Hodges Named Director of Recruitment for Adult Program

For more information, contact Barb Steadman - 843.857.4199

HARTSVILLE – March 6, 2013 – Elaine Hodges has accepted an appointment to serve as director of recruitment for Coker College’s Adult Learner’s Program for Higher Achievement.

“With 28 years of experience in higher education admissions in South Carolina, Elaine is extremely knowledgeable both about the specific needs of students in this region and about the enhanced career opportunities that come with a college education,” said Coker College Vice President of Student and Enrollment Services Steve Terry.  “Beyond that, she has built a reputation in the Pee Dee region as an individual who consistently puts students first. We are excited to have her join our admissions team.”

Previously, Hodges was director of recruitment and admissions at Florence-Darlington Technical College, where she was responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating the institution’s strategies for recruitment and admissions for traditional, non-traditional and international students.

She is a past president of the South Carolina Technical Education Association and a member of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers and the Carolinas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.

Hodges earned a bachelor’s degree in guidance and counseling from Charleston Southern University and completed graduate study in student personnel services at the University of South Carolina.

Celebrating 40 years this year, Coker’s Adult Learners Program for Higher Achievement gives students an opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree at night from three campus locations in the region:  Harstville, Lake City and Marion.

To learn more about admission to programs for adult students at Coker College, contact Hodges at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 843-857-4194.



Coker College readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the “Best Colleges” in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, S.C., Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.



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