Student and Alumni Spotlights for the Dance Program

Erik, Dance Degree

Name: Erik Sampson
Major: Dance
Minor: Business Administration
Hometown: Alfred, Maine
Fact: I grew up on a dairy farm in Maine.

I chose to come to Belhaven because... I knew Belhaven could meet my needs as an artist who is preparing for the realities that life has to offer. In many ways, Belhaven has been a platform for further success and has always been a safe place to return. Belhaven also provides the facility for experimentation as an artist, which is an important aspect of an artist's growth.

One relationship that has meant a lot to me while attending Belhaven University... the personal relationships that I have had the pleasure of experiencing have been the highlight of my time here at Belhaven. Diversity is an incredible tool to awaken new perspectives in one's life and the best way to gain that diversity is on a diverse college campus like Belhaven.

Because of my degree from Belhaven University... I will have a strong reference for future endeavors.

One word to describe my experience at Belhaven: Educational