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Southwest Tennessee Community College
    Southwest Tennessee Community College
   
 
  Feb 20, 2018
 
 
    
2012-2013 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Employees



Tennessee Board of Regents

The Honorable Bill Haslam,
Governor and Chairman

The Honorable John Morgan,
Chancellor

The Honorable Gregory Duckett,
Vice-Chair, 9th Congressional District, 2006-2012

The Honorable Linda Weeks,
Faculty Regent, 2011-2012

The Honorable John Farris,
At-Large, West Tennessee, 2008-2014

The Honorable Tom Griscom,
3rd Congressional District, 2010-2011

The Honorable Kevin S. Huffman,
Commissioner of Education

The Honorable Julius Johnson,
Commissioner of Agriculture

The Honorable Jonas Kisber,
8th Congressional District, 2008-2014

The Honorable Fran Marcum,
4th Congressional District, 2010-2016

The Honorable Paul Montgomery,
1st Congressional District, 2007-2013

The Honorable Lee Gatts,
Student Regent, 2011-2012

The Honorable John S. “Steve” Copeland,
DVM, 6th Congressional District, 2009-2012

The Honorable Richard Rhoda,
Executive Director, Tennessee Higher Education Commission

The Honorable Howard Roddy,
At-Large, East Tennessee, 2010-2016

The Honorable Emily J. Reynolds,
At-Large, Middle Tennessee, 2010-2012

The Honorable Robert P. Thomas,
5th Congressional District, 2009-2015

The Honorable Danni B. Varlan,
2nd Congressional District, 2010-2013

Administration

Nathan L. Essex, President
B.S., Alabama A&M University, 1964
M.S., Jacksonville State University, 1972
Ph.D., University of Alabama, 1975

Joanne Bassett, Provost and Executive Vice President,
Academic Affairs and Information Technology Services

B.A., University of Memphis, 1971
M.A., University of Memphis, 1973
Ed.D., University of Memphis, 1985

Sherman D. Greer, Executive Assistant to the President for
Government Relations

B.A., University of Tennessee - Martin, 2003

Karen F. Nippert, Vice President,
Institutional Advancement

B.S., University of Memphis, 1974
M.Ed., University of Memphis, 1988

Ronald G. Parr, Vice President,
Financial and Administrative Services

B.S., Tennessee State University, 1972
M.B.A., University of Miami, Florida, 1978

Barbara Roseborough, Associate Vice President,
Academic Affairs

B.A., LeMoyne-Owen College, 1973
M.A., Atlanta University, 1977

Paul Thomas, Executive Director,
Human Resources and Affirmative Action

B.B.A., Tennessee State University, 1987

Carol A. Tosh, Vice President,
Student Services and Enrollment Management

B.S., University of Pittsburgh, 1969
M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh, 1974
Ed.D, University of Pittsburgh, 1996

Deans

Loretta McBride, Interim Dean, Associate Professor,
Arts and Sciences

B.A., University of Southern Mississippi, 1972
M.A., University of Memphis, 1986
M.A.T., University of Memphis, 1987
Ph.D., University of Memphis, 2011

Gary Michael Stephens, Dean,
Career Studies

A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1982
B.A., Western Illinois University, 1987
M.S., University of Memphis, 2011

Faculty

A

Cynthia E. Sing Abadie, Assistant Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.A., University of Mississippi, 2000
M.B.A., University of Memphis, 2002

Vicki Armstrong, Associate Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.P.S., University of Memphis, 1981
M.B.A., University of Memphis, 1996

James Atkinson, Instructor,
Mathematics

B.S., University of Missouri – Rolla, 2000
M.S., University of Missouri – Rolla, 2002

B

Alpha Ba, Instructor,
Mathematics

B.S., University of Memphis, 2007
M.S., University of Memphis, 2011

Charles E. Baker, Assistant Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.S., University of Tennessee - Knoxville, 1998
M.B.A., University of Memphis, 2002
J.D., University of Tennessee - Knoxville, 2005

Saeid Baki-Hashemi, Associate Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.A., University of Louisville, 1980
M.S., Murray State University, 1983

Amanda M. Banker, Assistant Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., University of Memphis, 2003
M.S., University of Memphis, 2005

Joanitha T. Barnes, Instructor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.S., Criminal Justice, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga,
2000
M.A., Criminology, University of Memphis, 2005

Mickey Beloate, Assistant Professor,
Mathematics

B.S., University of Memphis, 1974
M.S., University of Memphis, 1979
B.S.E.T., University of Memphis, 1982

Clair Berry, Associate Professor,
Languages and Literature

B.S., Newcomb College, New Orleans, 1963
M.S., Louisiana State University, 1965
M.A., University of Memphis, 1981
M.A., University of Memphis, 1993

Anthony Biggers, Instructor,
Communications, Graphic and Fine Arts

B.F.A., University of Memphis, 1988
M.F.A., University of Memphis, 2008

Stephen L. Black, Associate Professor,
Language and Literature

B.S., Rhodes College, 1972
M.A.T., University of Memphis, 1984

Todd W. Blankenbeckler, Assistant Professor,
Technologies

B.S., University of Memphis, 1996
M.S., University of Memphis, 1999

Robert A. Blaudow, Assistant Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., Indiana University, Bloomington, 1996
Ph.D., University of Memphis, 2008

Mary Ann Bodayla, Associate Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., Newark State College, 1973
M.A., New York University, 1976

Dolores Boland, Instructor,
Allied Health Sciences

R.T., Methodist School of Radiology, 1978
A.A.S., Northwest Mississippi Community College, 2000
B.S., Arkansas State University, 2001 B.S.R.T., (R) (M)

Douglas J. Branch, Associate Professor,
Director, Honors Academy,
Languages and Literature

B.A., West Virginia Wesleyan College, 1987
M.A., University of Mississippi, 1991

John Louis Brassel, Assistant Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1970
M.B.A., Christian Brothers College, 1993

Beverly Brittmon, Instructor,
Language and Literature

B.A., University of Memphis, 2002
M.A., University of Memphis, 2006

Valetta R. Brinson, Instructor,
Communication, Graphic and Fine Arts

B.A., Morris Brown College, 1998
M.M., Middle Tennessee State University, 2000

Charles E. Bryant, Associate Professor,
Mathematics

B.S., Austin Peay State University, 1974
M.A.T., University of Memphis, 1983

Ray D. Burkett, Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University, 1961
M.A., University of Kansas, 1964
Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1969

Willie Burley, Instructor,
Technologies

B.S., Rust College, 2000
M.S., Christian Brothers, 2010

Osborne Burks, Associate Professor,
Allied Health Sciences

B.S., Alcorn State University, 1979
PHARMD, University of Tennessee, 1994

C

Dwight Campbell, Assistant Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1973
J.D., University of Memphis, 1982
Certified Public Accountant, Tennessee;
Licensed Attorney, Tennessee

Kenneth A. Carpenter, Associate Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., Tennessee State University, 1976
M.S., Tennessee State University, 1978

Gail H. Chambers, Associate Professor,
Technologies

B.S., University of Tennessee, 1969
M.S., University of Tennessee, 1972

Kun-San Chang, Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., Taiwan Normal University, 1963
M.S., College of William and Mary, 1971
Ph.D., College of William and Mary, 1977

Yen-kuang Chou, Instructor,
Mathematics

B.S., University of California, Los Angeles, 2006
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2008

Thad Cockrill, Associate Professor, Interim Department Chair
Language and Literature

B.S., Arkansas State University, 1986
M.A., University of Mississippi, 1992

Lisa Inzer Coleman, Associate Professor,
Communications, Graphic and Fine Arts

B.S.E., Henderson State University, 1978
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1980

Mark Coleman, Instructor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.S., University of Phoenix, 2007
M.B.A., University of Phoenix, 2009
M.A., DeVry University, 2011

Joyce E. Collier, Assistant Professor,
Nursing

B.S., Worcester State College, 1998
M.S., University of Worcester State College, 2007

Marguerite F. Coltharp, Instructor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.S., University of Nevada at Las Vegas, 1983
M.A., Webster University, 2007

Mary P. Cook, Associate Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., Christian Brothers College, 1982
Ph.D., University of Memphis, 1990

Vava E. Cook, Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.S., University of Tennessee, 1969
M.S., Cornell University, 1972
Ed.D., University of Memphis, 1989

T. Neal Cordell, Associate Professor,
Wellness and Fitness

B.A., University of Memphis, 1966

Ruthie Couch, Professor,
Mathematics

B.S., Mississippi State University, 1968
M.S., Arkansas State University, 1969
Ed.D., University of Memphis, 1993

Carolyn E. Coward, Associate Professor,
Languages and Literature

B.A., LeMoyne-Owen College, 1975
M.A., Atlanta University, 1977

Amy Cox, Associate Professor,
Allied Health Services

B.S.M.T., University of Memphis, 1975
M.A.T., University of Memphis, 1992

Rose Cummings, Associate Professor,
Nursing

Nursing Diploma, St. Louis Municipal School of Nursing, 1970
B.S.N., University of Tennessee, 1978
M.S.N., University of Tennessee, 1984
ANCC Certification, FNP, 1985

D

Ruth de LaMota-Salas, Instructor,
Communications, Graphic and Fine Arts

B.S., Universidad de Granada, 1997
M.S., Arkansas Tech University, 1999
M.A., University of Memphis, 2005

Marjorie M. Dernaika, Assistant Professor,
Languages and Literature

B.A., Lake Forest College, 1990
M.Ed., University of Memphis, 1996

Mathilda Doorley, Associate Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.A., William Paterson College of N.J., 1977
M.S., University of Kentucky, 1980

Bob F. Drake, Associate Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., University of Tennessee, Martin, 1965
M.S., University of Memphis, 1968

Debra H. Dugard, Instructor,
Languages and Literature

B.A., Bethune-Cookman College, 1975
M.Ed., Trevecca Nazarene College, 1990

Kenneth F. Dunn, Associate Professor,
Communications, Graphic and Fine Arts

A.A.S., City College of Chicago, 1975
B.A., Northeastern Illinois University, 1987
M.S., University of Memphis, 2002

E

Cynthia Elliott, Assistant Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.S., University of Florida, 1981
M.B.A., Clark Atlanta University, 1991

F

Patsy R. Fancher, Department Chair,
Associate Professor,
Communications, Graphic and Fine Arts

A.A., Northwest Mississippi Community College, 1979
B.F.A., Memphis Academy of Art, 1983
B.F.A., Memphis Academy of Art, 1984
M.F.A., Memphis College of Art, 2000

Glenn A. Faught, Associate Professor,
Allied Health Services

A.A.S., Georgia Military College, 1978
B.S., University of Memphis, 1987
M.S., University of Memphis, 1993

Laurie Faught, Instructor,
Allied Health Services

James P. Foley, Associate Professor,
Communications, Graphic and Fine Arts

B.F.A., University of Memphis, 1968
M.F.A., University of Memphis, 1977

Gerald J. Foon, Associate Professor,
Allied Health Sciences

B.S., University of Missouri, 1974
M.S., University of Memphis, 1990

Annette E. Fournet, Assistant Professor,
Communications, Graphic and Fine Arts

B.F.A., Memphis College of Art, 1979
M.F.A., University of Memphis, 1983

Lucinda Fowinkle, Associate Professor,
Technologies

B.S.M.E., University of Memphis, 1988
M.S.M.E., University of Memphis, 1991

John D. Foy, Assistant Professor,
Mathematics

B.S., Florida Presbyterian College, 1965
M.S., Auburn University, 1967
Ph.D., University of Wyoming, 1982

Levi Frazier, Assistant Professor
Communications, Graphic and Fine Arts

B.A., Rhodes College, 1973
M.A., University of Memphis, 1975

Vicki S. Frederick, Associate Professor,
Nursing

A.S., Northeast Mississippi Junior College, 1974
B.S., University of Memphis, 1987
B.S.N., University of Tennessee Health Sciences, 1992
M.S.N., University of Tennessee Health Sciences, 1994

Tracy R. Freeman-Jones, Associate Professor,
Allied Health Sciences

R.T., (R) Barnes School of Radiologic Technology, 1994
B.S., LeMoyne-Owen College, 1997

John D. Friedlander, Associate Professor,
Language and Literature

B.A., Santa Clara University, 1969
M.A., University of Chicago, 1971

G

Lafayette Gatewood, Associate Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., University of Memphis, 1976
M.Ed., University of Memphis, 1977

Ashley G. Geisewite, Associate Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.B.A., University of Mississippi, 1989
M.B.A., University of Mississippi, 1990

Mahnaz Ghaffarian, Instructor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.B.A., Esfahan University, Iran, 1977
M.S., California Polytechnic, 1980
M.S., University of Memphis, 2005

Nanette Graddy, Instructor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., University of Memphis, 1976
M.A., University of Memphis, 1997

Serena R. Gray, Instructor,
Language and Literature

B.A., University of Tennessee – Knoxville, 2002
M.A., Tennessee State University, 2004

Victoria Gray, Assistant Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., University of Mississippi, 1986
M.A., University of Mississippi, 1991

Cheryl Green, Instructor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1998
B.A., University of Miami, 1994
B.A., University of Memphis, 2001
M.S., University of Memphis, 2010

H

Lisa E. Hadley, Interim Department Head,
Associate Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1987
B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1994
M.S.B.A., University of Memphis, 1997

Rosie Hale, Associate Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1979
A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1980
B.S., Christian Brothers College, 1983
M.B.A., University of Memphis, 1990

Stephen W. Haley, Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., University of Memphis, 1965
M.A., University of Memphis, 1968
Ed.D., University of Memphis, 1978

Oyama Hampton, III, Instructor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.A., University of Arkansas, 1989
M.B.A., University of Phoenix, 2006

Marguerite Harris, Associate Professor,
Languages and Literature

B.S., University of Tennessee, 1971
M.A., University of Tennessee, 1972

Judy M. Hatmaker, Associate Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.A., University of Memphis, 1977
M.S., University of Memphis, 1979
M.A., University of Memphis, 1981
M.A.T., University of Memphis, 1986

Bobbie Hawkins, Assistant Professor,
Technologies

B.A., Ouachita Baptist University, 1966
M.B.E., University of Mississippi, 1970

Grant W. Hendrix, Instructor,
Mathematics

B.S., University of Memphis, 2006
M.S., University of Memphis, 2008

Michelle M. Hill, Instructor,
Allied Health Sciences

B.S., University of Tennessee Health Sciences, 1979
M.S., University of Tennessee Health Sciences, 2003

May-Chuen Hsieh, Associate Professor,
Technologies

A.S., Ming Chuan College, Taipei, Taiwan, 1984
B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1992
M.S., University of Memphis, 1994

Zhong Wen Hu, Instructor,
Mathematics

B.S., University of California, 2008
M.A., University of California, 2008

David Huffman, Instructor,
Fine Arts and Literature

B.A., University of Memphis, 1995
M.A., University of Memphis, 1998

Marcia F. Hunter, Associate Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.S., Oakwood College, 1977
M.S., Alabama A&M University, 1981
Ed.S., Memphis State University, 1986

Gwynne Hutton, Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.A., University of Memphis, 1978
J.D., University of Memphis Law School, 1981
Licensed Attorney, Tennessee

J

Marguerite Jackson-Jones, Professor,
Languages and Literature

B.S., Mississippi Valley State University, 1969
B.S., Memphis State University, 1971
M.E., Mississippi State University, 1974
M.S., Memphis State University, 1989
M.S., University of Tennessee – Knoxville, 1997
Ed.D., Arkansas State University, 2004

Yolanda Jackson, Instructor,
Technologies

B.S., University of Tennessee, 1999

Cecelia Jacob, Assistant Professor,
Technologies

B.A., University of Memphis, 2004
M.A., University of Memphis, 2007

Jason B. Jennings, Assistant Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., Auburn University, 1992
M.S., Auburn University, 1998
Ph.D., University of Memphis, 2007

Brenda C. Jinkins, Associate Professor,
Mathematics

B.S., University of Tennessee, 1966
M.S., University of Tennessee, 1970

Joyce D. Johnson, Assistant Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., Alcorn State University, 1996
M.A., Jackson State University, 1999

Terrence W. Johnston, Instructor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., University of Memphis, 1996
M.S., University of Memphis, 1998

Lisa Jones, Associate Professor,
Technologies

B.S.E.E., University of Memphis, 1980
M.S.E.E., Georgia Tech, 1981

Pamela L. Jones, Assistant Professor,
Nursing

A.S.N., Shelby State Community College, 1995
B.S.N., University of Tennessee, Health Sciences, 1996
M.S.N., Walden University, 2008

James L. Jongewaard, Assistant Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.S., Lambuth College, 1982
M.S., University of Memphis, 1984

K

G. Michael Kelly, Professor,
Mathematics

B.S., Lambuth College, 1974
M.S., University of Memphis, 1980
J.D., Memphis State University School of Law, 1977
Ed.D., University of Memphis, 1984

Nathan T. Knappier, Assistant Professor,
Nursing

B.A., Harding University, 2001
B.S.N., Union University, 2006
M.Div., Harding Graduate School of Religion, 2008
M.S.N., Union University, 2011

Josh Kuebler, Assistant Professor,
Technologies

A.A.S., Parkland College, 2004
B.S., Southern Illinois University, 2006
A.S.E. Certified Master Automobile Technician

Akwasi Kusi-Appiah, Instructor,
Mathematics

B.S., Kwame Nkrumah University, 2008
M.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 2010

L

Elizabeth Lawrence, Assistant Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.S., University of Memphis, 1971
M.Ed., University of Memphis, 1972

Steven G. Leake, Instructor,
Business and Legal Studies

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1988

Julie Lester, Assistant Professor,
Language and Literature

B.A., University of Memphis, 2001
M.A., University of Memphis, 2010

Lydia M. Linebarger, Associate Professor,
Mathematics

A.A., Longview Community College, 1970
B.S., Southwest Missouri State College, 1972
M.A., University of Missouri, 1975

Jesse Lipford, Instructor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., University of Memphis, 1999
M.A., University of Memphis, 2003

Linda Lipinski, Associate Professor,
Languages and Literature

B.A., University of Illinois/Urbana, 1966
M.A., University of Illinois/Urbana, 1969

Evelyn H. Little, Associate Professor,
Communications, Graphic and Fine Arts

B.A., Lane College, 1970
M.A., University of Memphis, 1974

Shannon Little, Department Chair,
Associate Professor, Social and Behavioral Studies

B.A., Drury College, 1981
M.A., University of Memphis, 1996

Sharon D. Livisay, Associate Professor,
Nursing

B.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 1991
M.S.N., University of Kentucky, 1999

Steven C. Lockhart, Instructor,
Technologies

B.B.A., University of Memphis, 2002
M.S., University of Memphis, 2005

Lisa Loden, Assistant Professor,
Technologies

B.S., University of Tennessee - Knoxville, 1994
M.S., University of Tennessee - Knoxville, 1997

M

Clim Madlock Jr., Associate Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., University of Memphis, 1970
M.A., University of Memphis, 1972
J.D., University of Memphis, 1983

Roma G. Magtoto, Associate Professor,
Nursing

B.S.N., Philippine Christian University, 1971
M.S.N., University of Southern Mississippi, 1980

Denise Malloy, Instructor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., University of Memphis, 1992
M.A., University of Memphis, 1995

Salahuddin H. Masum, Assistant Professor,
Technologies

BSc (CSE), Bangladesh University of Engineering and
Technology, 2001
MSc (CSE), Bangladesh University of Engineering and
Technology, 2005

Leslie A. Mathis, Instructor,
Language and Literature

B.A., Rhodes College, 1985
M.A., Mississippi College, 1992

Merry T. Mattix, Instructor,
Allied Health Sciences

A.S., Emergency Medical Technology, 1984

Semih Minareci, Instructor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.A., University of Uludag, 1987
M.A. University of Memphis, 2011

Tamara McColgan, Interim Department Head,
Mathematics

B.S., University of Mississippi, 1984
M.S., University of Mississippi, 1989
Ph.D., University of Mississippi, 1992

Rosie McCray, Assistant Professor,
Languages and Literature

B.A., LeMoyne-Owen College, 1973
M.A., Atlanta University, 1976

Joan McGrory, Assistant Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.S., Christian Brothers College, 1988
M.B.A., Christian Brothers University, 1996
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern, 2005

Leslee McKnight, Instructor,
Allied Health Studies

A.A.S., Shelby State Community College, 1995

Nita McMillan, Associate Professor,
Languages and Literature

B.S., Bethel College, 1970
M.Ed., University of Memphis, 1991

Rose W. McNeil, Assistant Professor,
Languages and Literature

B.A., Earlham University, 1970
M.A., Atlanta University, 1975

Ravindra Mehra, Assistant Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.Com. (Hous.), University of Delhi, 1971
PGOM, Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, 1973
M.S., University of Memphis, 2005

Akil Mensah, Instructor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., Indiana University, 1996
M.A., Clark Atlanta University, 1999

Clinton Metcalf, Instructor,
Language and Literature

B.A., University of Mississippi, 1994

Anne Mitchell-Hinton, Interim Department Head, Professor,
Allied Health Sciences

B.A., Fisk University, 1960
Ed.D., Tennessee State University, 1989

Rosemarie A. Montgomery, Assistant Professor,
Mathematics

B.S., Arkansas State University, 2000
M.S., Arkansas State University, 2003

Robert I. Moore, Instructor,
Mathematics

M.S., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1995

J. Wayne Morris, Assistant Professor,
Technologies

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1992
B.A., University of Memphis, 1979
M.S., Capella University, 2005

Mark W. Moses, Assistant Professor,
Mathematics

B.S., University of Alabama, 1993
M.A., University of Alabama, 1996

Moumita Mukherjee, Assistant Professor,
Technologies

B.E., Calcutta University, 1994
M.E., Jadavpur University, 1996
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2008

Debra S. Murphy, Associate Professor,
Mathematics

B.S., University of Memphis, 1983
M.S., University of Memphis, 1984
M.S., University of Tennessee, 1993

Megan Murphy, Associate Professor,
Allied Health Sciences

B.A., Austin College, 1978
M.S., Stephen F. Austin College, 1984

Tami L. Murphy, Associate Professor,
Mathematics

B.S.E.E., University of Memphis, 1983
M.S., University of Memphis, 1986
M.S., University of Tennessee, 1993

Sandra C. Murrell, Associate Professor,
Mathematics

B.S., Central State University, 1969
M.S.T., University of Memphis, 1973

N

Patricia N. Nozinich, Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.A., University of Memphis, 1978
J.D., University of Memphis Law School, 1983

Lucas Nwaobi, Assistant Professor,
Technologies

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1989
B.S.E.T., University of Memphis, 1999
M.S.E.T., University of Memphis, 2005

O

Vincent Ores, Associate Professor,
Mathematics

A.E.T., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1986
B.S.E.T., University of Memphis, 1988
M.S., University of Memphis, 1990

Barbara Overbey, Assistant Professor,
Nursing

B.S.N., Union University, 2004
M.S.N., University of Memphis, 2009

Carla U. Owens, Associate Professor,
Communications, Graphic and Fine Arts

B.S., University of Memphis, 1979
M.S., University of Memphis, 1997

P

Linda D. Patterson, Associate Professor,
Languages and Literature

B.S., University of Memphis, 1971
M.Ed., University of Memphis, 1978
M.A., University of Memphis, 1988

Angela V. Payne, Associate Professor,
Technologies

A.A.S., Phillip County Community College, 1988
B.S., Arkansas State University, 1991
M.B.A., Arkansas State University, 1992

Leslie Peeples, Associate Professor,
Technologies

B.S.B., University of Mississippi, 1984
RPR; CCR
MPA, University of Memphis, Public Administration, 2003

Ellen Peete, Instructor,
Languages and Literature

B.S., University of Memphis, 1965
M.E.B., University of Memphis, 1968
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, 1973

Charles Pender, Professor,
Communications, Graphic and Fine Arts

B.A., Middle Tennessee State University, 1985
M.Ed., University of Memphis, 1987
D.M.A., American Conservatory of Music, 1997

Karen A. Pierce, Assistant Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., University of Memphis, 1988
M.S., University of Memphis, 1991
PhD., University of Memphis, 1994

Raymond Perkins, Instructor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., Heritage Christian University, 1999
M.A., University of Missouri, 2005

Linda L. Pope, Associate Professor,
Allied Health Sciences

B.S., Lambuth College, 1972
M.S., University of Memphis, 1980

Phyllis Y. Porter, Assistant Professor,
Languages and Literature

B.A., Hampton University, 1982
M.S., University of Memphis, 1990

Mary Pratt, Associate Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., Christian Brothers University, 1975
M.A., University of Memphis, 1977

Hannah D. Province,
Mathematics

B.S., Arkansas State University, 2006
M.S., Arkansas State University, 2008

R

Khalil Rassy, Associate Professor,
Mathematics

B.B., Louisiana Tech, 1987
M.S., Louisiana Tech University, 1989

Holman W. Ray, Associate Professor,
Allied Health Sciences

B.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 1984
J.D., University of Memphis, 1989

Donna L. Reed-Mathena, Assistant Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 1972
M.Ed., University of Memphis, 1981
Ph.D., Tennessee State University, 1992

Edward C. Reid, Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., Northern Michigan University, 1970
M.A., Southern Illinois University, 1974
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 1981

Cerisa Rice, Instructor,
Mathematics

B.S., Jacksonville State University, 1991
M.Ed, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1994

Miki L. Richardson, Assistant Professor,
Languages and Literature

B.A., Arkansas State University, 1995
M.A., Arkansas State University, 1996

Betty A. Rosenblatt, Department Head,
Associate Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., University of Memphis, 1970
M.S., University of Memphis, 1974

S

Barbara Sandlin, Assistant Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.S., Christian Brothers University, 1999
M.A., University of Memphis, 2006

Jane Santi, Associate Professor,
Technologies

B.S., Lambuth College, 1970
M.S., University of Tennessee, 1971

Jason Sasser, Assistant Professor,
Nursing

A.A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2006
B.S.N., University of Memphis, 2008
M.S.N., University of Memphis, 2011
AANP Certification FNP, 2011

Michael E. Scott, Associate Professor,
Communications, Graphic and Fine Arts

B.M.Ed., University of Memphis, 1975
M.A., Western Illinois University, 1976

Thurston D. Shrader, Associate Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1981
M.B.A., University of Memphis, 1982

Larry E. Siler, Assistant Professor,
Mathematics

B.S., University of Memphis, 1966
M.S., University of Memphis, 1970

Tuwanda Simmons, Assistant Professor
Natural Sciences

B.S., Tennessee State University, 1997
M.S., Central Michigan University, 2000
Ph.D., University of Mississippi, 2009

Darcy Sims, Instructor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., Missouri Southern State College, 1991
M.A., National University, 1996

Kathleen Singleton, Associate Professor,
Technologies

M.S., Christian Brothers University, 1989

Lee Smart, Assistant Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.S., University of Memphis, 1969
M.S., University of Memphis, 1970
Certified Public Accountant, Tennessee

Brenda A.B. Smith, Associate Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.S., Christian Brothers University, 1975
M.S., University of Arkansas, 1986

Bridget Smith, Assistant Professor,
Mathematics

B.S.E.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1986
M.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2000
Ph.D., University of Memphis, 2010

Douglas Smith, Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.A., University of Arkansas, 1965
Ed.D., University of Memphis, 1976
D.C., Parker College of Chiropractic, 1991

Ruth P. Sowell, Associate Professor,
Languages and Literature

B.S., Olivet Nazarene University, 1969
M.Ed., University of Memphis, 1983

Garry P. Spencer, Department Head, Professor,
Technologies

B.S.E.E., University of Memphis, 1975
M.S.E.E., University of Memphis, 1977

John Tyler Stephenson, Instructor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., University of Memphis, 2003
M.A., University of Memphis, 2006

Robert Stewart, Instructor,
Allied Health Sciences

B.S., University of Memphis, 1989

Shirley K. Stewart, Instructor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

A.A., Coahoma Community College, 2003
B.S., Mississippi Valley State University, 2004
M.Ed., Delta State University, 2006

Mahmuda Sultana, Assistant Professor,
Mathematics

B.S., University of Texas at Dallas, 2000
M.S., University of Texas at Dallas, 2003

William D. Summons, Associate Professor,
Mathematics

A.S., N.W. Michigan College, 1973
B.S., Michigan State University, 1975
M.S., Michigan State University, 1977

Maria M. Sun, Assistant Professor,
Allied Health Sciences

B.S., Clemson University, Food Science/Minor Nutrition, 1979
M.S., University of Memphis, Clinical Nutrition, 1997

Carl E. Swoboda, Associate Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1972
M.S., University of Memphis, 1994
Certified Public Accountant, Tennessee

Dewey Sykes, Associate Professor,
Technologies

B.S., University of Memphis, 1985
M.S.C.I.S., University of Phoenix, 1999

Janet Sykes, Assistant Professor,
Technologies

B.S.E.T., University of Memphis, 1998
M.S.E.T., University of Memphis, 2000

T

Arnitria L. Taylor, Assistant Professor,
Technologies

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1996
B.P.S., University of Memphis, 2004
M.S., Strayer University, 2007

Emily E. Taylor, Assistant Professor,
Nursing

A.A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College
B.S.N., Union University, 2001
M.S.N., Union University, 2009

Rosie Taylor, Instructor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., Jackson State University, 1987
M.S., Southern University, 1991

Don Thomas, Assistant Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., University of Alabama, 1991
M.S., University of Alabama, 1993

Isom Tibbs, Assistant Professor,
Mathematics

B.S., Tennessee State University, 1992
M.S., Tennessee State University, 1995

Joyce G. Tillis, Instructor,
Technologies

B.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1998
M.S., Central Michigan University, 2001
B.S., University of Memphis, 2007

Dieter H. Tillman, Associate Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., Miami University, Ohio, 1982
M.S., Miami University, Ohio, 1984

Robert Tom, Associate Professor,
Technologies

B.Arch., Tulane University, 1973
M.Arch., Tulane University, 2004
M.Arch., University of Pennsylvania, 1977
M.C.P., University of Pennsylvania, 1977

Stennis B. Trueman Jr., Associate Professor,
Languages and Literature

B.A., Stillman College, 1969
M.A., University of Illinois, 1973

Melvin Tuggle, Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., LeMoyne-Owen College, 1977
M.A., University of Memphis, 1988
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 1994

William G. Turner, Jr., Associate Professor,
Mathematics

B.S., University of Memphis, 1976
M.S., University of Memphis, 1978

V

Kenneth Vanderpool, Assistant Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.A., Harding College, 1959
M.Ed., Temple University, 1967
Ed.D., Temple University, 1973

Mary Vines, Department Head, Associate Professor,
Nursing

B.S.N., University of Tennessee, 1969
M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women, 1980
ANCC Certification, FNP, 1981

W

Aubrey F. Wabwire, Instructor,
Mathematics

B.A., Makerere University, 1991
M.A., Makerere University, 2002

Amy Waddell, Associate Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., Georgetown University, 1992
Ph.D., Emory University, 1997

MaLinda F. Wade, Associate Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., Ball State University, 1977
M.P.A., Ball State University, 1978
M.A., Ball State University, 1980

Juliann L. Waits, Assistant Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., University of Memphis, 1991
M.S., University of Memphis, 1996
Ph.D., University of Louisiana, Lafayette, 2002

Robert Walker, Assistant Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., Tougaloo College, 1980
M.A., Webster University, 1983
M.S., Jackson State University, 1987
Ed.D., Jackson State University, 1990

Patricia Ward, Assistant Professor,
Languages and Literature

B.S., University of Memphis, 1970
M.A., University of Memphis, 1985

James Warwick, Technical Training Specialist,
Technologies

B.S., University of Memphis, 1997

Sarah J. Warrington, Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., University of Memphis, 1962
M.S., University of Memphis, 1972
Ph.D., University of Memphis, 1983

Lois Washington, Associate Professor,
Languages and Literature

B.S., LeMoyne-Owen College, 1975
M.Ed., Miami University-Ohio, 1979
Developmental Education Specialist, Kellogg Institute,
Appalachian State University, 1999

Nathan Washington, Assistant Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.A., University of Memphis, 2002
M.B.A., University of Memphis, 2004

Twyla J. Waters, Associate Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.A., Franklin College, 1987
J.D., Indiana University Law School, 1990
Licensed Attorney, Tennessee

William G. Weppner, Associate Professor,
Mathematics

B.S., University of Buffalo, 1959
M.E.E., University of Oklahoma, 1964

Clemetee Whaley, Associate Professor,
Technologies

A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1982
B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1988
M.S., University of Arkansas, 1991

Rodney E. Whitaker, Associate Professor,
Languages and Literature

B.A., LeMoyne-Owen College, 1974
M.A., University of Memphis, 1992

Jason Y. Whitt, Associate Professor,
Mathematics

B.A., Mississippi State University, 1992
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1998

Dierdri Williams, Technical Training Specialist,
Technologies

B.S., University of Memphis, 1988

Willie J. Wilson, Instructor,
Languages and Literature

B.A., University of Memphis, 1998
M.A., University of Memphis, 2001

Thomas Hamilton Wolfe, Assistant Professor,
Allied Health Sciences

B.S., Towson State University, Towson, 1978
R.T., (R), Staten Island University Hospital, 1994
M.S.R.S., Midwestern State University, 2001

Dagny G. Wright, Associate Professor,
Technologies

B.S., University of Alabama, 1973
A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1992
M.B.A., Christian Brothers University, 1998
CNA 5.1, Network, A+ Certified

Michael D. Wright, Associate Professor,
Technologies

B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1978
M.S., University of Memphis, 1980

Y

Pengfei Yao, Assistant Professor,
Mathematics

M.A., University of Alabama, 2008
Ph.D., University of Alabama, 2011

Raydine P. Yarbrough, Assistant Professor,
Languages and Literature

B.S., LeMoyne-Owen College, 1976
M.S., LeMoyne-Owen College, 1995
Ed.D., University of Mississippi, 1999

LaDonna Young, Associate Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., Christian Brothers University., 1995
M.A., University of Memphis, 2001
Ed.D., University of Memphis, 2006

Imogene Younger, Assistant Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.A., University of Memphis, 1969
M.S., University of Memphis, 1972

Faculty Emeriti

Clinton D. Amos, Professor Emeritus
M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University, 1974

Bondie Armstrong, Professor Emeritus
Ed.D., University of Memphis, 1982

John P. Bacon Jr., Professor Emeritus
M.S., University of Southern Mississippi, 1967

Charles H. Baker, Professor Emeritus
M.B.A., University of Memphis, 1967

Edwin J. Barnes, Professor Emeritus
B.B.A., University of Mississippi, 1955

Anxious E. Bryant, Professor Emeritus
M.S., University of Memphis, 1970

Clarence Christian, Professor Emeritus
M.A.S.W., University of Chicago, 1970

Cheryl Cleaves, Professor Emerita
Ph.D., University of Mississippi, 1986

Gay G. Coe, Professor Emerita
M.A., University of Memphis, 1964

J. Paul Dudenhefer, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Mississippi, 1975

William T. Dugard, Professor Emeritus
M.S., University of Memphis, 1972

Charles O. Eddlemon, Professor Emeritus
M.S., University of Memphis, 1989

Louis French, Associate Professor Emeritus
M.S., University of Memphis, 1988

LaVerne T. Gurley, Professor Emerita
Ph.D., The Union for Experimenting Colleges
and Universities, 1976

James D. Gilbert, Professor Emeritus
Ed.D., University of Mississippi, 1966

Marian E. Ham, Professor Emerita
B.A., University of Mississippi, 1977

James A. Hight, Professor Emeritus
M.S., University of Memphis, 1967

Lorraine Hicks, Professor Emerita
M.S., University of Memphis, 1969

Margie J. Hobbs, Professor Emerita
Ph.D., University of Mississippi, 1986

John W. Hurd, Associate Professor Emeritus
B.S., University of Memphis, 1956

Walker Hurd, Professor Emeritus
M.A., University of Memphis, 1969

Yvonne Jones, Professor Emerita
Ph.D., University of Mississippi, 2003

Steven A. Katz, Professor Emeritus
Ed. D., University of Memphis, 1985

Bette C. Latta, Professor Emerita
M.A., University of Memphis, 1965

F. Cleo Long, Professor Emerita
M.S., University of Iowa

George R. Mackie, Professor Emeritus
M.S., University of Memphis, 1974

Albert E. McBee, Professor Emeritus
A.E., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1974

Gregory E. Maksi, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Mississippi, 1983

George L. Miller, Professor Emeritus
B.S.E.T., University of Memphis, 1987

Clyde Orem, Professor Emeritus
M.B.A., University of Memphis, 1967

Robert C. Osburn, Professor Emeritus
B.S., University of Memphis, 1954

Patricia S. Peeples, Professor Emerita
B.A., Texas Women’s University, 1950

Richard W. Phillips, Professor Emeritus
A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1976

Ruby Jean Powell, Professor Emerita
M.A., University of Tennessee, 1955

Mary Pretti, Professor Emerita
M.B.A., University of Memphis, 1970

Maxine Reed, Professor Emerita
M.A., University of Memphis, 1967

F. Lamar Roberson, Professor Emeritus
B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1972

Ada Shotwell, Professor Emerita
Ph.D., University of Mississippi, 1986

Charles G. Sneed, Associate Professor Emeritus
M.S., University of Memphis, 1989

Richard L. Spreitzer, Professor Emeritus
M.B.A., University of Memphis, 1974

Janet W. Stockett, Professor Emerita
B.S., University of Memphis, 1957

Mary Lee Strode, Professor Emerita
M.A., University of Memphis, 1966

Janice Van Dyke, Professor Emerita
Ed.D., University of Memphis, 1989

Jimmy E. Williams, Professor Emeritus
M.S., University of Memphis, 1970

Administrative Staff

A

Timothy B. Adams, Graphic Designer,
Creative and Printing Services

B.A., Freed-Hardeman University, 1999

Riaz Ahmed, Manager
Technology Operations

B.B.A., University of Memphis, 2008

Gwendolyn P. Aldridge, Director,
Assessment

B.S.E., Delta State University, 1975
M.S., University of Mississippi - Oxford, 1978
Ph.D., University of Mississippi - Oxford, 2000

Carmaneche S. Amos-Stuckey, Advisor,
Advising and Counseling

B.S., University of Memphis, 1999

Nikita L. Ashford, Director,
Advising and Counseling

B.S., Mississippi State University, 1991
M.B.A., Belhaven College, 2000

Edward Ashworth, Manager
Client Services and Support

A.S., Shelby State Community College, 1982
B.P.S., University of Memphis, 2009

B

Angela A. Banks, Specialist,
Career Services

B.A., Western Illinois University, 1998
M.B.A., University of Phoenix, 2003

Roy Barnes, Manager,
Technology Operations

B.A., University of Memphis, 1990

Tonya Y. Birdsong, Advisor,
Advising and Counseling

B.A., University of Memphis, 1994
M.A., Webster University, 2006
M.B.A., Webster University, 2009

Dorothy M. Blue, Coordinator,
Academic Support Center

B.A., Saint Leo University, 2005

Ossie B. Boddie Jr., Director,
Physical Plant

B.S., United States Military Academy, 1975

James H. Bolden, Director,
Police Services

B.A., University of Memphis, 1977

Ollie L. Booker, Manager,
Restricted Funds

B.A., Delta State University, 1985
M.A., Strayer University, 2010

Verneta S. Boone, Director,
Whitehaven Center

B.A., Western Illinois University, 1998
M.B.A., Dowling College, Long Island, NY, 2003

Michael Boyd, Executive Director
Information Technology Services

B.B.A., University of Memphis, 2005

Carol Brown,
Assistant to the President

Jeremy C. Burnett, Director,
Center of Emphasis for Teaching, Technology, and
Faculty Development

B.S., University of Tennessee, 1998
M.S., University of Tennessee, 2000

Patricia Burnette, Advisor,
Advising and Counseling

B.A., Kentucky State University, 1989
M.P.A., University of Memphis, 2004

C

Cynthia B. Calhoun, Executive Director,
Graduation and Student Retention

B.A., Fisk University, 1974
M.A., University of Memphis, 1976
Ed.D., University of Memphis, 2003

Teresa L. Calloway, Coordinator,
Webmaster’s Office

B.S., Embry-Riddle, 1991

Nancy Chandler, Human Resources Advisor,
Human Resources and Affirmative Action

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1993

John Churchill, Director,
Corporate Training Department

A.A.S., Mohegan Community College, 1984
B.A., Western Illinois University, 1989

Ronald A. Claxton, Coordinator,
Evening/Weekend Office

A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1984
B.P.S., University of Memphis, 2010

Joshua Conway, Director of Client Service and Support,
Information Technology

B.A., Ashford University, 2009

D

LeChelle Davenport, Director,
Financial Aid

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1980
B.S., Johnson Bible College, 2002
M.A., Tusculum College, 2005

Jeffrey Davis, Coordinator,
Creative and Printing Services

A.A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2010

Kevin D. Davis, Manager,
Restricted Funds

B.S., Delta State University, 2007
M.B.A., Delta State University, 2009

Gloria Dixon, Client Relations Coordinator,
Enterprise Application Services

B.S., Alcorn State University, 1975

Tujuana V. Douglas, Assistant Director,
Payroll

A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2007

Vanessa R. Dowdy, Director,
Recruitment

B.S., University of Tennessee - Chattanooga, 1983
M.S., University of Memphis, 2003

David Doyle, Executive Director,
Tennessee Small Business Development Center

B.S., James Millikin University, 1976
M.B.A., Northwestern University, 1979

Donald G. Drewry, Coordinator,
Homeland Security

B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1979
M.B.A., University of Memphis, 1988

E

Vincent L. Eason, Executive Director,
Financial Planning, Budgeting and Analysis

B.S., Tennessee Technological University, 1984
M.S., University of Memphis, 2003

F

Chateeka Farris, Associate Director,
Financial Aid – Macon Cove Campus

B.S., University of Tennessee - Knoxville, 1997

Donald C. Fisher, Executive Director,
Mid-South Quality Productivity Center

B.S., Murray State University, 1971
M.S., Murray State University, 1973
Ph.D., University of Mississippi, 1986

Carol D. Fesmire, Librarian I,
Library

B.A., Memphis State University, 1977
M.S.L., University of Tennessee – Knoxville, 1993

G

Phyliss E. Garland, Manager,
Restricted Fund - Accounting

B.B.A., Memphis State University, 1994
M.S., Strayer University, 2010

Annie Garvin, Director,
Multi-Media and Digital Production

B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1995

Keith Gentry, Sports Media Representative/Softball Coach,
Athletics

B.A., University of Memphis, 1983

Kendall Gloster, Specialist,
Distance Education and Instructional Technology

A.A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2000

Diane E. Graham, Technician,
Allied Health Sciences

A.A.S., Shelby State Community College, 1997

Janet D. Grassette, Teacher I,
Child Care Centers

B.S., Memphis State University, 1985

Selena Y. Grimes, Director,
Academic Administration Services

B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1985
M.S., University of Memphis, 1995

Shayla D. Guy, Coordinator,
Perkins IV Grant

B.A., Clark Atlanta University, 2000
M.S., University of Memphis, 2003

H

Clay Hancock, Manager
Technology Operations

B.S.E.T., University of Memphis, 1999

Marcia R. Hancock, Director,
Enterprise Application Services

B.S.E.T., University of Memphis, 1989

Felicia Hankins, Specialist,
International Education Program

A.A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2010

Lana Harris, Purchasing Agent,
Purchasing and Auxiliary Services

A.A., Shelby State Community College, 1993

Helena Hartsfield, Director,
TN Department of Labor Grants

University of Tennessee - Martin, 1997
M.Ed., Christian Brothers University, 1999

Carolyn Head, Executive Director,
Library Services

B.S., Tennessee A & I State University, 1972
M.S.L.S., Case Western Reserve University, 1974
M.A., University of Memphis, 1982

Barbara Helton, Coordinator,
Academic Intervention Management

A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2008

Lisa Henriksen, Coordinator,
Academic Web Services

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1997

Margaret S. Hillman, Director,
Cashiering and Accounts Receivable

B.S., Christian Brothers University, 1997
M.B.A., Webster University, 2005

Barbara Holmes, Assistant Director,
Police Services

Tracy L. Horton, Human Resources Advisor,
Human Resources and Affirmative Action

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1995
B.P.S., University of Memphis, 2009

Anne Howard, Senior Librarian,
Library Services

B.A., University of Illinois, 1973
M.L.S., Simmons College, 1975

J

Robert R. Jackson, Coordinator,
Communications and Marketing

B.P.S., University of Memphis, 2007

Wilma Jackson-Randle, Affirmative Action Advisor,
Human Resources and Affirmative Action

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1992

Chandra D. Johnson, Manager,
Special Academic Programs

B.S., Tennessee State University, 1999

DeJara E. Johnson, Accountant 3,
Fiscal Operations

A.A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2001
B.B.A., University of Memphis, 2008

Denise L. Johnson, Coordinator,
TECTA Grants

A.A., Shawnee Community College, 1996
B.S., Southern Illinois University

Matthew Johnston, Systems Analyst I,
Enterprise Application Services

B.S.E., University of Memphis, 1992

K

Betty Kimbrough, Advisor,
Advising and Counseling

B.A., LeMoyne-Owen College, 1975

L

Tamara Lambdin, Database Administrator I,
Enterprise Application Services

B.S., Christian Brothers University, 1996

Roseanne Landey, Executive Director,
Institutional Development

B.A., University of West Florida, 1996
M.P.A., University of West Florida, 1999

Ruth Lemon, Manager,
Fiscal Operations

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1999

Lashonda Lewis, Child Care Teacher I,
Child Care Centers

A.A.S., Shelby State Community College, 1988
B.S., University of Memphis, 2001
M.Ed., Union University, 2006

M

Darya O. Maksimova, Accountant 3,
Fiscal Operations

M.S., Leningrad Electrotechnical Institute, 1988
A.A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2003

William Scott Martin, Assistant Director,
Enterprise Application Services

B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1989

Andrea Martre, Counselor, Coach,
Women’s Basketball

B.S., University of Memphis, 2002

Glenda McCuddy, Coordinator,
Academic Support Centers

A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1998

Justin McGregor, Webmaster,
Webmaster’s Office

B.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 1999

Robert G. Miller, Executive Director,
Communications and Marketing

B.S.J., Northwestern University, 1970
M.S.J., Northwestern University, 1971

Thomas E. Mitchell III, Director,
Creative and Printing Services

B.F.A., University of Tennessee – Knoxville, 1971

Johnetta Moore, Assistant Director,
Technology Operations

A.A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2000

Tyler Moore, Counselor,
Tennessee Small Business Development Center

B.S., Christian Brothers, 1978

Janice L. Morganfield, Budget Analyst,
Financial Planning, Budgeting and Analysis

B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1976

Donald C. Myers, Interim Associate Director,
Institutional Research

B.P.S., University of Memphis, 2003
M.S., University of Memphis, 2005

N

Karen Michelle Newman, Director,
Purchasing and Auxiliary Services

B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1995

Chiwaraidzo Judith Nyabando, Research Analyst 1,
Institutional Research

B.S., Bennett College, 2000
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2003
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2008

P

Mary Palmer, Director,
Child Care Centers

B.A., Berea College, 1977
M.S., Nova-Southeastern University, 1991
Ed.D., University of Memphis, 2010

Lennon D. Pearson, Manager,
Client Service and Support

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1987

James David Penna, Counselor,
Financial Aid

B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1979
M.B.A., University of Memphis, 1995

Kim L. Perry, Specialist,
Distance Education and Instructional Technology

B.S., Bethune-Cookman College
M.Ed., Christian Brothers University, 2003

Bryan K. Porter, Coordinator,
Advising and Counseling

B.S., University of Memphis, 2002

Q

Toni Quick, Systems Analyst I,
Enterprise Application Services

B.S., University of Memphis, 1979

R

Kim Rashada, Coordinator,
Human Resources and Affirmative Action

Hattie Ray, Human Resources Advisor,
Human Resources and Affirmative Action

B.B.S., Bethel Bible College and Seminary, 2003

Brenda J. Rayner, Associate Director,
Advertising and Media Relations

B.S., Jackson State University, 1981
M.B.A., Belhaven University, 2011

William Richardson, Counselor,
Tennessee Small Business Development Center

B.A., LeMoyne-Owen College, 1967
M.B.A., Atlanta University, 1969

Erin Roberts, Graphic Designer,
Creative and Printing Services

B.F.A., Arkansas State University, 1999

Jacqueline Robinson, Purchasing Agent,
Purchasing and Auxiliary Services

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1999
B.P.S., University of Memphis, 2009

Stanley Robinson, Executive Director,
Finance

B.S., Rust College, 1976
M.B.A., Webster University, 2005

Barbara Roseborough, Interim Associate Vice President,
Academic Affairs, Associate Professor

B.A., LeMoyne-Owen College, 1973
M.A., Atlanta University, 1977

William T. Ross, Director,
Restricted Funds

B.S., University of Memphis, 1971
M.Ed., University of Memphis, 1973

S

Verties Sails Jr., Athletic Director,
Head Coach, Men’s Basketball

B.S., LeMoyne-Owen College, 1964
M.Ed., University of Memphis, 1968

Verties Sails, III, Coordinator,
Project M.O.S.T.

B.A., Tennessee State University, 2002

Kariem-Abdul Salaam, Director,
Project M.O.S.T.

B.S., Alabama A&M University, 1971
M.S., University of Memphis, 2005

Sherri L. Scott, Coordinator,
Admissions and Records

A.A., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2006
B.S., University of Memphis, 2009

Amy D. Shead, Director,
Workforce Development Support

B.A., University of Memphis, 1994
M.S., University of Memphis, 2008

Gary Shockley, Specialist,
Center of Emphasis for Teaching Technology and
Faculty Development

A.A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2003

Krubah S. Sisuse, Analyst 3,
Human Resources and Affirmative Action

B.A., University of Memphis, 2007
M.S., University of Memphis, 2009

Yolanda Smith, Director,
Payroll

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1984

Derrice M. Snipes, Director,
Grants Management

B.S., Tuskegee University, 1989

Vivian W. Stewart, Associate Director,
Library Services

B.S., Fort Valley State College, 1983
M.L.S., Atlanta University, 1984

Joy E. Strong, Advisor,
Advising and Counseling

B.A., University of Memphis, 2006

Brian Stuckey, Computer Lab Technician
Client Service and Support

B.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 2001

Tina Studaway, Associate Director,
Financial Aid – Union Campus

B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1996

T

Harry Taylor, Executive Director,
Extended Programs

B.A., LeMoyne-Owen College, 1974

Robert Taylor, Counselor,
Tennessee Small Business Development Center

B.A., Rhodes College, 1979
M.B.A., Boston University, 1981

Melissa Terry, Systems Analyst I,
Enterprise Application Services

B.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 1994

V

Beverly S. Vance, Director,
AMATYC

B.S., Jacksonville State University, 1979

W

C. Woody Wall, Interim Director,
Technology Operations

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1992

Cortney C. Ward, Counselor,
Recruitment

B.A., University of Memphis, 2004

Mona C. Washington, Director,
Enrollment Operations

Terrice Watson, Director,
Fiscal Operations

B.S., Christian Brothers University, 1995
M.S., University of Arkansas, 1999
M.B.A., Webster University, 2003

Barbara Wells, Registrar,
Records and Registration

B.S., Embry-Riddle University, 1998

Ron Wells, Director,
Millington and Fayette Centers

B.S., Southern Illinois University, 1997
M.B.A., Webster University, 2011

Ruby Wilburn, Media Specialist,
Multi-Media and Digital Production

B.F.A., University of Memphis, 1974

Brenda Williams, Director,
Career Services

B.S., East Texas State University, 1991
M.S., University of Memphis, 2000

Shellee Williams, Manager,
Mid-South Quality Productivity

M.A., University of Memphis, 2008

Rosezella Wills, Coordinator,
TECTA Grants

B.A., Union Institute, 1980

Elizabeth Owens Wilson, Director,
TECTA Grants

B.A., Mississippi State University, 1994
M.S., Georgia State University, 1995

Thalia Wilson, Executive Director,
Enrollment Operations

B.S., Tennessee State University, 1992
M.P.S., Tennessee State University, 2010

Beverly Winfield-Sakyi, Counselor,
Advising and Counseling

B.A., University of Memphis, 1973
M.A., University of Memphis, 1978

Angela K. Ventura-Wooten, Executive Director,
Special Academic Programs

B.S., South Carolina State College, 1988
M.S., University of Memphis, 1993

Phoenix P. Worthy, Coordinator,
Student Activities and Multicultural Affairs

B.A., University of Memphis, 1993

Administrators Emeriti

M. Douglas Call, President Emeritus
Ed.D., West Virginia University, 1973

Thurman H. Jackson, Dean Emeritus
M.S., University of Memphis, 1966

Charles M. Temple, President Emeritus
Ed.D., University of Tennessee, 1970