Caroline  Gilbert
Major: Neuroscience
Hometown: Macon, Georgia

Before coming to Samford, Caroline attended First Presbyterian Day School in Macon, Georgia. She was the salutatorian of her class and graduated with honors. She was a member of her school’s mock trial team, did theater, was an essayist for literary competitions, and played on the girls’ varsity golf team. Caroline was also involved in her high school’s clubs, including the book club, Spanish club, newspaper club, and National Honors Society.

While at Samford, Caroline has been involved in and out of the classroom with the University Fellows program. She currently serves as a peer mentor for the fellows’ program, volunteered at preview days, and had the opportunity to go on the Fellows Retreat with the class of 2026. Also, Caroline is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi. In her sorority, Caroline has been able to continue her leadership as she served as the campus relations coordinator and currently serves as the director of academics. Caroline is majoring in neuroscience and plans to pursue a Ph.D. in behavioral neuroscience, forensic psychology, or human factors and engineering psychology. She hopes to research in the private sector for some time but ultimately wants to make her way back into the classroom as a professor.