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Aiken County Commission for Technical and Comprehensive Education

Carlos F. Garcia, Chairman
Dr. Ahmed Sean Alford
Virginia C. Hawkins
Monica Key
Joe E. Lewis
Daniel Lloyd, Jr.
Charles L. Munns
Alvin B. Padgett
Keyatta K. Priester
William (Bill) J. Windley


Executive Staff

Dr. Forest E. Mahan
President
B.A., College of Charleston
M.A., University of South Carolina
A.G.S., University of South Carolina
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Dr. Gemma K. Frock
Vice President, Education and Training
B.S., University of Pittsburgh
M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
A.G.S., Boston University
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Andy Jordan
Vice President, Administrative Services
B.S., Auburn University
M.B.A., Troy University

Dr. S. Vinson Burdette
Vice President, Enrollment Management
B.A., Winthrop University
M.A., Clemson University
Ph.D., Clemson University


Faculty

Dr. Jacob Agbor
Department Chair, Business
B.B.A., Eastern Kentucky University
M.B.A., Mercer University
D.B.A., Agrosy University

Lynda Altman
Instructor, Early Childhood Education
B.A., University of South Carolina
M.Ed., East Tennessee University
Ed.S., The Citadel

Beth Ashley, RRPT
Instructor, Radiation Protection Technology
A.S., Spartanburg Community College
B.S., Thomas Edison State University

Charles Barber
Instructor, Mathematics
A.S., Aiken Technical College
B.S., University of South Carolina, Aiken
M.A., Georgia Regents University

Newkirk Barnes
Librarian
B.A., Tulane University
M.L.I.S., University of Alabama

Katie Brown, RN
Instructor, Nursing
B.S. N., Medical College of Georgia
M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Kyle Chormanski
Instructor, Chemistry
B.S., Xavier University
M.S., University of Notre Dame

Joy Colley
Instructor, Biology
B.S., Auburn University
M.S., Clemson University

Dr. Kent Cubbage
Instructor, Biology
B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Diallo Cummings
Instructor, Mathematics
B.S., South Carolina State University
M.A.T., South Carolina State University

Keith Cusey, CWI/CWE
Instructor, Welding
A.A.S., Richmond Community College

Otis Dixon
Instructor, Industrial Technology
B.A., University of Technology, Jamaica
M.Ed., University of West Indies

Mark Dristy
Instructor, Engineering Technology
B.S., University of Buffalo
M.S., Western New England College

Sonya Edwards, RN
Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., Eastern Michigan University
M.S.N., Chamberlain College of Nursing

LaMesha Farmer, RN
Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., Valdosta State University
M.S.N., Western Governors University

Donna Fortenberry, RN
Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., Lander University
M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Coretta Gothie, CST
Instructor, Surgical Technology
B.S., State University of New York College at Buffalo

Marlena Gragg, LPN
Department Chair, Allied Health
B.S., University of South Carolina
M.B.A., University of Phoenix

Michael Gray
Instructor, English
B.S., University of Illinois
M.F.A., Western Michigan University

Patrick Green
Instructor, English
B.A., College of Charleston
M.Ed., Troy State University

Jill Hartzog, RN
Instructor, Nursing
B.S., Medical University of South Carolina
M.S.N., University of South Carolina

Robin Herrin, RN
Instructor, Nursing
A.S., Midlands Technical College
B.S., University of South Carolina, Aiken
M.S., University of Phoenix

Dr. George Hoshell
Instructor, Criminal Justice
A.S., University of South Carolina, Aiken
B.A., University of South Carolina, Aiken
M.S., University of South Carolina
M.S., Capella University
Ph.D., Capella University

Thomasina Hughey
Instructor, Transitional Studies, Integrated Reading/English (RWR)
B.A., University of South Carolina
M.A., Michigan State University
M.Ed., University of South Carolina

Justin Jackson
Instructor, Speech
B.A., University of South Carolina
M.S., Middle Tennessee University

Dr. Brad James
Instructor, Biology
B.S., Harvard University-Extension School
M.S., Harvard University Extension School
M.S., North Carolina State University
Ph.D., Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs

Amelia Johnson, CDA, RDH
Instructor, Extended-Duty Dental Assisting
A.S., Midlands Technical College
B.S., Southern Illinois University

Lisa Jones, CPhT
Instructor, Pharmacy Technician
A.A.S., Augusta Technical College
B.S., University of Phoenix
M.H.A., University of Phoenix
Ed.S., North Central University

Roshelle Jones
Instructor, Psychology
B.S., South Carolina State University
M.A., Webster University

Dr. Raghunath Kanakala
Dean, Technical Education
B.S., Andhra University
M.S., University of Nevada Las Vegas
M.S., University of Nevada Reno
Ph.D., University of Nevada Reno

Mark T. King, MCSE, Security +
Instructor, Computer Technology
B.S., University of South Carolina
M.E., University of South Carolina

Melissa Knight, RN
Instructor, Nursing
A.D.N., Midlands Technical College
B.S., University of South Carolina
M.S.N., Walden University

Dr. Paul J. Leslie, III
Instructor, Psychology
A.A., Macon State College
B.A., Armstrong Atlantic State University
M.A., Argosy University
Ed.D., Argosy University

Dr. Brian K. Logan
Department Chair, Sciences
B.A., West Georgia College
D.C., LIfe University

Shawn McClanahan, CWI/CWE
Instructor, Welding
A.A.S., Mott Community College

Bruce McCord
Department Chair, History, Social Sciences, and Public Service
B.A., University of South Carolina
M.A., University of South Carolina

Mamie McRavin, RT(R)(M) ARRT
Instructor, Radiologic Technology
B.H.S., Campbell University
M.A., Ashford University

Katie Miller
Director, Learning Resources
B.A., University of Oklahoma
M.S., University of South Carolina

Lynn Moore
Instructor, Accounting
B.B.A., Augusta State University
M.B.A., Augusta State University

Joey Morrissette
Instructor, Wireless Tower
B.S., Columbia Southern University

Shonna Myers, RN
Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., Medical College of Georgia
M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Stacey Nichols
Department Chair, Communications
B.A., Mary Baldwin College
M.A., The University of Vermont

William Nolan
Instructor, Engineering
B.S., University of Maryland
M.S., The John Hopkins University

Annette Nusbaum
Instructor, English
B.A., Incarnate Word College
B.F.A., York University
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

LaVara Pierner, RN
Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., Bellin College Nursing
M.S.N., Walden University

Tanisha Reese, RT(R)CT
Instructor, Radiologic Technology
A.S., Augusta Technical College
B.S., Clark Atlanta University

Lynn Rickabaugh
Department Chair, Mathematics
B.S., University of South Carolina
M.S., University of South Carolina

F. Gregory Rogers
Dean, General Education and University Transfer
A.B., Lincoln Christian College
A.M., Valparaiso University
A.M., University of Chicago Divinity School

Javed Shah
Instructor, Physics
B.SC., University of Punjab
M.SC., University of Punjab

Terri Talley
Instructor, Paramedic
B.S., Walden University

Lynne Weldon
Instructor, Computer Technology
B.S., College of Charleston
M.A., Webster University

Stefanie Wellons
Instructor, Sociology
B.A., Georgia State University
M.A., University of Notre Dame

Steve White
Instructor, Business
A.S., Aiken Technical College
B.S., Limestone College
M.B.A., Brenau University

Clint Wiggins, MCSE
Instructor, Computer Technology
B.S., University of Georgia Southwestern
M.A., Webster University

Demica Williams, RN
Department Chair, Nursing
B.S.N., Bowling Green State University
M.S.N., Medical College of Georgia

Hannah Williams, RN
Instructor, Nursing
A.D.N., University of South Carolina, Aiken
B.S.N., University of South Carolina, Aiken
M.S.N., Walden University


Staff

Michael Baker
Statistical & Research Analyst III
B.A., Thomas Edison State University
B.S., University of Massachusetts Lowell

Miriam Berendsen
Administrative Assistant, Financial Aid

Erynn Black
Enrollment Advisor
B.A., Winthrop University
M.A., Middle Tennessee State University

Meagan Boehl
Payroll Clerk
A.A., The Community College of Baltimore County

Pellom Burts
Trades Specialist IV

Walter Busbee
CIO, ISM
A.S., Aiken Technical College
B.S., Limestone College

Dawn W. Butts
Registrar
A.S., Aiken Technical College
B.B.A., Brenau University

Sylvia M. Byrd
Director, Human Resources
B.S., Clemson University
M.H.R.D., Clemson University

Matthew Chapman
Trades Specialist III

Sherri Chisolm
Administrative Specialist, Technical Education
A.A.S., Denmark Technical College

Amanda Chittum
Financial Aid Counselor
B.B.A., Georgia Southern University
M.Ed., Troy University

Mary K. Commons
Director, Resource Development Office

James Cushman
iSTACC Recruitment and Placement Specialist
B.B.A., University of South Carolina, Aiken

Nikasha Dicks
Marketing and Public Relations Manager
B.A., Paine College
M.B.A., Georgia Regents University

Standly Dicks
Supply Specialist
A.S., Aiken Technical College

Crystal Edwards
iSTACC Student Success Coach
B.A., University of South Carolina, Aiken

Patsy Fields
Administrative Manager, Education and Training
A.A., Aiken Technical College
B.B.A., Brenau University

D. Kathryn Fowler
Director, Career Development Services
B.A., Harding College
M.Ed., University of Nebraska

Athena Freeman
Operations Manager, Training & Business Development Department
B.S., South Carolina State University
M.Ed., American InterContinental University

Dr. Jacqueline Giorgi
Dean, Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence
B.A., The College of William & Mary
M.A., The College of William & Mary
Ed.D., University of Virginia

Harriet Glover
Enrollment Services Specialist

Shebra Green
Financial Aid Counselor
A.A., University of Phoenix
B.S., University of Phoenix

Michelle Hall-Moore
Administrative Specialist, General Education
A.S., Aiken Technical College
B.S., Voorhees College
M.B.A., Strayer University

Kimberley Hardy
Network Technician III
A.S., Aiken Technical College

Shareffa Harris
Administrative Specialist, Education and Training
A.S., Aiken Technical College
A.A., Aiken Technical College
B.S., University of South Carolina, Aiken

Nathaniel Hatchett
iSTACC Project Director
B.B.A., Trident International University

Barry Hentz
IT Support Technician
A.S., Piedmont Technicial College

Kimberly Holdren
Enrollment Advisor
B.A., Southern Wesleyan University
M.Ed., Troy University

Melanie Johnson
Administrative Assistant, Health Sciences
A.A., Aiken Technical College
B.S., Limestone College

Melissa Johnson
Director, Recruitment & Student Experience
B.A., Agnes Scott College
M.P.A., Georgia Southern University

John Leonardi
IT Support Technician

Susan Kahelalis
Enrollment Services Specialist

Deborah Key
Veterans Enrollment Services Advisor
A.S., Aiken Technical College
A.A., Aiken Technical College

Joshua Jones
Applications Analyst I
A.A.S., Aiken Technical College

Kelly Lynn
Administrative Specialist, Resource Development Office
B.A., University of South Carolina, Aiken

Victor Maas
Network Technician III
A.A.S., Aiken Technical College

Toni Marshall
Director, Procurement

Kevin McCarthy
Trades Specialist
A.S., Aiken Technical College

Adams Mitchell
Developer I
B.A., University of South Carolina, Aiken

Jessica Moon
Director, Enrollment Services
A.S., Young Harris College
B.A., Augusta State University

Charles Mundy
Building/Grounds Speicalist

Shannon Norris
Administrative Assistant, Health Sciences
A.B.T., Aiken Technical College

Veronica O’Berry
Applications Manager
B.S., Limestone College

Kate O’Hara-Goergen
Media Resource Consultant
B.A., University of South Carolina, Aiken

Katina O’Neal-Brown
WORC Student Success Coach
A.A., University of South Carolina
A.S., University of South Carolina
B.A., University of South Carolina
M.Ed., University of South Carolina

Robin Perrett-Ashby
Library Specialist
A.S., San Jose City College
B.S., Southern Wesleyan University

Arnold Pierce
Bursar
B.S., Voorhees College
M.B.A., Claflin University

Evelyn Pride
Student Outreach & Development Manager
B.A., University of South Carolina, Aiken
M.A., University of South Carolina

Michael Raine
Technical Services Manager

Deborah Randall
Accounting Manager
B.S., Medical College of Georgia
B.B.A., Columbus State University
Certified Public Accountant

Crystal Ratliff
Director, Academic Success & Retention
B.S., Liberty University
M.Ed., Liberty University

Katherine Redd
Employment Coordinatior
B.A., University of South Carolina, Aiken

Sherry Robbins
Accounts Payable Clerk

Elizabeth Robinson
Administrative Specialist, ISM

Dora Robson
Procurement Specialist
B.A., University of South Carolina, Aiken

Beth Satcher
Test Center Manager
B.B.A., Athens State University
M.B.A., University of Phoenix

Dr. Steven F. Simmons
Dean, Business, Computer Technology, and Training
B.A., University of South Carolina
M.B.A., Brenau University
Ed.D., Northeastern University

Sue Sims
Director, Financial Aid
B.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.Ed., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Wendy Simmons
Accounts Receivable Clerk
A.A.S, Augusta Technicial College

Dorenda Sprowl
Director, Facilities & Operations
A.S., Piedmont Technical College
B.S., South Carolina State University

Barbara Stafford
Financial Aid Counselor
B.A., Antioch University
M.A., Antioch University

Joshua Stanley
IT Support Technician

Don True
Director, Financial Accounting and Analysis
B.A., University of Alabama-Birmingham
Certified Public Accountant

Jamie Turner
Administrative Specialist, Human Resources

Jill Uhler
Executive Assistant, Office of the President
B.A., Susquehanna University

Selisa Walker
Enrollment Advisor
A.S., Augusta Technical College
B.S., Medical University of South Carolina

Richard M. Weldon
Director, Counseling Services
B.A., The Citadel
M.S.W., Washington University
M. Divinity, Covenant Theological Seminary

Patricia Whitfield
Administrative Assistant, Business, Computer Technology, and Training
A.A., Kingsborough Community College

Melissa Wilson
Human Resource Specialist

Virginia Wolcott
Statistical & Research Analyst III
B.A., Clemson University
M.S.M., Iowa State University


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