Staff Directory

325 Tate Student Center
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7774 | sco@uga.edu

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Director of Student Care and Outreach Student Care and Outreach
Work 325 Tate Student Center Athens GA 30602 Work Phone: 706-542-7774

Biographical Info

Carrie Smith serves as the Assistant Dean of Students for Student Care & Outreach, providing individualized support and assistance to students experiencing hardship circumstances. She oversees general case management within Student Care & Outreach. Additionally, Carrie provides trainings and informational sessions to campus and community partners about working with students of concern and the role of Student Care & Outreach. Carrie also serves as a member of the university’s Behavioral Assessment and Response Council (BARC).

Carrie received a B.B.A. in Marketing from Mississippi State University, an M.Ed. in Counselor Education from the University of Mississippi, and she holds a Ph.D. in College and Student Personnel Services from UGA. She worked in corporate public relations at Fleishman-Hillard before returning to the field of education to serve as the Assistant Director of Admissions at The Browning School. Prior to coming to UGA, Carrie worked with graduate admissions, scholarship programming, and athletics at the University of Mississippi. She served as the Student Affairs Case Manager before this position.

Categories: Student Affairs Leadership Team, Student Care and Outreach
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Case Manager
Work 325 Tate Student Center Athens GA 30602 Work Phone: 706-542-7774

Biographical Info

Samantha Adair joined SCO’s staff as a case manager in 2021 and manages a varied caseload of students. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Georgia as well as a Master of Arts degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Georgia. Samantha previously worked at UGA in several departments including the Disability Resource Center, Psychology Department and the Athletic Department. Prior to her career at UGA, she provided interventions for elementary school students with learning disabilities and taught an undergraduate educational psychology course.

Categories: Student Care and Outreach
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Case Manager Student Care and Outreach
Work Phone: 706-542-7774
Categories: Student Care and Outreach
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Assistant Director
Work Phone: 706-542-7774
Categories: Sa 2025 Plan - Data Members, Student Care and Outreach
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Case Manager
Work Phone: 706-542-7774
Categories: Student Care and Outreach
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