Mr. Antonio C. McFarland

Antonio McFarlandAssistant Director of Admissions
Tingley Hall, Rm #1-S3
(803) 535-5558
Fax: (803) 535-5385
antonio.mcfarland@claflin.edu

South Carolina Counties: Aiken, Clarendon, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillion, Fairfield, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lee, Marlboro, Marion, Sumter, Williamsburg

States: CA, CT, DC, DE, IL, IN, FL, MD, NY, NC, NH, NJ, NV, OH, OK, VA, PA, TN

Meet AntoniO

Where are you from?

Darlington, SC

What do you enjoy most about working in CU's Office of Admissions?

The Office of Admission is a dynamic and exciting place to work. I particularly love the student interaction and just getting them excited to attend college. I enjoy meeting all of the many out-of-state students throughout the United States that I have met. Last but not least, I’m a proud graduate of Claflin University.

Do you have a favorite spot on campus?

I love the Panther Plaza! I enjoy seeing the students out on the plaza having fun.

What's the best tradition or campus event at Claflin University?

I would have to say the best tradition at Claflin University for me is the Parting Ceremony. At this ceremony, first-year students say goodbye to family and walk through the Arch of Confidence, cementing their commitment to the college experience.

Any favorite restaurants or hangouts in Orangeburg?

I LOVE HOUSE OF PIZZA!

Music I Love

I love gospel and jazz.

Educational Background

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Claflin University

Masters of Science in Higher Education Administration with Enrollment Management Specialization from Capella University

Professional Certificate in Enrollment Management Noel-Levitz, Inc.

Favorite Quotes

"The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile."  -Plato

"...It is not a disgrace to reach the stars, but it is a disgrace to have no stars to reach for."  -Benjamin E. Mays

"In all things that you do, do them so well that no man living, no man dead, or no man yet to be born will do it better" -Benjamin E. Mays

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