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Fraternity and Sorority Life

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Nelda Bailey

Title: Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Fraternity and Sorority Life
Phone: 803-777-9785
Office: Russell House West Wing 032F
LinkedIn: My LinkedIn profile
Nelda Bailey

I am most excited about working with my student leaders. I get to work with the best and brightest students at UofSC as they pursue their passions and impact the future of the world. 


Contact for

educational programming, Multicultural Greek Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, NPHC and MGC intake and expansion, Order of Omega.


Nelda has advised and co-advised the four different councils, Order of Omega, and judicial boards in Fraternity and Sorority Life, led risk education and training efforts, and developed programming to enhance leadership skills.


M.S. Counselor Education - Student Affairs
Mississippi State University

B.S. Criminal Justice
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Recent Publications and Presentations

Not Your Assistantship: Empowering the Next Generation of Student Affairs Professionals, AFA Annual Meeting 2019

Championing Your Experience to Take Ownership of Your Graduate Assistantship, AFA Annual Meeting 2019

What if all Fraternity and Sorority Life Offices had the opportunity to properly conduct service learning projects to challenge students’ connection to their values? AFA Essentials. August 17, 2016.

Managing It All: Guide to Time Management, Mississippi State University’s Greek Leaders Conference. Mississippi State, MS. March 2014.

I Don’t Know How to Study, Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values. Indianapolis, IN. February 2016.

Critical Conversations for Change, Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values. Indianapolis, IN. February 2016.


Nelda is a mentor in the UofSC Women's Mentor Network and a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.


Tallulah, Louisiana


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Nelda loves eating sweets (particularly ice cream), reading books, watching movies and television shows, planning, traveling and enjoying food in new and exciting places.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.