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Palmetto College

Faculty and Staff

Bridget Blackwell

Title: Associate Director
Department: Palmetto College Central Financial Aid Office
Palmetto College
Phone: 803-777-4800
Office: 1600 Hampton St, Suite 404
Columbia, SC 29208
Bridget Blackwell


Bridget Blackwell serves as the Associate Director of the Palmetto College Central Financial Aid Office. In this role, she is responsible for planning and oversight of the reconciliation process of the federal and state programs for the four Palmetto College Campuses. She provides leadership and serves as a resource to the Financial Aid Staff of the PC Campuses to ensure compliance with federal, state and institutional policy and procedures.

She earned a Master of Education and Bachelor of Science from the University of South Carolina Columbia.

She began her full-time career in 1994 with the University of South Carolina Columbia at the Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships. After 13 years of progressive experience there, she then joined USC Palmetto College.

She is actively involved in the financial aid professional associations on the state and regional levels. She believes college affordability is essential to college access and has devoted over 20 years in assisting families with financial aid resources and building top notch financial aid administrators.