Orientation Leaders

Brianna BucknerBrianna Buckner

Brianna Buckner
Varnville, SC

Hi, my name is Brianna Buckner or “Bree” from Varnville, SC. I'm a Senior English major here at Lander University. Some hobbies of mine include coloring, sleeping, and lip syncing if I'm really bored. Around campus, I enjoy sitting by the fountain and having nice talks and soaking up the sun. I chose perfume in my bio picture because I'm obsessed with smell goods and I love smelling delicious!

Madison CopelandMadison Copeland

Madison Copeland
Bishopville, SC

My name is Madison Copeland and I'm a sophomore at Lander University. I'm majoring in Business with an emphasis in Marketing and Management. I enjoy shopping, spending time with friends, and eating. I chose a firecracker to represent myself because I'm super loud. 

Mickayla CrumleyMicKayla Crumley

Mickayla Crumley
Anderson, SC

My name is Mickayla Crumley and I am a sophomore, mass communications major. When I am not studying, I enjoy hanging out with friends and playing with my two cats! I chose to come to Lander because of small class sizes and the homey feel that Lander’s small campus offers.

Sofia FrickSofia Frick

Sofia Frick
Tega Cay, SC

Hey y'all! My name is Sofia Frick and I am a sophomore studying Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and Management and minoring in International Business. My hobbies are dancing, shopping, hunting, and fishing. When I have free time, I enjoy relaxing in the Enos with my friends. I chose to come to Lander University because it is the perfect size for me and it felt like home when I came for a tour. 

Sarah Elizabeth GriggSarah Elizabeth Grigg

Sarah Elizabeth Grigg
Anderson, SC

My name is Sarah Liz and I am a sophomore majoring in Political Science/Pre Law at Lander University. In my free time I enjoy cooking, rock climbing, and running. When I am not studying or in class, I enjoying listening to music with my friends on the patio at Starbucks. An American flag describes me because my love for history, politics, and the judicial system is the pinnacle of my personality!

Tameeya JohnsonTameeya Johnson

Tameeya Johnson
Manning, SC

My name is Tameeya Johnson and I am a Sophomore II Nursing Major and my major is Health Care Management. When I'm not studying for my classes, I enjoy reading books, watching scary movies, and eating snacks all the time. I chose to come to Lander because they have an exceptional nursing program but throughout the years, Lander has become my home away from home and it allowed me to grow and become a successful person thus far.

Erin KiddErin Kidd

Erin Kidd
Chapin, SC

My name is Erin Kidd and I am a junior at Lander University studying Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and Management. When I'm not studying for my classes, I enjoy hanging out with friends and eating food from one of Greenwood's vast list of restaurants. I chose to come to Lander University because the smaller essence of the school really makes everything here feel like home.

Hanna KirklandHanna Kirkland

Hannah Kirkland
Rock Hill, SC

My name is Hannah Kirkland and I am a sophomore Nursing major at Lander University. I am a 2017-2018 Orientation Leader and I enjoy hanging with friends, working out, and shopping! I chose Lander University because it gives such a feeling of home and everyone is so sweet and caring!

MiKayla LancasterMiKayla Lancaster

MiKayla Lancaster
Chester, SC

Hey guys! I am MiKayla and I am a senior History Major with a focus on Secondary Education. When I take a breather from my academic responsibilities I love to go out into our local community with friends; whether that be going to the movies, the drive-in or going out to eat at one of our many local restaurants...which are so good! I love being here at Lander because the professors really know you and so do the rest of the Lander faculty. The campus is like being a part of one big family and that is what really makes Lander special to me.

Brandyn LeeBrandyn Lee

Brandyn Lee
Clemson, SC

My name is Brandyn Lee, I'm a transfer student from Johnson & Wales University- Charlotte and Mass Communication and Media major. I'm also a huge Disney fanatic! I came to Lander because it was a lot closer to home and I hope to leave a huge impact upon the university!

Devin LowDevin Low

Devin Low
Lamar, SC

My name is Devin Low, and I am a sophomore studying Mathematics with an emphasis in Engineering. On my free time, I like to listen to music and hang out with friends. I chose to come to Lander because it is the right size and is growing into something bigger.

Logan LuskLogan Lusk

Logan Lusk
Pickens, SC

I'm Logan Lusk, a sophomore Biology major with a minor in Chemistry. Here at Lander I enjoy getting to know the professors on a personal level not just as a student to teacher but more of a friend. I chose Lander because of the small numbers of students and the students: teacher ratio. Lander felt like a second home to me.

Savannah MalphrusSavannah Malphrus

Savannah Malphrus
Beaufort, SC

My name is Savannah Malphrus. I am a junior Special Education major and a junior Teaching Fellow. I love to play volleyball and hang out with friends. I chose Lander University because of the great classroom environment and the wonderful education program!

Kelli MendenhallKelli Mendenhall

Kelli Mendenhall
Rock Hill, SC

My name is Kelli Mendenhall and I am a sophomore studying Business Administration with an emphasis in Healthcare Management and minoring in Human Resources. I enjoy playing volleyball, dancing and singing on my Snapchat, shopping for shoes, and getting my nails done in my free time. I chose to come to Lander University because it felt like home as soon as I stepped outside of my car before I toured the school.

Caroline NicholsCaroline Nichols

Caroline Nichols
Clover, SC

Hey! My name is Caroline Nichols and I am from Clover, SC. I am a sophomore studying Business Administration with an emphasis in Healthcare management. In my free time I love to hangout with my friends and go shopping. I chose to attend Lander because I fell in love with the campus and the people that go here right away! 

Santos PaganSantos Pagan

Santos Pagan
Lowell, MA

My name is Santos Pagán, Jr, I am a Junior Mass Communications major. I am from Lowell, Massachusetts and now I live in North Augusta, South Carolina. Something to do in my free time around campus is to go to the gym. I love soccer, playing it and watching it as well. In my picture, you see a soccer ball and the reason is that soccer has always been in my life and has helped me through good and bad times of my life. It represents me well. I came to Lander because of the many great opportunities this place has to offer being how small it is, which is great.

John PattersonJohn Patterson

John Patterson
Gaffney, SC

My name is John Patterson and I am a junior majoring in Biology with an emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy. When I'm not in the library studying or hanging out with friends, I like to play volleyball and watch movies. The deciding factor to come to Lander for me was the feeling of home that I got the first time I stepped out of my car when I came to tour.

Rebecca StricklandRebecca Strickland

Rebecca Strickland
North, SC

I am a junior, Accounting major. I chose Lander University because I wanted to go to a college with small class sizes as well as an institution that offered a personalized learning experience. My favorite spot on campus is sitting on the patio in cafe with my friends.  I have enjoyed playing the piano since the third grade. I find it very relaxing.

Brittany SuttonBrittany Sutton

Brittany Sutton
Hartsville, SC

My name is Brittany Sutton and I am a sophomore majoring in Exercise Science. I enjoy playing basketball, buying shoes, and listening to Reggae. I like going to the weight room and the café because once I get a muffin top I go to work it off.

Treneisha WhitesideTreneisha Whiteside

Treneisha Whiteside
Rock Hill, SC

My name is Treneisha Whiteside and I am a sophomore at Lander University. I am majoring in Nursing with a minor in Spanish. I enjoy reading books, watching Netflix, and spending time with my friends and family. I chose to come to Lander University because of its outstanding Nursing program and the gorgeous campus that felt like a place I could call home.