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Academic Advising--Dual Enrollment (HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY)

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Career Technical Advising--AUTOBODY Repairs

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Academic Advising--General Studies (UNDECLARED)

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Arts and Humanities (Art, Music, Theater) ADVISING

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Academic Advising--Business, Economics, Accounting, OAD

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Academic Advising--Languages and Literature (English)

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Academic Advising--Mathematics & Engineering

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Academic Advising--Pre-Nursing (RN & LPN)

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Health Professions Advising--Nursing (RN & LPN)

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Health Professions Advising--Dental Assistant

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Health Professions Advising--Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS)

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Health Professions Advising--EMS (Emergency Medical Services)

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Career Technical Advising--UNDECLARED

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Career Technical Advising--Automotive Programs (Toyota, Ford, GM, Mercedes) and Automotive Mechanics, Autobody Repair

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Career Technical Advising--Barbering or Cosmetology

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Career Technical Advising--Construction Careers ( Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Plumbing, Building Construction)

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Career Technical Advising--Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management

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Career Technical Advising--Diesel Truck or Heavy Truck

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Career Technical Advising--Drafting & Design or Commercial Arts

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Career Technical Advising--Electrical and Electronics

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Career Technical Advising--Industrial Maintenance, Machine Tool or Mechatronics

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Career Technical Advising--Manufacturing, Engineering or Robotics

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Career Technical Advising--Welding

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Advisor Akilih Haley, College and Career Transfer Services Coordinator & Undeclared Majors Advisor

Ms. Akilih Haley is the Career and College Transfer Services Coordinator with over 15+ years of field experience. She advises all Undeclared majors at the college.

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Advisor Dr. Renay B. Herndon

Dr. Renay Herndon is the ADA Director and Counselor. She is a exemplary professional with over 30+ years experience. She advises New Students & ADA Students.

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Advisor Janine M. Jones, Counselor and ADA Specialist and New Student Advisor

Mrs. Janine McCoy Jones is an experienced Counselor and Testing Coordinator with a wealth of experience and knowledge. She advises new students at the college.

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Advisor Keisha Lewis, Counselor and New Student Advisor

Keisha Lewis is a specialized student counselor with a wealth of experience. She also advises new students.

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Advisor Kimberly Moore, Counselor and New Student Advisor

Mrs. Kimberly Moore is a Student Services Specialist and Counselor. She advises new students entering the college.

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Advisor LaSharon Harris, Student Support Services & TRIO Advisor and Undeclared General Studies

Ms. LaSharon Harris has a wealth of experience in Student Support Services area. She currently serves as the Bessemer Director for those services. She advises Undeclared General Studies (non-science related) majors.

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Advisor LaTasha Nix, Student Support Services Director & New Student Advisor

Ms. Latasha Nix is the Student Support Services Director for the Birmingham campus and has a wealth of experience and expertise. She also advises new students.

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Advisor Lesley D. Harper, Persistence Counselor & SPACE Center Director and New Student Advisor

Mrs. Lesley Harper is the SPACE Director and Student Persistence Counselor. She has a wealth of experience and advises new students entering the college.

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Advisor Nkenge Hudson, SSS Counselor and Specialist & New Student Advisor

Nkenge Hudson is a highly experienced Student Services Specialist. She has a wealth of experience and over 20+ years of expertise in her field. She advises new students.

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Barry Allen, Welding Instructor and Advisor

Mr. Barry Allen is a certified welder with over 20+ years of experience. He advises Welding students.

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Blake Lewis, Head Baseball Coach and PE Instructor & Advisor

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Carlos Morris

Mr. Carlos Morris is an experienced Psychology instructor with a wealth of knowledge and over 20+ years of professional experience in the field. He advises Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, History, Criminal Justice, Pre-Nursing and Undeclared majors.

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Carlton Rice, Athletic Director and PE Instructor

Mr. Carlton Rice is Lawson's Athletic Director and is also a Physical Education instructor. He is a highly proficient instructor with years of professional experience in the field. He advises Physical Education, Health and Criminal Justice majors.

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Cedric Burden, English Instructor and Advisor

Mr. Cedric Burden is an English instructor. He has a wealth of professional knowledge in English and over 20+ years of experience in the field. He is an advisor for English, English Language Arts, General Studies and Undeclared majors.

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Chef Adam Elliott, Certified Executive Chef and Culinary Arts Instructor & Advisor

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Darryl Row, Autobody Advisor

Darryl Rowe, Autobody Instructor

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Dr. Alice Tyler Milton, Associate Dean of Business & Information Technologies

Dr. Alice Tyler Milton is the Associate Dean of Business and Information Technologies. She has 30+ years of experience in the field of Business and Information Technologies. She is also an expert in the area of small business management and entrepreneurship. She advises all Business, Computer Science, Office Administration and Accounting majors.

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Dr. Ann Guy, Early Childhood Education Instructor and Advisor

Dr. Ann Guy is a superb and experienced Early Childhood Education instructor with a wealth of knowledge and over 20+ years of professional experience in the field. She advises Education and Early Childhood Education majors.

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Dr. Ann Swanberg, General Studies and College Transfer Majors

Dr. Ann Swanberg, General Studies and College Transfer Majors

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Dr. Charmaine Rodgers, Nursing Instructor & Pre-Nursing and Nursing Advisor

Dr. Charmaine Rodgers is a licensed nurse with a wealth of experience in the Nursing profession and over 15+ years of field and teaching experience combined. She advises Pre-Nursing and Nursing students.

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Dr. JoLynne Clayton, Nursing Instructor & Advisor

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Dr. Karl Pruitt, Assoc. Dean of College Transfer Programs & Pre-Nursing and General Studies Advisor

Dr. Karl Pruitt has over 20+ years of experience. He is the Associate Dean of College Transfer Programs and is an expert in his field. He can advise all majors within College Transfer, particularly those students seeking advisement in science, mathematics, Nursing, Pre-Nursing and mathematics.

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Dr. Katrina Swain, Dept. Chair, Nursing (PN & LPN) & Advisor

Dr. Katrina Swain has extensive professional experience in the area of Nursing (and Health Professions in general). She is the Department Chair of Health Professions and advises all Pre-Nursing and Nursing students.

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Dr. Mary Smith Ellison, Biology Instructor and Pre-Nursing, Pre-Med, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physical Therapy Advisor

Dr. Mary Smith Ellison, is a experienced Biology Instructor with over 15+years experience. She advises Pre-Nursing, Pre-Med, Pre-Pharmacy, and Pre-Physical Therapy majors.

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Dr. Nadejda Lopatina, Biology Instructor & Advisor

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Dr. Rhonda Branch, Spanish Instructor & General Studies Advisor

Dr. Rhonda Branch is an experienced Spanish instructor. She has over 18+ years of experience in the field and is an expert in the area. She advises General Studies students majoring in Foreign Language, English, Art and Music.

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Dr. Shelia Marable, Assoc. Dean, Health Professions (Nursing, DMS, EMS, Dental) & Advisor

Dr. Shelia Marable has over 30+ years of Health Professions experience in the area. She serves as the Associate Dean of Health Professions and advises all Nursing, Pre-Nursing, EMS, DMS and Dental students. She is also versed in advising Dual Enrollment students interested in this area of study.

Dr. Sherri Davis, Academic Dean. College Transfer and General Studies & Pre-Nursing Advisor

Dr. Sherri Davis is the Academic Dean at the College. She oversees all General Education and College Transfer Programs, including Health Professions. She has over 20+ years of professional experience in General Education and can advise all majors within the College Transfer Division (regardless of area of study). She is also versed in advising Pre-Nursing students and Undeclared majors as well.

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Dr. Stephen Monti, English Instructor and FAME Director

Dr. Stephen Monti has a Ph.D. in English is a highly proficient English instructor and advisor with over 20+ years of professional experience in the field. He advises English, General Studies and Undeclared students.

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Dr. Theresa Ray Connell--Dental Asst. Director and Advisor

Dr. Theresa Ray-Connell has extensive professional experience in the area of Dental and Dental Assisting. She is the Director of that program and advises all Dental Assistant students. She is also versed in advising Dual Enrollment students interested in this area of study.

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Dr. Tracey Wilson, Dept. Chair Natural Sciences & Advisor for Science, Engineering, Health/PE and Pre-Nursing

Dr. Tracey Wilson has extensive professional experience in the area of Biology. She is the Department Chair of Natural Sciences and advises Biology, Chemistry, Physical Science (and all other science majors). She also advise Pre-Nursing and Engineering majors as well. Dr. Wilson is also versed in advising Dual Enrollment students interested in this area of study.

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Dr. Wynell K. Gilbert

Ms. Wynell Gilbert is a Biology instructor with a wealth of science and field experience. She advises all Science majors and Pre-Nursing students.

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Ed Higginbotham, English Instructor and Advisor

Ed Higginbotham is a superb English instructor with a wealth of knowledge. He has over 20+ year of experience and advises English, General Studies and Arts/Humanities majors.

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Eric Agee, Dept. Chair, Physical Education & Health, Advisor

Eric Agee is the Department Chairperson of Health and Physical Education. He can advise all PE majors, Health and Wellness and science students.

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Hank Wade

Hank Wade advises Drafting and Design and Commercial Arts major.

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Hoyt E. Sanders, ILT/ELT Electronics Instructor and Advisor

Hoyt Sanders is a state of Alabama certified Master electrician. He has over 20+ years of Career Technical experience and serves as Electronics instructor at the college. He is versed in both ILT and MET. He is versed as aspects of the Electronics field from Industrial Electronics to Electrical Technology and more. He advises Electrical, Electronics, Industrial Maintenance, Mechatronics, Manufacturing and Robotics.

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Isadore Gardner, Certified Plumbing Instructor and Advisor

Mr. Isadore Gardner is an experienced Plumbing instructor with over 20+ years of professional experience in the field. He advises Plumbing students.

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Jamie Landers, Psychology Instructor and Advisor

Jamie Landers is an experienced Psychology instructor with a wealth of knowledge and over 15+ years of professional experience in the field. He advises Psychology, Social Work and Sociology majors.

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Licia W. Williamson, Nursing Instructor & Advisor

Ms. Licia Williamson is a Level 1 Nursing Instructor and Coordinator. She is a licensed Nurse with a wealth of practical and clinical experience. She has over 40+ years of experience in the field of nursing. She advises Pre-Nursing and Nursing students.

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Mr. Alan Halbert, Ford ASSET Instructor & Advisor

Mr. Alan Halbert is a senior Ford Master Technician and Instructor. He advises Ford ASSET students.

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Mr. Alan Lamb, Automotive TOYOTA Instructor & Advisor

Mr. Alan Lamb is an experienced Toyota Automotive Specialist. He has over 15+ years of experience in the field and is an expert in the area. He advises Toyota Automotive Mechanic students.

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Mr. Alga Gatson, Autobody Instructor & Advisor

Mr. Alga Gaston is a Master Autobody instructor and is ASE certified. He is an experienced and professional Autobody Instructor with over 20+ years of field experience. He advises Autobody students.

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Mr. Brian Moore, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Instructor & Advisor

Mr. Brian Moore is a certified Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Master Technician with over 20+ years of field experience. He advises ACR and MAR students.

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Mr. Clay Harbour, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Instructor and Advisor

Clay Harbour, has a wealth of experience in the Air Conditioning & Refrigeration field. He is both an Instructor and Advisor in that area and can assist if you are Career Technical student who is undeclared, but thinking about Air Conditioning and Refrigeration.

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Mr. Curtis Stott Cartis, Business Instructor and Coach

Coach Curtis S. Carter is a Business instruction with over 20+ years of professional experience. He is a professional advisor and can assist all Business majors and Office Administration majors. He also serves as Coach at Lawson State and can advise PE majors as well.

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Mr. James Todd Berry, General Motors (GM) Instructor and Advisor

Mr. James Todd Berry is General Motors (GM) auto-mechanic specialist with over 20+ years of experience in the field. He is advises GM students.

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Mr. Jeff Nelson, Automotive Instructor and Advisor

Mr. Jeff Nelson is an experienced Automotive Specialist. He has over 15+ years of experience in the field and is an expert in the area. He advises all Automotive students.

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Mr. John Harris, Ford ASSET Instructor and Advisor

Mr. John Harris is an experienced Ford ASSET Automotive Specialist. He has over 20+ years of experience in the field and is an expert in the area. He advises Ford ASSET Automotive students.

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Mr. Kelvin King, English Instructor and Advisor

Mr. Kelvin King is an English instructor and published author. He has over 15+ years of experience and advises English and Arts & Humanities majors.

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Mr. Matthew West, History and Sociology Instructor and Advsior

Mr. Matthew West is an experienced History and Sociology instructor with a wealth of knowledge in the field. He advises Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, History and Undeclared majors.

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Mr. Michael Scott Kelley, Computer Science Instructor & Advisor

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Mr. Norris Watkins, Business Instructor and Advisor

With over 15 years as a college instructor and 20 years combined in both corporate and federal government industries, Mr. Watkins advises students both professionally and academically who are majoring in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Management and Business.

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Mr. Roosevelt Williams, Commercial Arts Instructor and Advisor

Mr. Roosevelt Williams is a talented artist with a wealth of experience (over 20+ years) in the Commercial Arts field. He advises Commercial Arts majors.

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Mr. Shelly Millender III, English Instructor & Advisor

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Mr. Weymon Holloway, Mathematics Instructor and Mathematics, Engineering and Science Advisor

Mr. Weymon Holloway is an outstanding Mathematics instructor with over 20+ years of Engineering and and teaching experience combined. He teaches all levels of college mathematics and advises Mathematics, Engineering, Science and Honors College Students majoring in Mathematics or Science related disciplines.

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Mrs. Darlene Martin, Mathematics Instructor and Mathematics, Pre-Nursing and General Studies Advisor

Mrs. Darlene Martin is a superb Mathematics instructor with over 20+ years of teaching experience. She teaches all levels of college mathematics and advises Mathematics, Pre-Nursing and General Education students.

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Mrs. Kathleen Warner, Diagnostic Medical Sonography Instructor & Advisor

Mrs. Kathleen Warner is the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Instructor and advisor. She has a wealth of experience in the field and advises DMS majors.

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Mrs. Lanette Blankenship, Art Instructor & Advisor

Mrs. Lanette Blankenship is a talented artist and art instructor. She advise art majors and Humanities students.

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Mrs. Laura Rinsky, Clinary Arts Instructor and Advisor

Mrs. Laura Rinsky is a highly talented Culinary Arts instructor with over 15+ years of experience in the field. She advises Culinary Arts students.

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Mrs. Naila Jaraysi

Mrs. Nailya Jaraysi is Mathematics Instructor and has over 20+ years of experience and is an expert in his field. She can advise mathematics, biology, physics, engineering, all other related science majors.

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Mrs. Sandra O. Hall, English Instructor and General Studies Advisor

Mrs. Sandra O. Hall is an experienced English and Orientation instructor with over 20+ years of professional experience in the field. She advises General Studies and English majors.

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Mrs. Shelby Hayes

Mrs. Shelby Hayes has extensive professional experience in the area of Nursing (and Health Professions in general). She has over 20+ years of field and teaching experience combined. She advises all Pre-Nursing and Nursing students.

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Mrs. Sherlita Denson, Business Instructor and Advisor

Ms. Sherlita Denson is an experienced Business instructor with over 15+ year of professional expertise. She advises all Business majors and Office Administration students.

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Ms. Adrienne Burroughs, Nursing Instructor and Advisor

Ms. Adrienne Burroughs is a certified professional nurse with over 20+ years of field experience. She advises pre-nursing and nursing students.

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Ms. Aisha B. Lewis, Mathematics Instructor and Mathematics, Pre-Engineering, and Pre-Nursing Advisor

Ms. Aisha B. Lewis is a superb Mathematics instructor with over 18+ years of teaching experience. She teaches all levels of college mathematics and advises Mathematics, Engineering, and Pre-Nursing students.

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Ms. Alison Bush, Robotics Instructor and Mechatronics, Electrical, Industrial Maintenance, Manufacturing

Ms. Alison Bush is a Robotics Instructor and Mechatronics, Electrical, Industrial Maintenance, Manufacturing advisor. Ms. Bush has over 10 years of field experience and excels in the field of Manufacturing Technology.

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Ms. Bessie Shelton, Music Instructor and Advisor

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Ms. Bethany Gwin, Computer Science & Business Advisor

Ms. Bethany Gwin is an experienced Computer Science instructor with years of professional experience in the field. She advises Computer Science students and general Business students as well.

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Ms. Dorothy Bizzell, Nursing Instructor and Pre-Nursing & Nursing Advisor

Dr. Dorothy Bizzell is a certified professional nurse with over 20+ years of field experience. She advises pre-nursing and nursing students.

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Ms. Kirsten Green, Criminal Justice Instructor and Advsor

Ms Kirsten Green has a wealth of knowledge in the Criminal Justice field and is a highly capable instructor and advisor. She advises Criminal Justice, Pre-Law and Undeclared General Studies majors.

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Ms. Rachel Morgan, Media Production (Radio/TV) Instructor and Advisor

Ms. Rachel Morgan has a wealth of experience in the Radio and Television field. She teaches Media Production (Radio and Television) and advises students pursuing this major as well.

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Ms. Sherlita Denson, Business Instructor & Advisor

Ms. Sherlita Denson is an experienced Business instructor with over 15+ year of professional expertise. She advises all Business majors and Office Administration students.

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Ms. Stephanie Henry, Business Instructor & Advisor

Ms. Stephanie Henry is a Business Instructor and has a wealth of professional experience spanning over 15+ years. Ms. Henry advises students in Business (all majors) and Office Administration.

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Ms. Toya Howard, Psychology Instructor and Psychology, Sociology and Undeclared Advisor

Ms. Toya Howard is an experienced Psychology instructor with a wealth of knowledge and over 10+ years of professional experience in the field. She advises Psychology, Sociology and Undeclared majors.

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Ms. Vyavukka Masimasi, Department Chairperson, English and Languages

Ms. Vyavukka Masimasi is the Department Chairperson for the Languages and Literature Department. She has a wealth of professional knowledge in English and over 20+ years of experience in the field. She is an advisor for English, Foreign Languages, English Language Arts, General Studies and Undeclared majors.

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Nancy Wilson, Assist. Dean, CTE Programs (All) & Advisor

Nancy Wilson has over 25+ years of Career Technical experience as serves the Asst. Dean of Career Technical Programs at the College. She is versed in all matters of technical education and can advise in all technical areas.

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Nomsa G. Moyo

Ms. Nomsa Moyo has extensive professional experience in the area of Nursing (and Health Professions in general). She has over 20+ years of field and teaching experience combined. She advises all Pre-Nursing and Nursing students.

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Pier Wilkerson, Dept. Chair. Service Careers (Barbering & Cosmetology and RTV)

Pier Wilkerson has extensive professional experience in the area of Barbering and Cosmetology. She is the Department Chairperson of Service Careers and advises all Barbering and Cosmetology majors. She is also versed in advising Dual Enrollment students interested in this area of study.

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Rand Armbrester, Dept. Chair of Business & Accounting, Economics & Business Advisor

Rand Armbrester has extensive professional experience in the area of Business, Accounting and Economics. He is the Department Chairperson of Business and Information Technologies and advises all Business and Business related majors. He is also versed in advising Dual Enrollment students interested in this area of study.

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Rebecca Duncan--Dept. Chair, Art, Music Theater, Speech & Humanities--Advisor

Rebecca Duncan is the Department Chairperson of Arts and Humanities majors. She is an English instructor and has extensive professional experience in the Arts. She is versed in advising art, music, theater, English, and General Studies students.

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Rich Raymond, Dept. Chair Manufacturing, Electronics, Electrical, Drafting, Welding, Mechatronics, Industrial Maintenance, & Machine Tool. (Advisor)

Rich Raymond has over 20+ years of experience in technical education. He is the Department Chair Manufacturing, Electronics, Electrical, Drafting, Welding, Mechatronics, Industrial Maintenance, & Machine Tool, and can advise in all areas. He can also assist Dual Enrollment students interested in these programs.

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Robert Jackson, EMS Director and Advisor

Robert Jackson has extensive professional experience in the area of EMS--Emergency Medical Services. He is the Director of that program and advises all EMS students. He is also versed in advising Dual Enrollment students interested in this area of study.

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Tamera F. Mays, Nursing Instructor and Advisor

Tamera Mays is a Licensed nursing with wealth of experience in the field. She advises Pre-Nursing and Nursing majors.

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Tom Berryman--Director of the Automotive Center & Advisor

Tom Berryman has extensive professional experience (over 20+ years) in the area of Automotive mechanics. He is the Director of the college Automotive Center of Excellent and advises all Automotive Ford, GM, Toyota and Mercedes students. He is also versed in advising Dual Enrollment students interested in this area of study.

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Willie LyBrand, GM Automotive Advisor and Undeclared CTE Majors

Willie Lybrand is a GM Automotive Instructor