Morris College begins the 2019-2020 academic year with 14 new employees. The four-year liberal arts institutions has employed three new faculty members and more than ten staff members.
The group includes many of alumni. They are:
Andrew C. Little '11: Mr. Little received his degree in elementary education from Morris College in 2011. He continued his academic career at Columbia College where he received his M. Ed. master of higher education. He worked as a fifth-grade teacher in both Sumter School District and Lee County School District before being employed as an Enrollment Coordinator at Troy University. Little now serves as the Interim Director of Enrollment Management and Records at Morris College.
Tia R. Lawson '18: Ms. Lawson received her degree in organizational management from Morris College in 2018. As a student, Lawson's only goal was to serve as an Admission Counselor for Morris College. She accomplished that goal in June 2019 after she accepted the job as an Admissions Counselor. Ms. Lawson will be working with prospective students and high school guidance counselors in the Lancaster, Chester, York, and Darlington Counties.
Adrienne V. Gibson '07: Ms. Gibson received her mathematics degree in 2007. After receiving her degree she worked in the Columbia area as a middle and high school mathematics teacher and Academic Assistance Coordinator for the South Carolina Science Academy. She has also worked as a Special Services Therapeutic Counselor in Richland District One. She now has returned to Morris College as a Supplemental Math Instructor in the Division of General Studies.
In addition to these three alumni, several other employees have joined the Hornet Family. Meet them below.
Herbert Bradley joins us as a Maintenance Assistant.
Ashleigh Brandel, data entry clerk for the Office of Enrollment Management.
Andrea Butler joined the Hornet family in February 2019 and fulfilled a new position, Communications Specialist.
Dr. Evelyn Cohens named Director of Developmental Programs.
Senthia Conyers will work as a Secretary in the Student Support Services Office.
Courtney Golding will work under the Office of Government Relations as a Computer Center Assistant.
Arnold Mathis joins us as a Maintenance Assistant.
Gene Morris joins the Hornet community as an admissions counselor and will be recruiting high school students in the Upstate area.
Dr. Kevin Richardson will serve as the Chairperson, Division of Business Administration.