Melissia Brannen

Melissia Brannen

Diversity Officer

Harrelson | 210

(803) 786-3888 Email


Melissia Brannen is the Diversity Officer for Columbia College serving as an advocate for inclusive practices while promoting a welcoming campus climate. Through partnerships with Multicultural Affairs & Community Resources within the Division of Student Affairs and in collaboration with the Center for Leadership & Social Change, the Diversity Officer provides a centralized platform to identify and assess the College’s on-going advancement in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives and Social Justice awareness.

As Diversity Officer and the College’s Principal Designated School Official, Melissia also enjoys getting to know students from the various countries represented on campus.

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Chi Sigma Alpha
  • SC Women in Higher Education, Institutional Representative
  • Spirit of Inclusion Award
  • Inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa, 16-17
  • Advisor of the Year, 18-19