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McDowell, Michelle

Senior Associate Director, Midlands Region


Michelle McDowell
Phone: 803.394.3773

B.S. Early Childhood Educ.-South Carolina State Univ.
M.ED Counselor Education-South Carolina State Univ.
Cert. Leadership In Higher Education, USC-Columbia
Recruitment Territories- SC (Midlands, Kershaw, Newberry, Aiken)

With over 15 years of Higher Education experience, Michelle has served in several positions that have excelled her in leadership.  Her tenure in the Technical College System has afforded her many opportunities to work, serve, and guide students and parents in gaining access into higher education.  As a scholarship coordinator with the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, she assisted schools, colleges & universities, students, and parents with eligibility and program awareness of all state scholarship requirements making higher education in South Carolina affordable.  The classroom is also a passion for Michelle; she serves as an adjunct professor for the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina.  Michelle enjoys serving in her church, singing, event planning & logistics management.  She currently resides in Columbia, SC with her husband and two wonderful children.

Michelle's admission tip: Stay ahead of the game! Make decisions today that will lead you to your purpose. Take advantage of every opportunity afforded to you that will give you access to the college.  Success is when preparation meets opportunity!