Brookhaven’s Samantha Speeg has been named Dean of Student Services at Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wesson Campus effective June 1.
Speeg previously served as Director of Enrollment Services, where she was responsible for administering admissions policies and establishing and overseeing the maintenance of all student records for the University District, serving as the designated primary student official for international students, managing the enrollment audit, coordinating all recruitment. efforts within the college district to include junior preview days, a senior preview party, and other campus recruiting events; implement recruitment campaigns, including the design and production of marketing materials and the university guide; and supervising enrollment services staff on the Wesson campus.
Speeg has been employed in the College’s Student Services Division for the past 13 years where, in addition to being Director of Enrollment Services, she has served as an Academic Advisor, College Registrar, Disability Services Coordinator, college recruiter and advice center assistant. Speeg has also served as Phi Theta Kappa Advisor, Trailblazer Advisor, chaired the Presidential and Leadership Scholarships Committees, and was a member of the Enrollment Management Task Force. She serves on the college’s Behavioral Intervention Team and the Audit Advisory Committee of the Mississippi Community College Board of Trustees.
As Dean of Student Services, she will oversee athletics, campus policing, enrollment services, housing, military community services, student life, student discipline, and continue to serve as registrar.
“Ms. Speeg brings a wealth of experience in the field of student services, and we are excited to leverage her knowledge to maximize our students’ opportunities and experiences while at Co-Lin,” said Jackie Martin, vice president of the Co-Lin Wesson campus.
A graduate of Co-Lin, Speeg received her Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Communications from the University of Southern Mississippi. She earned a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration from Mississippi College. Speeg is a member of the Mississippi Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers and the Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers.
Speeg’s many accomplishments include receiving the Co-Lin Outstanding Staff Member Award, Mississippi ACT Post-Secondary Champion, Phi Theta Kappa Paragon Regional and International Counselor Award, Ann Bradberry Award, numerous design award from the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi and graduated from Mississippi. Community College Leadership Academy.
Speeg and her husband, Adam, are the parents of three children, Julia, Eden and John Daniel.