Meet Our Exec | CLO


Chief Learning Officer

Meet our Chief Learning Officer for 2019, Samantha Daniel! Samantha is a junior from St. Simons Island, GA, majoring in Human Development and Family Studies with a concentration in Child Life.

Q: Why did you choose Human Development and Family Studies?
A: I chose HDFS because I love working with children and think that there is so much that we can learn from the innocence of childhood. So far, my favorite experience in my major has been getting to volunteer in the Early Learning Center on campus this semester and working with the most precious 3 year olds. Watching and learning alongside them has been so fun!

Q: What does Theta mean to you?
A: Theta is a big part of why Auburn is my home away from home. I came to Auburn only knowing two people, but now I have so many people surrounding me that love me so well. I can only thank Theta for that! Theta has helped me to grow and learn, and I am so thankful for my sisters that teach me new things and stretch me to be my best.

Q: What is your favorite Theta memory?
A: There are SO many, but my very favorite was freshman year. A bunch of us took a spontaneous trip to my big’s family cabin in the mountains, and it was the best weekend! Just getting to hang out with some of my favorite people – going hiking, playing mini golf and card games, and watching movies – was a great way to start off college, and some of the people I got to know on that trip are my best friends today!