Counseling and Student Life Services supports student success by:
  • facilitating college exploration and enrollment process
  • fostering development of leadership, resiliency and self-advocacy
  • preparing students for lifelong learning and professional success through career education and workforce partnerships

Student success services are provided year-round through events, programs, workshops and meetings. Students can meet with a staff member for wellness, academic, career or engagement services. Check the CCTC Events Calendar to stay current and register for events.

Types of services offered

Meet the staff

Reneé Patchin

Director, Counseling & Student Life Services

(803) 778-7867, ext. 467


Lara Stephenson

Assistant Director, Counseling & Student Life Services/Special Populations Coordinator

(803) 778-6672, ext. 272


Deanna Burress

Administrative Specialist II, Counseling & Student Life Services

(803) 774-3347, ext. 347


Jason Brown

Career Services Coordinator

(803) 778-6673, ext. 273


Allie Magee

Student Life Coordinator

(803) 774-3336, ext. 336


Leslie Abraham

Disability Services & Diversity Initiatives Coordinator

(803) 778-7871, ext. 471


Office Hours: Monday (8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.), Tuesday – Friday (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

Need more information about Counseling & Student Life Services? Call (803) 774-3347, fax (803) 778-7866 or stop by Main Campus, Building M500.