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Step 4: Meet With Program Adviser

Applicants may be required to visit with one OR MORE campus advisers to receive approval for participation in a CCU Education Abroad program. Review the list below.

 

Rachel MasseyRachel Massey

Adviser for faculty-led programs; appointments optional

Title: Director of Education Abroad
Phone: 843-349-6513
Email: studyabroad@coastal.edu
Office: LJSU A109 
Hometow
n: None! I’m a U.S. citizen and was raised overseas.

Education: B.A. in Spanish and Sociology, University of Virginia; M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs, The Ohio State University
Hobbies: Eating seafood and going to the beach.
What I love about Coastal: Grounds Services does an amazing job of keeping our campus beautiful. Plus, Fried Chicken Friday!

 
Lori PattersonLori Patterson

Adviser for exchange partner programs and third-party provider programs; appointments required 

Title: Education Abroad Services Coordinator
Phone: 843-349-2684
Email: lori@coastal.edu
Office: LJSU A109 
Hometown:
Conway, South Carolina
Education: B.A. in Communications, Winthrop University; M.P.S. in Rural Sociology, Cornell University
Hobbies: Playing with my puppies, Bubbles and Thumper.
What I love about Coastal: The students!

 

 

Robert BulszaRobert Bulsza

Adviser for international internship programs; appointments required 

Title: Director of Internships and Service Learning
Phone: 843-234-3450
Email: career@coastal.edu
Office: LJSU A203C
Hometown:
 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Education: B.A. LaSalle University; M.A. Webster University
Hobbies: Golfing and reading.
What I love about Coastal: The students and staff!

Sheila Singleton

Adviser for student-veterans and military dependents 

Title: VA Certifying Official
Phone: 843-349-2464
Email: ssinglet@coastal.edu
Office: LJSU B203A
Hometown:
Conway, South Carolina
Education: B.A. in Business and Finance, Columbus State University
Hobbies: Walking, practing yoga and spending time with the grandkids.
What I love about Coastal: Everyone is so friendly and willing to help others.

Laura Doerrbecker

Adviser for applicants who need to apply for a new U.S. passport or a U.S. passport renewal 

Title: Director of Postal Services
Phone: 843-349-2118
Email: ldoerrbec@coastal.edu
Office: Sands Hall 
Hometown
: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Education: Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park, New York
Hobbies: Spending time with my grandchildren.
What I love about Coastal: The students make this university!