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Lee Carter, Ph.D.


Director, Wellness Outreach

Lee Carter received a B.A. in psychology from James Madison University, an M.Ed. in counseling and human development from the University of Georgia, and a Ph.D. in educational leadership with a higher education concentration from Clemson University. She is from Fredericksburg, Va., and has lived in Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina and now South Carolina. Her interest areas include student wellness, student success, alcohol and other drug prevention on college campuses, gender, trauma, and organizational leadership. Lee enjoys being outside, spending time with family and cooking.

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Chris Donevant-Haines, M.A., LPC


Assistant Director, Wellness Outreach

Chris Donevant-Haines is a licensed professional counselor in South Carolina who serves as the assistant director of the LiveWell Office and advisor for the SHORE Peer Educators. Chris earned her A.A.S. in legal studies from Marshall University, a B.A. in social science from Bluefield State College and an M.A. in counseling from Webster University. Chris and her husband Steven have lived in Myrtle Beach for over 23 years, though she is originally from “Wild Wonderful West Virginia.” Her areas of interest include student engagement through peer education, destigmatizing mental health and empowering students in their personal and professional development. In her spare time, Chris enjoys traveling the east coast attending concerts by her favorite musicians.

Megan Rodriguez, M.A., NCC


Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor

Megan received her B.A. in psychology and her M.A. in counseling from Montclair State University in NJ. She is also a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC).  She has spent the majority of her career working in the mental health/addictions field.  Prior to coming to CCU, Megan worked for Rutgers University leading suicide prevention workshops for students in grades K-12.  Megan uses a strengths-based approach to counseling incorporating cognitive-behavioral techniques with positive psychology.  In her spare time, Megan enjoys going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends.

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Molly Ford


Registered Dietician

Molly Ford is the on-campus Aramark registered dietitian. She received a Bachelor of Science in culinary nutrition from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I., and completed her dietetic internship at Meredith College in Raleigh, N.C. She was raised in Hampstead, N.H., and later moved to Newburyport, Mass. Her interest areas include nutrition, plant-forward meals, cooking and mindful eating. Molly enjoys trying new foods, her most recent favorite is chia-seed kombucha.

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Support Staff

Cassandra Lamont received a Bachelor of Arts in communication studies, with an emphasis in interpersonal and organizational communication from California State University Long Beach. She previously worked at the University of Mississippi in Admissions and as an academic advisor in the School of Business. She is originally from Huntington Beach, Calif. Her areas of interest include reading, financial podcasts, traveling and spending time with family.