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Office of Multicultural Student Affairs

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Bri Newton

Title: Assistant Director for LGBTQ Education
Office of Multicultural Student Affairs
Phone: 803-777-4330
Office: Russell House West Wing 033D
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I am excited to merge my higher education work experience with my doctoral studies and passion for working with and advocating for queer and trans college students.


Contact for

LGBTQ+ student organizations, Safe Zone training, Trans Ally training, needing a queer shoulder to cry on!


Bri previously served in the Rehabilitation Counseling program at the USC School of Medicine. They are currently a doctoral student in a human sexuality program where their dissertation will be examining the how social media impacts identity development for neurodiverse trans folx in the South.


Master of Science (M.S.), Psychology
Purdue University Global

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Psychology
Columbia College (SC)


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Bri enjoys creating art, trying out new recipes, hanging with their pups (Gotham and Blaise), binge watching movies, seeing live music, and traveling.


Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.