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Undergraduate Admissions

Tiffaney Williamson

Tiffaney Williamson

Title: Regional recruiter
Responsibilities: Recruiting prospective VCU students in the Charlotte area through developing relationships in the Charlotte market, attending college fairs, visiting area high schools, sending emails and making phone calls, and also assisting with the coordination of recruitment strategies for new students in the area
Counselor region: Charlotte
High school: Dinwiddie High School in Dinwiddie, Va.
College: Virginia Commonwealth University

About Undergraduate Admissions

What brought you to VCU?

Originally, it was my desire to become an elementary school teacher; now it is to share my experiences at VCU with high school students and to help them make one of the most important decisions in their lives.

What do you enjoy most about meeting prospective VCU students?

I love to hear their stories — what they have done so far and what they hope for the future. I also like sharing about my college years: the highs, the lows and where I am now, 20 years later.

Name three adjectives that describe Undergraduate Admissions.

I would describe it as organized, timely and thorough.

Best part of your job?

Talking with high school students

What’s your favorite place on campus?

The outside University Student Commons area

About me

What are you reading right now?

“Gathering Blue”, part of “The Giver Trilogy” (from the middle school recommended reading list)

What’s your perfect Sunday afternoon?

Picnic at the lake after church with the family, then taking the boat out for an evening cruise with my hubby

What did you want to be when you grew up?

An oceanographer, lawyer, actress, CPA and teacher

What do you order at Starbucks?

Tall cinnamon dolce latte

Who/what inspires you?

My daughter inspires me to seek out people and engage in conversations. She truly enjoys getting to know people — their thoughts and interests. She has a sincere way of making each person she meets feel special like they are important. She takes the time to share life with others that most people seem too busy to do. She loves life and loves sharing that with others through her smile and kindness. She is inspiring.

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