Aubrey Sejuit

Social Work Preceptor

Dr. Aubrey L Sejuit

Email Address

Office Number

(570) 898-1195

Dr. Aubrey Lynne Sejuit is the Social Work Preceptor I for Limestone College’s Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program for the Evening & Online Program in Columbia, SC. She also currently serves as a Counselor for Palmetto Place Children & Youth Services—an emergency shelter. A trained Counselor Educator, prior to this role, Dr. Sejuit served for 2 ½ years as Assistant Professor of Counseling and Counseling Program Coordinator for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) program at Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Center for Graduate Studies in Columbia, SC. She is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in both New York and South Carolina, a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS) in North Carolina and a Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor-level 2 (CASAC-2) in New York. She is also a Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP).

As a member of the South Carolina Counseling Association (SCCA), she received the “Distinguished Professional Service Award” in 2019 for her commitment to the field of counseling. She has served as a Board Member for the SCCA, as well. As a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Dr. Sejuit received the National Association of Social Workers—Central New York Division’s “MSW Student of the Year” in 2012. In the past, she worked for the National Association of Social Workers-South Carolina (NASW-SC) Membership & Continuing Education Planning Services Associate. She now currently serves on the Board for NASW-SC. Co-Founder of the South Carolina Career Development Association (SCCDA), she serves as the Bylaws & Ethics Committee Chair. Co-Founder of the Veterans Alumni Council (VAC) for the University of South Carolina’s Alumni Association—MyCarolina, she serves as Past Chair. Her areas of interest include addictions, career development, educational attainment, and veterans’ affairs. 

Dr. Sejuit is passionate about veterans’ affairs because she served in the U.S. Army Reserves as an Intelligence Analyst, where she deployed with the 203D MI BN to Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and earned the Joint Service Achievement Medal (JSAM) among other awards. She finished her military career in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. She is married to Matthew Sejuit, another OIF veteran who served twice in Iraq as a Corpsman with the 1st BN, 2nd Marines. He is a social worker for the WJB Dorn VA Hospital. 

An initiate of the Beta Mu chapter of Phi Mu Women’s Fraternity at Penn State, she serves as the Ritual Adviser for the Lambda Theta chapter of Phi Mu at the University of South Carolina. She is also a proud member of the Junior League of Columbia (JLC), the Junior Woman’s Club of Columbia (JWC), and the Online Sigma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, International Non-Academic Sorority. 

Dr. Sejuit received her Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision from the University of South Carolina (2016) where her dissertation was titled A Phenomenological Examination of how Student Army Veterans describe Influencing Factors on their Post-Service College Application. She holds an MSW from Syracuse University (2012) with a certificate of advanced studies in Women’s and Gender Studies. She earned her M.Ed. in Teaching & Curriculum with a certificate of advanced studies in Diversity in Community from Penn State (2009) where her thesis was titled Fighting the High School Dropout Rate: Non-Traditional Solutions Considered. She completed an A.A. in Letters, Arts, and Sciences (2004), B.A. in Sociology (2007), B.A. in History (2007), and minor in Information Systems-Statistical Analysis also from Penn State. She earned her A.A.S. in Intelligence Operations Studies (2012) from Cochise College with honors.

Professional Accomplishments

Professional Awards & Accomplishments
*SCCA "Distinguished Professional Service Award" (2019)
*Leadership Columbia Graduate (Class of 2018)
*Co-Founder, South Carolina Career Development Association (SCCDA)
*Co-Founder, Veterans Alumni Council (VAC) University of South Carolina (2017)
*Penn State's Alumni Homecoming Court, selected alumna (2017)
*The State's "20 Under 40" (2017)
*University of South Carolina's "Dean's Award for Excellence in Leadership" (2016)
*Penn State (Schuylkill) "Outstanding Young Alumni" (2015)
*Chi Sigma Iota--Upsilon Sigma Chi at UofSC "Outstanding Doctoral Student of the Year" (2015)
*University of South Carolina Presidential "Pin of Leadership" (2015)
*Central New York's "40 Under Forty" (2012)
*National Association of Social Workers (CNY Division) "MSW Student of the Year" (2012)

Professional Awards & Accomplishments (Military)
*Joint Service Achievement Medal (JSAM)
*Global War on Terrorism Service Medal (GWOTSM)
*National Defense Service Medal (NDSM)
*Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal (GWOTEM)
*Armed Forces Reserve Medal with “M” Device (AFRM)
*Army Service Ribbon
*Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (ARCAM) with Bronze Cluster
*Overseas Service Ribbon (OSR)
*General Thomas J. Stewart Medal (GT JSM)

Professional Affiliations
*International Association of Addictions & Offender Counselors (IAAOC)
*NAADAC, the Association for Addictions Professionals
*National Career Development Association (NCDA)
*South Carolina Career Development Association (SCCDA)--(Co-Founding Member)
*American Counseling Association (ACA)
*South Carolina Counseling Association (SCCA)
*National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
*National Association of Social Workers-South Carolina (NASW-SC)

Education

  • Ph.D. Counselor Education & Supervision (University of South Carolina) 2016
  • M.S.W. Social Work (Syracuse University) 2012
  • M.Ed. Teaching & Curriculum (Penn State) 2009
  • B.A. History (Penn State) 2007
  • B.A. Sociology (Penn State) 2007
  • A.A.S. Intelligence Operations Studies (Cochise College) 2012
  • A.A. Letters, Arts & Sciences (Penn State) 2004