USC Connect Staff
Irma Van Scoy
Dr. Van Scoy is a former Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs and chaired USC's Quality Enhancement Plan Committee. She has an extensive background in integrative learning and educational partnerships.
Dr. Hightower-Davis has 16 years of experience in education settings including serving as an education associate in the SC Department of Education and as the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs at Benedict College. She has extensive experience in accreditation and assessment.
Ms. Smith-Kenner holds a BA in Psychology from the University of South Carolina and brings cross-campus experience from both academic and students affairs to USC Connect. Her prior experience includes management and customer service in the private sector.
Nicholas (Nick) Vaught
Student Services Coordinator
Mr. Vaught has a B.S. in Philosophy and Religious Studies and a M.S. in Education from Radford University. He served as an Academic Advisor at Virginia Tech before coming to USC. He enjoys working closely with students and helping them fully enhance their education at Carolina.
Please contact us with any questions or comments:
Thomas Cooper Library, Suite L132
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
Irma Van Scoy, Executive Director
Damara Hightower-Davis, Assistant Director
Natalie Smith-Kenner, Student Services Coordinator
Nicholas (Nick) Vaught, Student Services Coordinator