Department(s) College Counseling, Upper School Administration
Title(s) Associate Director of College Counseling
Anita Alston joined the Lovett College Counseling Office in 2014. Anita is originally from North Carolina where she attended Elon University as a first generation graduate. She earned her BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. After graduating from Elon, Anita joined the Office of Admission and served as an Associate Director of Admission for Territory Management where she served as the supervisor for Admission Counselors and Assistant Directors, Chair for the Elon Engagement Scholarship, admission representative for the southeast region of the United States, and member of the Application Review Committee. Later she earned a MS in Higher Education from Drexel University. Anita was named to the Southern Association of College Admission Counseling (SACAC) Board of Directors in 2013. She has served as Extending the Dream Professional Grants Chair, Admissions Practices Co-Chair, and currently serves as Co-Chair for the Fiscal Oversight Committee. She has presented at numerous SACAC conferences and has served as a faculty member for Dry Run, Camp College, and various Mini Camp College programs. Additional experiences include serving as a counselor for the Duke University Constructing Your College Education Camp and serving as an essay consultant for the Duke TIP Next Generation Venture Fund program.