Alumni Story – Tameeka Hunter
GSU Degree: Master in Education and Master in Science in Rehabilitation Counseling
Graduation Year: 2007
Tameeka Hunter was recently appointed the Director of the Disability Resource Center at Clayton State University.
“Under Ms. Hunter’s leadership, the Disability Resource Center will continue its mission of creating an accessible, inclusive campus where students with disabilities have an equal opportunity to fully participate in and benefit from all aspects of the educational environment while also serving as a resource for students, faculty, staff and the community regarding disability issues,” says Dr. Angelyn Hayes, Clayton State assistant vice president for Student Affairs.
In addition to her being a nationally-certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Hunter holds a Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, from Georgia State University, which provides her with medical knowledge of various disabilities as well as additional knowledge on counseling interventions.
Prior to her employment with Clayton State, she served for six-and-a-half years at Georgia Tech as the Disability Services Specialist. Before she received her job at Tech, Ms. Hunter was appointed as the Disability Affairs Coordinator for the City of Atlanta, Mayor’s Office.
“Working with people who have disabilities is not merely a profession for me, but rather a passion,” says Hunter. “Early on, I realized I wanted to work with students who have disabilities.”