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College of Information and Communications

Faculty and Staff

Shana Watson

Title: Student Services Program Coordinator
Adjunct Faculty
Department: School of Information Science
College of Information and Communications
Phone: 803-777-8750
Fax: 803-777-0457
Office: School of Information Science
Davis College, Room 102
1501 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29208
Resources: Scheduling Calendar
Shana Watson


B.A., Early Childhood Education, University of South Carolina 
M.Ed., Higher Education Administration, Columbia College


Shana Watson spent four years teaching first grade in Orangeburg and Richland county school districts where she was nominated for 2017-2018 teacher of the year.  


Watson is an instructor for the University 101 Program and teaches University 101 . Watson is also an adjunct instructor for the School of Information Science and teaches Storytelling: Theory, Practice, and Development.


Member, SCASL - South Carolina Association of School Librarians
Member, ALA - American Library Association
Member, NACADA - National Academic Advising Association
Volunteer - Cocky’s Reading Express


Nominated for:

  • Stuart Hunter Award for Outstanding Teaching in University 101
  • Ada B. Thomas Outstanding Advisor Award


Watson is currently working on a doctorate in Education System Improvements at UofSC. In her free time, she enjoys reading, yoga, true crime podcasts and documentaries. Watson lives in Columbia with her daughter and two dogs Boss and Phoebe.

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