FacultyDetail 
Some text some message..
 

Sam Moss III '63

Dean of College Guidance

Sam Moss ('63) has been a member of Darlington's faculty since 1982 and currently serves as dean of college guidance and president of The Cum Laude Society. Following his graduation from Darlington in 1963, Sam earned his B.A. from Sewanee: The University of the South (Tenn.) and an M.A.T. from Jacksonville University (Fla.) with additional study at Oxford University in England. He has served on a number of admissions advisory boards at various colleges throughout the Southeast and has served as president of the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC), chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Association for College Counseling in Independent Schools (ACCIS), and as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), among numerous other professional positions.

College Education
B.A. Sewanee - University of the South
M.A.T. Jacksonville University

Episode 60: Class of 2022 Baccalaureate Address

June 2, 2022
In the last of three special Commencement episodes, listen to Sam Moss ('63), retiring dean of college guidance, give his Baccalaureate address on May 13. Moss was selected by the senior class to serve as the Baccalaureate speaker.

Read More

Moss ('63), Corbin to speak at Commencement Weekend events

April 8, 2022
Commencement Weekend speakers will include retiring Dean of College Guidance Sam Moss ('63) at Baccalaureate and Darlington trustee Gretchen Corbin, president and CEO of the Georgia Lottery Corp., at Commencement.

Read More

Podcast Episode 31: A Chat with Sam Moss ('63)

November 4, 2021
In this Darlington Connects episode, host Julie Lucas ('97), Darlington's chief advancement officer, talks with longtime Dean of College Guidance Sam Moss ('63) about his time at Darlington as a student, his career path, and his upcoming retirement after 40 years of service to Darlington and 55 years in independent school education.

Read More

Moss (‘63) to retire after 40 years of service to Darlington

October 14, 2021
After 40 years of Service to Darlington School and 55 years in independent school education, Sam Moss (‘63) will be retiring as dean of college guidance at the end of the school year. He will continue to live on campus and serve in a part-time role during the 2022-2023 school year.

Read More

Darlington SAT scores top local, state and national averages

September 29, 2020
SAT scores for students at Darlington School were above the local, state and national averages, according to data released by The College Board.

Read More

85 Darlington students earn AP Scholar designation

August 4, 2020
During the 2019-20 school year, 85 Darlington students earned the designation of AP Scholar by The College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program (AP) Exams.

Read More

Cum Laude inducts 23 students

May 4, 2020
The Darlington Chapter of the Cum Laude Society inducted 23 students during a virtual installation ceremony on Monday, May 4.

Read More

Chapel Talk: Sam Moss III ('63)

Upper School | Jennifer Collins, April 30, 2020
This week's chapel talk comes to you from Sam Moss III ('63), dean of college guidance. Mr. Moss reflects on the differences and similarities between his time as a student at Darlington and now, and the core values that connect. 

Read More

Darlington SAT scores top local, state and national averages

November 9, 2018
SAT scores for students at Darlington were above the local, state and national averages on an updated report recently released by The College Board.

Read More

Discipline and the College Admissions Process

College Guidance | Sam Moss III '63, October 11, 2018
Especially in light of recent violent events, such as the shootings at Virginia Tech, colleges want to know everything that they can about student behavior so that they can differentiate properly between “youthful indiscretion” and real potential for harm or danger on their campuses.

Read More