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Samantha Duke

+1 507 258 8114

Office: USquare 331 and 318 Commons

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, University of Minnesota-Duluth, Master’s of Business Administration, Human Resources, Minnesota School of Business

Hometown: Rochester, MN

Words that describe UMR: A close-knit group of dedicated teaching professionals who care deeply about the success of our students.

Advice to college students: Find your passion and every day will be fun and exciting!

When I’m not at UMR, you can find me: Playing with my new daughter, Adeline!

Favorite quote:

"No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it for someone else." - Benjamin Franklin

Reason you like working at UMR: The dedication and perseverance of our students inspire me every day. Hearing their stories and seeing them achieve milestones over 4 years allows me to feel I’m a small part in their incredible journeys.