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Palmetto College

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Summer Yarborough

Title: Executive Assistant
Palmetto College
Phone: 803-777-7695
Fax: 803-777-8840
Office: Thornwell Administration Annex, Suite 339
Columbia SC 29208
Summer Yarborough


As the Executive Assistant to the Chancellor, Summer Yarborough is responsible for providing high-level support to the Chancellor and administering Palmetto College’s internal office operations.  She is resourceful, organized and creative and has the ability to anticipate needs and balance competing priorities.  She has a strong work ethic and is a highly motivated team player with a positive attitude to get the job done!  Proficient in Microsoft Office, complex calendar and travel management, project management, event planning, internal communication and technical presentations. 

Summer began her career at the University in 1998 after graduating from Coker College.  She joined Palmetto College (previously known as System Affairs and Extended University) in 2000 after working in the Payroll Department and Health Promotion, Education and Behavior in the Arnold School of Public Health. 

Summer and her husband Brian, live on a farm in Lexington County with their 3 children, CJ, Ryanne and Wynn.  She volunteers her time to the various sports leagues in the community where her children play.  Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends, tennis, gardening and painting.

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