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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

Faculty and Staff

Kimberly Chamberlain

Title: Undergraduate Academic Advisor
College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management
Phone: 803-777-9839
Office: Close-Hipp 668
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B.A., Pastoral Ministries with a minor in psychology, San Diego Christian College, Santee California, 1994
M.A., Christian Education, Biola University, La Mirada California, 1999

After graduating from Biola, Kimberly Chamberlain started her career in higher education with her first position working in residence life at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Chamberlain continued working in higher education/residence life at Baylor University in Waco Texas, University of St. Francis in Joliet Il, Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Ariz., Concordia University Irvine, Irvine, Calif., University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss., Columbia College, Columbia. S.C. Through out Chamberlain's career in higher education, she has had the opportunity to teach first-year, worldview/world religions, leadership, and online courses.  Chamberlain has lead training retreats, presented at conferences, developed sophomore persistence programs, created and facilitated a student organization to end relationship violence, and developed students using a strength-based model.

Areas of expertise

  • Strength-based development of people
  • Mentoring
  • Mediation
  • Training
  • Leadership

Kimberly lives here in Columbia with her two dogs. She enjoys involvement in her church, reading, writing, and spending time with people.


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