Samford University


Emily Sanders

Educational Information

  • Global Studies

Biographical Information

Emily, a National Merit Commended Student, is very active on campus. Besides being a member of Alpha Lambda Delta honor society, she is the Vice President of Events for Samford’s chapter of Building Tomorrow, an organization that assists communities in East Africa to build self-supporting schools. She also serves as a choreographer and member of the leadership team for Grace Dance Ministry. In addition to her work on campus, Emily is a dedicated athlete, a competitive novice-level figure skater. She is also a USFSA-registered figure-skating coach and an office assistant at Pelham Civic Complex, and she plans to work with Team USA, the International Olympic Committee, or US Figure Skating after graduation. This summer, Emily traveled to London with the Fellows Program, then returned to the UK at the end of the summer to perform Our Town with Samford’s theatre department in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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