Student Affairs

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Staff

Dr. Eric Jackson
Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Phone: (904) 470-8210


Dr. Karen Buckman
Dean of Students
Phone: (904) 470-8212


Ms. Donna Drye-McFadden
Administrative Assistant – HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Coordinator
Phone: (904) 470-8210 – Fax: 470-8036


Ms. Sha’ilah McMillian
Interim Director of Residence Life
Phone: (904) 470-8225


Mrs. Ragan Summers
Director of the Counseling Center
Phone: (904) 470-8231


Ms. Elvera Carter
Counseling Center / Counselor
Phone: (904) 470-8990


Ms. Beverly Bolton
Health Service Coordinator
Phone: (904) 470-8128


Rev. Dr. D. Lovett Sconiers, J.D., M.Div., D.D.
Chaplain/Religion Professor & Campus Ministry Facilitator
Phone: (904) 470-8056


Mr. Joel Jordan

Coordinator of Student Activities
Phone: (904) 470-8223


Mr. Henry Smith

Assistant Coordinator of Student Activities
Phone: (904) 470-8223
E-mail: hsmith@ewc.ed


Mr. Antonio Starke
Director of Career Services
Phone: (904) 470-8007
Fax: (904) 470-8020

Mr. Darren Gardner
Director of Black Male Explorers
Phone: (904) 470-8001

Welcome to Edward Waters College!


I am excited to welcome you to Edward Waters College’s (EWC).  The Student Affairs and Enrollment Management staff members are prepared to assist you in achieving success and making your dreams a reality. We offer an array of support services in such areas as admissions/recruitment, counseling, career services, student activities and Greek life, registration, health services, financial aid, and residence life. We also provide services for students with disabilities, international and multicultural students, and veterans.

We are here for you. The spirit of EWC is evident in our President, faculty, and staff and we stand ready to support you through this higher education journey. We will help you identify ways to Get Connected, challenge you to Build Community on campus, and share opportunities that the city of Jacksonville has to offer. Edward Waters College encircles students with a sense of family, love, protection, and challenge that equips them to aim high.

Here in Tiger Country, we celebrate the present, past, and future. We boast an exciting student-centered education where students thrive in our total learning environment. Our students are being prepared to compete in a global society on a campus that is conducive to high educational pursuits. Our academic programs, students life experience, athletic teams, marching band, leadership opportunities, and social activities engage students in a captivating way. Our individualized student relations offer great customer service that assists students every step of the way highlighting the path to success.

You are encouraged to join our family! There is truly a place for you at Edward Waters College and whatever your dreams and aspirations are, you can get there from here.


Eric W. Jackson Sr., PhD

Vice President for Student Services

Division of Student Affairs

Student Activities

Residence Life

Health Services

Religious Life

Counseling Center

Career Planning and Placement

Disability Service

Dining Services


Student Handbook 2015 – 2018

Greek Letter Organization Registration Application Package

Student Grievance Procedures

Student Grievance Form