2012-2013 Academic Integrity Advocates

2012-2013 AIA

The Mann Center periodically convenes a small group of influential students to help identify opportunities for student-focused programming and resources related to academic integrity at Samford. The 2012-2013 Academic Integrity Advocates include:

Cassie Black

Senior, Howard College of Arts & Sciences

Cassie is a senior biology major from Cullman, AL. She currently serves as a Howard College Ambassador for the 2012-2013 school year, and has previously served on Freshman Forum and the Presidential Advisory Council, and as Director of Health Services and VP of Samford Gives Back for the Community Service Council.

Off-campus, Cassie volunteers in the NICU at the Children’s Hospital of Alabama, has been a preschool teacher at the Church at Brookhills, and has tutored at Southtown Housing Projects. She has also worked with vacation Bible schools in Belize for the past three years. After graduation, Cassie plans to become a nurse practitioner and travel around the world as a medical missionary.

Paizley Coffey

Senior, Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education

Paizley, a senior education major from Athens, AL, is active in a number of Samford student organizations. A vice president of Zeta Tau Alpha, she has also served on Freshman Forum, as a Connections Leader, and as the Director of Special Events for SGA.

Currently, Paizley is the SGA Chief of Staff and a member of the Samford Student Recruitment Team, and engages actively in volunteer work. She is also involved with Campus Outreach and the Church of Brookhills.

Ashley Core

Second Year, McWhorter School of Pharmacy

Ashley is a second year pharmacy student from Trussville, AL. She is currently involved with the American Pharmacist Association- Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) and the Christian Pharmacy Fellowship (CPF). Outside of school, Ashley enjoys painting and teaches an eighth-grade girls' Sunday School class.

After graduation, Ashley would like to become an ambulatory care pharmacist, with a longer-term goal of teaching in a pharmacy school.

Adrienne Darby

Second Year, McWhorter School of Pharmacy

Adrienne is a second year pharmacy student from Montgomery, AL. She is currently the historian of the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists and will serve as President of the Student Society of Health-System Pharmacy next year. She also currently works at a community pharmacy in the Birmingham area.

This past summer, Adrienne worked with a McWhorter School of Pharmacy faculty member, conducting research focusing on the effects of alternative medicines on chemotherapy drugs. After graduation, she hopes to complete Post-Graduate Year One residency and work as a clinical pharmacist.

Demi Eckhoff

Junior, Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education

Demi, a junior from Mountain Brook, AL, is a nutrition and dietetics major. She is also active in Samford's University Ministries social justice committee. Some of Demi's hobbies include spending time with friends, reading, crafting, and cooking. 

Jane Marie Hutcheson

Senior, Howard College of Arts & Sciences

Jane Marie is a senior communication studies major from Montgomery, AL. She is Chief Justice of SGA, Director of Membership for the Student Recruitment Team, a member of the Samford Ambassadors, and a Connections Leader. 

After graduation, Jane Marie plans to pursue a career in education policy. She currently serves as a tutor at Cornerstone School in Birmingham.

Monica Longoria

Senior, School of the Arts

Monica, a senior from Conyers, GA, is a graphic design major. She is co-founder of the Delta Xi Phi multicultural sorority at Samford, on the SGA Multicultural Affairs committee, a member of the School of the Arts' Student Arts Council, and a painter at Shiloh.

After graduation, Monica hopes to work in marketing for a media company as a designer or researcher. She is currently a student board member for the Birmingham chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), and a freelance designer. This summer, she completed a 4-summer internship with Comcast in Atlanta, GA.

Bo Morris

Senior, Howard College of Arts and Sciences

Bo, a senior from Jacksonville, AL, is majoring in political science and journalism/mass communication. He is currently an intern at Cornerstone Schools of Alabama, and plans to work in education policy within the state of Alabama.

Bo is very active on campus, currently serving as president of the Samford Ambassadors and as vice president of Pi Kappa Phi. Previously, he was the finance chair for the SGA Senate, a Connections leader, and an Orientation leader.

Lydia Nace

Junior, Howard College of Arts & Sciences

Lydia, a junior from Morton, IL, is actively involved in campus life at Samford. A history major, she is also a Samford cheerleader, a sister of Zeta Tau Alpha and a member of Alpha Lambda Delta national honor society.

Some of Lydia's favorite activities include studying at Panera, sleeping, and going to the movies. After graduation, her career goal is to earn a PhD and teach history.

Kaleigh Warwick

Senior, School of the Arts

Kaleigh is a senior art major from Alpharetta, GA. On-campus, she serves as vice president of marketing for Omicron Delta Kappa, vice president of the Samford American Marketing Association, and president of Kappa Pi International Honorary Art Fraternity.

Currently, Kaleigh also participates in service work off-campus, including as a marketing advisor for YouthServe, Inc., as an art partner with VSA - The International Organization on Arts and Disabilities, and as a freelance artist and event volunteer with the Alabama Early Childhood Leadership Academy.

Learn more about past advocates: 2011-2012.



Drayton Nabers, Jr.


Brooks Hall, 227A


C. Cameron Collins 
Program Manager
Brooks Hall, 227B

Mitzi Lafferty  
Administrative Assistant
Brooks Hall, 227
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