Sep 19, 2019  
2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Employees



Tennessee Board of Regents

The Honorable Bill Haslam,
Governor and Chairman

The Honorable John Morgan,
Chancellor

The Honorable Warren Nichols,
Vice Chancellor for Community Colleges

The Honorable Gregory Duckett,
Vice-Chair, 9th Congressional District, 2012-2018

The Honorable Deanna Wallace,
Faculty Regent, 2013-2014

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

The Honorable Darrell Freeman,
7th Congressional District, 2012-2016

The Honorable Tom Griscom,
3rd Congressional District, 2011-2017

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 Ashley Humphrey,
Student Regent, 2012-2013

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, 2012-2018

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

The Honorable Danni B. Varlan,
2nd Congressional District, 2013-2019

Administration

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

Barbara Roseborough, Interim Provost/Executive Vice President,
Academic Affairs
B.A., LeMoyne-Owen College, 1973
M.A., Atlanta University, 1977

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

Dwayne J. Scott, Vice President,
Student Services and Enrollment Management
B.S., Arkansas State University, 1988
M.P.A., Arkansas State University, 1993
Ed.D, University of Memphis, 2006

Paul Thomas, Executive Director,
Human Resources and Affirmative Action
B.B.A., Tennessee State University, 1987

Deans

Gary Michael Stephens, Dean,
Career Studies
Interim Dean, Arts and Sciences
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, Interim Department Head,
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

Tiffany P. Akin, Instructor
Languages and Literature

B.A., University of Arizona, 1990
M.A., University of Arizona, 2009

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
LL.M., University of Florida, 2009

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

Todd W. Blankenbeckler, Assistant Professor,
Interim Director, Distance Education
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

Delores 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, Associate 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, Assistant Professor,
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.Ed., 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

Kenneth A. Carpenter, Associate Professor,
Natural Sciences

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

Willie L. Carpenter, Instructor,
Business & Legal Studies

B.B.A., Prairie View A & M University, 1992
M.A., University of Memphis, 2004

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, San Diego, 2008

Jimmy R. Chism, Instructor,
Natural Sciences

B.A., University of Mississippi, 1977
M.D., Universiy

Thad Cockrill, Associate Professor, Interim Department Head
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

Mary P. Cook, Professor,
Natural Sciences

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

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

Marjorie M. Dernaika, Assistant Professor,
Languages and Literature

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

Shilpa Desai, Instructor,
Allied Health

B.S. Shivaji University, 1989
M.S., South Gujarat University, 1991

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

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, Associate Professor, Department Head,
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, Associate 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, Jr., Associate 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

G

Martin Gambill, Instructor,
Technologies

A.O.S., Nashville Auto Diesel College, 2011
A.S.E., Certified Master Technician
Acura Master Technician Certification

Lauren Gates, Instructor,
Languages & Literature

B.A., Mississippi State University, 1972
M.B.A., Mississippi State University, 1977

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

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, 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

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 Jane Harris, Associate Professor,
Communications, Graphic, and Fine Arts

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

Timothy P. Harrison, Assistant Professor,
Business and Legal Studies
B.A., Memphis State University, 1983
J.D., Memphis State University, 1986

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, Associate 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

Massoumeh Z. Hooshdarah, Instructor,
Natural Sciences

M.S., University of Thran, 1985
M.S., University of North Texas, 1998
Ph.D., University of North Texas, 1999

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, 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

Shantell  Jackson, Instructor,
Mathematics

B.S., Arkansas State University, 2003
M.S., Arkansa State University, 2005

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.S., Jackson State University, 1999

Terrence W. Johnston, Instructor,
Natural Sciences

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

Lisa G. Jones, Associate Professor, Interim Department Head
Technologies

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

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

Akwasi Kusi-Appiah, Instructor,
Mathematics

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

L

Deanna Langfitt, Assistant Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., Central Washington University, 2000
Ph.D., University of North Dakota, 2007

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 E. Lipford, Assistant Professor, Interim Department Head,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

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

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

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

Shannon Little, Associate Professor,
Social and Behavioral Studies

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

Sharon D. Livisay, Associate Professor, Interim Department Chair
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, Associate 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, Assistant Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

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

Salahuddin M. Masum, Assistant Professor,
Technologies

B.Sc. (CSE), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 2001
M.Sc. (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

Loretta McBride, Professor,
Languages and Literature

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

Tamara McColgan, Professor, Department Head,
Mathematics

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

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 College, 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

Rosemarie A. Montgomery, Associate Professor,
Mathematics

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

J. Wayne Morris, Associate 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

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

Daniel Osborne, Assistant Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., Mississippi College, 2000
M.S., University of Memphis, 2004
Ph. D., University of Memphis, 2006

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

Alexander Paulus, Instructor,
Communucations, Graphic, and Fine Arts

B.F.A., Southeast Missouri State University, 2003
M.F.A., Memphis Colleg of Art, 2009

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
M.P.A., University of Memphis, Public Administration, 2003

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

Raymond Perkins, Instructor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

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

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

Linda L. Pope, Interim Department Head
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, Instructor,
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.S.,Memphis State University,1981

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

Miki L. Richardson, Associate Professor,
Languages and Literature

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

Koushik Roy, Assistant Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., University of Calcutta, 1989
M.S., University of Calcutta, 1991
Ph.D., Jadavpur University, 1999

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

Larry E. Siler, Assistant Professor,
Mathematics

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

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, Associate Professor,
Business and Legal Studies

B.S., University of Memphis, 1969
M.S., University of Memphis, 1970

Bridgett Smith, Assistant Professor,
Mathematics

B.S.E.E., University of Alabama, 1986
M.S., University of Alabama, 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

Forrest Smith, Instructor,
Technologies

B.S.E.E., University of Memphis, 2008
M.S.E.E., University of Memphis, 2009

Ruth P. Sowell, Associate Professor,
Languages and Literature

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

Garry P. Spencer,  Professor,
Technologies

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

John Tyler Stephenson, Assistant Professor,
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, 1979
M.S., University of Memphis, 1997

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

B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1972
M.S., University of Memphis, 1994

Dewey Sykes, Associate Professor,
Technologies

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

Janet Sykes, Associate 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, Assistant Professor,
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

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

Joseph M. Tolomei, Instructor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

B.A., Allegneny College, 2008
M.A., Duquesne University, 2010

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

W

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, Associate Professor, Interim Department Head,
Natural Sciences

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

Robert Walker, Associate 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.L.S., University of Memphis, 1998
M.F.A., University of Memphis, 2001

Thomas Hamilton Wolfe, Associate 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

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1992
B.S., University of Alabama, 1973
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, Associate 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

Vava E. Cook, Professor Emerita,
Ed.D, University of Memphis, 1989

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

Kathy C. Archie, Director,
Fiscal Operations
B.S., Mississippi Valley State University, 1986

Nikita L. Ashford-Ashworth, 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

Renetta Bell, Systems Analyst I,
Enterprise Application Services

B.S., Jackson State University, 2007

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

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

Francis Bullock, Specialist,
Institutional Advancement

A.A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 1999

Jeremy C. Burnett, Director,
Faculty Advising

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, Professor, Executive Director,
Student Retention and Graduation

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

Shawn M Carter, Counselor,
Recruitment

B.A., University of Memphis, 1992
M.A., University of Memphis, 2004

Pechone Chambers, Assistant Director,
Police Serivces

John Churchill, Executive  Director,
Corporate Training Department

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

Ronald A. Claxton, Coordinator,
Gill Center

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

Joshua Conway, Director of Project Management and IT Resources
Information Technology

B.A., Ashford University, 2009

Scott Copeland, Network Engineer,
Infrastructure Service

A.A.S, Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2004

Jessica L Croslow, Coordinator
Special Academic Programs

B.S., University of Memphis, 2011

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

Kelvin 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
B.B.A., University of Memphis, 2012

Vanessa R. Dowdy, Director,
Recruitment

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

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, Director,
Testing

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

Annie Garvin, Director,
Multi-Media and Digital Production

B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1995
M.B.A., Strayer University, 2007

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

Jerry L. Greer, Coordinator,
Custodial Services

B.S., University of Tennessee Knoxville, 1975

Vanessa M. Griffin, Coordinator
Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship Program

B.S., Mississippi State University, 1991

Selena Y. Grimes, Director,
Academic Administration Services

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

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

Mechelle Harrison, Advisor
Advising, Counseling and Articulation

A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2006
B.A., University of Memphis, 2011

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

Connie Herron, Coordinator
Student Activities

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

Margaret S. Hillman, Director,
Cashiering and Accounts Receivable

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

Tracy L. Horton, Associate Director,
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
M.P.S., University of Memphis, 2013

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

Michael Jordan, Coordinator,
Physical Plant


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

Andrea Martre, Counselor, Coach,
Women’s Basketbal
l
B.S., University of Memphis, 2002

Francis Z. Matthews, Librarian I,
Library Services

B.S., Radford University, 2004
M.L.I.S., San Jose State University, 2009

Keith Mattix, Manager
Physical Plant

A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1983

Glenda McCuddy, Coordinator,
Academic Support Centers

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

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

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

B.B.A., University of Memphis, 1976
M.B.A.,Argosy University,  2013

Donald C. Myers, Interim 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

Jerry L. Nichols, Jr. , Head Coach,
Athletics

M.A., Union College, 2009

Clint Norwood, Webmaster,
Administrative Webmaster

BA, University of Memphis, 2004

O

Robert Oselen, Jr, Advisor
Advising and Counseling

B.A., Southern University at New Orleans, 1985
M.S., , University of Memphis, 1996

P

Mary Palmer, Director,
Child Care Centers

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

Nellie Patterson, Associate Director
Financial Aid

B.B.A.,Belhaven College, 2008

Lennon D. Pearson, Manager,
Client Service and Support

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

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

Brenda J. Rayner, Associate Director
Advertising and Media Relations

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

Melissa N Reyna, Advisor
Advising Counseling Articulation
M.S., University of  Memphis, 2012

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

Elizabeth Romagni, Associate Director,
Financial Aid

M.B.A./Public Administration, University of Phoenix, 2009

William T. Ross, Director,
Restricted Funds

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

S

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

DeJara E. Sanders, Manager,
Fiscal Operations

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

Sherri L. Scott, Coordinator,
Student Disability Services

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

Kathy J. Simpson, Coordinator,
Corporate Training

B.S., Crichton College, 1999
M.B.A., Dowling College,  2003

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

B.A.,University of Memphis, 2007
M.P.H., University of Memphis, 2009

Brenda A.B. Smith, Coordinator,
Special Projects Transfer and Articulations

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

Derrice M. Snipes, Director,
Grants Management

B.S., Tuskegee University, 1989
MBA, Strayer University, 2012

Vivian W. Stewart, Associate Director,
Library Services

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

Joy E. Strong, Coordinator,
Admissions and Records

B.A., University of Memphis, 2006

Tina Studaway,  Director,
Admissions and Records

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

Luther M. Sweeney Jr., Database Administrator I,
Enterprise Application Services

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1993
B.A., Oral Roberts University, 1979

T

Harry Taylor, Executive Director,
Extended Programs

B.A., LeMoyne-Owen College, 1974

Melissa Terry, Systems Analyst I,
Enterprise Application Services

B.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 1994

Rory Thomas, Executive Director,
Tennessee Small Business Develoment Center

B.S., Christian Brothers University, 2006
M.B.A, Christian Brothers University, 2009

V

Beverly S. Vance, Director,
AMATYC

B.S., Jacksonville State University, 1979

W

C. Woody Wall,  Director,
Technology Operations

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

Cortney C. Ward, Counselor,
Recruitment
B.A., University of Memphis, 2004

Ouida Warren, Director,
Upward Bound

B.A., University of Illinois, 1991
M.S., National University, 1994

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

Jarred Wheeler, Manager
Infrastructure Services


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

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

Angelo M Williams, Counselor
PBI Competitive Grant

B.S., Delta State University, 2006

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

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