Private, Christian college in South Carolina

Located in South Carolina, Southern Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community dedicated to transforming lives.

Professors provide one-on-one mentoring outside the classroom at Southern Wesleyan University

The faith-filled community at SWU is comprised of students, faculty and staff who are passionate about learning and growing, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Saving Childs Hall Campaign

Warriors at heart. Your campus experience may only last a few years, but your connection to Southern Wesleyan can last a lifetime. Stay connected to SWU through events, publications, and social media.

Students performing in wind ensemble concert as part of the Fine Arts Series

Whether you come for a campus visit, fine arts program, or athletic event, SWU seeks to provide educational and cultural opportunities not just to our campus community but to the greater community around us.

Student Life Staff

Student Life

Emily Bloxdorf - Director of Retention

Location: Campus Life Center 223Phone: 864-644-5133

Joe Brockinton - Vice President for Student Life

Location: Campus Life Center 214Phone: 864-644-5142

Melissa Browning - Director of Student Support Services

Location: Campus Life Center 207Phone: 864-644-5127

Dr. Justin Carter - Associate Vice President for Student Engagement

Location: Campus Life Center 212Phone: 864-644-5144

Martha Mishoe - Student Success Coordinator

Location: Rickman Library 224Phone: 864-644-5036

Ellen Pate - Director of Career Services

Location: Campus Life Center 216Phone: 864-644-5149

Jason Tegen - Director of Residence Life

Location: Campus Life Center 213Phone: 864-644-5143

Kindel Thomas - Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Student Life

Location: Campus Life Center 210Phone: 864-644-5141

Matthew Thorpe - Coordinator of Intramural Activities

Location: Campus Life Center 219Phone: 864-644-5123