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  Training, Development and Service Excellence
  301 Allied Drive
  Coastal Science Center 164
  Conway, SC 29526


The Office of University Training and Development is committed to providing employees with opportunities to obtain a greater sense of satisfaction and accomplishment through their work. Excellence in employee performance begins with a motivated and engaged workforce, which is integral to the success of Coastal Carolina University and the students it serves. This is accomplished through our commitment to integrity and quality, while embracing best practices for learning, training and development in the workplace. 

Good stewardship is good business and University Training and Development commits to the well-being and success of all Coastal Carolina University faculty and staff by creating and promoting a positive, energizing and stable work environment with opportunities for continued learning and personal growth. To succeed, we embrace and practice the highest standards of professional behavior and welcome new and sometimes unique ideas through continuous learning. This is our road to success and we welcome you to join us.

Our Mission

To provide Coastal Carolina University employees with training opportunities and resources to further enhance personal and professional development as a means to ensure a more effective, productive, and supportive campus community.



Wheel Of Offerings


Trainings and Offerings

Compliance Trainings: These required trainings designated by Coastal Carolina University ensure legal and regulatory compliance as well as accountability with organizational policies. The following are mandatory trainings for all new hires: Sexual Harassment; Title IX; Title IX Update; Protection of Minors; Compliance and Ethics; Active Shooter; General Safety; Information Security Awareness (IST) 3, 6, 9, 10, and 14 and New Employee Orientation. Refer to CCU Mandatory Training Matrix and New Employee Orientation Policy.

Contact:  (843.349.5025)


Best Practices/University Systems: These training sessions educate employees on the “how to” essential methods, techniques and processes that are specific to University responsibilities and duties. Topics may include University travel, procurement cards, records management, etc. Technology, operations and branding are all training opportunities that are provided within the best practices category.

Contact: Lamonica Yates (843.349.2099)


Service Excellence – Feel the Teal®: Feel the Teal® trainings raise awareness and understanding of the needed skills for service excellence throughout all areas on campus. There are eight training modules available for faculty, staff and student workers, and each one offers the chance to meet and discuss current service issues with colleagues. Upon completion of the modules, participants attend the Feel the Teal® Celebration and are presented with a certificate and recognition.

Contact: Nick DeStefano (843.349.6928)


Professional Development: These interactive and engaging educational workshops equip faculty and staff with knowledge, tools and strategies to strengthen their skill sets while also providing opportunities for continuous learning and improvement. Topics include communication, leadership, management and supervisory skills, position competencies, and personal enhancement.

Contact: Kristin Cymbor (843.349.6634)


Retreats and Team-building: The Office of Training, Development and Service Excellence is a resource for all departments and colleges on campus whose members want to build soft skills or group dynamics. Retreats are typically four hours and focus on areas of improvement, such as communication, team-building and conflict resolution. All retreats include a facilitator, a structured and results-oriented agenda, and guidance on how to build a more effective team.

Contact: Kristin Cymbor (843.349.6634)