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College of Information and Communications

Faculty and Staff

Ava Ayers

Title: Graduate Advisor, iSchool
Department: School of Information Science
College of Information and Communications
Office: School of Information Science
Davis College
1501 Greene Street
Columbia, S.C. 29208
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B.MUS., Music Education, Norfolk State University
M.Ed., Higher Education Administration, Liberty University
Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Liberty University


In her role as a graduate academic advisor, Ava Ayers provides support to students enrolled in the School of Information Science. She assists students with scheduling, course of study, and other related academic advising needs.


Ayers holds a diverse background in education and brings with her experience in music and arts, exploratory resource, career development, academic advising and collegiate honors curriculum. Some of her service includes time working with Midlands Technical College and the South Carolina Technical College System. She strongly believes in the right to obtain a quality education and is dedicated to cultivating a healthy educational environment.


  • 2023 - BEHOLD: Norfolk State University wide magazine under the “Movers and Shakers” feature
  • 2023 - Edition of South Carolina Woman in Business: Woman to Watch
  • 2021 - Edition of Charleston Business Magazine: Best and Brightest 35 & Under


Ayers is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the NACADA: the global academic advising community, and NASPA: Student Personnel Association in Higher Education.

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