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Davion Petty
Davion Petty

AdmissionsDirector of Admissions and Recruitment Crawford-Zimmerman Building, Enrollment Management Suite Office 189803-536-8067 or 803-747-4940

Davion Petty

Davion Petty serves as Director of Admissions and Recruitment in the Division of Enrollment Management at South Carolina State University. He is responsible for student recruitment efforts. This includes reaching out to and following up with students who demonstrate an interest in a particular school.

The position also involves:

  • Attending recruitment engagements. This includes career fairs and college fairs that inform students about the value of an education from their academic institution.
  • Reviewing applications of potential candidates. This includes GPAs, extracurricular activities, and any other factors that help a director of admissions evaluate a student’s potential contributions to a school.
  • Enhancing the admissions process. This entails independently evaluating all of the steps the admissions office currently completes to bring in new students and optimizing the system to eliminate wasted time, money, or resources.
  • Marketing development. Finalizing all marketing brochures, pamphlets, videos, social media graphics, and any other materials responsible for school promotion.
  • Student communication. Maintaining contact with students throughout the recruitment process and even after acceptance, to ensure they enjoy a successful, smooth beginning to their academic careers."


  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting, SC State University
  • Master in Business Administration, SC State University


Petty has worked at SC State since 2015, having served in the capacities of assistant director at the I.P. Standback Museum and Planetarium, and director of alumni relations.