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College of Nursing

Alumni Council

The UofSC College of Nursing Alumni Council serves as advocates who encourage and maintain a relationship between alumni and the College of Nursing, advise the college on alumni programming, promote and cultivate leadership and support, and advocate the needs and concerns of UofSC Nursing alumni.

Meet your Alumni Council leaders 

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President, Lan Nguyen 

Lan has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Science in Nursing with a focus in Nursing Education from Charleston Southern University. Lan is currently in her second year in the PhD in Nursing Science program at the College of Nursing. In addition, Lan has held a Progressive Care Certified Nurse certification since 2011, transitioning to a Progressive Care Certified Nurse – Knowledge certification in 2017. Lan is a founding member of the University of South Carolina College of Nursing Alumni Council and is currently serving as the Chair for the Council. 

Frances Ashe-Goins 1970 ADN, 1975 BSN
Jessica Atkinson 2009 BSN, 2018 MSN
Allison Auld 2014 BSN
Celena Bearden 2001 BSN
Lauren Booth 2016 MSN
Lauren Boykin 2012 BSN, 2017 MSN
Angela Bruccoli 1994 BSN
Stephanie Burgess 1975 BSN, 1983 MSN, 2003 PhD
Roxie Chisholm 1999 BSN
Jeanne Felder 1976 ADN, 1988 BSN
Anne Gilkey 2006 BSN, 2012 MSN 
Paula Guild 1982 BSN, 1989 MSN
Barbara Hall 2006 BSN, 2008 MSN
Lisa James 2017 DNP
Katherine Koss 2016 BSN
Shir’Mel McCullough 2018 BSN , DNP current student 
Betsy McDowel 1971 BSN, 1997 PhD
Tammy Quarles 1979 BSN
BJ Roof 1969 ADN, 1977 BSN, 1982 MSN *past council president
Belinda Rutledge 1973 BSN, 1978 MSN
Charlie Tupper 1979 BSN
Vanetta White 1988 BSN
Kameka Wright 2004 BSN


Alumni Council Bylaws

You can find the official bylaws of the Alumni Council here. The bylaws give membership and attendance expectations as well as describe the activities and responsibilities of the council.


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