Foundations and Grants Officer
Office: Holland Hall, 2nd Floor - Middle Wing
Office Phone: 803.321.5260
Department: Office of Advancement
Postdoctoral Research Associate Chemistry, Emory University, 1992-1996
Ph.D., Chemistry, Emory University, 1992
B.S., Chemistry, University of South Carolina, 1984
From 2002-2020, Dr. McCartha served as chemistry faculty and faculty advisor for Newberry College Chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS). During this time while teaching, she received $2.2 million dollars in grant awards.
In 2021, she transitioned from faculty to Newberry College grant writer to identify potential grant funds for college needs, work with faculty and staff to draft competitive proposals, and set-up college procedures for grant awards.
She is a member of Chapin Baptist Church and has four grown children: Crystal, Shannon, Jesse and Grace.