NEWBERRY — Newberry College has appointed ‘Lola L. Kennedy, of Columbia, as director of financial aid.
Kennedy comes to Newberry College from Allen University, where she also served as director of financial aid since 2017. Her career in financial aid has included stints at Spartanburg Methodist College and her alma mater, Benedict College .
“Financial aid plays a key role in ensuring students have access to a high-quality college education,” said David Sayers, Newberry College’s vice president for administrative affairs and chief financial officer. “Ms. Kennedy brings invaluable experience in this vital area and we are pleased to welcome her to the team.”
The financial aid office prepares student aid packages, disburses scholarships, grants and other aid, and implements Newberry College’s commitment to affordability.
Kennedy holds an MBA with a concentration in accounting from Strayer University and a BA in mathematics from Benedict College.