Meet Your Recruiters

Patricia Craft



Patricia Craft

Admissions Counselor
Patricia.Craft@usm.edu
Office Phone:  228.214.3513
Cell Phone:  228.236.6022
Patricia Craft currently serves as an admissions counselor, and is designated to assist students who are interested in programs offered through the College of Education and Psychology and the College of Health. She earned her Master of Public Relations and Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Southern Mississippi. Patricia has been a member of the Southern Miss family since 2011.
Kim Scherlofsky





Kimberly C. Scherlofsky, Ph.D.

Admissions Counselor
Kimberly.Scherlofsky@usm.edu
Office Phone: 228.214.3507
Cell Phone: 228.236.5398

Kimberly Scherlofsky is an admissions counselor who works in the business, government and industry sectors along the Gulf Coast, including the military and gaming sectors. She works closely with employers to determine the educational needs for their employees. She highlights all of the degree offerings that USM Gulf Coast has to offer. Kimberly earned a BA in International Studies and a MA in Criminal Justice, both from Southern Miss.  She earned her doctoral degree in International Law from the University of Vienna in Vienna, Austria.
Patsy Thomas



Patsy Thomas

Assistant Director of Recruitment
Patsy.Thomas@usm.edu
Office phone: 228.214.3512
Cell phone: 228.236.4957
Patsy Thomas began her educational journey at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. She graduated with special honors and was active in Phi Theta Kappa. She then transferred to Southern Miss where she graduated with highest honors, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management. Patsy serves as an admissions counselor for community college transfer students.  She also serves as the Assistant Director of Recruitment.