Student Services

The College of Nursing Office of Student Services provides comprehensive assistance to prospective and current students for a broad range of needs. We coordinate student recruitment, admission, orientation, progression, and graduation. We manage course registration, class and clinical schedules, academic calendars, ADA accommodations, compliance requirements, and student ceremonies.

Student Services is the liaison between the College of Nursing and other MUSC campus offices such as the Office of Enrollment Management and Financial Aid.

Should you ever require assistance, please do not hesitate to contact any of the team members below. We look forward to supporting you throughout your educational journey at the MUSC College of Nursing.

Meet the Student Services Team

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Jessica Krasny Williams
Director of Student Services

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversees CON Enrollment Management related processes (admissions, registration, LOA, transfer credit requests, grades, course activations, schedules, graduation, Bulletin)
  • Serves on CON Admission Progression and Graduation, Curriculum, Scholarship Working Group, MUSC Student Services Ambassadors committees
  • Hires, manages, and oversees student services team members
  • Reviews and approves academic advisements in accordance to college & university policy
  • Serves as liaison to MUSC Alumni Association

Jessica Williams serves as the director of student services at the College of Nursing. Mrs. Williams has been with the CON since 2013 and assumed her current role in February 2019, after previously serving as the clinical education manager and student services program coordinator. Mrs. Williams earned her BS in Communication at East Carolina University, and her MA in Adult Education, with a focus on curriculum development and design, from the University of South Florida. She has over 17 years of student services experience, having worked in the Career Center at the College of Charleston and as an academic coordinator, for athletes, at East Carolina University and the University of South Florida. Mrs. Williams loves spending time outside and going on adventures with her husband, three children, and dog, Bauer. She was a student-athlete in college and went on to play professional golf for two years post-graduation.

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Dajihnee Thompson
Student Recruiter

Student Services Related Responsibilities:

  • Performs student recruitment activities for all programs
  • Completes unofficial transcript evaluations for prospective students
  • Conducts information sessions and campus tours
  • FireEngineRed SuperUser
  • Creates recruitment material content

Dajihnee Thompson serves as the Student Recruiter and has been at the College of Nursing since December 2022, she previously worked at Hire Quest Inc. as a Garnishment Specialist. She earned her BS in Business Management at South Carolina State University. During her time at SC State, she served as a Recruitment and Retention Ambassador for the School of Business, where she traveled to various high schools educating students on the programs, scholarship opportunities and campus life. Ms. Thompson is originally from McClellanville, SC. She enjoys volunteering in local communities, collecting candles, trying new foods, and spending time with loved ones.

Sonya Smalls
Database Administrator

Student Services Related Responsibilities:

  • Student Database Management and Reporting
  • Entrinsik Informer and Colleague Student Database SuperUser
  • Student Grant Award Management
  • Scholarship and Alumni Database Management
  • Booklists

Sonya Smalls serves as the Database Administrator in charge of academic grants and student data analytic projects, surveys and reports. Ms. Smalls manages and fulfills requests for student data, and gathers, analyzes, and reports data to support college decision-making, grant preparation, grants reporting and other obligatory reporting requirements for federal and state agencies and various rankings entities. She also works with the Office of Academics in managing pre and post award grant activities including posting availability of awards to students, collecting applications, scoring, award distribution and compliance. Ms. Smalls originally joined CON in 2008 in the Office of Research and previously worked in the non-profit and academia sectors as a Grants Manager and Grants Compliance Officer. She earned her BS in Finance and Real Estate from The University of South Carolina and her MBA in Financial Analysis from the Keller Graduate School of Management. She is originally from James Island, SC and enjoys traveling and thrill-seeking activities.

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Alex Evans
Compliance and Evaluation Officer

Student Services Related Responsibilities:

  • Verifies compliance (CPR card, health records, new student forms, MyQuest, CareLearning)
  • Generates evaluations for courses, faculty, learning intensives, orientations
  • E*Value, Typhon, PolicyTech, CoursEval SuperUser
  • Verifies final grades
  • Completes administrative tasks for Assistant Dean for Students

Alex Evans serves as the Compliance and Evaluation Officer, and joined the College of Nursing in October 2017. Ms. Evans enjoys being engaged in the higher education processes, having previously held roles as Associate Registrar, Adjunct Faculty, Faculty Athletic Rep., and Veteran’s Affairs Certifying Official. In addition to her many roles in higher education, she’s also served as Training Director for a non-profit, Director of Audits and Training, and Quality Improvement and Risk Management Analyst for another state agency. Ms. Evans earned a BA in Political Science from University of South Carolina, and holds a Master of Arts in Education from the Citadel. She loves working with students from diverse backgrounds and is committed to helping them reach their goals. She is originally from North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and loves spending time with her family.

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Student Services Coordinator

Student Services Related Responsibilities:

  • PolicyTech and CoursEval SuperUser
  • Completes course activations, schedules, Dean’s List letters
  • Collects and reports first week attendance
  • Serves as APG Committee Recorder
  • Completes administrative tasks for the Director of Student Services

Kimrey Stump serves as the student services program coordinator and has been at the College of Nursing since March 2020, she previously worked at the Hollings Cancer Center as an administrative coordinator. She earned her BS in Public Health at East Carolina University. Mrs. Stump lives in Charleston with her husband, their dog Cooper, and two children. She enjoys being outside and going to the beach, traveling with friends, and watching Bravo Housewives.

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Diane Dougherty
Clinical Education Manager

Student Services Related Responsibilities:

  • Secures student clinical site affiliation agreements
  • Assists with graduate student clinical placements
  • Coordinates undergraduate student clinical placements
  • Typhon data entry
  • Manages outside NP placement requests

Program Coordinator Partners

Anne Marie Guerriero
Anne Marie Guerriero
Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Student Services Related Responsibilities:

  • RN-BSN/ABSN admissions coordination and letters
  • NursingCAS SuperUser
  • RN-BSN/ABSN registration, LOA, withdrawal processing
  • RN-BSN/ABSN orientation coordination
  • Convocation and graduation coordination

Anne Marie Guerriero serves as the undergraduate program coordinator. She works closely with the RN-BSN and ABSN faculty and Assistant Dean to support CON undergraduate students and related processes. Mrs. Guerriero’s higher education experience began at The Citadel in 2017 and she joined the CON, in her current role, in August 2022. Mrs. Guerriero earned her BA in Psychology from Winthrop University, and M.Ed. in Higher Education Leadership from The Citadel Graduate College. She resides in Charleston with her husband, Joseph, and beloved cats, Millie, and Cleo. When out of the office, Mrs. Guerriero enjoys camping and hiking adventures.

Joan Hilton
Joan Hilton
Graduate Program Coordinator

Student Services Related Responsibilities:

  • DNP/Certificate/Ph.D. admissions coordination and letters
  • NursingCAS SuperUser
  • DNP/Certificate/Ph.D. registration, LOA, withdrawal processing
  • DNP/Certificate/Ph.D. orientation coordination
  • Convocation and graduation coordination