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Faculty and Staff

Donna Gillespie

Title: Adjunct Instructor
Department: Business
USC Lancaster
Phone: 803-313-7073
Donna Gillespie, Adjunct Instructor


Donna Gillespie graduated from USC-Lancaster where she worked as a student assistant in the library. After graduating from USC-Lancaster, Donna received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from USC. While attending USC, she worked as a student assistant to the Director of the Department of Office Administration at USC. Donna obtained a Master of Science in Business Education from Winthrop University.

Gillespie worked in the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid at USC-Lancaster when she moved back to Lancaster from Columbia. Donna taught at Great Falls High School for 24 years. While teaching at Great Falls High, she served as the school's web master and served on various committees at school including the School Improvement Council. While teaching at Great Falls, Donna taught part-time at USC-Lancaster. She has taught part-time at York Technical College at the Chester Campus. Presently she teaches ITEC 143, Advanced Business Document Preparation, and ITEC 270, Records Control, at USC-L.