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Meet the CASE Staff

Located in 902 University Union and 108 Vickery Hall

Main Office Number: 864-656-4402

Military and Veteran Engagement Student Center: 864-656-2982

University office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (except holidays and breaks)


Professional Staff


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  • Kate Radford

  • Interim Director

  • IDI Qualified Administrator
  • Advice to Students: Get involved and push yourself out of your comfort zone! Some of the things that feel scary and impossible are just what you need to push you to personal and professional growth! Whether you are exploring new opportunities on campus, in our community, or across the world, I hope your college years stretch and change you into the person you want to be.

  • Contact Kate About: CONNECTIONS, Sister 2 Sister, Brother 2 Brother, Aspiring Student Affairs Professional and Pathways to Graduate Education

  • Professional Connections: ILA (International Leadership Association) and ACUI (Association of College Unions International)

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  • Brennan Beck

  • Director for Military and Veteran Engagement

  • U.S. Army Veteran
  • Advice to Students: Non-traditional students may not have traditional college experiences, but that doesn't mean they can't have significant and positive college experiences. Make the most of this opportunity: get involved, utilize resources, network with everyone, challenge the status-quo, work hard and try to leave it better than you found it!

  • Contact Brennan About: Military and Veteran Engagement and the M&VE Student Center

  • Professional Connections: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)

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  • Jo Walker

  • Administrative Coordinator

  • Advice to Students: Make it our CASE to provide guidance on your mission to accomplish your goals.

  • Contact Jo About: Scheduling for assistant dean, purchasing, and general questions or needs

  • Professional Connections: Association for Service Excellence in Higher Education

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  • Vacant

  • Assistant Director for Enrichment Programs


Graduate Student Staff


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  • Peyton Bade

  • Graduate Assistant for Military and Veteran Engagement

  • Advice to Students: Allow yourself to make mistakes and don't be too hard on yourself when you do. Find the value in making mistakes and learn something from the experience.

  • Contact Peyton About: Military and Veteran Engagement

  • Professional Connections: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)

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  • Sariel G. Harmon

  • Graduate Assistant for Enrichment Programs

  • Advice to Students: Utilize the resources available to you to make the best of your college experience.

  • Contact Sariel About: CONNECTIONS

  • Professional Connections: ACPA — College Student Educators International

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  • Simone Richardson

  • Graduate Assistant for Engaged Learning Experiences

  • NUFP Fellow, First-Generation College Graduate
  • Advice to Students: College is so multifaceted, and it takes time to figure it all out; be gracious with yourself. You will get the hang of it!

  • Contact Simone About: Scholar Networks

  • Professional Connections: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)