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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

Faculty and Staff

Ashley Gaskin Richardson, M.Ed.

Title: Administrative Coordinator
Department: Department of Retailing
College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management
Phone: 803-777-4846
Office: Carolina Coliseum, Suite 4000

Ashley Gaskin Richardson


M.Ed. Higher Education Administration, Columbia College 
B.A. History, University of South Carolina

Ashley Richardson joined the staff at the University of South Carolina in July 2015 to serve as the administrative coordinator for the Department of Retailing where she helps administer the academic and financial operations for the department and also serves as an instructor for University 101 Programs.

Prior to joining the Department of Retailing, Richardson worked for three years as a financial aid counselor at Columbia College. Before her appointment at Columbia College, she lived in Baltimore, Md., for five years where she gained experience working in admissions. She also has experience working in the private sector in marketing and sales roles. 

A South Carolina native, Richardson and her husband, Smith, are both proud alumni of the University of South Carolina. They enjoy cheering on the Gamecocks every chance they get. They also enjoy traveling, and their favorite weekend destination is the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C.


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