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The mission of Coastal's Office of Online Learning (COOL) is to advance the University's ability to offer high-quality and high-value online courses and programs targeting in-demand content areas aligned to the academic strengths of the University. To learn more about COOL, click here.

Meet the Team

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Or contact staff members individually below. Thank you for your interest in Online Learning at Coastal!

Sherri Restauri
Director, Office of Online Learning
Fun facts about Sherri: In her free time, Sherri volunteers with the Alzheimer's Association. She's served as a planning committee member for the Walk to End Alzheimer's, as well as a Co-Chair in recent years, including Co-Chair for the 2017 Myrtle Beach Walk to End Alzheimer's in Nov 2017. She also serves on the Steering Committee for the OLC Innovate annual conference.

Ashley Long
Sr. Online Learning Systems Administrator
Fun facts about Ashley:Ashley works extensively with Coastal faculty (and staff--and students!) to provide excellent customer service. She's currently working on the Leadership Institute program at Coastal, and has completed the first phase of this training program.  In addition to working with faculty, staff and students, Ashley serves as a teaching associate for the College of Science. In her free time, she enjoys going to college sporting events, spending time with her godchild, and playing tennis. 


J‌ane Eckert
Online Learning Systems Administrator
Fun Facts about Jane: Jane enjoys spending time with family and walking (count those steps!). She is a member of Loving Hands Crafters whose main project is knitting or crocheting prayer shawls for those experiencing a rough season in their life. 

Jessica Mew
Instructional Technologist
Fun facts about Jessica: Jessica is a Coastal graduate with both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees and is currently working on her Ed.S. at Coastal as well. She was a Graduate Assistant for the COOL office for a year and a half before fulfilling the Instructional Technologist position. As a Coastal Alumni, Jessica is a huge CCU fan and truly "Bleeds Teal." She loves attending CCU sporting events and spending time with her family.

Kelly ParnellKelly Parnell
Administrative Specialist
Fun facts about Kelly: Kelly recently moved here from PA and has a daughter that attends Coastal. While in PA, Kelly worked very closely with the Griffith Family Foundation to develop and initiate the Sideline Cancer® program, which encourages students from area school districts and Universities to raise funds for a cure and to create awareness of Pancreatic Cancer. In her spare time, she  enjoys the beach, shopping and being with her daughters.

Erin MartinErin Martin
Student Intern
Fun facts about Erin: Erin is majoring in Information Technology with a minor in Business Administration. She is graduating May 2017, when she plans to pursue a position as an intern at BMW Manufacturing Co during the Summer 2017. Erin serves as the President of the CCU sector of A.Bevy, Inc.'s Collegiate Group. This group focuses on producing creative and introspective experiences in the collegiate realm with a focus on path development.