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College of Information and Communications

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Elaine Arnold

Title: Senior Director of Development
College of Information and Communications
Phone: 803-777-6898
Office: School of Journalism and Mass Communications
800 Sumter Street, Room 240F
Columbia, SC 29208
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B.A., Journalism and Mass Communications, University of South Carolina


Elaine Arnold is a 2003 graduate of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications and served as assistant director of development for the college for almost eight years. Most recently, she worked as director of regional development for USC’s Central Development office and prior to that, spent almost four years on the major gifts staff in the athletics department here where she raised nearly $3,000,000.  


Course Manager for the Lexington Medical Center Heart and Sole Women's Five Miler since 2007.


Arnold is married to a South Carolina letterman, Brian Arnold, and they have three sons — Hollis, Everett and Jacob.

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