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Student Life Staff

Student Life

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Ellen Pate - Assistant Vice President for Student Wellness and Career Development

Location: Campus Life Center 216Phone: 864-644-5149
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Christopher Confer - Vice President for Student Life

Location: Campus Life Center 214Phone: 864-644-5142
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Deborah Rhodes - Administrative Assistant and Housing Coordinator for Student Life

Location: Campus Life Center 210Phone: 864-644-5141
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Wes Pate - Director of Campus Activities and Intramurals

Location: Campus Life Center 205Phone: 864-644-5123
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Dr. Bradley Bowen - Director of Campus Safety

Location: Campus Life Center 212Phone: 864-508-0107/864-644-5144 (Office)
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Rev. Ken Dill - Associate Vice President for Spiritual Life and University Chaplain

Location: Newton Hobson Chapel and University Fine Arts Ctr. - Room 219Phone: 864-644-5431
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Andrea Herd - Secretary for Counseling and Health Services

Location: Campus Life CenterPhone: 864-644-5131
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Lori Herron - Director of Health Services

Location: Campus Life Center 224Phone: 864-644-5134
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Monica Perez - University Counselor

Location: Campus Life Center 225Phone: 864-644-5135
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Caleb Southern - Director of Retention

Location: Rickman Library 222Phone: 864-644-5043

Emma Gocke - Assistant Residence Director

Katherine Bowen - Assistant Residence Director

Noah Cromer - Residence Director of Mullinax and the Apartments

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Matthew Thorpe - Assistant VP for Residence Life and Activities

Location: Campus Life Center 213Phone: 864-973-1185