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Student Affairs and Academic Support

Professional Development Team

The Professional Development Program is coordinated by a team of employees from offices and departments across Student Affairs and Academic Support. Together, they are responsible for developing programs that meet the needs of staff at every career level and for producing events for audiences of 10 to 400.

The Professional Development Team is calling for new member applications. Submit your application for this leadership opportunity today.

Leena Holt, Co-chair

Title:  Assistant Director of Residence Life - South Campus, University Housing
Email: lkholt@mailbox.sc.edu


Katherine Hilson, Co-chair

Title: Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions
Emailhilsonk@sc.edu


Daniel Aleksiejczyk

Title: Coordinator of Early Alerts and Initiatives, Student Success Center
Email: aleksied@mailbox.sc.edu


Lauren Haynes

Title: Leadership Coach, Student Life
Emailhaynes8@mailbox.sc.edu 


Lauren Martini Olson

Title: Associate Director of Campus Recreation, Student Life
Email: martini@sc.edu


Jarrod Daily-Paddock, Student Personnel Association Representative

Title: Graduate Assistant, Capstone Scholars
Email: jzd@mailbox.sc.edu


Cassandra Pope

Title: Assistant Principal, Galen Health Fellows
Email: popecl@mailbox.sc.edu


Matiah Pough

Title: Assessment Coordinator, Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support
Email: poughmr@mailbox.sc.edu


Paulia Williams

Title: Talent Search College Advisor, TRIO Programs
Email: hughespd@mailbox.sc.edu


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