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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.

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


Carl Leist

Title: Coordinator for Residential Student Conduct
Email: leistcar@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


Skylar Pritchard

Title: Coordinator of Communication and Engagement, Student Life
Email: pritchsk@mailbox.sc.edu


Lacie Wehrmann

Title: Leadership Coach, Leadership and Service Center, Student Life
Email: rhodenll@mailbox.sc.edu


Paulia Williams

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