Mark Collins

Substance Abuse Prevention and Education STIR Coach

Department of Student Life
University of South Carolina


Phone: 803-777-3933

Office: Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Center, Suite 302

As a Substance Abuse Prevention and Education STIR Coach, Mark Collins meets with students sanctioned for drug/alcohol violations and provides intervention services.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Film Studies from Emory University and a Master of Arts in English from Auburn University. Previous positions include Foster Care Coordinator at the Governor’s Office of Executive Policies and Programs and an internship with the South Carolina Department of Mental Health. He is a candidate in the 2016-2017 Training for Transitions: Preparedness for Behavioral Health Social Workers (TFT).

Mark enjoys playing guitar, learning new DIY/life hack skills, and playing with his tennis ball-obsessed dog.