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Keith Britton

Title: Director of Admissions Services
Department: Student Affairs
USC Sumter
Phone: 803-938-3882
Fax: 803-938-3901
Office: William Brice Edwards Administration Building Room 116A
Office Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Keith Britton has over 20 years of experience in higher education. He currently serves as the Director of Admissions Services for the University of South Carolina Sumter. His responsibilities include overseeing the recruitment, initial counseling, and processing units for the University. He also serves as an adjunct faculty member. He is a certified Educational Consultant, and internationally certified as a Global Career Development Facilitator and instructor.

Britton’s professional affiliations include the Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, the Carolinas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, and the ACT Regional State Organization. He is a Tuomey Fellow and serves on the Appeals Committee for the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education

Actively involved in his local community, he is a founding member of the Progressive Professional Network. As the past Chairman of the Leadership Sumter Board of Regents for the Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce, he led the Chamber’s leadership training program for over a decade and continues to create and deliver leadership development programs. He is also a past president of the South Carolina Professional Association for Access and Equity and currently serves on the Presidents Council for the organization.

Serving internationally, Britton is the Chairman of the AME Church Lay Organization Organizational and Officer Effectiveness Committee and is a member of the General Board for the Connectional Church. In 2019 he was elected President of the Seventh Episcopal District Lay Organization to lead the lay ministry of the 500 plus AME churches throughout the state of South Carolina. He travels extensively conducting workshops on college planning, career development, strengthening lay organizations, team building, organizational effectiveness, professionalism, and a variety of other topics. He is a member of Beulah AME Church in Sumter, SC where he serves as a Senior Steward, Public Relations Chair, and Class Leader.

Britton attended the University of South Carolina Sumter where he obtained an Associate of Arts degree and furthered his studies at USC Columbia where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. He completed his Master of Public Administration Degree at Troy State University, and has completed additional graduate work through The Citadel. His personal motto is: Move Forward, Climb Higher, Make a Difference!