Beetch Joins Coker College Office of Institutional Advancement

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HARTSVILLE, S.C. – June 28, 2012 – Ben Beetch has accepted an appointment as a fundraising officer for the Department of Athletics within the Office of Institutional Advancement at Coker College.

Originally from Palmer, Alaska, Beetch was a member of Phi Beta Lambda and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Coker College in 2010.  Following graduation, he worked in retail and later as a trader for Guardian Building Products of Greenville, S.C.

At Coker College, Beetch was a four-year starter for the Cobra’s soccer team and served as the team’s community services leader.  As part of his service to Cobra Athletics, Beetch helped with the Athlete Auction, which raised support for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and participated in Coker’s S-O-U-P-E-R Bowl, a local food drive.

The Coker College Office of Institutional Advancement works to establish and cultivate individual, corporate and foundational support for Coker College.  In Beetch’s new role within the department, he will have leadership responsibilities for the Cobra Club, the Parents Council, and the College’s young alumni giving programs.  He will also provide assistance with social media initiatives, employee giving programs and various new and existing affinity programs.

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Coker College readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the “Best Colleges” in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, S.C., Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.


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