Meet the Staff
Assistant Dean for Campus Life
Renie Moss joined the Samford University community in the summer of 2010. Renie most recently served as Dean of Students at Birmingham-Southern College and worked as Director of Student Activities and Director of Greek Life at Centre College and Director of Student Activities at Wesleyan College (GA). She holds a B.S. degree in English from Vanderbilt University and completed her masters work in Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. With over fourteen years of experience working in higher education, Renie enjoys providing opportunities for Samford students to grow in their leadership and service to the campus and community, while also providing for a campus environment that offers a diverse array of campus activities and events that ensure a fun and memorable college experience. Renie is originally from right here in Homewood, AL.
Director of Greek Life
Denny Bubrig, an Oxford, MS, native, serves as the Director of Greek Life after joining the Samford family in November of 2010. He is a longtime veteran of higher education. He holds a B.A. in Political Science and Broadcast Journalism and an M.A. in Higher Education and College Student Personnel from the University of Mississippi. He also holds a Ph. D in Higher Education Administration from the University of Alabama. Previous professional posts include Associate Director of Residence Life and Director of Greek Affairs and Assistant Dean of Students at Bowling Green State University, Activities Coordinator at University of Alabama, and Coordinator of Student Activities and Greek Life at University of Tennessee-Martin, to name a few. As Director of Greek Life at Samford, Denny advises the three governing Greek Councils encompassing 12 active intl/national Greek organizations housed at Samford University, supporting their efforts to promote the values of scholarship, leadership, and service through annual campus programming.
Director of Campus Recreation
Nick Madsen joined the Samford University community in September of 2004 as Coordinator of Campus Recreation. In January 2006, he was named the Director of Campus Recreation. Originally from Algona, Iowa, he graduated from North Iowa Area Community College with his Associates degree and finished his Bachelor's degree in Recreational Management at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse. He went on to complete his masters work in Sports Administration at University of Wisconsin La Crosse. Nick's responsibilities over Campus Recreation include managing indoor and outdoor athletic and recreational facilities, overseeing intramurals, facilitating outdoor activities, managing the fitness programs, advising the sport clubs, hiring, training, and evaluating around 100 student employees, marketing all programs/activities, developing hours of operations for facilities and working with Exercise Science & Sports Management, Athletics and Student Government Association for facility needs.
Director of Student Activities and Campus Events
Beth joined the Campus Life staff in June 2012 as Director of Student Activities and Events. In this role she oversees programs ranging from Connections and Step Sing to the Student Activities Council arm of SGA. Prior to working at Samford, Beth served as Graduate Assistant of Student Productions at Baylor University where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design and a Masters Degree in Higher Education-Student Affairs. As an undergraduate, Beth was active in various campus programming committees igniting her passion for student-led campus initiatives.
Coordinator of Student Activities and Events
Ashley Hill joined the Campus Life staff in June 2012 as the Coordinator of Student Activities and Events. A Baltimore, Maryland native, Ashley graduated from Samford University with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing. Prior to returning to Samford, Ashley worked in marketing and public relations for a company in the Homewood area.
Ashley was highly involved as an undergraduate student and is excited for the opportunity to rejoin the Samford community on a day-to-day basis.
Director of Student Leadership and Community Engagement
Janna joined the Campus Life Staff in August 2010 as Director of Student Leadership and Community Engagement. Prior to working at Samford, Janna served as Service-Learning Coordinator at Georgia Southern University, Housing Area Coordinator at Furman University, and Graduate Assistant in The University of Georgia’s Career Center. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Furman and a Master of Education in Professional Counseling from The University of Georgia. Janna is originally from Statesboro, Georgia and she loves traveling and learning about different people and cultures. As an undergraduate student, Janna studied abroad in southern Africa and attended the International Summer School at the University of Oslo in Norway. Janna advises Samford's Student Government Association and coordinates various leadership development opportunities for students. She also oversees community engagement efforts like Samford Gives Back and Alternative Spring Break.
International and Graduate Student Coordinator
Kyle joined the Campus Life Staff in September 2012 as International and Graduate Student Coordinator. Prior to working with Campus Life, Kyle served as the Missionary in Residence for University Ministries while pursuing his Master of Divinity degree from Beeson Divinity School. Kyle and his family came to Samford in 2009 after serving on staff with a community development ministry outside of San José, Costa Rica. Kyle has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Georgia and has worked for many years in both Christian ministry and the construction industry. Kyle is a primary resource for the international student community throughout their time at Samford.
Administrative Assistant to Campus Life and Student Services
Janet joined the Campus Life staff in September of 2010, having been a part of the Samford community for 12 years with previous posts in Counseling Services and Disability Support Services. Janet is originally from Brownsville, TN and attended San Antonio College in Texas. She spent over eight years in the Air Force and also worked at Maryville College in Maryville, TN. She assists with the daily office responsibilities for Campus Life, Greek Life, Student Leadership and Programming and Community Service.