Tara Dakolios joined the School of Nursing in August 2019 as our Admissions Coordinator, where she coordinated both undergraduate and graduate student recruitment and admissions. In 2021 she transitioned to her current role as the school's Registrar.
Tara comes to us from the University of South Carolina Beaufort where she was the Coordinator of Academic Advising and Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students. In this role, she was involved in admissions recruiting, and she also worked with all of their nursing students. Prior to USC, she was the Assistant Director of Admissions and Faculty at the Episcopal High School in Alexandria, VA.
Tara is a graduate of the University of Virginia where she earned a BA in History as well as a MEd in Student Affairs Practice from the Curry School. While here, she played on the women’s basketball team and was team captain for two years. Tara’s partner, Matt, teaches at the Covenant School, and they have two children, Ariana and Sophia.