Who We Are
Mrs. Chelsea Powell, M.Ed., NCC
Internal Leadership Development, Assistant Director
Chelsea serves as the Assistant Director for Internal Leadership Development at Columbus State University. In this role she provides leadership development to all employees at Columbus State University. She is a National Certified Counselor and is also certified in a couple of self-assessment tools including MBTI, FIRO-B, and RightPath. Chelsea has been proudly attending and then serving Columbus State University for the last 6 years. She enrolled in the prestigious counseling graduate school program in 2012, specifically looking to work with a variety of both clients and students. Upon her graduation in 2014 she immediately began working at the Academic Center of Excellence as an Academic Advisor. Here she was able to establish new programs for every major for which she was responsible. This was all while also establishing campus wide initiatives helping students understand better the necessary coursework for their specific educational paths.
Prior to coming to CSU, Chelsea was a stalwart student athlete at Southeastern Louisiana University. Playing basketball and maintaining a constant presence on the Dean's List, she carved out a name for herself both academically and athletically. When Chelsea is not working she can be found volunteering in the community, specifically with United Way and the Junior League of Columbus.