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Academic Advising

Our Advisors and Staff

Alexandra  Scovel

Title: Academic Coach/Undergraduate Studies Advisor
Department: University Advising Center
Academic Advising
Phone: 803-777-0317
Office: Close Hipp Building, Suite 381


B.A. Religious Studies, Elon University
M.Ed. Higher Education and Student Affairs, University of South Carolina


Hometown: Princeton, NJ

About MeI am currently earning my Educational Specialist Degree (Ed.S.) in Counseling from USC. When I am not working or taking classes I love spending time with my dog Reese, running, traveling, and laughing with friends.

Areas of ExpertiseAppreciative Advising; Motivational Interviewing; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Narrative Therapy; Employee Training and Development

Professional Achievements

  • Outstanding Faculty Advisor of the Year, Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life at USC, 2014-2015 Academic Year
  • USC Division of Student Affairs & Academic Support Exemplary Service to Carolina Community Award April 2012


Favorite Quote: "What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others." – Pericles

Advice to Students: Never give up!

Involvement in Carolina Community: U101 Instructor; Staff Advisor for Alpha Chi Omega