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Southwest Tennessee Community College
    Southwest Tennessee Community College
   
 
  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017 - 2018 Academic Catalog

Employees



Tennessee Board of Regents

The Honorable Bill Haslam,
Governor and Chairman

The Honorable Flora W. Tydings,
Chancellor

The Honorable James King​,
Vice Chancellor for Community Colleges

The Honorable Emily J. Reynolds,
Vice-Chair, 5th Congressional District, 2012-2018

The Honorable Alex Fitzner,
Faculty Regent, 2016-2017

The Honorable Leigh A. Shockley,
At-Large, West Tennessee, 2014-2020

The Honorable Joey Hatch,
7th Congressional District, 2017-2022

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

The Honorable Candice McQueen,
Commissioner of Education

The Honorable Jai Templeton​,
Commissioner of Agriculture

The Honorable Barbara V. Prescott,
8th Congressional District, 2014-2020

The Honorable Yolanda S. Greene​,
4th Congressional District, 2017-2022

The Honorable J. Parker Smith,
1st Congressional District, 2013-2019

The Honorable Joshua L. Spurling,
Student Regent, 2016-2017

The Honorable MaryLou Apple,
DVM, 6th Congressional District, 2014-2018

The Honorable Mike Krause​,
Executive Director, Tennessee Higher Education Commission

The Honorable Thomas A. H. White,
At-Large, East Tennessee, 2016-2022

The Honorable Fran Marcum,
At-Large, Middle Tennessee, 2012-2018

The Honorable Jim Cooper,
5th Congressional District, 2015-2021

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

Administration

Tracy D. Hall, President,
B.A., University of Missouri - St. Louis, 1990
M.A., Wichita State University, 1992
Ed.D., University of Missouri - Columbia, 2007

Christopher C. Ezell, Vice President,
Academic Affairs
M.A., Vanderbilt University 1979
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1987

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

Anita L. E. Lockridge, Vice President,
Financial and Administrative Services
M.S., University of Memphis, 1997

Jacqueline A. Faulkner, Vice President,
Student Services and Enrollment Management
B.A., Jackson State University, 1997
M.S., University of Memphis, 1999

Michael Boyd, Executive Director,
Information Technology Services

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

Charlotte J. Johnson, Director,
Internal Audit
B.S., University of Tennessee at Martin, 1972

Monika L. Johnson, Executive Director,
Equity and Compliance
J.D., University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphrey’s School of Law, 1997

Deans

Jeremy C. Burnett, Dean of Faculty Support
B.S., University of Tennessee, 1998
M.S., University of Tennessee, 2000

Robin Cole, Dean of Business & Technologies

 

Evan McHugh, Dean of Natural & Health Sciences

 

LaDonna Young, Dean of Humanities, Social Sciences, & Mathematics
B.A., Christian Brothers University., 1995
M.A., University of Memphis, 2001
Ed.D., University of Memphis, 2006
 

Faculty

A

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

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

Raquel C. Adams, Instructor,
Communications, Graphic, and Fine Arts

M.A., Memphis College of Arts, 2012

Tiffany P. Akin, Instructor
Languages & Literature

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

Vicki Armstrong, Associate Professor,
Business & Legal Studies

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

 

B

Charles E. Baker, Associate Professor,
Business & Legal Studies

B.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1998
M.B.A., University of Memphis, 2002
J.D., University of Tennessee at 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, Assistant Professor,
Business & Legal Studies

B.S., Criminal Justice, University of Tennessee at 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

Anthony Biggers, Instructor,
Communications, Graphic and Fine Arts

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

Robert A. Blaudow, Assistant Professor, Department Head
Natural Sciences

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

Delores Boland, Assistant Professor,
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)

Shelia L. Bouie, Assistant Professor, Department Head,
Nurisng

B.S., Bradley University, 1986
M.S., Governors State University, 1996
M.Ed., University of Illionis at Urbana-Champaign, 2010
Ph.D., Benedictine University, 2015

Douglas J. Branch, Associate Professor,
Director, Honors Academy
,
Languages & Literature
B.A., West Virginia Wesleyan College, 1987
M.A., University of Mississippi, 1991

John Louis Brassel, Associate Professor,
Business & Legal Studies

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

Valetta R. Brinson, Associate Professor,
Communications, Graphic, and Fine Arts

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

Beverly D. Brittmon, Instructor,
Languages & Literature

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

Maurice Brown, Instructor,
Languages & Literature

B.A., Christian Brothers College, 1978
M.A., Union University, 2005

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

Osborne Burks, Associate Professor,
Allied Health Sciences

B.S., Alcorn State University, 1979
Pharm.MD., University of Tennessee, 1994

Willie Burley, Assistant Professor, Interim Department Head
Technologies

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

 

C

Christopher R. Camp, Instructor,
Allied Health Sciences

A.A., Northwest Mississippi Community College, 1994
A.A.S., Northwest Mississippi Community College, 2003

James R. Charbonnet, Instructor,
Technologies

A.A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2014

Carlito A. Chiong, Assistant Professor,
Nursing

M.S., Indiana State University, 2012

Jimmy R. Chism, Instructor,
Natural Sciences

B.A., University of Mississippi, 1977
M.D., University of Mississippi School of Medicine, 1982

Shantell L. Chism, Instructor,
Mathematics

B.S., Arkansas State University at Jonesboro, 2003
M.S., Arkansas State University at Jonesboro, 2005

Richard T. Cockrill, Associate Professor, Department Head
Languages & 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

Mary P. Cook, Professor,
Natural Sciences

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

Carolyn E. Coward, Associate Professor,
Languages & Literature

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

D

Frank Daniels, Assistant Professor,
Mathematics

Ph.D., University of Florida, 1994

Marjorie M. Dernaika, Associate Professor,
Languages & Literature

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

Shilpa Desai, Instructor,
Allied Health

B.S., Shivaji University, 1989
M.S., South Gujarat University, 1991
M.A.T., University of Memphis, 2012

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 at Martin, 1965
M.S., University of Memphis, 1968

 

E

Cynthia Elliott, Assistant Professor,
Business & Legal Studies

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

 F

Patsy R. Fancher, 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

Laurie Faught, Instructor,
Allied Health Services

Emily K. Ford, Instructor,
Languages & Literature

B.A., University of Central Arkansas, 1996
M.A., University of Central Arkansas, 1995

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

Julie A. Fournier, Instructor,
Languages & Literature

B.A., Washington Adventist University, 1991
M.A., Andrews University, 1994

Wesley Fox, Jr., Associate Professor, Department Head
Business & Legal Studies

A.A., Long Beach City College, 1993
B.S., University of Phoenix, 2000
M.A., Chapman University, 2002
D.M., University of Phoenix, 2007

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

Benjamin S. Frederick, Instructor,
Business & Legal Studies

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

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

Lafayette Gatewood, Associate Professor,
Social & Behavioral Sciences

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

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

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

Mahnaz Ghaffarian, Assistant Professor,
Business & Legal Studies

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

James D. Gillespie, Assistant Professor,
Languages & Literature

B.A., University of Mississippi, 2006
M.A., University of Mississippi, 2006

Nanette Graddy, Instructor,
Social & Behavioral Sciences

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

Rhonda R. Graves, Assistant Professor,
Techologies

B.S., University of Memphis, 1997
M.S., University of Memphis, 2002

Victoria Gray, Assistant Professor,
Social and Behavioral Sciences

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

Cheryl Green, Instructor,
Social &  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

Holly J. Green, Instructor,
Communications, Graphic, and Fine Arts

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

Stephen E. Grigsby, Instructor,
Social & Behavioral Sciences

B.A., University of North Alabama, 1976
M.A., University of North Alabama, 1979

H

Lisa E. Hadley, Associate Professor,
Business & 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

Charles D. Hale, Sr., Assistant Professor,
Technologies

B.S., University of Memphis, 2004
M.S., University of Memphis, 2006

Stephen W. Haley, Professor,
Social & Behavioral Sciences

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

Oyama Hampton, III, Assistant Professor,
Business & 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 & 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

Natalie D. Herndon, Instructor,
Mathematics

B.S., University of Mississippi, 1985
M.A., University of Memphis, 2005

Rosaline A. Hicks, Assistant Professor,
Nursing

B.S., Arkansas State University, 2011
M.S., University of Memphis, 2015

John B. Hill, Instructor,
Mathematics

B.S., Memphis State University, 1970
M.S., Memphis State University, 1978

Michelle M. Hill, Assistant Professor,
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

David Huffman, Assistant Professor,
Languages & Literature

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

Marcia F. Hunter, Professor,
Social & Behavioral Sciences

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

Gwynne Hutton, Professor,
Business & 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 & 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

Nikki R. Jackson, Instructor,
Mathematics

M.Ed., Union University, 2009

Jason B. Jennings, Associate Professor,
Natural Sciences

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

Joyce D. Johnson, Associate Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., Alcorn State University, 1996
M.S., Jackson State University, 1999
Ph.D., Jackson State University, 2014

Terrence W. Johnston, Instructor,
Natural Sciences

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

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

Thomas L. King, Instructor,
Communications, Graphic, & Fine Arts

B.A., University of North Carolina, 1993
M.A., University of North Carolina, 1998

Akwasi Kusi-Appiah, Assistant Professor,
Mathematics

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

L

Seraphine H. Lambert, Assistant Professor,
Nursing

B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women, 1982
M.S.N., University of Tennessee, 1995

Elizabeth Lawrence, Assistant Professor,
Business & Legal Studies

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

Steven G. Leake, Instructor,
Business & Legal Studies

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

Julie Lester, Assistant Professor,
Languages & Literature

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

Henry L. Lewis, Instructor,
Communications, Graphic, and Fine Arts

M.A., Syracuse University, 2001

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, Department Head
Social & 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 &  Behavioral Studies

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

Barbara E. Lloyd, Assistant Professor,
Allied Health Sciences

M.A., Wayne State University, 1991

Lisa Loden, Associate Professor,
Mathematics

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

M

Denise Malloy, Assistant Professor,
Social & Behavioral Sciences

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

Salahuddin M. Masum, Associate Professor,
Technologies

B.Sc. (CSE), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 2001
M.Sc. (CSE), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 2005
M.Sc., (EECE), University of Memphis, 2010
M.B.A., University of Memphis, 2013
M.Sc., University of Memphis, 2014

Merry T. Mattix, Instructor,
Allied Health Sciences

A.S., Emergency Medical Technology, 1984

Loretta McBride, Professor,
Languages & 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/Associate Dean,
Mathematics

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

Joan McGrory, Associate Professor,
Business & 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 Sciences

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

Rose W. McNeil, Assistant Professor,
Languages & Literature

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

Christopher T. Meredith, Assistant Professor,
Social & Behavioral Sciences

M.A., University of Dallas, 2007

Thomas A. Midgley, Instructor,
Business & Legal Studies

B.A., Mississippi State University, 2007
M.S., University of Alabama, 2008

Rachel R. Mixson, Instructor,
Languages and Literature

B.A., Millsaps College, 2007
M.A., University of Mississippi, 2009

Rosemarie A. Montgomery, Associate Professor,
Mathematics

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

J. Wayne Morris, Associate Professor,
Business & Legal Studies

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

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

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

Alan D. Otts, Instructor,
Technologies

B.S., University of Memphis, 1999

P

Matthew L. Palotti, Assistant Professor,
Natural Sciences

B.S., Denison University, 2002
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 2006

Electa R. Park, Assistant Professor,
Natural Sciences

Ph.D., LSUHSC New Orleans, 2006

Linda D. Patterson, Associate Professor,
Languages &  Literature

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

Alexander Paulus, Assistant Professor,
Communucations, Graphic, and Fine Arts

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

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

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

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

Phyllis Y. Porter, Assistant Professor,
Languages & Literature

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

Mary Pratt, Associate Professor,
Social & Behavioral Sciences

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

Hannah D. Province, Assistant Professor,
Mathematics

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

Q

Carlos S. Quinn, Instructor,
Allied Health Sciences
A.A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2012

R

Khalil Rassy, Associate Professor,
Mathematics

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

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

B.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 1972
M.S.,Memphis State University,1981

Edward C. Reid, Professor,
Social & Behavioral Sciences

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

Melissa N. Reyna, Instructor,
Languages & Literature

M.S., University of Memphis, 2012

Miki L. Richardson, Associate Professor,
Languages & Literature

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

Barbara Roseborough, Professor,
Languages & Literature

B.A., LeMoyne-Owen College, 1973
M.A., Atlanta University, 1977
Ph.D., Walden University, 2016

Marjorie Rothschild, Instructor,
Natural Sciences

B.A., University of Connecticut, 1974
M.A., University of Kansas, 1980
Ph.D., University of Memphis, 1998

Michael D. Rounds, Instructor,
Communications, Graphic, & Fine Arts

M.A., Arkansas State University, 2013

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, Instructor,
Social & Behavioral Sciences

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

Larry E. Siler, Assistant Professor,
Mathematics

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

Darcy Sims, Instructor,
Social & 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

Bridgett Smith, Associate Professor,
Mathematics

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

Forrest Smith, Assistant Professor,
Technologies

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

James 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 & 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 & Behavioral Sciences

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

Shirley K. Stewart, Instructor,
Social & 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 & 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

Rosie Taylor, Associate Professor,
Natural Sciences

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

Donald L. 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

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

Rachel S. Trigg, Instructor,
Allied Health Sciences

A.A.S., Shelby State Community College, 1992
B.S., University of Memphis, 1989

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

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

William G. Turner, III, Instructor,
Communications, Graphic, and Fine Arts

B.S., University of Memphis, 2002
M.A., University of Memphis, 2009

V

Kenneth Vanderpool, Assistant Professor,
Natural Sciences

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

W

Amy B. Waddell, Professor,
Natural Sciences

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

MaLinda F. Wade, Associate Professor,
Social &  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,
Natural Sciences

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

Martin A. Wakefield, Instructor,
Communications, Graphic, & Fine Arts

B.A., Memphis State University, 1986
M.A., Memphis State University, 1991

Robert J. Walker, Professor,
Social & Behavioral Sciences

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

Patrice L. Walton,Instructor,
Languages & Literature

B.A., Xavier University, 1995
M.A., Clark Atlanta University, 1996

Patricia Ward, Assistant Professor,
Languages & Literature

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

Sarah J. Warrington, Professor,
Natural Sciences

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

Candace H. Washington,Instructor,
Languages & Literature

E.D.D., University of Memphis, 2009

Nathan Washington, Associate Professor,
Business & Legal Studies

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

Twyla J. Waters, Professor,
Business & 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,
Business & Legal Studies

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 & Literature

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

Jason Y. Whitt, Professor,
Mathematics

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

Marilyn S. Wilburn, Assistant Professor,
Nursing

A.S.N., Alcorn State University, 2005
B.S.N., Alcorn State University, 2010
M.S.N., Alcorn State University, 2012

Willie J. Wilson, Assistant Professor,
Languages & Literature

B.L.S., University of Memphis, 1998
M.F.A., University of Memphis, 2001

Geoffrey A. Wood, Instructor,
Technologies

B.S., University of Memphis, 1995
M.A., University of Memphis, 1998
M.S., University of Memphis, 2001

Dagny G. Wright, Associate Professor,
Business & Legal Studies

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

Y

Raydine Yabrough, Associate Professor,
Languages & Literature

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

Pengfei Yao, Assistant Professor,
Mathematics

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

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

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,
Infrastructure Services Administration
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, Counseling and Articulation/Student Activities

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

Edward Ashworth, Manager,
Client Services

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

Mia L. Atkins-Beason, Advisor,
Advising, Counseling & Articulation
B.B.A., University of Memphis

B

Angela A. Banks, Specialist,
Career Services

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

Antoinette Barton, Accountant 3,
Fisical Operations

B.S., Victory University, 2014

Renetta Bell, Systems Analyst I,
Application Services

B.S., Jackson State University, 2007

Tonya Y. Birdsong, Coordinator,
Advising, Counseling and Articulation

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

Todd W. Blankenbeckler, Director,
Distance Education & Instructional Technology
B.S., University of Memphis, 1996
M.S., University of Memphis, 1999

Dorothy M. Blue-Franklin, Coordinator,
Academic Support Center

B.A., Saint Leo University, 2005

Verneta S. Boone, Director,
Whitehaven Center

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

Shawn A. Boyd, Associate Director,
Admissions and Records

M.P.S., University of Memphis, 2010

Roshunda R. Buchanan, Data Administrator,
Workforce Development

B.L.S., University of Memphis, 2015

Frances T. Bullock, Specialist,
Institutional Advancement

A.A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 1999
B.B.A., Strayer University, 2013

Shaun V. Bullock, Associate Director,
Tennessee Small Business Development Center

B.S., Victory University, 2009
M.B.A., Union University, 2012

Patricia Burnette, Advisor,
Advising, Counseling and Articulation

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

C

Alex F. Calix-Ortiz, Counselor,
Career Services

B.A., Tougaloo College, 2015

Teresa L. Calloway, Coordinator,
Webmaster’s Office

B.S., Embry-Riddle, 1991

Brian L. Carriveau, Coordinator,
Allied Heath

B.S., Michigan State University, 1996

Ronald A. Claxton, Associate Director,
Academic Support Center

A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1984
B.P.S., University of Memphis, 2010
M.P.S., University of Memphis, 2013

Thomas G. Cole, Coordinator,
Academic Support Center

B.A., Rhodes University, 2008
M.A., University of Florida, 2010

Bridget T. Coleman, Retention and Transfer Coach,
Workforce Development

M.B.A, University of Pheonix, 2009

Joshua Conway, Director,
Information Technology

B.A., Ashford University, 2009
M.I.S., University of Memphis, 2014

 

D

Jeffrey Davis, Coordinator,
Creative and Printing Services

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

Gloria Dixon, Client Relations Coordinator,
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

E

 

F

Jivanta C. Farmer, Specialist,
Retention & Graduation

B.A., University of Mississippi, 2013
M.A., University of Mississippi, 2016

Chateeka Farris, Director,
Testing

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

Charlette R. Fennell, Director,
Purchasing

B.B.A., Memphis State University, 1990
M.P.A., University of Memphis, 2013

Carol D. Fesmire, Librarian I,
Library

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

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

Reginald Frazier, Manager,
Physical Plant

A.A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2015

G

Annie Garvin, Director,
Multi-Media and Digital Production

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

Michael 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

Elizabeth A. Golden, Supervisor,
Financial Planning, Budgeting and Analysis

A.A.S., State Technicial Institute at Memphis, 1996
B.S., University of Memphis, 2001

LaMecia Goode, Advisor,
Advising, Counseling and Articulation

B.P.S., University of Memphis, 2009

Diane E. Graham, Technician,
Allied Health Sciences

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

Ernest A. Greenleaf, Associate Director,
Public Safety
B.A., University of Memphis, 1997

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,
Application Services

B.S.E.T., University of Memphis, 1989
M.P.S., University of Memphis, 2014

Kenderek D. Harris, Specialist,
Admissions and Records

B.A., University of Memphis, 2012
M.A., University of Memphis, 2014

Lana Harris, Purchasing Agent,
Purchasing and Auxiliary Services

A.A.S., Shelby State Community College, 1993

Mechelle D. Harrison, Advisor,
Advising, Counseling and Articulation

A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2006
B.A., University of Memphis, 2011
M.A., Bethal University, 2015

Tonia F. Harwell, Teacher I,
Early Childhood Education Program
B.A., Ashford University, 2014

Gloria D. Hayden, Librarian 2,
Library Services

B.A., University of Kentucky, 1996
M.L.S., Indiana University at Bloomington, 1996

Barbara J. Helton, Counselor,
Academic Intervention Management

A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2008

Lisa T. Henriksen, Coordinator,
Academic Web Services

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

Connie A. Herron, Advisor,
Advising, Counseling and Articulation

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, 1998
B.S., Bethal University, 2007

Margaret S. Hillman, Director,
Cashiering and Accounts Receivable

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

I

Jaleesa L. Ivy, Coordinator,
Workforce Development

B.A., University of Mississippi, 2010

J

Robert R. Jackson, Coordinator,
Communications and Marketing

B.P.S., University of Memphis, 2007
M.P.S., University of Memphis, 2013

Tonya C. Johnson, Coordinator,
Special Academic Programs

M.A., Webster University, 2007
M.A., Webster University, 2010

Matthew Johnston, Systems Analyst I,
Enterprise Application Services

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

Annie D. Joiner, Counselor,
Project M.O.S.T.

B.S., Mississippi Valley State University, 1991

Michael J. Jordan, Coordinator,
Physical Plant

K

Kendra L. Kea, Manager,
Mid-South Quality Productivity Center

B.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 2002
M.S., Strayer University, 2012

 

L

Tamara L. Lambdin, Database Administrator I,
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

Demetrius L. Lovette, Specialist,
Midsouth Community College

M.S., Belhaven University, 2014

M

Darya O. Maksimova, Accountant 3,
Fiscal Operations

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

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

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

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

Keith Mattix, Manager,
Physical Plant

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

Lashelle T. McCarley, Advisor,
Advising, Counseling and Articulation

B.A., Memphis State University, 1985
M.S., University of Memphis, 1998

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

B.F.A., University of Tennessee at 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

Katrina R. Muldrow, Specialist,
Admissions and Records

B.P.S., University of Memphis, 2014

LeKeisha D. Murry, Manager,
Cashiers and Accounts Receivable

B.A., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 2001

Donald C. Myers, Interim Director,
Institutional Research

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

N

Ompie L. Nelson, Counselor,
Upward Bound

B.P.S., University of Memphis, 2004

Rachel H. Newman, Specialist,
Retention & Graduation

M.A., University of Iowa, 2011

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

M.A., Union College, 2009

Clint Norwood, Webmaster,
Administrative Webmaster

B.A., University of Memphis, 2004

O

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 P. 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

Alicia K. Pickens-Smith, Coordinator,
Workforce Development

M.Ed., Strayer University, 2008

Bryan K. Porter, Coordinator,
Advising, Counseling and Articulation

B.S., University of Memphis, 2002
M.P.S., Tennessee State University, 2014

Q

Toni A. Quick, Systems Analyst I,
Application Services

B.S., University of Memphis, 1979

R

William H. Richardson, Specialist,
Tennessee Small Business Development Center

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

Erin J. Roberts, Graphic Designer,
Creative and Printing Services

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

Jacqueline H. Robinson, Purchasing Agent,
Purchasing and Auxiliary Services

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

Sherman A. Robinson, Counselor, Project M.O.S.T
B.B.A, Jackson State University, 1996

Elizabeth A. 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

Leslie M. Russell, System Analyst I,
Application Services
B.A., University of Arkansas, 2006
M.B.A., Harding University, 2012

S

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, Director,
Student Disability Services

A.A., Southwest Tennessee Community College, 2006
B.S., University of Memphis, 2009
M.S., Capella University, 2013

Amy D. Shead, Client Services Manager
B.A., University of Memphis, 1994
M.S., University of Memphis, 2008

Kathy J. Simpson, Program Manager
B.S., Crichton College, 1999
M.B.A., Dowling College,  2003

Yolanda R. Smith, Director,
Payroll

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

Terrie P. Starling, Associate Director,
Human Resources and Affirmative Action

M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 2004

Vivian W. Stewart, Interim Executive 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

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

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

T

Harry L. Taylor, Executive Director,
Extended Programs

B.A., LeMoyne-Owen College, 1974

Jacqueline S. Taylor, Executive Director,
Retention & Graduation
M.A., Union University, 2004
Ph.D., Union University, 2012

Melissa Terry, Systems Analyst I,
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
M.I.M., University of Phoenix, 2014

Vernon E. Townsend, Specialist,
Human Resources and Affirmative Action
A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force, 2011
B.A., Ashford University, 2015

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, Specialist,
Career Services

B.A., University of Memphis, 2004

Inez B. Warner, Assocaite Director,
Equity and Compliance
J.D., Liberty University, 2009

Ouida P. Warren, Director,
Upward Bound

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

Rhonda L. Warren, Manager,
Human Resources and Affirmative Action

M.B.A., Strayer University, 2015

James L. Warwick, Specialist,
Technologies

A.A.S., State Technical Institute of Memphis, 1991
B.S., University of Memphis, 1997

Lucas N. Watson, Specialist,
Admissions and Records

M.S., Syracuse University, 2013

Lezley A. Webb, Director,
Public Safety

B.A., Christian Brothers University, 2001
M.S., University of Arkansas, 2004

Barbara L. Wells, Registrar,
Admissions and Records

B.S., Embry-Riddle University, 1998

Ronald M. Wells, Director,
Millington and Fayette Centers

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

Brenda J. Williams, Director,
Career Services

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

Dierdri L. Williams, Specialist,
Technologies

A.A., State Technical Institute of Memphis, 1982
B.S., Memphis State University, 1988

Sedaria L. Williams, Specialist,
Admissions and Records

B.A., Christian Brothers University, 2015

Vera J. Williams, Teacher 1,
Child Care Centers

B.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1975

Elizabeth Owens Wilson, Director,
TECTA Grants

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

Phoenix P. Worthy, Assocaite Director,
Student Activities and Multicultural Affairs

B.A., University of Memphis, 1993

Administrators Emeriti

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

Nathan L. Essex, President Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Alabama, 1975

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

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