Division of Student Affairs

Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

Greetings from the Vice President of Student Affairs

Greetings Panthers,

Welcome to Denmark Technical College , I am Lamar J. White, Ph.D., Vice President of the Division of Student Affairs and I have the privilege of leading. Here at Denmark Technical College, we dedicate ourselves to “engaging, educating, and empowering students to impact the industry by identifying transformative solutions to complex issues in South Carolina, the nation, and the world.”

Denmark Technical College is “an exemplary Historically Black College, with a mission to provide premier technical education that exceeds industry standards.” We offer our students a unique living-learning environment where they can thrive and attain the necessary essential skills needed for success in their careers. Through a holistic approach, staff and faculty strive to support our students in attaining these goals. For our off-campus students, we also provide many career and social opportunities for advancement and engagement.

Student Affairs serves as the backbone for the student experience at DTC. The Office of Admission and Recruitment, Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs, Residence Life, Counseling Services, Student Health and Wellness, Student Conduct, and Student Leadership and Engagement work in unison with the Division of Academic Affairs to provide multiple pathways to student success.

This website serves as just one of many tools that DTC provides to students and their families to aid in their success.

If at any point in your journey, you need additional assistance in one of the above-mentioned departments, please do not hesitate to reach out to me.

On behalf of the Division of Student Affairs, we are excited to meet you and serve you.

Lamar J. White, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Affairs

About Student Affairs

The vice president for student affairs is responsible for providing the leadership, direction, fiscal management, coordination, and supervision of all service areas under the auspices of student affairs.


Student Affairs Mission

Denmark Technical College Division of Student Affairs is committed to engaging, empowering, and educating our students by fostering a positive learning process, and by creating well-balanced social and cultural experiences.


Student Affairs Vision

The Division of Student Affairs is dedicated to engaging students’ outstanding service; by creating efficient systems and exceptional learning experiences through active engagement in interpersonal relationship development, co-curricular learning and leadership training.

Our mission is accomplished by providing:

  • Excellent and efficient customer service, high quality, prompt delivery of service.
  • Exceptional living and co-curricular learning conditions.
  • Intentional educational programming positively affects student mattering, retention, engagement, academic excellence, and social-cultural and interpersonal development.
  • Opportunities for students.

Contact Us

Our departments and their teams are listed below. Click on any team member for contact info.

Office Location

Blatt Hall, Room 102

In Person Visits

Meeting by Appointments  – Monday through Thursday,  8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

Walk-In Meetings – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Meet the Team

Dr. Lamar White

Vice President for Student Affairs

Ann Hayward

Administrative Assistant

Dr. Samuel Hinton

Dean of Students

April Gyamfi-Geddis

Financial Aid Director

Morgan Duley

Student Leadership and Engagement Coordonator

Donavon O. Coley

Director of Admissions and Recruitment

Admissions and Recruitment

Donovan O. Coley

Director of Admissions and Recruitment

Alisa Sanford

Admissions Counselor/Recruiter

Jonathan Shell

Admissions Counselor/Recruiter

Financial Aid

April Gyamfi-Geddis

Financial Aid Director

Cynthia Thompson

Assistant Director for Financial Aid

Tanya Faust

Administrative Assistant/Financial Aid

Residence Life

Dr. Samuel Hinton

Director of Residence Life

Marcus Terry

Assistant Director of Residence Life

Frankeisha Williams

Resident Hall Director - Dawkins Hall

Student Leadership and Engagement

Morgan Duley

Student Leadership and Engagement Coordinator

Dean of Students and Student Conduct

Dr. Samuel Hinton

Dean of Students

Student Government Association

Isiah Powell

Vice President