the people who influence me during my time here. I'm SO very blessed.

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Luke: My Story

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  • on Sunday, October 14, 2012

My name is Luke Chandler, and I am a Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) major from Lookout Mountain, Georgia. My Samford Story began junior year when a representative from Samford visited my school’s college fair. I became very interested in Samford and decided that it was worthy of being on my list of schools to visit on the “college road trip” that I had planned for spring break of that same year.

When I visited, I immediately fell in love with Samford. The campus was beautiful, the people were genuine and friendly, and the small-school feel of the university just clicked with me. I visited with the head of the Journalism department, Dr. Bernie Ankney, and with one of his students, Jordan Cox. Both interactions further solidified my excitement about and love for Samford.

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