SC State Alumnus Discusses Veteran Assistance During Lunch and Learn Training Session

Monday, March 28, 2011

The Disability Enhancement Program at SC State University will conduct a “Lunch and Learn” Training Session at noon on Monday, March 28, 2011. The session will be held in the Staley Hall Auditorium on the campus of SC State University.

The “Lunch and Learn” Training Session is designed to increase the awareness and support for faculty, staff and administrators as they meet the academic needs of students with disabilities. The program assists with the development, training and technical assistance of students, along with providing valuable and resourceful teaching methods to enhance student achievement.

SC State alumnus and vocational rehabilitation counselor with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Chaddrick Middleton, ‘91, will serve as guest facilitator of the training session. Middleton’s topic will be: “Assisting Veterans in the Post Secondary Educational Setting.”

Prior to serving in his current role as vocational rehabilitation counselor, Middleton worked with the South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department in Columbia, S.C., serving in various capacities to include disability examiner, vocational evaluator and vocational rehabilitation counselor.

Middleton obtained his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and his master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling from SC State University. He is certified as a rehabilitation counselor and vocational evaluator with the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification Board (CRCC).

Middleton serves on the advisory board for rehabilitation counseling programs at SC State University and the University of South Carolina (USC) in Columbia, S.C.

Middleton is a married father of three and devotes most of his spare time teaching Sunday school and coaching his kids’ basketball team.

For more information on the “Lunch and Learn” Training Session, contact Simeon Moultrie, program coordinator, at 803-516-4553 or email