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Meet Our Team

Jared Evans

Jared Evans

Director of Military Engagement and Veteran Initiatives
Email: evansmj@email.sc.edu 
Phone: 803-777-5122

Service History: Served with 2D Recon Battalion and 2D Force Recon from 2005 to 2009, and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2007 – 2008. Separated from Marine Corps in 2009 and enrolled at South Carolina as a student veteran.

Education/Major(s): BS in Sport and Entertainment Management (2012) and MBA in Business Administration and Management (2017)

Jared supports the university's innovative effort to support and attract military-affiliated students in the classroom and via distance learning. Along with being university advisor to the Student Veterans Association, he is a founding member and current university liaison for the My Carolina Veterans Alumni Council. Jared serves on the board of Palmetto State Base Camp, Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation — SC 5K Walk/Run, 9/11 Remembrance Foundation of South Carolina and Fisher House Foundation — Columbia, S.C.



Student Leaders

Jodi Symington

Student Veterans Association President
Email: jodis@email.sc.edu


Bobby Herpel

Undergraduate Veteran Liaison, Student Government Association
Email: bobbyherpel@gmail.com


Steve Wahle

Graduate Veteran Liaison, Student Government Association
Email: swahle@email.sc.edu 


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