Samford University


Rachel Ray

Educational Information

  • Classics

Biographical Information

Rachel, who has made the Dean’s List each semester since coming to Samford, is a recipient of the Ruric E. Wheeler, Seal, and Tower Award Medals and was a member of the inaugural class of John Howard Scholars. She serves as the Howard College of Arts and Sciences Ambassador for the classics department and is the Vice President of Samford’s chapter of Eta Sigma Phi, the classics honor society. Rachel is also very active within the Fellows community. She has been a preceptor for WIT 101 and 202 classes, and she will begin serving on the Leadership Council in the fall. This summer, Rachel worked as a preceptor for the Great Ideas Summer Institute and conducted research with the classics department through an ASPIRE Grant. She is also the coordinator for Samford’s first conference on Teaching the Christian Intellectual Tradition, which will take place this fall.

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