Published on November 25, 2019 by Sean Flynt  
Communication studies professor Ashley George
Communication studies professor Ashley George

Samford University communications studies professor Ashley George presented a research project in progress at The International Conference on Communication in Healthcare in October. The project– University students and caregiver support: An investigation of the support-seeking behaviors among university students experiencing distress–is a collaboration with department colleagues Betsy Emmons and Nia Johnson.

 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.