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Michael Coaxum
Michael Coaxum

Director of Finance, 1890 Research & Extension, Public Service and AgricultureR. L. Hurst Building 212 803-813-1370 803-747-3406

Michael Coaxum

Michael Coaxum oversees the financial operations for 1890 Research & Extension and Public Service and Agriculture(PSA). Responsibilities include budgeting, account management, control creation, maintenance of accounting records, verification of financial transactions, and preparation of organizational financial reports.


  • B.S degree in Business Administration - Claflin University
  • MBA in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance - Claflin University


Coaxum has been at SC State for since 2011. He started in the Office of Grants and Contracts as a grant accountant, then as an associate director for the Office of Grants and Contracts.  From there, he  was assigned to the controller's office as an accounting manager. After that, Coaxum was the finance and operations manager for Felton Laboratory Charter School. Then, he joined the 1890 Finance team as a fiscal amnager, later on promoted to budgeting manager, and director of finance.