Vickie Simpkins joined the South Carolina family in September 2000. Before joining athletics as an administrative assistant, she worked for the Department of Social Services and the Department of Health and Human Services. She has been an instructor with the university since 2009 teaching University 101, the Student in the University.
Simpkins is a 1992 graduate of Webster University where she earned a Master of Arts in human resource development and in 1984 she earned a bachelor’s from Western Carolina University in business administration.
She is the proud parent of a four-legged child and she resides in Columbia.