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Finn Owen, B.A.

Title: Assistant Director of Development
College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management
Phone: 803-777-5830
Office: Close-Hipp 809
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Finn Owen, Assistant Director of Development


B.A., Experimental Psychology, University of South Carolina, 2019

Finn Owen serves as assistant director of development for the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management. After graduating from UofSC in 2019, Owen worked as an event director for YM360 in Birmingham, Ala., where he provided leadership to a staff of 26, putting on conference-style summer camps across the U.S. In April of 2020, he moved back to Columbia, South Carolina, to join the staff of the nonprofit Curing Kids Cancer as their programs and events coordinator. Owen helped raise more than $300,000 for childhood cancer research during his time on staff.

Owen is a third-generation Gamecock, and he enjoys cheering on Gamecock athletics whenever possible.

Honors and awards

  • Member of Phi Beta Kappa
  • UofSC Hall of Leaders Inductee (2019)
  • M. Kershaw Walsh Award for Academic Achievement recipient (2019)

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