Lee Carter, M.Ed.
Director, Wellness Outreach
Lee received a B.A. in psychology from James Madison University and an M.Ed. in counseling and human development from the University of Georgia. She is currently working toward her 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.
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.
Mike Cruise, M.S.
Mike received a B.S. in Health Science from the University of Missouri and a M.S. in Health Promotion and Wellness Management from Missouri State University. He is also a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise. He is originally from Marshfield, Missouri and moved to South Carolina from Ft. Sill, Oklahoma at the beginning of 2017. His areas of interest include exercise science and physiology, performance nutrition, improving sleep behaviors, and stress management and mindfulness. Mike enjoys exercise, sports, the beach, and traveling.
Megan Rodriguez, M.A., NCC
Megan received her B.A. and M.A. from Montclair State University and is a Nationally Certified Counselor. She is from Woodbridge, NJ and moved to Myrtle Beach in 2017. Her interest areas include the role of cognitive processes in addictive behaviors, instructional technology, and career development. Megan has traveled to over 15 different countries.
Molly Ford is the on-campus Aramark Registered Dietitian. She received a Bachelor of Science degree 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.