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Jessica Combess imageJessica Combess

Director of Student Activities and Leadership
LJSU B-219  |  843-349-2656  |  jcombess@coastal.edu

Jessica Combess has been with Coastal Carolina University since June 2016. Originally from Frankfort, Ky., she received her bachelor’s degree from Western Kentucky University and her master’s degree from the University of Louisville. In the Office of Student Activities and Leadership, she works with student organizations, leadership programs, large on-campus student activities and events, and civic engagement initiatives. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, going to the beach, and cheering on her favorite sports teams.

Top 5 CliftonStrengths: Adaptability | Strategic | Developer | Maximizer | Belief

Amelia Carte imageAmelia Carte

Coordinator for Civic Engagement
LJSU B-215  |  843-349-2939  |  acarte@coastal.edu

Amelia Carte came to Coastal Carolina University in November 2017. Originally from Inwood, W.Va., she earned her bachelor’s degree in history and her master’s degree in college student development and administration, both from Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W.Va. In her capacity as coordinator for civic engagement, she serves as a resource to students, fosters partnerships with the community, and creates opportunities for students to actively engage in their communities through service and civic duty. She loves traveling, volunteering, reading, tennis, baking, and a good Netflix binge.

Top 5 CliftonStrengths: Harmony | Context | Consistency | Restorative | Relator

Brittany Donatelli imageBrittany Donatelli-Parks

Coordinator for Student Activities
LJSU B-217  |  843-349-4068  |  bdonatell@coastal.edu

Originally from Pittsburgh Pa, Brittany joined us in June of 2018. She earned her BFA degree from Slippery Rock University and her MS in Higher Education from Syracuse University. She’s a northeasterner at heart but is falling in love with the Southeast’s amazing food, beaches, and historic sites. Brittany oversees student activities, specifically the Student Organization Resource Center (SORC), Coastal Activities Board, and the Teal Traditions Team. She is also a Gallup certified CliftonStrenghs coach, allowing her to work with individuals, organizations, and staff members to realize their potential.

Top 5 CliftonStrengths: Futuristic | Individualization | Arranger | Woo | Learner