Noble-Watson Joins Claflin University Staff as New SID

Updated: 3/4/2014 12:10 PM CST BY TOM JOYNER FOUNDATION

For Immediate Release

February 28, 2014

Contact

Charlene D. Slaughter ~ 803-535-5077

(office) ~ 803-308-1807  (cell) ~ cslaughter@claflin.edu

Wendy Jeffcoat Crider ~ 803-535-5751 (office) ~ wjeffcoatcrider@claflin.edu

Orangeburg, S.C. — After conducting a national search, Claflin University has named Romanda Noble-Watson to the position of sports information director.

Joining the University’s athletic administrative team after 16 years at NCAA Division I programs, Noble-Watson brings vast knowledge on communication and promotion and a solid work ethic to the Panther staff.

A native of Washington, D.C., she served as the assistant sports information director at South Carolina State University for the past seven years. Prior to her stint at S.C. State, Noble-Watson served as the assistant sports information director at Howard University for six-and-a-half years and as the sports information director at the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore from 1997 to 2000.

She received her bachelor’s degree in communication studies from the University of Maryland University College, and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., the Black College Sports Information Directors Association, Female Athletic Media Relations Executives and College Sports Information Directors of America, where she is a member of the Special Awards Committee. She has also served as the timeout coordinator for the first and second rounds of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament.

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