SWU Cuts Ribbon at New Columbia Location

September 23, 2008

COLUMBIA, SC – September 23, 2008 – Southern Wesleyan University celebrated its move to the northeast area of Columbia with a dedication, ribbon-cutting and open house on Sept. 21. The university’s Columbia Learning Center is located in Pinnacle Point Business Park, adjacent to I-77 and just off Farrow Road.

Southern Wesleyan University now occupies more than 16,000 square feet of space in the building. It moved to its new location from Charleston Highway in Cayce, where it has been located for the past 18 years.


University employees participating in cutting the ribbon, from left, are Wallace Cook, director of enrollment management; Brooks Harper, enrollment manager; Barbara Specter, program representative; Jennifer Potts, student services coordinator; Nadine Thompson, regional administrator; Dr. David Spittal, university president; Ken Alexander, operations manager; and Dr. Keith Iddings, provost.

Southern Wesleyan University’s main campus is in Central, S.C., and classes are offered in Columbia, Greenville, Greenwood, Spartanburg, North Augusta and Charleston. The university was founded more than 100 years ago by leaders who promised to “help men and women become what God has designed them to be.”

Southern Wesleyan University prepares students for leadership and graduate study in such fields as business, education, religion, music, medicine, law, religion and a variety of civic and social service professions.

For details or questions, call (803) 699-0910.