USC Grant Writing Certificate Program

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Meet your instructor:
Dr. Vanessa Nelson-Reed

Dr. Vanessa Nelson-ReedDr. Vanessa Nelson-Reed is the Director of the Education Support Services Unit at J.A. White & Associates, Inc. in Columbia, South Carolina.  She possesses over 15 years of experience in grants management, peer reviewing for grants, and request for proposals (RFP) development. 

Dr. Nelson-Reed has a Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership from Capella University, a Masters in Education in College Student Development from Virginia Tech, and a Bachelors in Journalism from the University of South Carolina.  She brings her practical, hands on experience to the Grant Writing courses.  She lives in Irmo with her husband Larry and their two children.

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