bc_upward_bound_staff_pouncy_carolyn001.jpgMs. Carolyn Pouncy, Director of Upward Bound I
Email: pouncyc@benedict.edu
(803) 705-4634

Ms. Pouncy has over 18 years of experience working with TRIO Programs.  Her TRIO career began as an Upward Bound Counselor at Houghton College in upstate New York.  She has been employed at Benedict College since 1997, having worked her way up from Counselor, to Assistant Director to her current position of Director.  Ms. Pouncy holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Art Education from Benedict College and a Master of Science Degree in Counseling Psychology from St. Bonaventure University.

 

bc_upward_bound_staff_sumpter_lateyaMs. Lateya Sumpter, Director of Upward Bound II
Email: sumpterla@benedict.edu
(803) 705-4307

Ms. Sumpter has over 5 years of experience working with programs for disadvantaged youth. She has been employed at Benedict College since 2013 with the Upward Bound II Program. She has worked her way up from Administrative Coordinator to her current position of Director of the Program. Ms. Sumpter holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Textile Management from Clemson University and a Master of Business Administration from Webster University.

 


bc_upward_bound_staff_kinard_deborah001.jpgMs. Deborah Kinard, Assistant Director
Email: kinardd@benedict.edu
(803) 705-4782

Ms. Kinard has nearly 18 years of experience working with the Upward Bound Program.  She has been employed at Benedict College since 1995, having worked her way up from Administrative Assistant position to her current position of Assistant Director.  Ms. Kinard holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from South Carolina State University and a Master of Science Degree in Finance from Webster University.

 


bc_upward_bound_staff_carn_tracy001.jpgMs. Tracy Carn, Administrative Coordinator
Email: carnt@benedict.edu  
(803) 705-4555

Ms. Carn has been employed at Benedict College since 2003, and has had 10 years of experience working with programs for disadvantaged youth.  Ms. Carn holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration from Columbia College and a Master of Science Degree in Finance from Webster University.

 


For more information, contact the Project Office:

Mailing Address:
Upward Bound Program
Benedict College
MSC 2, 1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Street Address:
1517 Gregg Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 705-4555
Fax: (803) 705-7129

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It is the policy of Benedict College Upward Bound Program not to discriminate on the basis of race as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, on the basis of sex as required by Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, or on the basis of handicap as required by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other civil rights laws.
The project offers equal opportunity in its educational programs, admissions and educational activities. The employment policies are in compliance with the above mentioned regulations and laws.

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