Step 4 Meet with a Program Adviser - Coastal Carolina University
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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.

Lori PattersonLori Patterson

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

Title: Education Abroad Services Coordinator
Phone: 843-349-2684
Office: LJSU A109 
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!



Sheila Singleton

Adviser for student-veterans and military dependents 

Title: VA Certifying Official
Phone: 843-349-2464
Office: LJSU B203A
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
Office: Sands Hall 
: 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!








Karen Arnie

Director, Interships, Service Learning, & Employer Engagement

Title: Career Counselor/Employment Coordinator

Phone: 843-349-2559


Office: LJSU A-203