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All University of South Carolina system institutions will be closed through the end of the spring semester. USC Sumter virtual instruction will continue through the end of the Summer II semester (Aug 1). Details can be found on the coronavirus landing page.

Faculty and Staff

Keith Britton

Title: Director of Admissions Services
Department: Student Affairs
USC Sumter
Phone: Call or Text 803-753-4965
Fax: 803-938-3901
Office: William Brice Edwards Administration Building Room 116A
Office Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm


Keith Britton has over 20 years of experience in higher education. He currently serves as the Director of Admissions Services for the University of South Carolina Sumter. His responsibilities include overseeing the recruitment, initial counseling, and processing units for the University. He also serves as an adjunct faculty member. He is a certified Educational Consultant, and internationally certified as a Global Career Development Facilitator and instructor.

Actively involved in his local community, he is a founding member of the Progressive Professional Network. As the Immediate Past Chairman of the Leadership Sumter Board of Regents for the Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce, he led the Chamber’s leadership training program for over a decade and continues to create and deliver leadership development programs. He is also a past president of the South Carolina Professional Association for Access and Equity and currently serves on the Presidents’ Council for the organization.

Keith enjoys the opportunity to serve others in many capacities. He is the President of the Northeast Conference Lay Organization where he oversees the lay activities of approximately 89 churches of the AME Church. Serving globally, he is the Chairman of the AME Church Lay Organization Disaster Relief Committee Worldwide and is a member of the General Board for the connectional church. He travels extensively conducting workshops on team building and building effective lay organizations. Here at home, he is a member of Beulah AME Church in Sumter, SC where he serves as a Senior Steward, Director of Public Relations and Church School Teacher.

Keith’s professional affiliations include the Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, the Carolinas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, and the ACT Regional State Organization. He is also a member of the Appeals Committee for the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. He is a former United Way Board Member and served as Chair of the Education Group for the Sumter Community Vision.

Keith attended the University of South Carolina Sumter where he obtained an Associate of Arts degree and furthered his studies at USC Columbia where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. He completed his Master of Public Administration Degree at Troy State University, and has completed additional graduate work through The Citadel. His personal motto is: Move Forward, Climb Higher, Make a Difference!