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Academic Advising

Advisor Welcome and Well Wishes

We would like to welcome all of our new Academic Advisors at the University of South Carolina and wish the best for those who are moving on to different opportunities.


WELCOME to Advising at USC!

  • Kathryn Pautz, Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Education (start date 6/19/2023)
  • Rachel Bradley, Senior Exploratory Advisor and Academic Coach, (start date 6/12/2023)
  • Mike Horton, Exploratory Advisor, (start date 6/12/2023)
  • Cecily Watkins, Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Pharmacy (start date 6/1/2023)
  • Raven Byers, Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Darla Moore School of Business (start date 5/30/2023)
  • Kiisha Hilliard, Undergraduate Academic Advisor, CAS-Biological Sciences (start date 5/22/2023)
  • Ryanne Keefe, Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Engineering & Computing (start date 5/17/2023)
  • Erik Martin, Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Engineering & Computing (start date 5/17/2023)
  • Gray Williams Davis, Undergraduate Academic Advisor, CAS- School of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (start day 5/8/2023)


  • Rob Arnold, Administrative Assistant in the University Advising Center, will be transitioning to an Exploratory Advising position effective June 12, 2023. 
  • Dora Stryffeler, Academic Advisor in the College of Information and Communications, will be transitioning to a recruiter role for CIC effective April 1, 2023. 

WELL WISHES - Advising will miss you!

  • Lauren Pfledderer, Undergraduate Academic Advisor, CEC (last day 5/1/2023)

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