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Tricia Buddin

Director of Student Services

Patterson Hall 111


Tricia Buddin has spent over 20 years working with students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. She manages the advising team, college orientation courses and programs, first-year events and more. She enjoys offering guidance and advice to students, as well as connecting them to resources and opportunities.

Buddin attended the University of North Carolina at Wilmington for her bachelor’s degree and the University of South Carolina for her master’s degree. She is a certified CliftonStrengths® coach and loves talking with students about their personal and academic potential.

In her free time, you will likely catch her at a sporting event (watching or participating).

Area(s) of Expertise

Advising, orientation, first-year programming, CALS Ambassadors, schedule revisions and withdrawls