Dallas Thomas works for South Carolina’s Coalition for Mathematics and Science (SCCMS) as a Program Coordinator where she works alongside the Community Engagement and Outreach team to create state-wide and local events including the iMAGINE Upstate STEAM Festival in downtown Greenville, SC and STEM Education Month. As a young professional herself, Dallas is excited to be working in a capacity that allows her to begin preparing other young people for life-long careers which ignite in them passion and excitement. Previous to her current role she worked as a Communications Intern and Outreach Associate.
A graduate of Clemson University, Dallas earned her bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management. When not doing work, Dallas can be found painting, drawing, or gardening.
Contact Dallas by phone (864-506-6661) or via email.
Micayla is a recent graduate of USC Upstate. There she earned a bachelor’s degree in Experimental Psychology while developing a passion for values such as self-efficacy and serving underrepresented communities. As our newest outreach specialist, Micayla is excited to investigate new ways in which to engage communities across South Carolina. Prior to joining our team, Micayla spent the past year working at a local mental health clinic. In her free time, Micayla enjoys writing, cooking, and playing video games
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Carmelina Livingston is currently a Lead Education Specialist in partnership with the South Carolina’s Coalition for Mathematics and Science (SCCMS). Carmelina is thrilled to work closely with schools, districts, and business and industry communities in various stages of developing STEM professional learning workshops, and community partner programs and events.
Carmelina’s work effectively engages both global and community stakeholders to advocate, support and advance STEM awareness, interest and literacy, and workforce development through events such as STEM Education Month, iMAGINE STEAM Festivals and South Carolina Million Women Mentors, and community resources such as STEMLinx and social media communications. She is an active ambassador and facilitator of the Engineering is Elementary (EiE) Professional Development Community for engineering education workshops within South Carolina.
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Kelsye Dye is excited to return to SCCMS in her new role as Outreach Assistant. With her passion in mentoring and motivating youth, she is thrilled to be involved again with iMAGINE Upstate. Prior to re-joining the team, Kelsye managed recruitment for the College of Education and Human Services at West Virginia University. Before that role Kelsye served as Program Director for the iMAGINE Upstate STEAM Festival. Kelsye earned her bachelor’s from Kennesaw State University in Communications with a focus in Public Relations. When she’s not hard at work, you can find her checking out the latest food spots or spending quality time with her husband & daughter.
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