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Michael Buchanan - 44Team: Basketball
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Do you know any Alumni that are outstanding in any (or all) of the following areas: career accomplishments, civic service within their local community, and service to the University? Now is your time to nominate them for our Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award. Submit your nominee »
Not pictured: Katie Allen '08, Vice Chair
Not pictured: Carlos Bryson '97, Jessica Riddle '06, Reverend Stacey Mills '03
Charlianne Wyatt Nestlen ’03, ex-officio member Major: Communications with a concentration in journalismEmployment: Director of Alumni Relations at USC Upstate Benefits of graduating from USC Upstate: As a first generation college student, the smaller campus atmosphere and strong mentors allowed Charlianne to succeed. As an alumna, she became involved with the Alumni Board and was eventually hired as the Director Alumni Relations. She is very passionate about USC Upstate.Community Involvement: Delta Zeta Alumnae and Chapter Association Coordinator, March of Dimes, St. Johns Lutheran Church, St. Paul’s UMC Preschool Parent Advisory Board
Julia Blandin Wiener '06, Past ChairMajor: B.S. Business AdministrationEmployment: Fluor CorporationBenefits of Graduating from USC Upstate: One of the many benefits of graduating from Upstate was the solid business education that she obtained. Julia enjoyed her studies in Business so much, she went on to earn a Masters of Business Administration. She enjoyed her time as a student athlete and developed strong bonds with her coaches, teammates and staff members in the athletic department. Many of her teammates remain some of her closes friends, today.
Community Involvement: President of YWCA of Greenville Junior Board, Emerging Leaders Steering Committee at Fluor, Volunteer for Fluor Cares, Greenville PULSE Young Professionals Group
Emily Painter `09, Past ChairMajor: Interdisciplinary Studies, emphasis in Communications and BusinessEmployment: CMT Inc., Marketing AssociateBenefits of Graduating from USC Upstate: She has been a USC Upstate Alumni Board member since 2010 and has assisted in planning and volunteering at many events for the university. She has a passion for education and wants to give back to her alma mater in any way that she can.
The mission of the University of South Carolina
Alumni Board of Directors is to be an advisory board to the institution and to
other alumni. The primary purpose of the
Board is to serve as a body by which all who have attended USC Upstate can
maintain some connection with the University. Those appointed as Board
members shall exhibit these qualifications: leadership ability, commitment
to USC Upstate, involvement in Association activities, a willingness to serve
the Board and a history of financial support of the institution. Executive
Council members shall have served a minimum of one term on the Board prior to
election or appointment to this committee.
The Alumni Board of Directors is the governing body of our
Alumni Association and makes decisions for our Alumni Association scholarship
recipients and Distinguished Alumni of the year.
If you are interested in serving as a Board Member, please
email Charlianne Nestlen for
an application. Applications are due by October 31, 2014.
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Contact UsDirector of Alumni RelationsCharlianne Wyatt Nestlen864-503-5240Student AssistantJessica DeBiase864-503-5856USC Upstate Alumni RelationsCampus Life Center, Room 212800 University WaySpartanburg, SC 29303Phone: 864-503-5240Fax: 864-503-5264Faculty/Staff Directory
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