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Photo of Megan GregoryMegan Gregory, Athletic Academic Advisor/Student-Athlete Academic Services 
KRNS 211-D | 843-349-4008 |

Megan is a local from the Myrtle Beach area. Megan received her Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration from CCU and her Masters of Science in College Athletic Administration from Coker College.   

Megan chose to work at CCU because it's her alma mater.   

Fun fact about Megan is that she is the 3rd generation in her family to work in college athletics.   

Photo of Maggie HinsonMargaret “Maggie” Hinson, Associate Director for Student-Athlete Academic Services    
KRNS 211-I | 843-349-6959 |

Maggie has a passion for seeing the “lightbulb moment” in students when they finally understand something that had previously been difficult. Maggie also loves when students realize what career path they would like to pursue. Maggie is from Charlotte, North Carolina and she has received her Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Virginia Tech and a Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration from the University of Louisville.   

Maggie chose to work at CCU because of the family atmosphere around CCU’s community, the opportunities for professional growth and wanted to be close to her family.   

Fun fact about Maggie is the second time she has worked at CCU. Previously, Maggie worked at CCU from 2014-2016.   

Photo of Yvette JeffersonYvette Jefferson, Coordinator for Peer Leadership
KRNS 215-C | 843-349-2343 |

Yvette has a passion for helping students reach their full potential. Yvette is from Norfolk, VA and she has earned her B.S in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.   

Yvette chose to work at CCU because she believes education gives every student an equal chance to make a difference.   

Fun fact about Yvette is she was a guest at former First Lady Michelle Obama’s final First Ladies luncheon 

Photo of Tracy KellerTracy Keller, Associate Athletics Director/Student-Athlete Academic Services  
KRNS 216-A | 843-349-4178 |

Tracy is from Catfish, North Carolina. Tracy has earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Education and his Master of Arts in Higher Education/Administration from Appalachian State University.   

Tracy chose to work at CCU because of the family atmosphere as well as the appeal of CCU. Tracy also felt there was a lot of room for professional growth at CCU.  

Fun fact about Tracy is he has lived in four states in the past four years (Washington, California, North Carolina, and South Carolina) but he is tired of moving. 

Photo of Tye McKenneyTyrone "Tye" McKenney, Academic Adviser  
KRNS 215-B | 843-349-4104 |

Tye is from Florence, South Carolina. He earned his Bachelor of Communication and Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from CCU. He is also currently pursuing an Ed.D. degree, where he seeks to study the impact that technology has on learning at the K-12 level. 

Tye's passion for education stems from his own experience of personal growth during his undergraduate years and his continuous belief that education is the root of success. He was blessed with amazing faculty and staff who helped shape his own college experience, and he seeks to foster a meaningful college experience for the students he works with now.

Before joining the Academic Resource Center, Tye served as an admissions counselor here at CCU. He chose to work at Coastal because he completed two degrees here, and he was not ready to leave! He loves the campus, the people, and the impact that CCU has had on his life. 

A fun fact about Tye is that he was born in Spain.

Photo of Liz WinnElizabeth "Liz" Winn, Academic Adviser  
KRNS 215-A | 843-349-4105 |

Liz Winn is originally from High Point, North Carolina. She earned her Bachelor of Social Work from East Carolina University and Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from Columbia College.

Liz is passionate about being a support person and a dependable resource for students. She began working in higher education in 2013 and has held positions in Student Life, Housing, and now Academic Advising. She loves working at Coastal because of the beautiful campus, diverse student population, and great colleagues.

Liz can usually be found on the beach with her nose in a good book!