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College of Information and Communications

Faculty and Staff

Shana Watson

Title: Student Services Program Coordinator
Department: School of Library and Information Science
College of Information and Communications
Phone: 803-777-8750
Fax: 803-777-0457
Office: School of Library and 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 teaches University 101 (The Student in the University). This course is taught every fall semester to provide support for incoming freshman class. This course helps students transition into higher education and the potential roles a student will have within the university. Watson is also a SLIS adjunct faculty member and plans to teach courses like Storytelling and Children’s Literature.


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


In her free time she enjoys reading, yoga, true crime podcasts, and documentaries.

Watson and her fiancé, William, love dogs and have rescued two in the past year. They have three dogs together, Boss, Phoebe “Bebe”, and Brutus.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.