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New coordinator named for CCU's women's initiative

October 4, 2011

Beth Stedman has been named interim coordinator of Womens Initiatives and Community Engagement at Coastal Carolina University.

Stedman, of Murrells Inlet, is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Wofford College with degrees in government and English. She also earned a masters degree in mass communication from the University of South Carolina. She recently served as a regional community development agent with Clemson Universitys Cooperative Extension Service.

Stedman will be responsible for coordinating all activities associated with the University's Women in Philanthropy and Leadership annual conference, including event organization, research, planning, programming, fundraising and administrative functions. In addition, she will work with campus members in coordinating existing campus womens initiatives. She will also lead and facilitate several community engagement activities initiated by the presidents office, including efforts surrounding the Soul of the Community initiative.

"This is an exciting time for Coastal Carolina University, and Ms. Stedman, with her expertise in community engagement, will enable us to better serve our constituent base, our University and ultimately our students," said David A. DeCenzo, president of the University.