Anika  Strand
Coordinator of Student Leadership and Involvement
Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Student Life
Phone: 205-726-2471
Anika Strand, from Knoxville, Tennessee, joined the Student Life team as Coordinator of Student Leadership and Involvement in August of 2015.

In this position, Anika oversees Freshman Forum and works with Samford’s 100+ student organizations. Anika earned her Bachelor of Social Work from Union University, where her involvement included serving in student government, greek life, and alumni relations. She received her M.S. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Baylor University in 2015. Prior to working at Samford, Anika served as a graduate apprentice for the Department of Multicultural Affairs at Baylor University.

She is passionate about student leadership, and seeks to develop students holistically through co-curricular and community involvement opportunities.