Published on October 21, 2019
As we closed the interview, I asked about the person at Samford who has most influenced them. Taylore spoke of the impact of Coach Todd Yelton. Edward offered words of praise for Dr. Grant Dalton. Michaela affirmed the work of Dr. Amy Hoaglund. The accomplishments of the three students are extraordinary; the support they have received from faculty and staff illustrates Samford’s goal to promote the “development of intellect, creativity, faith, and personhood.”
The world is better because of Taylore Miller, Edward Garner, Michaela Hunter, Todd Yelton, Amy Hoaglund and Grant Dalton.
About Samford University—Samford is a premier nationally ranked Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts and a distinct blend of 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 3rd nationally for student engagement and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks Samford 34th among private universities in the U.S. for value and affordability. Samford enrolls 5,692 students from 46 states and 28 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.