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Leslie Hossfeld, Ph.D., Dean
116 Edwards Hall
(864) 656-7640

Tracy Kelly, Executive Assistant to the Dean
116 Edwards Hall
(864) 656-7913

Denise AndersonPh.D., Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Faculty Affairs
109 Edwards Hall
(864) 656-5679

Rachel Mayo, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies
109 Edwards Hall
(864) 656-7435


Department of Communication

Bryan Denham, Ph.D., Interim Chair
407 Strode Tower
(864) 656-1567

Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Jeffrey Hallo, Ph.D., Interim Chair 
263 Lehotsky Hall 
(864) 656-3036

Department of Political Science

Jeffrey Peake, Ph.D., Chair
232 Brackett Hall
(864) 656-4653

Department of Psychology

Pat Raymark, Ph.D., Chair
415 Brackett Hall
(864) 656-4715

Department of Public Health Sciences

Sarah Griffin, Ph.D., Interim Chair
501 Edwards Hall
(864) 656-1622

Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice

Katherine Weisensee, Ph.D., Chair
132 Brackett Hall
(864) 656-3238

School of Nursing

Kathleen Valentine, Ph.D., Director; Chief Nursing Academic Officer
508 Edwards Hall
(864) 656-4758 

Academic Advising

309 Edwards Hall
Phone: (864) 656-5495
Fax: (864) 656-1688

Jordan Elling – Communication and Sports Communication

Kaela Gardner - Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice

Kristin Goodenow – Public Health Sciences, Office Director

Chayla Jackson - Political Science

Savannah Jacobs - Nursing 

Jeff Moore - Psychology, Edwards 427

Allysa Sutton – Nursing

Troy Thieman  – Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management; Political Science

Communications and Public Relations

Melanie Kieve, Public Information Director
309-F Edwards Hall
(864) 656-1051

Frances Parrish, Public Information Coordinator
306-A Edwards Hall
(864) 616-4836

Michael Staton, Communications and Media Manager
309-G Edwards Hall
(864) 933-0334

Timothy Whims, Web Developer
309-H Edwards Hall
(864) 350-1777

Corley Wood, Graphic Design and Multimedia Specialist
306-B Edwards Hall

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