Dr. Jame’l R. Hodges
Vice President for
Student Success & Engagement
Office: (904) 470-8214
Fax: (904) 470-8036

Dr. Lanita Holsey
Assistant Vice President for
Student Success and Engagement
Office: (904) 470-8371
Fax: (904) 470-8036

Edward Waters College is committed to the success of students from their first educational experience through their adult life. We believe education is a journey of self-fulfillment, this website is a collection of tools and materials to help people achieve this vision for themselves and their loved ones.

Ms. Beverly Bolton
Administrative Assistant &
Health Coordinator
Office: (904) 470-8128

Office Hours
M-F: 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Office Location
The Student Union Building

The primary function of the Division of Student Success & Engagement is to provide programs and services to promote student engagement and development opportunities. On behalf of our students, we serve as liaison with faculty and other administrative offices on campus.

Our Division oversees a multitude of student services to include: Counseling and Disability Services, Campus Ministry & Church Relations, Career Development & Placement Services, Residence Life & Housing, Student Integrity & Conduct, Black Male Explorers Program, Student Activities & Leadership, Campus Security and the Dean of Students Office. Additionally, we provide students with information about co-curricular activities and programs, and advise students of College policies that affect them, such as the student code of conduct.

Through the efforts of our professional staff, the Office of Student Engagement offers extra and co-curricular programs that help students reach their full intellectual, cultural, social and professional potential.


The Edward Waters College Division of Student Success & Engagement empowers and supports all students to achieve their full potential.


We believe in the power of the student experience to develop graduates who positively impact the world.


To support learning and success, we uphold our values of:

Community: Our work exists through relationships of trust and mutual respect that create a sense of belonging. We cultivate community through a connected, collective network. We collaborate with the EWC community to shape a supportive and safe environment.

Development: We prioritize the development of the whole person so that everyone realizes their full potential. We educate and provide experiences for lifelong learning through engagement with staff members, programs, services, and facilities.

Inclusivity: Honoring the intersectionality of all people, we create inviting spaces to learn from each other and build more complex ways of being. We value and advocate for an equitable campus community.

Well-Being: We create campus environments that promote wellness as a foundation of a productive and positive experience. We respect each other and hold one another accountable for practices that help our community thrive.