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CCU appoints new Director of Housing and Residence Life

September 16, 2010

Coastal Carolina University has named Steve Harrison to the position of Director of Housing and Residence Life.

Harrison will oversee the Universitys residence hall programs and facilities, including operations, personnel, policies and services. CCU accommodates about 3,300 students in its campus housing.

He most recently worked at Southern Utah University, where he served as the assistant vice president for auxiliary enterprises, the executive director of University Housing and the director of Residence Life. Prior to that, he served in housing positions at the University of Arizona. He earned a master's degree in higher education administration from Old Dominion University and a bachelor's degree in history from Guilford College.

Paula Drummond, CCU's previous director of Housing and Residence Life, has taken the position of Coordinator of Student Organizations and Leadership in the Office of Student Activities and Leadership.

In this role, she is responsible for advisement of student clubs and development of a comprehensive leadership program for students and student organizations. During her five years in Residence Life, the University provided additional housing for more than 1,000 students, developed new living-learning communities, installed a security access system and implemented a free laundry service.