Ms. Ebony R. James

Ebony James

Transfer Counselor/Recruiter

Territory: Technical and Community Colleges

Meet Ebony

Where are you from?

I am from Garnett, South Carolina.

What do you enjoy most about working in CU's Office of Admissions?

I enjoy the interaction with students from varies parts of the world, learning about different interests, values, passions, and skill each student may bring to the university, but most importantly being a part of each student’s success.

Do you have a favorite spot on campus?

I do not have a favorite spot on campus, because if I’m just in one place all the time I will not be able to meet all the great Claflinites on campus.

What's the best tradition or campus event at Claflin University?

The best traditions or campus events at Claflin University are “Calabash” and the “Freshmen Parting Ceremony”.

Any favorite restaurants or hangouts in Orangeburg?

My favorite restaurant in Orangeburg is Tokyo Grill.

Music I Love

I love Gospel, Jazz, Christmas, Inspirational, Instrumental, and Children’s Music.

Books I Love

My favorite books are “Grandpa, Is Everything Black Bad?" By Sandy Lynne Holman and “Night Fall” by Nelson DeMille.

Educational Background

B.A in Professional English

Favorite Quotes

“I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.” - Socrates

“Every child deserves a champion- and adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.”- Rita Pierson

"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”-Williams A. Ward

“The best way to predict your future is to create it.” - Peter Drucker

“Try to be the rainbow in someone’s cloud.” - Maya Angelou

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