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Dr. Marc Embler

Dean, Center for Academic Excellence
Strom Thurmond Center, Second Floor
Phone: 843-863-7131

Nicole Seitz, Program Development Manager
Susie Palensky, Operations Manager

Tyler McSwain, Advisor
Tyler, a native of Charleston, earned his degree in religion/youth ministry from Charleston Southern and graduated cum laude in 2009. He joined the CAPS team in July 2013 as a Recruitment Counselor after working 4 years in the corporate world. McSwain serves as part of the first line of contact for all potential and new students, guiding them through the admissions process. He works directly with Lisa Kemp to ensure students an easy, pleasurable experience as they become a part of the Charleston Southern family. He loves to develop long-term relationships with students in order to encourage them to seek their life-long dreams and passions through our educational foundation. Do not hesitate to contact McSwain for any questions regarding the CAPS online program. He loves talking to students!

Office: Strom Thurmond Center, 2nd Floor

Phone: 843-863-7822
Fax: 843-863-7786

Financial Aid
Office: Hunter Center
Phone: 843-863-7050 or 1-800-947-7474
Fax: 843-863-7070


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