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SLI Graduate Assistants

Meet our Graduate Assistants

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Four graduate assistants have been chosen to assist with the work of the SLI. They are as follows:

Lindsey Beard 

Lindsey Beard, Faculty Development GA

Lindsey is a Master of Environmental Studies graduate student at the College of Charleston. Her research interests include analytical water chemistry and freshwater systems. Before attending College of Charleston, she was an analytical water chemistry analyst at a state regulatory lab in Greenville, SC. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Earth and Environmental Science from Furman University. She is currently the Graduate Assistant for the Faculty Development Fellow for the Sustainability Literacy Institute. After graduate school, she hopes to pursue a career in water quality management.

Eunice Catindig

Eunice Catindig, Innovation GA

Eunice Catindig received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in
Management (BSBAM) from the University of Asia and the Pacific, Philippines. She was honed
holistically through the major courses in Management as well as in the Liberal Arts courses. She
gained professional work experience in United Laboratories, Inc. the biggest pharmaceutical
company in the Philippines as a Marketing and events specialist. She handled both business to
business and direct to consumer brand marketing as well as planning large scale events to
promote the brand. Eunice was also given a variety of special projects, which included
collaborating with different employees from different brands to handle company events and
improving the division’s internal process systems. Eunice is currently pursuing her M.B.A. with a
concentration in Marketing from the College of Charleston. She also serves as a dream team
member at the Seacoast church at the pre-school department.

Zach Stephens

Zachary Stephens, Outreach GA

Zachary is a Masters of Environmental Studies student here at The College of Charleston. His research interests include corporate sustainability, urban resilience, and state water law. Zachary is currently the Graduate Assistant for Outreach and Communication for The Sustainability Literacy Institute and serves as the Greek Liaison for the Institute. Zachary is an active leader within the campus community currently completing his term as the Vice-President of the Graduate Student Association.

Brittney Parker

Brittney Parker, Student Engagement GA

Brittney Parker is a graduate student in the Master’s of Environmental Studies Program. She is currently researching microplastic ingestion rates in locally important fish species. Brittney is a native of Hilton Head Island, SC and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Connecticut in natural resources management with a focus on wildlife  and fisheries conservation. After graduation she worked in the Bahamas as a sea turtle research technician and science research methods teacher. After moving back to the United States she decided to return to South Carolina to pursue her masters research on an ecosystem that is close to her heart.