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Sanaa McClendon

Communications Specialist, Undergraduate Programs

Marketing and Communications Office

Office of Undergraduate Programs

Nelson 2120A


Sanaa McClendon currently serves as a communications specialist for Undergraduate Programs. She began her studies at Poole College in 2019 with a major in business administration before joining the Marketing and Communications department in 2022 as a communications intern during her senior year. In her current position, Sanaa maintains and develops content for the undergraduate program’s website, manages production of the bi-weekly student connections newsletter and supports communications campaigns for signature events within the college including Poole Pathways, Poole Party, Summer at the Poole, New Student Orientation and Diversity and Inclusion initiatives.

Sanaa is a Charlotte native who has a passion for strategic communication, corporate value maximization and the enhancement of local and cultural communities. In addition to her business degree, she will graduate with minors in French and international studies from the College of Humanities and Social Science. Outside of her coursework, she enjoys writing poetry, exploring local nature parks and testing new recipes.