Office of Alumni Programs and Annual Giving



Staff in the Office of Alumni Programs and Annual Giving are available to help you stay connected with your alma mater.  In addition to hosting events on campus, we host events around the country.  We also support Samford Chapters, Young Alumni Programs, and many other areas.  Don't hesitate to reach out to us so that we can help you stay involved with Samford!


Lauren McCaghren
Senior Director of Alumni Programs and Annual Giving

Contact Information:
Email: lcmccagh@samford.edu
Phone: (205) 726-2337
Office: Samford Hall 314B

Education:

  • B.A. journalism and mass communication, Samford University
  • M.A. higher education administration, University of Alabama

As Senior Director of Alumni Programs and Annual Giving, Lauren oversees and directs the operations of the Alumni Programs and Annual Giving office, collaborates with alumni and annual giving programs across campus, and serves as a resource to volunteers within the Samford Alumni Association and other school-specific alumni boards. 

 

Casey Ramey
Director of Alumni Programs

Contact Information
Email: cramey@samford.edu
Phone: (205) 726-4315
Office: Samford Hall 314

Education:

  • B.S. Business Administration-Marketing, Auburn University

As Director of Alumni Programs, Casey works with alumni through Samford's regional alumni chapters, which serve as an extension of the Samford University Alumni Association in cities across the country. She also works to connect alumni to involvement opportunities through programs and events, including homecoming. 

 

 

Allison Strickland
Coordinator of Alumni Programs and Legacy League

Contact Information
Email: ahubbard@samford.edu
Phone: (205) 726-4065
Office: Samford Hall 314

Education:

  • B.A. journalism and mass communication, Samford University

As the Coordinator of Alumni Programs and Legacy League, Allison plans and executes programs and events associated with the Samford Alumni Association and Legacy League. She also serves as the advisor for Samford Ambassadors. 

 

 

Kim Cripps
Director of Annual Giving

Contact Information
Email: kcripps@samford.edu
Phone: (205) 726-4180
Office: Samford Hall 321

Education

  • B.A. public relations, University of Southern Mississippi

 

 

 

Logan Heim
Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Contact Information
Email: lheim@samford.edu
Phone: (205) 726-2302
Office: Samford Hall 311

Education

  • B.A. journalism and mass communication, Samford University

As the assistant director of annual giving, Logan leads and manages Samford's Phonathon program, and she serves as the advisor for the Philanthropy Awareness Council. 

 

 

Sarah Waller
Coordinator of Marketing and Communication

Contact Information
Email: swaller@samford.edu
Phone: (205) 726-4628
Office: Samford Hall 314

Education

  • B.A. journalism and mass communication, Samford University

As Coordinator of Marketing and Communication, Sarah manages all communication from the Office of Alumni Programs and Annual Giving, including direct mail, emails, social media and web services.