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LTC(R) Brian Donley

Senior Military Science Instructor

Office Phone: 915-494-4501

Email:

Brian.donley@newberry.edu
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Quintavis Cureton

Assistant Dean of Students

Office: Derrick Hall, Room 12

Office Phone: 803.321.5205

Email:

quintavis.cureton@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of Student Affairs

Degrees:

M.S.Ed., Recreation and Sport Management, University of Arkansas, 2016

B.S., Recreation and Leisure Services, Benedict College, 2014

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Hunter Perry

Associate Athletic Director for External Relations

Office: O.L. Casey

Office Phone: 803.947.2127

Email:

hunter.perry@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Athletics

Degrees:

MBA, Northwood University, 2017

B.A., Sport Management, Northwood University, 2016

Bio:

Perry Hunter comes to Newberry from Lake Superior State University, where she has served as Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Ticket Coordinator and Senior Woman Administrator. In her role with the Lakers, Perry oversaw ticket operations, sponsorship fulfillment, donor relations, game day and special event promotions, and departmental functions.  
 
Before her time at Lake Superior State, Hunter was a graduate assistant at Northwood University. Her responsibilities included managing the Student Life Center, event planning and logistics, social media, hospitality, and she served as the point of contact for sports camps.  
 
Hunter graduated from Northwood University in 2016 with a major in Sport Management and a minor in Marketing and Advertising. Perry was a Track and Field student-athlete as an undergrad and holds the school Discus record while earning Academic All-American honors. She completed her Master of Business Administration degree in 2017 from Northwood.   
 

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Lynn Livington

Enrollment Management

Office: Welcome Center

Office Phone: 80.321.5127

Email:

lynn.livingston@newberry.edu
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Dallas Williams

Dallas Williams

Database Specialist- Report Writer

Office: Holland Hall - West Wing

Office Phone: 803.947.5288

Email:

dallas.williams@newberry.edu
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Greely Saddler

Greely Saddler

Student Success Support Specialist

Office: Center for Student Success

Office Phone: 803.321.5148

Email:

greely.saddler@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of Educational Services

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Timothy Collins

Timothy Collins

Help Desk Technician - N3

Office: Darrow House

Office Phone: 803.321.5555

Email:

timothy.collins@newberry.edu
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Peter Foster

Peter Foster

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Office: SCM

Email:

peter.foster@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Sciences and Mathematics

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Debra Demidow

Debra Demidow

Applications System Coordinator - Net3

Office: Darrow House

Office Phone: 803.321.5231

Email:

debra.demidow@newberry.edu
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Cindy Strange

Cindy Strange

Network Administrator - N3

Office: Darrow House

Office Phone: 803.321.3313

Email:

cindy.strange@newberry.edu
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Nikki Brooks

Nikki Brooks

Director of Human Resources

Office: Welcome Center

Office Phone: 803.321.5117

Email:

Nikki.Brooks@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of Administrative Affairs

Degrees:

MBA | Strayer University (2014)

B.S. | Limestone College (2006)

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Jakqulyn  Williams

Jakqulyn Williams

Residence Hall Director

Office: Derrick Hall

Email:

jakqulyn.williams@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of Student Affairs

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Aslynn Halvorson

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Human Performance

Office: Center for Teacher Education, 106C

Office Phone: 803.321.5167

Email:

aslynn.halvorson@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Sport Professions

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Kelli Lynn Fellows

Kelli Lynn Fellows

Dean of Online and Graduate Programs

Office: Holland Hall - West Wing

Office Phone: 803.321.5685

Email:

kelli.fellows@newberry.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D., University of Georgia (2006)

M.S., The University of Southern Mississippi (2002)

B.S., The University of Southern Mississippi (1993)

Bio:

Dr. Fellows is an experienced higher education executive who comes to Newberry from Pfeiffer University in North Carolina. In this newly created office, the New Orleans native takes the helm of the College’s rapidly growing online division, as well as oversee the implementation of new master’s degree programs.

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Daisy Bourassa-Dowd

Daisy Bourassa-Dowd

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Office: Sciences & Mathematics Building 315

Office Phone: 803.321.5281

Email:

daisy.dowd@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Sciences and Mathematics

Degrees:

Ph.D., Chemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology

B.S., Biochemistry, Simmons College

Bio:

Dr. Daisy Bourassa-Dowd joined the Newberry College faculty in February 2021.

 

As an undergraduate at Simmons College, Dr. Bourassa-Dowd worked on the solid state, asymmetric reduction of ketones using a chiral borate ester. In graduate school, she used novel zinc and copper fluorescent probes to investigate metal distribution during cell division and development of zebrafish embryos. After Georgia Tech, she taught organic chemistry, biochemistry, and gender equity in STEM courses at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Dr. Bourassa-Dowd was also the Associate Director of Residential Education at Agnes Scott, where she oversaw several living-learning communities.

 

In her spare time, she enjoys practicing yoga and hiking with her partner, Matt, and their three dogs, Maggie, Moxley and Bayley.

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Kelly  Klapcuniak

Kelly Klapcuniak

Assistant Field Hockey Coach

Office: PHE 209

Email:

Kelly.Klapcuniak@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Athletics

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Grayson Martin

Grayson Martin

Coordinator of Campus Recreation and Intramural Programs

Office: Derrick Hall, Room 8

Office Phone: 803.321.3329

Email:

grayson.martin@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of Student Affairs

Degrees:

M.S., Recreation Services and Interventions, East Carolina University, 2020

B.S., Business Administration and Accounting, Florida Southern College, 2018

Bio:

Grayson Martin started working in Campus Recreation as a sophomore at Florida Southern College. His first job was an intramural official and he continued to work in the Campus Recreation department as an intramural supervisor until he graduated in 2018.

Martin continued his education at East Carolina University and worked as the intramural graduate assistant for the Sport and Youth Programs area for the Campus Recreation and Wellness Department. During his time as a graduate assistant his primaryfocus was on training student officials as well as facilitating a variety of sports leagues for which the students could participate.

While at East Carolina Martin also got involved in the community by officiating local high school football and basketball games. He also began his involvement with various charity organizations and hurricane relief efforts throughout the community and surrounding area.

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Matthew Kidder

Matthew Kidder

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Office: McClurg 311B

Email:

matthew.kidder@newberry.edu

Department:
Business Administration

Degrees:

Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Irvine

Bio:

Dr. Kidder received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California Irvine with a focus in applied international trade.  He joined the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing as a tenure track Assistant Professor.  There he taught applied statistical methods to Ph.D. students in the Business School and conducted original research on global value chains.  Dr. Kidder’s research work is published by the World Bank and he has other academic papers under review.   

Dr. Kidder was the last US Academic trade economist, to leave Beijing during the height of the US-China trade war, where he lived for half a decade.  His research work in China discovered that traditional trade theories overemphasize the benefits of industrial specialization since he discovered that there are gains to diversification in production.  This discovery is highly relevant to understand the implications of hollowing out US Manufacturing and flagging US comparative advantages in the World Economy.  Dr. Kidder suggests that Chinese subsidization of zombie companies has contributed to China’s rise as a global power, which is a heterodox view in economics.  

Dr. Kidder is also a data scientist practitioner, where he has developed algorithms in Artificial Intelligence that are unique in the world.  This work is proprietary and not currently in the public domain.  As an applied statistician, he is most concerned with understanding how individuals are impacted differently by a given stimulus.  His work statistically teases these individual level effects out of large and messy data sets.   

Dr. Kidder is passionate about efficiency and automation.  His is constantly creating little tools that automate his job and he loves to share these tools with others.  He is also passionate about the communities in which he lives and is always searching for opportunities to make an impact at all levels.   

Prior to becoming an economist, Dr. Kidder was an entrepreneur, a semi-professional football player, an extreme sports athlete. 

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Tabetha  Quina

Tabetha Quina

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Office: SCM-119G

Office Phone: 803.321.5186

Email:

tabetha.quina@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Nursing

Degrees:

M.S., Nursing Education, Saint Xavier University, 2020

B.A., Nursing, Florida State University, 2002

Bio:

Tabetha F. Quina received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Florida State University in 2002 and her Master of Science in Nursing degree with a focus in Nursing Education from Saint Xavier University in Chicago, IL in 2020.  In January 2021, Tabetha obtained her certification in nursing education from the National League for Nursing.  She started her nursing career as an operating room nurse in both Tallahassee, FL and Columbia, MD before settling in Lexington County, SC in 2004.  Quina has worked for Lexington Medical Center (LMC) since 2004 with nursing experience in the operating room, information services, and discharge planning/utilization review.  She continues to work at LMC as needed during semester breaks to stay current on nursing practice issues and concerns.  Professional interests include women's health issues, community and rural health concerns, and the advancement of nursing education.

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Sara Perry

Admission Counselor

Office: Welcome Center

Office Phone: 803.947.2062

Email:

sara.perry@newberry.edu
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Kenley Longshore

Kenley Longshore

Admission Counselor

Office: Welcome Center

Office Phone: 803.321.5132

Email:

kenley.longshore@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of Enrollment Management

Degrees:

B.A., Newberry College, 2019

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Landon Martin

Assistant Football Coach for Offensice Linebackers

Email:

l.martin@newberry.edu
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Lawrence Terry

Assistant Track and Field Coach - Sprints & Jumps

Office Phone: 803.414.0760

Email:

lawrence.terry@newberry.edu

Bio:

Larence Terry brings to Newberry College eighteen years of experience coaching and developing youth athletes, AAU/USATF athletes, high school student-athletes, collegiate student-athletes, and both U.S. and International Professional Athletes. Terry spent most of his coaching career at Richland Northeast High School in Columbia, SC. He is the Founder/CEO of Support For Superstars, a nonprofit specific to student-athletes. He was voted Vice President of 4A Cross Country and Track & Field by the South Carolina High School League from 2019 to 2020. Coach Terry is a United States Track and Field Association member and a USATF Level 2 Certified Coach in Sprints, Hurdles, Jumps. He also holds a Level 1 Coaching Certification from United States Sports Academy. Coach Terry went on to obtained his Coaching U.S. Paralympic Track & Field: Level 1 Certification.

USATF and United States Olympic Committee selected Coach Terry as an Elite Emerging Coach in the Combined Events, July 2010. He represented Bermuda as a Coach at the Central American & Caribbean Games in Puerto Rico, July 17-Aug 1, 2010. He recruited & coached an athlete from the country of St. Vincent & the Grenadines as he prepared for the 2011 World Championships, CAC Senior Games, Pan Am Games, and entry into a U.S. college. From 2019 to the present, he has coached an athlete from Malta to a New National Record three separate meets in the 110mh and 60mh. He will continue to coach him in preparation for the 2021 World Indoor Championships and 2021 Olympic Games. Coach Terry is currently coaching a French Paralympic Athlete, Jean Baptiste, in the Long Jump in preparation for the 2019 Para World Outdoor Championships this November in Dubai.

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Sawyer Root

Assistant Wrestling Coach

Email:

sawyer.root@newberry.edu
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Nicole Borowinski

Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

Email:

nicole.borowinski@newberry.edu
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Mich Hall

Assistant Football Coach - Defensive Line

Office: P.E. Complex

Office Phone: 803.321.5654

Email:

mich.hall@newberry.edu
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Daniel Read

Assistant Track Coach/Distance

Office Phone:

Email:

daniel.read@newberry.edu
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Jimmy Stephens

Head Men's and Women's Track and Field/Cross Country Coach

Office Phone: 803.947.2115

Email:

jimmy.stephens@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Athletics

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Rebecca Reeves

Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

Office Phone: 803.321.5188

Email:

rebecca.reeves@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Athletics

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Deon Edwards

Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

Email:

deon.edwards@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Athletics

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Breanna Malbranche

Associate Athletic Trainer

Office Phone: 803.321.5170

Email:

Breanna.malebranche@prismahealth.org

Department:
Department of Athletics

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Greg McMillen

Assistant AD for Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer

Office Phone: 803.321.5184

Email:

leo.mcmillen@prismahealth.org
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Harley Nunan

Harley Nunan

Head Women’s Triathlon Coach

Office: O.L.Casey

Office Phone: 803.321.5142

Email:

harley.nunan@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Athletics

Degrees:

M.S., Sports Science & Health

Bio:

Harley Nunan brings over eight years of coaching experience to Newberry. For the last two and a half years, she has served as the head cross country and track and field coach at Falcon High School in Peyton, Colorado. Before that, Nunan was the head cross country and track and field coach and Mendocino High School in Mendocino, California. Harley is also a former triathlete for 1900 Triathlon, where she started up a youth division.    
 
From January of 2019 to June of 2020, she worked for USA Triathlon as the Coaching Education Manager. In this position, Nunan was responsible for coordinating and managing coaching education clinics across the country and developed educational curriculums, manuals, and all continuing education units for coaches. Harley has a Master of Science degree in Sports Science & Health and is a USA Triathlon Level II certified coach, a USA Weightlifting Level I coach, USA Swim 201 coach, USA Track and Field Level I coach, and a USA Cycling Level III coach.  

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Elias Fernandez

Assistant Men &Women's Tennis Coach

Office: City Tennis Complex.

Email:

elias.fernandez@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Athletics

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Zach Watson

Assistant Men's Soccer Coach

Office: Soccer House

Office Phone: 803.321.5265

Email:

zach.watson@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Athletics

Degrees:

M.S., College Athletic Administration, Coker University, 2019

B.S., Criminal Justice, Sacred Heart University, 2017

Bio:

Originally from Bridgewater, Mass., Zach Watson was an assistant coach at Curry College in Boston for the past two years. There, he worked with the goalkeepers, who led the conference in saves in 2019. He also assisted in all aspects of the program. While at Curry, Watson also coached teams with Steel United and ran the goalkeeper program for the Boston region. In addition, he has worked with the New England Revolution of MLS as an academy staff coach.

Watson played collegiately as a goalkeeper at Sacred Heart University from 2014-17 and at nearby Coker in 2018. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice in 2018 and a master's degree in College Athletic Administration in 2019. He currently holds his USSF D License, a USC Advanced National Diploma, and a Level 1 GK diploma.  He is also a Regional level referee and has done numerous high level events including the UPSL National Quarterfinal in 2019.

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Rodney  Tapp

Rodney Tapp

Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach

Office: CTE, Rm 122-D

Email:

rodney.tapp@newbery.edu
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Christopher Sharp

Christopher Sharp

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Office: McClurg Center 303

Office Phone: 803.321.5216

Email:

christopher.sharp@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Humanities

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Chris Dominick

Chris Dominick

Senior Accountant

Office: Holland Hall

Office Phone: 803.321.5199

Email:

chris.dominick@newberry.edu

Department:
Business Administration

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Melody Boyd

Melody Boyd

AP Coordinator

Office: Holland Hall

Office Phone: 803.321.5116

Email:

melody.boyd@newberry.edu

Department:
Business Administration

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Lane Kennedy

Lane Kennedy

Senior Academic Success Coach

Office: Center for Student Success

Office Phone: 803.321.5187

Email:

lane.kennedy

Department:
Office of Educational Services

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Steffi Hiltgen

Steffi Hiltgen

Public Services Librarian

Office: Wessels Library

Email:

steffi.hiltgen@newberry.edu
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Lisa Wagner '91

Alumni Board of Managers

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Renee Arnold

Registered Nurse

Office: Health Services

Office Phone: 803. 321.3316

Email:

renee.arnold@newberry.edu
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Sherrigan Feaster-Johnson

Sherrigan Feaster-Johnson

Director of Housing and Residence Life

Office: Derrick Hall

Office Phone: 803.321.5328

Email:

Sherrigan.Feaster-Johnson@newberry.edu

Degrees:

M.A., College Counseling and Human Development, Radford University, 

B.A., Criminal Justice, University of South Carolina.

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Patricia Pearson

ELCA South Carolina Synod Representative

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Mashario Morton

Mashario Morton

Men and Women Track & Field Assistant Coach

Office: CTE, 122C

Office Phone: 803.321.5114

Email:

mashario.morton@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Athletics

Degrees:

B.A., Theatre Performance, Winthrop University, 2016

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Kenntrail Grooms

Kenntrail Grooms

Director of Student Engagement and Greek Life

Office: Derrick Hall, room 9

Office Phone: 803.321.3311

Email:

kenntrail.grooms@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of Student Affairs

Degrees:

M.A., Counseling (Mental Health), Webster University, 2009

B.A., Psychology, Newberry College, 2007

Bio:

Kenntrail Grooms returned to his alma mater in spring 2020 to head the College's student engagement and Greek life programs. He previously served Benedict College in student activities and leadership development roles from 2011 until his arrival at Newberry.

 

Grooms was heavily involved during his time as a Newberry College student. He was a member of the marching band, Metoka Galeda Gospel Choir, the Newberry College Singers, and he remains a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. He also served as a new student orientation leader and a resident advisor.

 

In his community, he has volunteered with the Alston Wilkes Society Columbia Youth Home, the C.A. Johnson High School Family Literacy Initiative, and the South Carolina 4-H Program. He is an active member of Grace Christian Church in Columbia.

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Richard Herrington '69

Richard Herrington '69

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Anna Noble

Anna Noble

Admission Counselor

Office: Welcome Center

Office Phone: 803.321.5122

Email:

anna.noble@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of Enrollment Management

Degrees:

B.A., Elementary Education & Criminal Justice, Guilford College

Bio:

If you live in the following counties in South Carolina, contact Anna for more information about Newberry College:

 

York Chester Lancaster Fairfield Kershaw
Lee Sumter Claredon Orangeburg Calhoun
Richland Lexington Newberry    

 

If you live in the following states, contact Anna for more information about Newberry College:

Maine Vermont New Hampshire Massachusetts Connecticut
Rhode Island New York New Jersey Delaware Maryland
Washington, D.C. Pennsylvania Alaska Hawaii  
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Lori Ann Summers

Lori Ann Summers

Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Office: Holland Hall - Second Floor

Office Phone: 803.321.5617

Email:

loriann.summers@newberry.edu

Degrees:

M.Ed. in Higher Education Business Administration, University of South Carolina, 2014

B.A. in Political Science, University of South Carolina, 1988

Bio:

Lori Ann assumed the role of Vice President for Institutional Advancement in November 2019.

 

The Union native is an established and versatile fundraiser with over two decades' experience in higher education, having most recently led advancement efforts at the University of South Carolina's six health science schools and colleges.

 

Before that, she was Senior Director of Development for the university's College of Engineering and Computing. Over her extensive career, she has also served Auburn University, Colorado College, and the University of Minnesota. She has been a member of the American Cancer Society leadership board in Columbia, and of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.

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Whitney Metz

Whitney Metz

Assistant Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Office: Holland Hall, 2nd Floor

Office Phone: 803.321.5694

Email:

whitney.metz@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of Advancement

Degrees:

M.Ed., Higher Education Business Administration, University of South Carolina, 2014

B.A., Newberry College, 2009

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Johnathan Cochran

Assistant Coach, Cross Country and Track and Field

Email:

johnathan.cochran@newberry.edu
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Russell Rivers

Russell Rivers

Director of Marketing and Communications

Office: Holland Hall - Upper East Wing

Office Phone: 803.947.2053

Email:

russell.rivers@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of Advancement

Degrees:

B.A., Advertising and Graphic Design, University of South Carolina, 1985

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Bill Tiller

Bill Tiller

Director of Development for Athletics

Office: Holland Hall, 2nd Floor - Middle Wing

Email:

william.tiller@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of Advancement

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Carol West

Carol West

Director of Special Events/Reservations

Office: Dufford House

Office Phone: 803.321.3302

Email:

carol.west@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of Administrative Affairs

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Laura Beth Shealy

Laura Beth Shealy

Assistant Director for Alumni Engagement and Communication

Office: Holland Hall, Second Floor

Office Phone: 803.321.5651

Email:

laurabeth.shealy@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of Advancement

Degrees:

B.A., Newberry College, 2016

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Sharon Bryant

Sharon Bryant

Athletic Club Associate Director

Office: O.L. Casey

Office Phone: 803-321-5152

Email:

Sharon.Bryant@Newberry.edu

Degrees:

B.A., Newberry College, 2011 Summa Cum Laude

A.S., Piedmont Technical College, 1996

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Sarah Dougherty

Sarah Dougherty

Associate Director of Advancement Services

Office: Holland Hall 2nd Floor

Office Phone: 803-321-5147

Email:

sarah.dougherty@newberry.edu
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Christina McCartha

Christina McCartha

Foundations and Grants Officer

Office: Science & Math Building 317

Office Phone: 803.321.5260

Email:

christina.mccartha@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of Advancement

Degrees:

Postdoctoral Research Associate Chemistry, Emory University, 1992-1996

Ph.D., Chemistry, Emory University, 1992

B.S., Chemistry, University of South Carolina, 1984

Bio:

In fall 2020, after teaching chemistry since her arrival at Newberry College in 2002, Dr. Christina McCartha transitioned to her current role in Institutional Advancement.

 

As professor of chemistry, McCartha served as the faculty advisor for transfer students and for the College's chapter of the American Chemical Society. She worked with students to develop labratories for integration into the chemistry curriculum. As a precursor to her current role, she also served as departmental grant writer and principal investigator on a National Science Foundation (NSF) Noyce grant award.

 

As an undergraduate at the University of South Carolina, McCartha worked on synthesis of fluorinated camphor derivatives under the direction of Dr. John Dawson. As a graduate student, McCartha synthesized polyoxometalates and characterized them by X-ray crystallography and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy. She also investigated the catalytic activity and antiviral activity of polyoxometalates at Emory University under the direction of Dr. Craig Hill.

 

McCartha is a 2007 recipient of the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities' Excellence in Teaching Award; an inductee into the Who's Who Among America's Teachers; a 1989 recipient of the Emory University Women's Club Research Award; a 1984 recipient of the American Institute of Chemists' Outstanding Chemistry Undergraduate Award; and a recipient of numerous research and development grants.

 

McCartha is a member of Chapin Baptist Church and has four children: Crystal, Shannon, Jesse, and Grace.

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Jim Hale

Jim Hale

Associate Development Officer

Office: Holland Hall Second Floor

Office Phone: 803-321-5141

Email:

jim.hale@newberry.edu
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Allan Dunphy

Allan Dunphy

Assistant Professor, Respiratory Therapy

Office: Keller Hall

Office Phone: 803.321.5220

Email:

allan.dunphy@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Sciences and Mathematics

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Jeff Handman

Jeff Handman

Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach

Office Phone: 803.321.5301

Email:

jeff.handman@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Athletics

Degrees:

B.A., Lincoln Memorial University

Bio:

Handman, a former Lacrosse player at Lincoln Memorial, is set to bring new coaching experience to the program. His primary focus is defense and working specifically with goalkeepers although he is skilled in coaching both sides of the ball. 

As former assistant coach at West Florida, Handman helped lead the team to an impressive 26-1 record. He specialized with the goalies and defense, helping his team win four championships. Handman went on to coach for Team 91 club team, which has allowed him to gain familiarity with players across the country who have interests in playing at the next level. This allowed for him to build a strong recruiting network in both Florida and North Carolina. 

Handman was also assistant coach at Barton College. In which he was responsible for recruiting, player development, scouting, film breakdown and many other tools which he plans on bringing to the program. At Barton he helped lead the team to conference playoffs as a first year program. 
 

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Ivy  Rice

Ivy Rice

Institutional Advancement Administrative Coordinator

Office: Holland Hall, Upper Central Wing

Office Phone: 803.321.5363

Email:

ivy.rice@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of Advancement

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Whitney Merinar

Whitney Merinar

Registrar

Office: Holland Hall

Office Phone: 803.321.5125

Email:

whitney,merinar@newberry.edu
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Jody A. Thompson

Jody A. Thompson

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Office: LMC 317

Office Phone: 803.321.5221

Email:

jody.thompson@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Degrees:

Ph.D., Applied Experimental Psychology, Central Michigan University, 2017

MS, Experimental Psychology, Jacksonville State University, 2010 

BA, Psychology, University of Alabama, 2008

Bio:

Dr. Thompson is received his Bachelor of Arts in psychology at the University of Alabama in 2008. He received his Masters of Science in 2010 from Jacksonville State University with a concentration in experimental psychology. He also studied applied behavior analysis while there. Dr. Thompson then received his Ph.D. in applied experimental psychology with an emphasis in social psychology from Central Michigan University in 2017. His dissertation focused on brand priming and the effects of a short mindfulness meditation on brand priming. He also conducted research on cooperative behavior, relational aggression from reality television compared to physical aggression in scripted television, and risky behavior. 

Before coming to Newberry, Dr. Thompson taught at the University of South Carolina Beaufort, Ferris State University, and University of North Alabama. His current research interests involve cognitive dissonance, kin selection theory, and mindfulness.

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Sarah Frederickson

Sarah Frederickson

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Office: SCM - Room 119C

Office Phone: 803.321.5109

Email:

sarah.frederickson@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Sciences and Mathematics

Degrees:

Ph.D., University of Arkansas

M.S., Arkansas State University

B.S., University of the Ozarks

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Cole Watson

Cole Watson

Assistant Football Coach

Email:

cole.watson@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Athletics

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Fico Kondla

Fico Kondla

Assistant Baseball Coach

Email:

fredrick.kondla@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Athletics

Bio:

Fico Kondla came to Newberry prior to the 2019 season, in which he helped the Wolves win their first-ever regular season South Atlantic Conference championship. The Wolves went 41-16 (21-3 SAC), had winning streaks of 12 and 13 games, and spent eight weeks ranked inside the top 10 on their way to hosting an NCAA Regional.

Kondla helped 2019 SAC Player of the Year Danton Hyman to first team All-Region and Honorable Mention All-American honors. Hyman is one of three Wolves to ever be named a unanimous first team All-Region selection.

Kondla came to Newberry from the Morehead City in the Coastal Plain League, where he served as Marlins' top assistant coach.

Prior to that, Kondla was the head baseball coach/athletic director for SLAM! North Charter School and an assistant baseball coach for Northside Christian Academy, the Florence Red Wolves, and the South Florida Rebels.

Kondla graduated from Coker College in 2014. As a member of the baseball team, he was all-conference and all-region during his time with the team, as well as a two-time team captain.

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Ryan West

Assistant Baseball - Pitching Coach

Email:

ryan.west@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Athletics

Bio:

Ryan West came to Newberry prior to the 2019 season, one of Newberry's best in school history. West was part of a staff that helped Newberry to a 41-16 (21-3 SAC) record, winning streaks of 12 and 13 games, the school's first-ever South Atlantic Conference championship, and an NCAA Regional hosting bid for the first time. The team was also ranked in the top 10 nationally for eight weeks during the season.

West helped relief pitcher Quinton Driggers to first team All-Region and Second Team All-American honors. Driggers is one of three Wolves to ever be voted as a unanimous All-Region selection

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Justina Teale

Justina Teale

Head Cheerleading Coach

Office Phone: 803.947.2113

Email:

justina.teale@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Athletics

Degrees:

B.S., Mass Communications, Lander University,  2017 

Bio:

Teale attended Lander University in Greenwood, where she was a part of the Cheerleading team for four years and obtained several leadership positions across her campus. Prior to Lander, she attended Barnwell High School where she received All-American honors at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and London's New Year's Day Parade. 

Teale has extensive leadership skills. She served as an instructor for over 200 high school and middle school athletes for the Universal Cheerleaders Association, where she focused on mentoring and enhancing the skills of young athletes across the Southeast. Her positive attitude towards guiding young athletes has shaped her ability to lead a team. She also has experience in coaching as head JV Coach for AC Flora High School, where she was in charge of organizing and implementing training strategies to further enhance the skills of the competitors. 

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Jason Taylor

Jason Taylor

Head Men's Basketball Coach

Office Phone: 803.321.5153

Email:

jason.taylor@newberry.edu
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Megan Nilson

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Office Phone: 803.321.5184

Email:

megan.nilson@newberry.edu
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Liz Doherty

Liz Doherty

Compliance Coordinator

Office Phone: 803.321.3321

Email:

elizabeth.doherty@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of the Director of Athletics

Degrees:

B.A., State University of New York at Geneseo,

Bio:

Liz is no stranger to Newberry, serving as an assistant coach for the field hockey team since August of 2019. In her first season, the Wolves had their best season in school history. Newberry won a school-record 13 games and earned the second seed in the South Atlantic Conference Carolinas Championship while placing six players on the All-Conference teams. The Wolves also defeated Limestone and Lindenwood for the first time in school history and defeated 10th ranked Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  

Doherty was a four-year starter on the field hockey team at the State University of New York at Geneseo, where she was named SUNYAC All-Rookie and Second Team All-Conference as a freshman. She finished her college career with 11 goals, six assists, and 11 defensive saves. After graduation, Liz served as a graduate assistant at Nichols College while pursuing her Master's Degree in Business Administration.    

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Tony Bixler

Tony Bixler

Director of Strength, Conditioning, and Sports Performance

Office: PHE

Office Phone: 803.321.5188

Email:

tony.bixler@newberry.edu

Degrees:

Tony Bixler joined the Newberry Strength and Conditioning staff in February 2019.

Before coming to Newberry, Bixler worked with the Chinese Olympic Committee in Beijing China, as the head performance coach for the 2018 World Champion Men's Rifle Team.  the World Champion rifle athletes. He prepared the athletes by designing and implementing both in-season & off-season strength and conditioning programs. Prior to that, he worked as an assistant football coach at Westwood High School in Blythewood, S.C. from 2016-2017. While there he assisted with strength and conditioning while also coaching wide receivers, and tight ends. In 2015, he worked with the football team at AC Flora High School in Columbia, S.C. He assisted with strength and conditioning program while coaching quarterbacks. 

Bixler interned with the University of South Carolina's strength and conditioning staff, working primarily with women's basketball during the 2014-15 season. His job entailed managing in-season workouts and teaching proper technique. During the spring, summer and fall of 2014, he worked at Richland Northeast High School in Columbia, S.C. as an assistant football coach. While there, he coached the wide receivers and assisted with strength and conditioning. From 2010-2013, he was an assistant football coach at Heathwood Hall Episcopal School in Columbia, S.C.. During his tenure, he co-authored the team's strength and conditioning program, also working with the quarterbacks and running backs.

Bixler also gained experience in sports performance while owning and operating Bixler Fitness.  He implemented various strength and conditioning programs that helped athletes achieve their goals. Bixler is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.  He is also a Level 1 Sports Performance Coach through USA Weightlifting.   

Bixler earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of South Carolina in 2004. He worked for the Richland County Sheriff's Department from 2004-2010, initially as a Uniform Deputy and later as a Criminal Investigator.  In 2017, he earned his Master of

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Cassie Babb

Assistant Coach for Dance

Office Phone: 803.321.3324

Email:

cassie.babb@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Athletics

Bio:

Cassie Babb joined the Newberry College Dance program in August 2019. Babb, a Newberry College graduate, was a Student Ambassador from 2015-18, earning Rookie of the Year honors in 2015 and being named Student Ambassador of the Year in 2017. She was a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma and Sigma Alpha Pi, served as President of the Social Justice Club, and was an Ally for the Campus Alliance for Respect and Diversity. She is a Greenwood native that attended Emerald High School.

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Lauren Alston

Lauren Alston

Head Dance Coach

Office Phone: 803.321.3324

Email:

lauren.alston@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Athletics

Bio:

Lauren Alston has was hired as the head coach for Newberry's Dance program in August 2019. Alston, a Columbia native, has learned from choreographers that include two Emmy Award winners, a backup dancer for Whitney Houston and Chris Brown, a principle dancer for the New York City Ballet, a choreographer for the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, Emmys, and Grammys, and a So You Think You Can Dance winner.
 
She began her professional career at age 16, touring various cities in China over the course of a month and performing over 40 shows. She has performed in several commercials and music videos and has worked extensively in choreography, directing dance studios, and judging dance competitions and conventions at the national and regional level. Collegiately, she performed as a member of the Carolina Girls while attending the University of South Carolina. Alston will lead the rebranded Dance program, which was formerly known as Scarlet Poms.
 

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Jessica Otis

Instructor of Mathematics

Office: SCM 119F

Office Phone: 803.321.5245

Email:

jessica.otis@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Sciences and Mathematics

Degrees:

M.S., Mathematics, University of South Carolina, 2019
B.S., Mathematics, University of South Carolina, 2016
 

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Annette Hunter

Annette Hunter

Assistant Professor of Teacher Education

Office: CTE 106D

Office Phone: 803.321.5603

Email:

annette.hunter@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Teacher Education

Degrees:

Ph.D., Postsecondary and Adult Education, Capella University

M.Ed., Gifted Education, Widener University

M.Ed., Special Education, Widener University

B.S. in Elementary Education, Temple University 

Bio:

Dr. Annette Hunter has been in the state of South Carolina for 29 years, and she is so blessed to have joined Newberry College as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Teacher Education. Hunter received a B.S. in elementary education from Temple University, a M.Ed. in both gifted and special education from Widener University, and a Ph.D. in postsecondary and adult education from Capella University.

Hunter's doctrine of education is not about why her students are in her classroom, but about why each subject she will teach them will play a significant part in the learning process.  This follows through with getting her students involved and letting them experience what they are learning.  She believes that through class experiments, class discussions, or any other activity that stimulates and promotes students’ cognitive ability and awareness, learning will progress. 

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Joel E. Velez

Joel E. Velez

Business Analyst & Technical Advisor for Enrollment Management

Office: Welcome Center

Office Phone: 803.947.2063

Email:

joel.velez@newberry.edu

Degrees:


B.A.Integrated Media, Digital Art, and Technology, Lake Erie College

Associate of Arts, Computer Science, University of Findlay

 

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David Sayers

David Sayers

VP Administrative Affairs / CFO

Office: Holland Hall

Office Phone: 803.321.3353

Email:

david.sayers@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of the Vice President for Administrative Affairs

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Jennifer Bickley

Jennifer Bickley

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Office: SCM 118

Office Phone: 803.321.5671

Email:

jennifer.bickley@newberry.edu

Degrees:

MSN, specialization in Nursing Education, South University, 2017

BSN, Newberry College, 2014

Bio:

Jennifer Bickley obtained her BSN from Newberry College in 2014 and her MSN from South University in 2017. She earned her graduate degree from South University with a specialization in nursing education. Though not currently enrolled, she would like to continue her knowledge in nursing education in an accredited doctoral program within the next 2 years. Before becoming a full-time faculty member at Newberry College in the spring of 2019, Jennifer served as an adjunct instructor for the Fundamentals course at Newberry College in the fall of 2018. Jennifer also taught clinicals for Fundamentals and Medical-Surgical courses at Newberry College and the University of South Carolina from the years 2016-2018. Jennifer has worked as a Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse at Lexington Medical Center since 2014 and has served as a unit preceptor while employed in this role. She holds Medical-Surgical certification through the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board and Basic Life Support Certification through the American Heart Association. Jennifer’s professional goal is to serve as a nurse educator who positively influences the nursing profession by holistically stimulating nursing students and nursing education.

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Susan Ludwick

Susan Ludwick

Chair, Department of Nursing

Office: SCM 125

Office Phone: 803.321.5104

Email:

susan.ludwick@newberry.edu

Bio:

Dr. Susan Ludwick, DNP, MSN, RN (Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Nursing) is originally from Kansas City, MO and grew up in Overland Park, KS. She obtained her BSN from Wichita State University in Wichita, KS; she obtained her MSN from The University of Wyoming and she received her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree (emphasizing Leadership & Public Health Nursing) from The University of Kansas in May 2017. 

Dr. Ludwick has been a Registered Nurse since 1992 and has been a Nursing Educator since 1996. Her clinical background includes working in Medical Surgical areas, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, and Community Health. She feels that nursing education is where her heart is and has been a nursing educator in several areas including Maternal Child Health, Community Health, Fundamentals, Leadership, Nursing History, and Pharmacology. 

Dr. Ludwick’s research interests emphasize vulnerable populations especially women and children living with homelessness, postpartum depression, and the emotional needs of nursing students. She has participated in podium presentations at regional and national nursing conferences. She is a member of Nurse’s Christian Fellowship, Sigma Theta Tau International, and serves as the Sub-editor of Nurse’s Christian Fellowship International on-line journal. She and her husband have three children.

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Jenny Lindler

Jenny Lindler

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Office: SCM 119G

Office Phone: 803.321.5630

Email:

jenny.lindler@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Nursing

Degrees:

DNP, American Sentinel University (2020)

MSN, South University (2016)

BSN, Newberry College (2011)

Bio:

Dr. Jenny Lindler's professional goal has always been to become a nurse educator who empowers students to become the best nurse they can be, contribute to nursing research and help in shaping the future of nursing.

 

Lindler has served as a clinical instructor and adjunct faculty for Newberry College since 2016, joining the College's full-time faculty in 2017. She also previously worked as a nurse educator at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina.

 

Lindler is a practicing Registered Nurse with experience in several areas, including cardiac telemetry, medical-surgical, oncology, geriatrics, and family practice. She is nationally certified as a medical-surgical nurse. She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

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Alexis Carrillo

Alexis Carrillo

Assistant Women's Soccer Coach, Goalkeeper Coach/Assistant Director of Game Operations

Office: O.L. Casey

Email:

alexis.carrillo@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of the Director of Athletics

Bio:

Alexis Corrillo graduated from Newberry in 2016 before joining the coaching staff. She is responsible for training Newberry's goalkeepers. She also currently coaches at Mid Carolina HS.

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Brian Woods

Brian Woods

AP Coordinator

Office: Holland Hall, First Floor

Office Phone: 803.321.5106

Email:

b.woods@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of Administrative Affairs, Office of the Vice President for Administrative Affairs

Degrees:

B.S., Accounting, Newberry College, 2018

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Sara Turner

Accounting Coordinator

Office: Holland Hall, room 103

Office Phone: 803.321.5103

Email:

sara.turner@newberry.edu

Department:
Office of Administrative Affairs

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Joanna Tremble

Joanna Tremble

Assistant Professor of Physical Education

Office: Center for Teacher Education, room 106F

Email:

joanna.tremble@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Sport Professions

Degrees:

M.A., Physical Education, University of South Florida, 2012

B.S., Business Administration and Sport Management, Aquinas College (MI), 2009

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Cynthia Eshleman

Cynthia Eshleman

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Office: McClurg 202A

Email:

cynthia.eshleman@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Degrees:

M.S., West Chester University, 2005

J.D., NC Central University School of Law, 2002

B.S., Appalachian State University, 1999
 

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Lindsy Boateng

Lindsy Boateng

Assistant Professor of Biology

Office: SCM Room 211

Email:

lindsy.boateng@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Sciences and Mathematics

Degrees:

Ph. D., Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015

M.S., Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin, La-Crosse, 2009

B.S., Environmental Biology, University of Wisconsin, La-Crosse, 2005

Bio:

Dr. Lindsy Boateng performed her Ph.D. work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and focused on cancer cell invasion research. Her research interests were focused on how proteins of the cell alter their behaviors in cancer and cancer-like cells in order to invade through tissues and migrate to new sites. Specifically, she studied actin-binding proteins and their role in cell structures termed "invadosomes" that secrete degrading enzymes into the surrounding environment. Such mechanisms enable cancer cells to metastasize and make cancers difficult to treat. After this work, Dr. Boateng performed some preliminary research in C. elegans to study cell migration in a live model organism during its embryonic development. 

 

Dr. Boateng came to Newberry College with teaching experiences both as a graduate student instructor of introductory Biology courses and labs, as well as an adjunct professor of Biology and Earth Science courses. Currently she enjoys teaching in her specialties of Genetics and Cell Biology at Newberry. It is Dr. Boateng's passion to see students thrive regardless of academic or personal challenges and develop scientific skills that will empower each student in their career pursuits. 

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Jared Woolstenhulme

Jared Woolstenhulme

Assistant Professor of Teacher Education

Office: CTE 106B

Office Phone: 803.321.5202

Email:

jared.woolstenhulme@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Teacher Education

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John Yates

John Yates

Trustee Emeritus

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John VanDuys

Trustee Emeritus

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Lenna C. Young '77

Lenna C. Young '77

Secretary

Office: Gilbert, SC

Degrees:

Ph.D., Clemson University

M.Ed., University of Central Florida-Orlando

B.A., Guidance and Counseling - Newberry College

Bio:

Dr. Lenna C. Young is a retired higher education leader and educator. She most recently served as Vice-President of Academic Affairs at Greenville Technical College, retiring from that position in December 2017. As a seasoned leader in educational settings, Dr. Young has long championed quality education through teaching excellence. She arrived at Greenville Technical College in August 2009 where she first served as Dean of Business and Public Service, focusing on supporting faculty to offer innovative teaching practices and service to students and leading academics to offer world-class status career and technical education.

 

Prior to her career in higher education, Dr. Young followed her military spouse for nearly 25 years across the U.S. and Europe. During that time, she began her federal civilian service career leading military children and youth programming for moer than 10 years as a program director or curriculum and training specialist. Her federal civilian service also included four years as a budget analyst for U. S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) research and development and procurement accounts. While serving at SOCOM, Dr. Young was nominated as one of a limited number of civilians to complete the Air Force’s Squadron Officer Leadership School. During her service in federal civilian service, Dr. Young was selected as a recipient of the Army Special Act Award and the Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Medal.

 

Upon returning to South Carolina, Dr. Young began teaching in the Early Childhood Development (ECD) Program at Tri-County Technical College in Pendleton, SC, as an adjunct faculty member. At the same time, she began her doctoral studies at Clemson University where she also taught as a graduate teaching assistant and worked as a graduate research assistant. Dr. Young later accepted the position as ECD Program Coordinator at Tri-County Technical College and began the program’s self-study for the National Association for the Education of Young Children Associate Degree Accreditation resulting in the program being one of the first 30 in the nation to receive accreditation. Dr. Young was later appointed as the Department Head for Public Services.

 

Dr. Young’s community involvement prior to her return to South Carolina included service on the Board of Directors for the Gulf Coast Women’s Center for Non-Violence and the Board of Directors of the Biloxi (Mississippi) Chamber of Commerce where she assisted in initiating military welcome dinners and orientations to integrate military members into the community. While living in Greenville, Dr. Young’s service included:  Academic Members Council, University Center of Greenville; Furman University Undergraduate Evening Studies Advisory Council; Greenville Hospital System MedEx Academy Advisory Board; and Greenville Chamber of Commerce Education Committee.

 

A native South Carolinian, Dr. Young earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology / Guidance and Counseling from Newberry College, Newberry, South Carolina, and a Master of Education from the University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida. She completed her doctoral studies at Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, with research focused on the selection and effects of professional development on teaching quality. Dr. Young and her husband, Colonel (Retired) Lance S. Young, reside in Gilbert, SC. 

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Joel Carter

Joel Carter

ELCA South Carolina Synod Representative

Office: West Columbia, SC

Degrees:

B.S., Architecture -- Clemson University

B.S., Building, Construction and Management - Clemson University

Bio:

Joel M. Carter graduated from Brookland-Cayce High School in Cayce, S.C., in 1978. He continued his education at Clemson University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Architecture in 1982; a Bachelor of Science degree in Building, Construction and Management in 1983; and an Overseas Study in Genoa, Italy through the College of Architecture in 1983.

 

Carter’s 23 years of architectural experience includes expertise in design, construction documents and job observation on all types of corporate, educational and church building facilities; as well as managing a staff of 16 architects, CAD technicians, designers and administrative personnel. Carter has been a Registered Architect in the state of South Carolina since 1990, and a principal of Jumper Carter Sease Architects, formerly Drafts & Jumper Architects, since 1991. His professional organizations include: American Institute of Architects Committee on Architecture for Education, AIA SC Board of Directors, 2002 - 2005; and AIA/AGC Joint Cooperative Committee, 1998 – present; former chairman 1999 – 2003.

 

In the community, he has been involved with the Cayce-West Columbia Lions Club, 1985 – present; Lexington Chamber of Commerce; Saint Stephen Lutheran Church - Church Council Member, 1997 – 2000; Speakers’ Bureau for 2004 Bond Referendum – Lexington School District One; Task Force for Facilities Nomenclature, 2003 - Lexington School District One; and Lexington County Board of Adjusters, 2005 - present.

 

Carter enjoys sailing, fishing, hunting and traveling. He is a dedicated Newberry College and Clemson football fan. He is married to Dee H. Carter, MD, formerly of Rock Hill, S.C. They have one son, Tyler, who is a graduate of Newberry College.

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Marcus Johnson

Marcus Johnson

Science Lab Manager

Office: SCM- Room 321A

Office Phone: 803.321.5261

Email:

marcus.johnson@newberry.edu

Degrees:

M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008

B.S., North Carolina State University, 2005

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Nick Cotter

Nick Cotter

Head Coach, Men's Lacrosse

Office: Center for Teacher Education, Room 122A

Office Phone: 803.321.5301

Email:

nick.cotter@newberry.edu
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Zach Edmunds

Zach Edmunds

Assistant Football Coach, Tight Ends

Office: Physical Education Complex, Room 206

Email:

zach.edmunds@newberry.edu
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Todd Varn

Todd Varn

Offensive Coordinator/ Quarterbacks

Office: Physical Educations Complex, Room 206

Office Phone: 803.321.5143

Email:

todd.varn@newberry.edu

Department:
Department of Athletics

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Neil Ehlers

Associate Athletic Trainer

Office: McLean

Office Phone: 803.321.5170

Email:

neil.ehlers@prismahealth.org

Department:
Department of Athletics

Degrees:

M.S., Athletic Training, West Virginia University, 2017

B.S., Athletic Training, University of Connecticut, 2014

Bio:

Ehlers' received his master's degree in athletic training from West Virginia University in 2017. During his time at WVU, Ehlers was the sole athletic trainer for Fairmont High School where he covered roughly 350 athletes.

He has also completed internships with Sacred Heart University and the New York Giants.

Ehlers is from Fairfield, Conn. and received his bachelor's degree in athletic training from the University of Connecticut in 2014.

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Casey Petrusic

Assistant Director of Compliance

Office: O.L. Casey

Office Phone: 803.947.2103

Email:

casey.petrusic

Department:
Office of the Director of Athletics

Casey Petrusic
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