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Meet Your Admissions Counselor

Choosing a college is one of the most important decisions you will ever make, and the Office of Admissions & Merit Awards is committed to assisting you in this process.  We offer guided tours, special Saturday visitation programs and the chance to meet one-on-one with an Admissions counselor—it's all part of our personal touch.  Do not hesitate to contact any staff member with your Admissions questions and concerns at 843-349-2170 or 800-277-7000 or admissions@coastal.edu.  Regular office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  If you would like, you may book a virtual appointment with one of our counselors.

Freshman Admissions Counselors

‌New Counselor Coming Soon

Phone:  843-349-2170

Email:  admissions@coastal.edu

Territory:  Freshmen students - (South Carolina counties:  Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Orangeburg, Sumter), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wisconsin.


William Clark 250 X 250 VariantWilliam Clark, CCU Class of 2016

Title:  Admissions Counselor

Phone:  843-349-6412

Email:  wbclark@coastal.edu

Territory:  Freshmen students - (South Carolina counties:  Chesterfield, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Richland), Virginia. 

Educational Background:  B.A. in Communication 


Emma Clune small‌Emma Clune

Title:  Senior Assistant Director of Admissions Events

Phone:  843-349-2273

Email:  eclune@coastal.edu

Territory:  Freshmen students - (South Carolina counties:  Laurens, Newberry), Pennsylvania.

Educational Background:  B.S.B.A. in Marketing and MBA


Derek DossDerek Doss, CCU class of 2008

Title:  Associate Director of Admissions Recruitment

Phone:  843-349-2022

Email:  dldoss@coastal.edu

Territory:  Freshmen students - (South Carolina counties: Horry).

Educational Background:  B.S. in Business Administration, M.Ed. in Higher Education 


Noah Lamb SmallNoah Lamb, CCU class of 2020

Title:  Admissions Counselor

Phone:  843-349-2096

Email:  nglamb@coastal.edu

Territory:  Freshmen students - (South Carolina counties:  Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Hampton, Jasper), Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland.

Educational Background:  B.S.B.A. in Management


‌New Counselor Coming Soon

Phone:  843-349-2170

Email:  admissions@coastal.edu

Territory:  Freshmen students - (South Carolina counties:  Abbeville, Anderson), North Carolina.


‌New Counselor Coming Soon

Phone:  843-349-2170

Email:  admissions@coastal.edu

Territory:  Freshmen students - (South Carolina counties:  Aiken, Edgefield, Greenwood, McCormick, Saluda), Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.


Brenna Lindner SmallBrenna Lindner, CCU class of 2020

Title:  Admissions Counselor

Phone:  843-349-6689

Email:  brlindner@coastal.edu

Territory:  Freshmen students - (South Carolina counties:  Cherokee, Chester, Lancaster, Union, York), New Jersey.

Educational Background:  B.S. in Recreation and Sport Management

 


Benjamin RutherfordBenjamin Rutherford, CCU Class of 2017

Title:  Assistant Director of Admissions Recruitment

Phone:  843-349-2272

Email:  barutherf@coastal.edu

Territory:  Freshmen students - (South Carolina counties:  Greenville, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg), New York.

Educational background: B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies focusing on Communication, Psychology and Sociology 


‌New Counselor Coming Soon

Phone:  843-349-2170

Email:  admissions@coastal.edu

Territory:  Local community events

 


‌Paul Walker, CCU class of 2021Paul Walker Small

Phone:  843-349-4153

Email:  pnwalke1@coastal.edu

Territory:  Local community events

Educational Background:  B.A. in Communication

 

 


Megan Willingham smallMegan Willingham

Title:  Admissions Counselor

Phone:  843-349-5074

Email:  mwillingh@coastal.edu

Territory:  Freshmen students - (South Carolina counties:  Georgetown, Williamsburg), Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont.

Educational Background:  B.S. in Exercise Physiology


Transfer Admissions Counselors

Leslie Barrett Brown‌Leslie Barrett Brown

Title:  Associate Director of Transfer and Non-Traditional Admission

Phone:  843-349-4129

Email:  lbarrett@coastal.edu

Educational Background:  B.S. in Organizational Leadership, Management, and Development, M.A. in Educational Leadership, Higher Education Administration

Territory:  Transfer and Second-Degree seeking students majoring in Education & Social Sciences programs, Readmit students, Non-degree students.


Shay Godwin, CCU Class of 2012

Title:  Senior Transfer and Non-Traditional Admissions Counselor

Phone:  843-349-2216

Email:  sbgodwin@coastal.edu

Territory:  Transfer and Second-Degree seeking students majoring in Humanities & Fine Arts programs, Transfer and Second-Degree seeking Undeclared majors, Veterans.

Educational Background:  B.A. in History with a minor in Religious Studies, M.A. in Theological Studies 


Jena RanzoJena Ranzo, CCU Class of 2017

Title:  Assistant Director of Transfer and Non-Traditional Admission

Phone:  843-349-2370

Email:  jmranzo@coastal.edu

Territory:  Transfer and Second-Degree seeking students majoring in Business programs, Bridge & Coastal Bound students.

Educational background: B.A. in Sociology, M.A. in Organizational Communication 


Lauren Skipper SmallLauren Skipper

Title:  Transfer and Non-Traditional Admissions Counselor

Phone:  843-349-6587

Email:  lskipper@coastal.edu

Territory:  Transfer and Second-Degree seeking students majoring in the following Science programs: Exercise & Sport Science, Health Administration Completion Program, Nursing (RN->BN) Completion Program, Psychology, Public Health, Recreation & Sport Management, 2+2 Nursing.


‌New Transfer and Non-Traditional Admissions Counselor Coming Soon

Phone:  843-349-2170

Email:  admissions@coastal.edu

Territory:  Transfer and Second-Degree seeking students majoring in the following Science programs: Applied Statistics, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Marine Science, Mathematics (Applied), Physics


‌International Students

Phone:  843-349-2521

Email:  internationaladmissions@coastal.edu


For questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at 843-349-2170 or 800-277-7000 to speak with an Admissions counselor.