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Tina Weeks Weaver, M.A.T.
|Title:||Director of Alumni and External Relations / Administration
|College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management|
Carolina Coliseum, 4010-A
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M.A.T., University of South Carolina, 1997
B.S., Business, Coker College, 1991
Tina Weaver is currently the director of alumni relations and communications in the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management (HRSM) at the University of South Carolina. Prior to this position, Tina was an instructor, advisor and internship coordinator in the Department of Integrated Information Technology where she taught business communications and supervision. In 2003, she received the Harry E. Varney Teacher of the Year award and the South Carolina Business Education Association Educator of the Year award.
In the fall of 2003, she took on a new role for the college to work closely with the dean on special projects and events. This included chairing the committee that developed HRSM 301 and then being the instructor of record for the very first section taught. She also coordinated the college's signature golf tournament known as The Garnet Jacket Classic, which raised funds for student scholarships and college initiatives. During this time, Tina was integrating alumni activities into her efforts to improve alumni relations and make it a priority for the college. In 2006, alumni relations became the primary focus of her position, and the HRSM Alumni Society was officially launched with the mission to "build an engaged and active alumni group who will work together with industry partners to create a strong network that supports college endeavors and current students."
In 2010, she added the communications role to her job description and, with the support of the dean, repurposed an existing position to create a public information director position that would focus on writing about and publicizing the activities and accomplishments of faculty, students, administration and staff.
Tina received her B.S. in Business from Coker College in 1991, and her M.A.T. in Business and Marketing Education from the University of South Carolina in 1997. She also studied German and business at the Carl Duisburg Gesellschaft in Cologne, Germany.
Prior to coming to the University in 1995, she worked in undergraduate admissions at Coker College in Hartsville, S.C., and Newberry College in Newberry, S.C. She currently serves as a board member for the South Carolina Association of Alumni Directors (SCAAD) and is also an active member of the University's SCAAD group (USCAAD).