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    Nov 12, 2019  
2019-20 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2019-20 Gaston College Catalog

Administration/Faculty/Staff



Gaston College Administration

Dr. Patricia Skinner, President
Dr. Dewey Dellinger, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. Silvia Patricia Rios-Husain, Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Ms. Cynthia McCrory, Vice President for Finance, Operations, and Facilities
Dr. Dennis McElhoe, Vice President for Economic and Workforce Development
Mr. Todd Baney, Chief Administrative Officer
Mr. Luke Upchurch, Interim Chief Development Officer/Executive Director-Gaston College Foundation

Gaston College Board of Trustees

Dr. Jim Watson, Board Chair
Dr. Jim Ragan, Vice Chair
Mr. Stephen Campbell, Secretary
Sheriff Alan Cloninger
Judge Craig Collins
Mr. John Dancoff
Ms. Jennifer Davis
Mr. Tom Keigher
Mr. Brad Overcash
Ms. Janie Peak
Ms. Suzanne Riley
Mr. James C. Smith
Ms. Natalie Tindol
Mr. Randy Vinson
Student Government Association, President

Gaston College Foundation Board of Directors

Mr. Steve Campbell, President
Mr. Regis Eger, Vice President
Mr. Chad Melvin, Treasurer
Ms. Cynthia McCrory, Assistant Treasurer**
Dr. Patricia Skinner, Secretary**
Mr. Greg M. Botner
Ms. M'Shel Bowen
Mr. John S. Lowery, Jr.
Ms. Judith Maloney
Ms. Elizabeth N. Sumner
Mr. Robert Tull
Dr. Jim Watson
Mr. Carl Stewart, College Attorney**
Mr. Luke Upchurch, Interim Executive Director for the Gaston College Foundation

**Serves as a non-voting member

Gaston College Faculty & Staff

A I B I C I D I E I F I G I H I I I J I K I L I M I N I O I P I Q I R I S I T I U I V I W I X I Y I Z   

Abernathy, Allison (R.N.)  2013
  Dean, Health and Human Services  
    A.D.N., Gardner-Webb University  
    B.S.N., Winston-Salem State University  
    M.S.N., D.N.P., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Adkins, Lidia 2007
  Instructor, Biology  
    D.C., Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic  
       
Albright-Jurs, Lisa 2008
  Associate Dean,Business and Information Technology/Instructor, Paralegal Technology  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill  
    J.D., Emory University School of Law  
       
Allison, Lee 2016
  Process Specialist (Fabric Formation), Textile Technology Center, Kimbrell Campus  
       
Alman, Shelly 2009
  Interim Controller  
    B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University  
       
Amico, Leonard 2019
  Industry Liaison and Curriculum Coordinator, BioNetwork Learning Solutions Ctr.  
    B.S., Buffalo State University  
    B.S., M.S., State University of New York  
       
Anthony, Rebecca  2014
  Instructor, Medical Office Administration  
    A.A., Gardner-Webb University  
    B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Phoenix  
       
Argent, Joseph 1996
  Chair/Instructor, English  
    B.A., M.A., East Carolina University  
    Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Greensboro  
       
Armstrong, Melissa M. 1991
  Chair, Science/Instructor, Chemistry  
    B.S., Davidson College  
    Ph.D., University of Tennessee  
       
Arnold, Justin 2019
  Associate Vice President for Economic and Workforce Development  
    B.S., Grand Valley State University  
    M.S., Ferris State University  
    Ph.D., Western Michigan University  
       
Attaway, Victoria 1999
  Continuing Education Registration & Records Specialist  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Ausburn, Timothy 2005
  Network Infrastructure/Server Specialist-Technology Services  
    A.A.S., Cleveland Community College  
    B.S., Limestone College  
       
Avendano, Michele 2013
  Human Resources Generalist  
    B.S., M.S., University of LaVerne  
       
Ayers, Dorothy 2017
  Instructor, Nurse Aide, Lincoln Campus  
    B.S.N., B.S., M.S.N., Lenoir Rhyne College  
       
Baney, Todd 2008
  Chief Administrative Officer  
    B.A., M.A., Queens University of Charlotte  
       
Barber, Kymme 2018
  CCP Success and Outreach Coordinator (P/T)-Educational Partnerships  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill  
    M.A., Webster University  
       
Barkley-Postell, Cortney (D.V.M.) 2015
  Instructor, Veterinary Medical Technology  
    B.S., D.V.M., North Carolina State University  
       
Barnett, Jenell 2006
  Admissions Advisor  
    B.A., Belmont Abbey College  
       
Barrett, Derek 2015
  Instructor, Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology  
    Diploma, Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Tech., Gaston College  
       
Barrett-Ray, Linda F. 1993
  Shipping/Receiving Coordinator  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Bauknight, Rita 2011
  Public Services Specialist, Library, Lincoln Campus  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Beam, Kim 2007
  Financial Aid/Scholarship Specialist  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Beaty, Billy 2001
  Preventive Maintenance Technician  
     
Beavers, Mechelle 2010
  Housekeeper  
     
Bennett, Cathy (R.N.) 2008
  Instructor, Nurse Aide, Kimbrell Campus  
    A.D.N., Gaston College  
    B.S.N., Winston-Salem State University  
    M.S.N., East Carolina University  
       
Berryhill, Leslie 2012
  Textile Microscopy Specialist/Materials Engineer,  
  Textile Technology Center, Kimbrell Campus  
    B.A., B.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Best, Leslie 2012
  Student Affairs Specialist, Registration and Records  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Bitter, Kavin 2005
  Instructor, Criminal Justice & Paralegal  
    A.A., Barton County Community College  
    B.A., Washburn University  
    M.A., Wichita State University  
       
Blake, Donna 2009
  Coordinator, Occupational and Continuing Education  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Blake, Rhonda 2012
  Lead Instructor, Esthetics, Kimbrell Campus  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Blanton, Robert A. 1969
  Chair, Social and Behavioral Sciences/Instructor, History  
    A.A., Mars Hill College  
    B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University  
       
Bochicchio, Leah 2016
  Academic Advisor  
    B.S., Clarkson University  
       
Bookout, Brian 2002
  Instructor, History/Sociology  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.A., Ed.S., Appalachian State University  
       
Boone, Dawn 2008
  Lead Housekeeper  
    A.G.E., A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Bowen, Debbie 2008
  Graphic Design Specialist, Design, Printing, and Mailroom  
    B.A., California State University-Bakersfield  
       
Bowen, Jennifer 2018
  Education Navigator-SNAP2Skills Program, Continuing Ed., Lincoln Campus  
    B.A., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Boylan, Pat 2008
  Network/PC/AV Technician, Technology Services  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force  
       
Brassell, Erin 2004
  Instructor, Early Childhood Education  
    B.S., Pennsylvania State University  
    M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh  
       
Brice, Norma 2018
  Supervisor, Payroll, Accounts Payable, and General Accounting  
    B.A., DeVry University  
    M.A., Keller Graduate School  
       
Bridges, Amy 2007
  Instructor, Biology  
    B.S., Gardner-Webb University  
    M.A., East Carolina University  
       
Bridges, Dena 2012
  Program Chair/Instructor, Medical Assisting/Phlebotomy  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Brooks, Scotty 2010
  Chair/Instructor, Civil Engineering Technology  
    B.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.B.A., Purdue University  
    Ed.S., Appalachian State University  
       
Broome, Tonia 1996
  Dean, Arts & Sciences  
    B.A., M.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Brower, Penny 2010
  Instructor, Office Administration  
    B.S., M.S., East Carolina University  
       
Brown, Deanna   2003
  Facilitator, Plant Operations  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Brown, Kelly 2016
  Process Specialist (Fabric Formation), Textile Technology Center, Kimbrell Campus  
       
Brown, Sheryl 2018
  Coordinator, Testing Center/Chief HSE Examiner  
    B.S., University of Maryland  
       
Brown-Estes, Judy 2005
  Evening Administrative Assistant/Receptionist, Bookstore Assistant, Cashier-Business Office, Kimbrell Campus and Textile Technology Center  
    A.S., Middle Georgia College  
       
Bruch, Heather 2010
  Instructor, Biology  
    B.S., St. John Fisher College  
    M.S., Tulane University  
       
Bryan, Johnnie  2010
  Housekeeper  
     
Buff, Sam 2005
  Director, Textile Technology Center, Kimbrell Campus  
    A.S., Catawba Valley Community College  
    B.S., North Carolina State University  
    M.B.A, Pfeiffer University  
       
Burgess, Barbara 1999
  Admissions Specialist/Secretary, Health and Human Services  
     
Burgin, William L., Jr. 1991
  Chair, Math, Physics, and Academic Studies/Instructor, Math  
    B.A., M.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Burleson, Marie 2015
  Instructor, Mathematics/Physics  
    B.S., Hillsdale College  
    M.S., Montana State University  
       
Burnham, Helene 2006
  Administrative Assistant/Event Planner, BioNetwork Learning Solutions Center  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Butler, Belinda 2008
  Secretary, Life Skills  
       
Bynum, Lythia 2013
  Instructor, Medical Assisting  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Canipe, Billy, Jr. 2010
  Director, Design, Printing, and Mailroom  
    B.F.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Cantrell, Sylvia  2003
  Housekeeper  
     
Capinig, Agustin  2004
  Housekeeper  
    B.S.M.E., National University, Manila  
       
Carmody, Kate 2011
  Instructor, Broadcasting Production Technology  
    B.A., Catholic University of America  
    M.J., University of Maryland  
       
Carpenter, Shamere 2013
  Lead Counselor, Lincoln Campus  
    B.S., M.S., East Carolina University  
       
Carpenter, Sherry     2008
  Technology Specialist I, Technology Services  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Carver, Mark     2008
  Instructor, History  
    B.S., Methodist College  
    M.A., North Carolina State University  
       
Caughey, Shane     2007
  Qualified Assistant, Criminal Justice Academy/Basic Law Enforcement Training  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.S., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Chadwick, Barbara 2011
  Chair, Arts and Communication/Instructor, Art  
    B.F.A., Indiana University  
    M.F.A., Ohio University  
       
Champion, Trent 2013
  HVAC Technician  
    Diploma, HVAC, Gaston College  
       
Chaney, Amy  2007
  Instructor, Psychology  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.S., Kansas State University  
       
Chavis, Sherri 2014
  Counselor  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.A., M.A., Liberty University  
       
Childers, Raphonza (R.N.)  2000
  Instructor, Nursing  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.S.N., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.S.N., University of North Carolina-Greensboro  
       
Clay, Rex     1995
  Director, Institutional Effectiveness  
    B.S., Marshall University  
    M.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill  
    Ed.D., North Carolina State University  
       
Clemmer, Tonya 2016
  Computer Support Technician, Lincoln and Kimbrell Campuses  
       
Cleveland, Jennifer 2017
  Interim Enrollment Services Specialist, Kimbrell Campus  
    A.A.B., Burlington County College  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.Ed., Wilmington University  
       
Clippard, Alan 2018
  Housekeeper/Floor Maintenance  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Cochran, Paula     2004
  Financial Aid/Admissions Specialist, Lincoln Campus  
    A.F.A., A.A., Gaston College  
       
Conley, Katrina 2018
  Administrative Assistant to Chief Administrative Officer  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.S., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Conners, Latoya 2017
  Coordinator, Continuing Education/Business & Industry Training  
    B.S.Ed., University of Nevada-Las Vegas  
    M.Ed., Northern Arizona University  
       
Connor, Jerome 2019
  Administrative Assistant to Chief Development Officer/Executive Director-Gaston College Foundation  
    A.G.E., Gaston College  
    B.A., Belmont Abbey College  
       
Cooke, Harry     2001
  Director, Libraries  
    B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University  
    M.S.L.S., North Carolina Central University  
    Ed.D., Duke University  
       
Cox, Jasmine 2016
  Process Coordinator, Testing, Textile Technology Center, Kimbrell Campus  
    B.S., North Carolina State University  
       
Craig, Calvin 2001
  Information Access Librarian  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill  
       
Craig, Julia 2019
  Testing Specialist (Part-Time)  
    B.A., Wingate University  
       
Crisp, Joshua 2010
  Director-Regional Emergency Services Training Center/Fire & Rescue Training/Fire Protection Technology  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.A., Warren Wilson College  
       
Crosby, Dennis     2004
  Director, Criminal Justice Academy/Basic Law Enforcement Training  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.S., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Crutchfield, Jay 2012
  Web Developer, BioNetwork Learning Solutions Center  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Dalton, Emily 2008
  Student Affairs Specialist  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Dameron, Harriet 2008
  Secretary/Library Technician, Morris Library  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Dass, Fabien 2010
  Instructor, Mathematics  
    A.A.S., Catawba Valley Community College  
    B.S., Appalachian State University  
    M.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Davis, Ann 1996
  Assistant/Coordinator-Regional Emergency Services Training Center/Fire Training  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Davis-Brown, Phyllis 2015
  Project Director, Upward Bound Program, Learning, Persistence & Completion Ctr.  
    B.S., Western Carolina University  
    M.A., Strayer University  
       
Deal, Cherry 2001
  Associate Dean, Arts and Sciences, Instructor, Math and Academic Studies  
    B.S., Western Carolina University  
       
Deaton, Beth 2018
  Housekeeper  
       
DeKerlegand, Melanie 2018
  Instructor, English  
    B.A., Appalachian State University  
    M.A., North Carolina State University  
       
Dellinger, Amy L. 1997
  Accounting Assistant-Accounts Payable  
    A.A.S., Cleveland Community College  
       
Dellinger, Dewey D. 1990
  Vice President for Academic Affairs  
    B.S., North Carolina State University  
    M.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.A., East Carolina University  
    Ph.D., North Carolina State University  
       
Dellinger, Lynn R. 1995
  Project Coordinator, TRiO Program, Learning, Persistence, and Completion Center  
    A.S.S., Lenoir Community College  
    B.S., Gardner-Webb University  
    M.A., East Carolina University  
       
Dellinger, Michael 1999
  Supervisor, Grounds Maintenance  
       
Denson, Keith 2012
  Instructor, Music  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.M., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.M., Winthrop University  
    Ed.S., Ed.D., Wingate University  
       
Denton, Carol 1998
  Manager, Human Resources, Environmental, Health and Safety, Professional Development  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.A., Sacred Heart College  
    M.B.A., Strayer University  
       
Denton, Will 2004
  Technology Specialist II, Technology Services  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Dillon, Mary Ellen 2005
  Executive Administrative Assistant, President and Board of Trustees  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Dills, Ron 2005
  Maintenance Technician, Kimbrell Campus and Textile Technology Center  
       
Dobbins, Gerri 2004
  Instructor, English  
    B.A., M.A., Western Carolina University  
       
Domenech, Michele 2015
  Instructor, English  
    B.A., Texas Woman's University  
    M.A., Virginia Commonwealth University  
       
Doukas, Jason 2017
  Instructor, Veterinary Medical Technology  
    B.S., College of William and Mary  
    D.V.M., University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana  
       
Dow-Shaw, ZaMyra 2019
  Counselor, Accessibility  
    B.S., M.S.W., M.P.H., University of South Carolina  
       
Duncan, Karen 1999
  Instructional Technology Specialist  
    B.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.A., Appalachian State University  
       
Earls, Adele 2010
  Advisor, TRiO Program, Learning, Persistence, and Completion Center  
    B.S., University of Connecticut  
    M.S., Georgia Southwestern State University  
       
Edwards, Courtney 2016
  Specialist, Learning, Persistence, and Completion Center, Lincoln Campus  
    A.S., Brunswick Community College  
    B.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Edwards, Nick 2017
  Dean, Business and Information Technology  
    B.S., M.B.A., M.S., University of Maryland University College  
       
Edwards, Scott 2010
  Grounds Technician  
       
Ellington, Lynda 2014
  Executive Administrative Assistant, President's Office  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.S., Belmont Abbey College  
       
Elliott, Anita 2005
  Financial Aid Specialist  
    A.A.S., Surry Community College  
    B.S., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Elliott, Ann 2005
  Program Chair/Instructor, Human Services Technology, Kimbrell Campus  
    A.A., Cleveland Community College  
    B.S., M.A., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Elliott, Carol M. 1991
  Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Lincoln Campus  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.S., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Ellis, Teresa 2003
  Administrative Generalist, Accounting Services, Lincoln Campus  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Elting, Misti 2010
  NCWorks Career Coach, Kimbrell Campus  
    B.A., Randolph-Macon Woman's College  
       
English, Donna 1995
  Program Coordinator/Instructor, General Occupational Tech. and Industrial Systems Tech.  
    A.A., A.A.S., Isothermal Community College  
    B.S., M.S., Western Carolina University  
    Ed.S., Appalachian State University  
       
Ewing, Penny 2004
  Instructor, Medical Assisting/Phlebotomy  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.S., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Fannin, Jennifer 2004
  Instructor, Biology  
    B.S., M.A., Marshall University  
       
Felton, Timothy 2019
  Instructor, Automotive Systems Technology  
    A.A.S., Central Piedmont Community College  
       
Ferguson, Elaine 2005
  Instructor, Accounting  
    B.A., Belmont Abbey College  
    M.A., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Ferguson, Shannon (R.N.) 2012
  Lead Instructor, Nursing, Lincoln Campus  
    B.S.N., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.S.N., East Carolina University  
       
Flores, Graciela 2016
  WIOA Youth Specialist, Life Skills  
    B.S., University of Arizona  
       
Ford, Gail 2003
  Assistant Dean, Lincoln Campus  
    B.A., Gardner-Webb University  
    M.A., Appalachian State University  
       
Forgione, Sheila 2014
  Secretary, Educational Partnerships (P/T)  
    A.S., St. Petersburg College  
       
Fox, Melissa     2019
  Secretary, Occupational and Continuing Education/Small Business Center  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Fraley, Katie     2008
  Academic Advisor  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.S., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Fujita, Phyllis (R.N.)     2007
  Instructor, Nursing  
    B.S.N., M.S.N., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Gelsinger, Kimberly 1999
  Director, Distance Education  
    B.S., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill  
       
Gibson, Melody 2017
  Instructor, Medical Assisting  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Gillilan, Carrie 2014
  Instructor/Coordinator, Department of EMS Education  
    A.A.S., Hocking College  
    B.S., Mountain State University  
       
Goodson, Jane (R.N.) 2001
  Instructor, Nursing  
    A.D.N., Gaston College  
    B.S.N., Gardner-Webb University  
    M.S.N., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Gordon, Barbara 2010
  Secretary, WSGE Radio  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Gore, Daniel 2001
  Instructor, Information Technology  
    B.S., M.Ed., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Gourley, Mary 2008
  Instructor, Psychology  
    B.A., Limestone College  
    M.A., Indiana State University  
       
Graham, Ashley 2017
  Accountant/Internal Auditor  
    B.A., Belmont Abbey College  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Asheville  
       
Graves, Vicky 2012
  Basic Skills Student Success Counselor, Life Skills  
    A.A., Indian River State College  
    B.A., Florida Atlantic University  
    M.S., Palm Beach Atlantic College  
       
Grayson, Debbie (R.N.) 2004
  Program Coordinator/Instructor, Nurse Aide  
    A.D.N., Gaston College  
       
Greely, Sharon 2013
  Housekeeper  
       
Green, Lisa 2010
  Secretary, Department for EMS Education  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.S., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Greene, Tim 2014
  Assistant Program/Music Director, WSGE Radio  
    B.S., Shaw University  
       
Griffin, Kyndra 2017
  Instructor, Paralegal Technology  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    J.D., Charleston School of Law  
       
Griffin, Mishael 2014
  Secretary, Arts and Sciences  
       
Grigg, Peggy 2013
  Admissions Specialist/Secretary, Health and Human Services  
    A.A., Gaston College  
       
Grimsley, Clifford 1998
  Instructor, Biology/Biotechnology Coordinator  
    B.S., Francis Marion University  
    M.A., Belmont Abbey College  
    C.A.S. in Gerontology, University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Gutowski, Susan 2011
  Administrative Assistant, Arts and Sciences  
    A.A.S., Bryant and Stratton College  
       
Guzman, Jeffrey 2015
  Systems Technician, Engineering and Industrial Technologies  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.S., East Carolina University  
       
Hagler, Ashley     2007
  SPARC3 Director/Director of Undergraduate Research/Instructor, Biology  
    B.S., M.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill  
    M.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Hahn, David     2008
  Housekeeping Coordinator  
     
Hall, Cathis     2006
  Manager, WSGE Radio Station  
    B.A., Shaw University  
    M.A., North Carolina Central University  
       
Hamilton, Sandra J.     1994
  Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Kimbrell Campus and Textile Technology Center  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Hansley, Emily 1999
  Coordinator-Business and Industry Training, Lincoln Campus  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.S., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Hardin, Larry     2005
  Campus Police Officer  
       
Harrelson, Vickie 2010
  Secretary/Welcome Center, Human Resources  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Harris, Jerome 2013
  Dye Lab Technician, Textile Technology Center, Kimbrell Campus  
    A.A., Gaston College  
       
Hayes, Anne Marie 2017
  Instructor, Criminal Justice Technology, Educational Partnerships  
    B.S., Guilford College  
    J.D., Case Western Reserve School of Law  
       
Hayes, Randy 2013
  Network Infrastructure/Server Specialist, Technology Services  
    A.A., Central Piedmont Community College  
       
Hearns, Dara 2019
  Assistant Director, Financial Aid  
    B.A., M.A., Trinity University  
       
Hedgepeth, Sharon     1999
  Technical Services Specialist, Morris Library  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.S., Appalachian State University  
       
Helms, Misty 2010
  Secretary, Student Affairs  
    A.G.E., A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Hendricks, George     2000
  Interim Dean, Engineering Technologies/Instructor, Computer Eng. Tech./Electronics Eng. Tech. and Electrical SystemsTech.  
    A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force  
    B.S., University of New Mexico  
    M.E., University of Florida  
    Ed.S., Ed.D., Appalachian State University  
       
Hendrix, Jill 2018
  Coordinator, Apprenticeship and Continuing Education Programs  
    B.S., The Pennsylvania State University  
       
Hill, Clarissa 1999
  Bookstore Assistant/Cashier, Business Office/Student Affairs Assistant, Lincoln Campus  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.S., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Hinson, Kelly 2009
  Instructor, Information Technology  
    B.S., Clemson University  
    M.Ed., Appalachian State University  
       
Hissom, Debra 2008
  Coordinator, Adult High School, Life Skills  
    B.S., Marshall University  
    M.A., Appalachian State University  
       
Hogue, Travis 2013
  Network/PC/AV Technician  
    A.S., Gaston College  
       
Hoke, Vickie 2007
  Assistant Coordinator/Testing Specialist  
    B.A., Belmont Abbey College  
       
Hollifield, Jonathan 2016
  Instructor, Civil Engineering Technology  
    B.S., North Carolina State University  
       
Holman, Jeffrey 2018
  Regional Safety Trainer-Customized Training Program (NCCCS)  
    A.S., Caldwell Community College  
    B.S., M.S., Appalachian State University  
       
Hovis, Helen 2009
  Secretary, Regional Emergency Services Training Center/Fire and Rescue Training  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Howard, Scott 2014
  Campus Police Officer  
       
Howe, Guyann 2012
  Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs  
    A.S., Gaston College  
       
Hoyle, Gail 1993
  Secretary, Occupational and Continuing Education/Small Business Center  
       
Hoyle, Melanie 2003
  Facilitator, Criminal Justice Academy/Basic Law Enforcement Training  
    B.S., Western Carolina University  
       
Hudson, Dee 1999
  Research Assistant, Academic Affairs  
    A.A., Gaston College  
       
Hudson, Michelle 1998
  Printing Assistant, Design, Printing, and Mailroom  
       
Hudspeth, Teresa 2016
  Secretary, Occupational and Continuing Education/Small Business Center  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Huffman, Jodi 2016
  Coordinator, Continuing Education  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.S., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Hull, Patricia 2008
  Public Services Specialist, Morris Library  
    B.S., Ball State University  
       
Humphries, Dwayne  2014
  Instructor, Welding Technology  
    Diploma, Welding Technology, Gaston College  
       
Hupp, Lori 2012
  Instructor, Communications  
    A.A., Pensacola Junior College  
    B.A., M.A., The University of West Florida  
       
Husain, Silvia Patricia 2008
  Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management  
    A.A., Miami-Dade Community College  
    B.S., Ed.S., M.Ed., University of Florida  
    Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin  
       
Huss, Leslie 2011
  Instructor, Math  
    B.S., North Carolina State University  
    M.A., Appalachian State University  
       
Hutchens, Tracy 2013
  Technology/Data Support Specialist, Student Affairs  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.S., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill  
       
Hyslop, Kristin 2004
  Senior Systems Administrator, Technology Services  
    B.S., B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.A., Appalachian State University  
       
Issa, Joseph 2006
  Lab Staff Associate, Science  
    B.S., University of Guarulhos, Brazil  
       
Jenkins, Karen 1997
  Administrative Assistant to Dean of Business and Information Technology  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Johnson, Jeff 2012
  Plumber Technician  
       
Johnson, LeAnne 2013
  Housekeeper  
    A.A., Gaston College  
       
Johnson, Renita 2014
  Coordinator, Students Activities and Special Projects  
    B.A., James Madison University  
    M.S., Drexell University  
       
Jones, Crystal 2015
  Accounting Specialist/Payment Plan Coordinator/Head Cashier  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Jordan, Alyson 2011
  Advising Specialist, Transfer Center  
    B.A., Wingate University  
       
Kaur, Kulwant 2017
  Housekeeper  
       
Keener, Laura 2011
  Student Affairs Specialist, Registration and Records  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Kelledy, Shane 2010
  Instructor, Business Administration  
    A.S., Monroe Community College  
    B.S., M.B.A., Nova Southeastern University  
       
Keller, Amy 1988
  Assistant/Coordinator-Educational Partnerships  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Keller, Mike    2004
  Instructor, EMS Education  
    A.A.S., Emergency Medical Sciences  
       
Key, Donna    2000
  Instructor, Math, Lincoln Campus  
    B.S., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill  
    M.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
King, Angela (R.N.)    2005
  Instructor, Nursing  
    A.D.N., Gaston College  
    B.S.N., Gardner-Webb University  
    M.S.N., University of North Carolina-Greensboro  
       
Kouider, Rebecca  2008
  Instructor, English  
    B.A., Tulane University  
    M.A., Texas A & M University  
       
LaFemina, Brett 2017
  Program Chair/Instructor, Health & Fitness Science/Health & Physical Education  
    B.S., State University of New York-Brockport  
    M.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Lambert, Holly 2014
  Secretary, Occupational and Continuing Education/Small Business Center  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Lancaster, Kimberly 2017
  Occupational and Continuing Education Specialist (Part-Time)  
    B.S., Queens University of Charlotte  
    M.S., Liberty University  
       
Landrum, Shannon 2010
  Instructor, Biology  
    B.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.S., Ed.D., North Carolina State University  
       
Langheld, Sandy (R.N.) 2014
  Instructor, Nursing  
    A.D.N., Gaston College  
    B.S.N., M.S.N., University of North Carolina-Greensboro  
    D.N.P., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Leagon, Bill 2008
  Program Coordinator/Instructor, Electrical Systems Technology  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Leaphart, Wade 2017
  Campus Police Officer  
       
       
Lepley-Starr, Marla (R.N.) 2017
  Instructor, Nursing, Lincoln Campus  
    A.D.N., Gaston College  
    B.S.N., Winston-Salem State University  
    M.S.N., University of North Carolina-Greensboro  
       
Lingafelt, Sherry 2009
  Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Health and Human Services  
    A.A., Gaston College  
       
Lingerfelt, Meagan 2018
  Student Recruiter/Enrollment Specialist  
    A.A., Chipola College  
    B.S., Florida State University  
    M.Ed., Regent University  
       
Lipscomb, Marlo 2013
  Housekeeper  
       
Livsie, Kathy 2011
  Program Coordinator, Manufacturing Technology/Instructor, Mechanical Engineering Technology  
    B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University  
    M.S., East Carolina University  
       
Loyd, Christopher 2015
  Creative Services Manager-BioNetwork Learning Solutions Center  
    A.A., A.A.S., Wake Technical Community College  
       
Lynch, Jane 2018
  Occupational and Continuing Education Specialist (Part-Time)  
    A.A.S., Central Piedmont Community College  
    B.S., East Carolina University  
       
Lytton, Billy, Jr. 2001
  Chief of Campus Police and Security  
    A.A., Gaston College  
       
Mabry, Douglas S. 1991
  Chair/Instructor, Air Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Technology  
    Diploma, HVAC, Cleveland Community College  
       
Mackey, Leah    2002
  Basic Skills Assistant Coordinator, Life Skills  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.A., Argosy University  
       
Maggiotti, Virginie 2015
  Instructor, Chemistry  
    B.S., M.S., Universite Louis Pasteur, France  
    Ph.D., Oxford University, United Kingdom  
       
Marin, Dawn 2017
  Instructor, Chemistry  
    B.S., M.S., Stony Brook University  
    Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Marquardt, Nancy 2012
  Instructor, English  
    B.A., Concordia College  
    M.A., M.Ed., University of Central Florida  
       
Martin, Leslie    2007
  Chair/Instructor, Office Administration  
    B.S., Appalachian State University  
    M.Ed., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Martineau, Leonard    2010
  Instructor, Health Promotions and Therapeutic Massage  
    B.S., M.S., University of Rhode Island  
    Ph.D., Florida State University  
       
Matz, Joanne 2011
  Instructor, Math and Academic Studies  
    B.A., Southern Connecticut State University  
    M.S.Ed., University of New England  
       
Mayhue, Skyler 2018
  Housekeeper/Floor Maintenance  
       
Mays, Joshua 2015
  Instructor, Biology  
    B.S., Arizona State University  
    M.S., University of Alabama  
       
McCall, Elizabeth S.    1990
  Instructor, English  
    B.A., Belmont Abbey College  
    M.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
McClain, La'Shelle 2004
  Student Affairs Specialist  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.A., Belmont Abbey College  
       
McClellan, Dan 2016
  Director-BioNetwork Media Development and Communication  
    B.A., M.A., Appalachian State University  
       
McClure, Jimmy 2013
  Housekeeper/Utility  
       
McClure, Sandy 2006
  Accounts Receivable Specialist, Sponsorship Office  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
McCrory, Cynthia 2012
  Vice President for Finance, Operations, and Facilities  
    B.A., Winthrop University  
    M.B.A., University of Missouri  
       
McDowell, Kendrick 2018
  WIOA Youth Specialist, Life Skills  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
McElhoe, Dennis 2014
  Vice President for Economic and Workforce Development  
    A.A., Indiana University  
    B.S., Indiana Wesleyan University  
    M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University  
       
McGinnis, Ginger 2008
  Student Affairs Specialist, Registration and Records  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
McHugh, John 2006
  Dean, Lincoln Campus  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.S., B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.A., Ed.D., Gardner-Webb University  
       
McIlwain, Rico 2019
  Systems Administrator, Technology Services  
    B.S., University of North Carolina-Greensboro  
       
McInnis, Talmadge 2016
  Police Officer, Campus Police and Security  
    A.A.S., Davidson County Community College  
    B.S., Appalachian State University  
    M.B.A., Pfeiffer University  
       
McIntyre, Tammy 2015
  Academic Advisor  
    B.A., B.S., University of Connecticut  
    M.S., Central Connecticut State University  
       
McKee, Brigitte 2018
  Manager, Development Operations  
    B.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
McLain, Rebecca 2004
  Director, Life Skills  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Pembroke  
    M.S., Walden University  
       
McLaurin, Daniel 2000
  Locksmith, Campus Security  
    A.A., York Technical College  
       
McNeill, Savonne 2005
  Chief Technology Services Officer  
    B.S., M.A., Norfolk State University  
       
McSwain, Jami 2004
  Instructor, Math  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Wilmington  
       
Medlin, Tyler 2019
  Extrusion Specialist, Textile Technology Center, Kimbrell Campus  
       
Memari, Mani 2010
  Chair/Instructor, Computer Engineering Technology/Electronics Engineering Technology/Electrical Systems Technology  
    A.S., Central Piedmont Community College  
    B.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Mercer, Melissa 2019
  Institutional Research Coordinator, Institutional Effectiveness  
    B.A., McDaniel College  
    M.F.A., West Virginia University  
       
Metcalf, Lori 2000
  Associate Dean, Arts and Sciences/Instructor, Psychology  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Asheville  
    M.A., East Carolina University  
       
Michael-Pickett, Stephanie     1998
  Director, Marketing & Public Relations  
    B.A., Drake University  
    M.A., University of Portland  
       
Millen, Mack     1997
  Maintenance Lead/Electrical Maintenance Technician  
    A.A., York Technical College  
       
Miller, James P.  1988
  Housekeeper  
       
Moir, Jason  2012
  Instructor, Biology  
    B.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.S., University of Nebraska-Kearney  
       
Morgan, Teresa 2012
  Senior Physical Testing Technician, Textile Technology Center, Kimbrell Campus  
       
Morrow, Joy  2005
  Job Developer/Coordinator, Work-Based Learning and Placement  
    B.S., Western Carolina University  
       
Morton, Mary D. 1993
  Instructor, Philosophy/Religion  
    B.A., M.A., University of South Carolina  
    M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University  
       
Mosteller, Jody 2007
  Coordinator, Library Services, Kimbrell Campus  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.A., Belmont Abbey College  
    M.L.I.S., University of North Carolina-Greensboro  
       
Murphy, Beverly     2011
  E-Learning Technology Specialist, Distance Education  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Murray, Damon 2015
  Director, Learning, Persistence, and Completion Center  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill  
    M.Ed., Liberty University  
       
Nichols, Belinda 1996
  Associate Dean, Health and Human Services/Instructor, Medical Assisting  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.S., Pfeiffer University  
    M.A., Appalachian State University  
       
Nichols, Jennifer 2011
  Director, Admissions/Interim Director, Educational Partnerships  
    B.A., North Carolina State University  
    M.R.C., University of South Carolina  
    Ed.D., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Nortey, Thomas D. 1993
  Chair/Instructor, Mechanical Engineering Technology  
    B.S.M.E., University of Science & Technology    
    M.S.M.E., University of Massachusetts  
    Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Olson, Rama  2015
  Instructor, Computer Engineering/Electronics Engineering Technology  
    B.S.E.E., B.S., M.S.E.E., M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology  
       
Osbia, Tanya 2017
  Success Coach, Apprenticeship 321 Program  
    B.A., Audrey Cohen College  
    M.S.W., Fordham University  
       
O'Quinn, Jessica 2011
  Advisor-TRiO Program, Learning, Persistence, and Completion Center  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Greensboro  
    M.A., Liberty University  
       
Pace, Kimberly 2012
  Instructor, English  
    B.A., Gardner-Webb University  
    M.A., Winthrop University  
       
Packett, Dotty 2008
  Payroll Assistant/Accounting Specialist  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Page, Chastity (R.N.) 2014
  Lead Instructor, Nursing  
    B.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.S., East Carolina University  
       
Painter, Angela 2010
  Instructor, Business, Office Administration  
    A.A., Sandhills Community College  
    B.S., Appalachian State University  
    M.S., University of Phoenix  
       
Pardue, Edward 2019
  Instructor, Sociology  
    B.A., M.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.A., East Carolina University  
       
Pauley, Linc     2000
  Instructor, Information Technology  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.S., Wayland Baptist University  
    M.A., Appalachian State University  
       
Payseur, Delores     1996
  Basic Skills Assistant Coordinator, Life Skills, Lincoln Campus  
    B.S., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Paysour, Johnny 2013
  Campus Police Officer  
    A.A., Gaston College  
       
Penegar, Katrina 2014
  Microscopist, Textile Technology Center, Kimbrell Campus  
    A.S., York Technical College  
       
Perkins, Ungina     2005
  Director, Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.S., Gardner-Webb University  
    M.B.A., Fayetteville State University  
       
Phillips, Jennifer M.     1997
  Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Finance, Operations, & Facilities  
    B.S., Western Carolina University  
       
Phillips, Monica 2008
  Program Chair/Instructor, Therapeutic Massage   
    B.A., Belmont Abbey College  
    M.A., Liberty University  
       
Porter, Heather (R.N.) 2008
  Instructor, Nursing  
    A.D.N., Gaston College  
    B.S.N., Winston-Salem State University  
    M.S.N., East Carolina University  
    D.N.P., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Porter, Judith 2005
  Instructor, Music  
    B.M., Baldwin-Wallace College  
    M.M., New England Conservatory of Music  
       
Powell, Lisa 1998
  Bookstore Assistant/Merchandiser  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Powell, Michael 2000
  Instructor, English  
    B.A., Western Carolina University  
    M.A., Winthrop University  
       
Pressley, Leslie (R.N.) 2005
  Director of Nursing  
    B.S.N., M.S.N, University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Preston, Whit 2013
  Evening Adjunct Librarian, Morris Library  
    B.A., Appalachian State University  
    M.L.S., University of North Carolina-Greensboro  
       
Price, Rachel  2013
  Housekeeper  
       
Prichard, Brittney 2010
  Instructor, English  
    B.A., Winthrop University  
    M.A., M.F.A., McNeese State University  
    M.F.A., Queens University  
       
Propst, Tonya 1998
  Secretary, Life Skills, Lincoln Campus  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Pruitt, Anthony     2004
  Assistant Director, Registration and Records  
    A.A.S. Gaston College  
    B.S. Gardner-Webb University  
       
Putnam, Ann 2015
  Communications Specialist, Campus Police and Security  
       
Railton, Jeremy 2008
  Chair/Instructor, Business Administration/Interim Chair, Accounting  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill  
    M.B.A., Master of Divinity, Gardner-Webb University  
       
Raines, Christian 2013
  Administrative Assistant, TRiO Program, Learning, Persistence, and Completion Center  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Ramos, Christina 2019
  Digital Communications Manager  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Greensboro  
    M.S., West Virginia University  
       
Rayfield, Elizabeth (R.N.) 2013
  Instructor, Nursing  
    A.D.N., Presbyterian School of Nursing  
    B.S.N., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.S.N., University of North Carolina-Greensboro  
       
Reid, Charles 2012
  Polymer and Extrusion Technician, Textile Technology Center, Kimbrell Campus  
       
Reilly, Robin 2005
  Instructor, Early Childhood Education  
    B.A., M.E., University of Florida  
       
Reneau, Scott 2018
  Maintenance Technician  
       
Revis, Cynthia 2016
  Communications Specialist, Campus Police and Security  
       
Reynolds, Ruffin    2001
  Instructor, English  
    B.A., M.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Rhodes, Dan    2005
  Product Development Specialist, Textile Technology Center, Kimbrell Campus  
    B.S., North Carolina State University  
       
Rhom, Eric     1998
  Interim Dean, Industrial Technologies/Instructor, Automotive Systems Technology  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.S., North Carolina A&T State University  
    Ed.S., Appalachian State University  
       
Rivers, Brad     1999
  Director, Small Business Center  
    B.S., North Carolina State University  
    M.B.A., University of North Carolina-Greensboro  
       
Robinson, Patty 2013
  CTE Success Coach, Student Affairs  
    B.S., Mankato State University  
       
Rochon, Verna 2018
  WIOA Youth Coordinator, Life Skills  
    B.A., Davenport University  
    M.A., Ashford University  
       
Roy, Alisa 2017
  Director-Student Registration and Records  
    A.A., Central Piedmont Community College  
    B.S.B.A., M.P.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    Ed.S., Appalachian State University  
       
Rudd, Angela     2010
  Instructor, Information Technology  
    B.A., Emory & Henry College  
    M.S., Appalachian State University  
       
Rudisill, Dana     2010
  Program Chair/Instructor, Nutrition and Dietetics Programs  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.S., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey  
    B.S., Thomas A. Edison State College  
    M.A., Liberty University  
       
Don Rusch 2018
  Process Coordinator, Yarn Formation and Finishing, Textile Technology Center, Kimbrell Campus  
    B.S., North Carolina State University  
       
Sain, Jason 2010
  Instructor, Mathematics  
    B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University  
       
Sanders, Patricia A. (R.N.) 1993
  Instructor, Nursing  
    B.S.N., Weber State University  
    M.S.N., University of North Carolina-Greensboro  
       
Saunders, Chris 2017
  Product Development/Maintenance Specialist, Textile Technology Center, Kimbrell Campus  
    A.A., Gaston College  
       
Sellers, H. Duane 1995
  HVAC Technician  
    Diploma, Gaston College  
       
Shariat, Sholeh 1998
  Instructor, Mathematics  
    B.E., M.S., Youngstown State University  
    M.S., University of Cincinnati  
       
Sharpe, Sherry 2010
  Instructor, Academic Studies/Retention Coordinator  
    B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania  
    M.S., Walden University  
       
Shaw, Calvin 2010
  Chair/Instructor, Criminal Justice and Paralegal Technology  
    B.S., Southeast Missouri State University  
    M.S., University of Cincinnati  
       
Shellman, Donna Sue (C.M.A., C.P.C.) 1998
  Instructor, Office Administration, Medical Office  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.A., Belmont Abbey College  
    M.A., Ed.S., Appalachian State University  
       
Shellman, W. Mark 1984
  Chair/Instructor, Information Technology  
    B.S., North Carolina State University  
    M.S., Barry University  
    Ed.S., Ed.D., Appalachian State University  
       
Sherrill, Audrey 2003
  Associate Vice President for Student Affairs/Interim Director, Counseling  
    B.S., Wingate University  
    M.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.S.S., United States Sports Academy  
    Ed.S., Ed.D., Appalachian State University  
       
Sherrill, Sherry 2003
  Instructor, Psychology  
    A.A., University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie  
    B.S., University of South Carolina-Columbia  
    M.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Shoaf, Vernon 2004
  Senior Director, BioNetwork Learning Solutions Center  
    B.S., M.B.A., East Carolina University  
       
Shook, Brian 1997
  Student Affairs Specialist, Registration and Records  
    B.A., Belmont Abbey College  
       
Short, Windy 2017
  Product Development Specialist (Yarn Formation), Textile Technology Center, Kimbrell Campus  
       
Sigmon, Deborah S. 1997
  Administrative Assistant to Vice President for Economic and Workforce Development  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Simpson, Stacy (R.N.) 2015
  Instructor, Nursing, Lincoln Campus  
    B.S.N., M.S.N., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Sinclair, Sandi  2014
  Instructor, Cosmetology, Lincoln Campus  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Singh, Lakhvinder  2014
  Housekeeper  
       
Singh, Manraj  
  Manager, Purchasing, Shipping & Receiving, and Equipment 2019
    B.S., B.B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Skinner, Melanie     2005
  Program Chair/Instructor, Veterinary Technology Program  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Skinner, Patricia A.     1994
  President  
    A.A., Lake Michigan College  
    B.S., Western Michigan University  
    M.A., Western Michigan University  
    S.A., Western Michigan University  
    Ph.D., The Ohio State University  
       
Smith, Dwight     2008
  Campus Police Officer  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.S., Appalachian State University  
       
Smith, Sharlene 2012
  Instructor, Information Technology  
    B.S., Voorhees College  
    M.S., Sullivan University  
    Ph.D., Capella University  
       
Smykowski, Becky 2016
  NCWorks Career Coach, Kimbrell Campus  
    B.S., University of Memphis  
       
Smyre, Russell 2015
  Director, Facilities Management  
    B.A., M.A., Liberty University  
       
Sorrells, Danny 2007
  Supervisor, Maintenance and Housekeeping  
    A.A.S., Haywood Community College  
       
Sowell, Michael 2015
  Instructor, Business/Economics  
    A.B., University of South Carolina  
    M.B.A., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Sowers, Sid 2003
  Instructor, History/Political Science  
    A.A., Mitchell Community College  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.A., Appalachian State University  
    Ed.S., Wingate University  
       
Spencer, Rodney 2016
  Instructor, Welding Technology  
    Diploma, Welding Technology, Gaston College  
       
Spitler, Kent R.     2001
  Director, Department for EMS Education  
    A.A.S., Clark Technical College  
    B.S., Park College  
    M.S.Ed., University of Dayton  
       
Stagg, Nancy J. 1994
  Mailroom Assistant, Design/Printshop/Mailroom  
    A.A., Gaston College  
       
Stahl, Richard 2010
  Senior Analytical Chemist, Textile Technology Center, Kimbrell Campus  
    B.A., Miami University  
       
Stevenson, Alicia 2012
  Physical Testing Specialist, Textile Technology Center, Kimbrell Campus  
       
Stewart, Darren 2012
  Veterans Affairs and Financial Aid Specialist, Student Affairs  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.A., Belmont Abbey College  
       
Stone, Libby 2005
  Public Services Librarian, Morris Library  
    B.A., Erskine College  
    M.L.I.S., University of North Carolina-Greensboro  
       
Story, Jason 2005
  Instructor, Art  
    B.A., Arkansas Tech University  
    M.F.A., University of Memphis  
       
Stromberg, Elaina 2018
  Accounting Specialist, Cashiering/Sponsorship/Bookstore Support  
    A.A.S., A.G.E., Gaston College  
       
Stromberg, June 2002
  Human Resources Specialist  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Stroup, Edward R. 1994
  Grounds Technician  
       
Sullivan, Michelle 1999
  Assistant Director-Continuing Education Registration and Records  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill  
    M.A., Appalachian State University  
       
Switzer, Jeffrey 2008
  Administrative Assistant, Industrial Technologies  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Taft, Jim 2016
  Process Specialist (Flammability), Textile Technology Center, Kimbrell Campus  
       
Taylor, Jason 2016
  Production Director/On-Air Announcer, WSGE Radion, P/T  
    A.A., Gaston College  
       
Thomas, Marlena 2017
  Program Coordinator/Instructor, Human Services Technology  
    A.S., Stanly Community College  
    B.S., Gardner-Webb University  
    M.S., Capella University  
       
Thompson, William 2018
  Instructor, Fire Protection Technology/Emergency Management  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.S., M.S., Grand Canyon University  
       
Thrower, Rhonda 2015
  Instructor, Accounting  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.T., M.A., Appalachian State University  
       
Thurley, Christopher 2014
  Instructor, English/Writing Center Coach  
    B.A., High Point University  
    M.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
    B.S., M.S., East Carolina University  
       
Titus, Michael  2014
  Grounds Technician  
    A.A.S., Catawba Valley Community College  
       
Tokura-Gallo, Hisayo 2004
  Instructor, Psychology  
    B.S., Toyo University, Japan  
    M.A., University of Illinois  
       
Upchurch, Luke  2014
  Interim Chief Development Officer/Executive Director, GC Foundation/Director, Grants and Special Projects  
    B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill  
    M.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Van Scyoc, Deborah  2015
  Secretary-Student Affairs  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Vass, Kelly 2013
  Instructor, Nutrition and Dietetics Programs  
    B.S., James Madison University  
    M.S., Winthrop University  
       
Villanueva, Khiem 2012
  Student Affairs Specialist, Registration and Records  
    A.G.E., Gaston College  
       
Waddell, Susan 2013
  Communications Specialist, Campus Police and Security  
    A.A., Gaston College  
       
Walker, BreAnne 2013
  Program Chair/Instructor, Cosmetology, Lincoln Campus  
    A.A.S., Isothermal Community College  
       
Walker, Joshua 2016
  Program Coordinator/Instructor, Computer-Integrated Machining  
    A.A., Gaston College  
       
Walker, Kay 2008
  Instructor, English/College Liaison, Educational Partnerships  
    A.A., Western Piedmont Community College  
    B.A., M.A., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Walker, Melisa 2011
  Administrative Assistant to Vice President for Student Affairs & Enrollment Mgmt  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Warren, C. James 1985
  Instructor, Information Technology  
    B.S., Gardner-Webb University  
    M.A., Ed.S., Appalachian State University  
      2013
Warwick, Kimberly  
  Compliance/Clinical Placement Specialist, Health and Human Services  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.A., North Carolina State University  
       
Watson, Shelton 2016
  Project Advisor, Upward Bound Program  
    B.S., Guilford College  
       
West, Jimmy 2012
  Campus Police Officer  
    A.S., Cleveland Community College  
       
West, Mindy  2015
  Instructor, Nursing, Lincoln Campus  
    B.S.N., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.S.N., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Whisnant, Dan 2009
  Housekeeper  
       
Whisnant, Terri 1999
  Payroll Specialist  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Whitaker, Tom 2006
  Program Coordinator/Instructor, Welding Technology  
    Diploma, Welding, Isothermal Community College  
       
Whittemore, Susan 2008
  Instructor, Biology  
    B.S., M.Ed., University of North Alabama  
       
Williams, Felicia 2007
  Specialist, Work-Based Learning  
    B.S., University of Maryland  
    M.S., Wilmington University  
       
Williams, Juanita 2018
  WIOA Youth Work Experience Specialist, Life Skills  
    B.A., North Carolina Central University  
       
Williams, Patricia 2018
  Instructor, Biology  
    B.S., King University  
    M.S., East Tennessee State University  
    M.S., Lenoir-Rhyne University  
       
Williams, Tanisha 2010
  Assistant Director, Admissions and Counseling  
    A.A., Sampson Community College  
    B.S., East Carolina University  
    M.S., Nova Southeastern University  
    Ed.S., Appalachian State University  
       
Wilson, Brittany 2019
  Administrative Assistant, Technology Services  
    A.A.S., Catawba Valley Community College  
    B.A.A.S., Lees-McRae College  
       
Wilson, Cathy 2000
  Technology Specialist I, Technology Services  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
       
Wilson, Charles M. 1996
  Director, Bookstore/Vending Services  
    B.S., Johnson C. Smith University  
       
Wilson, Tony 2012
  Campus Police Officer  
    A.A., Cleveland Community College  
    B.A., Gardner-Webb University  
    M.B.A., Pfeiffer University  
       
Wingfield, Deborah 1996
  Work-Study/Financial Aid Specialist  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.S., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Withers, John, IV 2011
  Instructor, English  
    A.A., Gaston College  
    B.A., Belmont Abbey College  
    M.A., Gardner-Webb University  
       
Woodall, Lisa 2005
  Coordinator, ABE/HSE Programs, Life Skills  
    B.S., Winthrop University  
    M.S., Western Carolina University  
       
Woodard, Wallace 2019
  Technology Specialist II  
    A.A.S., Spokane Community College  
       
Woodson, Heather 2009
  Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean, Kimbrell Campus  
    B.S., M.S., University of North Carolina-Wilmington  
    Ed.S., Ed.D., Wingate University  
       
Worthy, Teresa 2007
  Instructor, Office Administration  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.A., Belmont Abbey College  
    M.B.A., Gardner-Webb University  
    Ed.S., Appalachian State University  
    Ed.D., Western Carolina University  
       
Wright, Cassey 2017
  CCP Success and Outreach Coordinator, Educational Partnerships, Lincoln Campus  
    B.A., Southern New Hampshire University  
       
Wright, Sandra 2012
  Instructor, Math and Academic Studies  
    B.S., West Virginia State University  
    M.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    Ed.S., Appalachian State University  
       
Yantz, Eileen 2006
  Program Chair/Instructor, Early Childhood Education  
    B.S., M.S., Nova Southeastern University  
       
Young, Lisa 2018
  CCP Success and Outreach Coordinator, Educational Partnerships (Part-Time), Lincoln Campus  
    A.A.S., Gaston College  
    B.S., Appalachian State University  
    M.A., Ed.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
       
Zalevskaya, Liliya 2015
  Instructor, Art  
    A.A.S., Central Piedmont Community College  
    B.F.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
    M.F.A., University of North Carolina-Greensboro  
       
Ziemba-Tolbert, Christine 2012
  Instructor, ACA  
    B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University  
       
Zieverink, Jodi 2017
  Instructor, Biology  
    B.S., M.P.H., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill  
       
       

 

 Gaston College Faculty Emeritus

Mr. George Ball
Mr. Thomas Bennett
Mr. Ben Berry
Ms. Lois Bradley*
Ms. Mary Clemmer
Dr. Judith Cole
Ms. Paula Dedmon
Ms. Elizabeth Domenico*
Ms. Brenda Falls
Dr. Larry Galant
Mr. Myers Hambright
Mr. Alex Hegenbart
Ms. Glenda Jackson
Dr. Betsy Jones
Dr. Dean Jones*
Mr. Russell Keck*
Mr. Don Killian
Mr. Alfred Knight, Jr.
Mr. Keith Lackey
Mr. Vince Leong*
Dr. Joe Lewandowski
Mr. Paul Lunsford
Dr. Bill Manikas
Sen. Helen Rhyne Marvin*
Mr. Porter McAteer
Dr. Nellie McCrory*
Ms. Sharon Nichols
Dr. James M. Randleman*
Mr. Lester Reavis*
Ms. Kay Robeson
Ms. Becky St. Clair
Ms. Lee Simmons
Ms. Joyce Stroup
Dr. Bruce Trammell*
Mr. Allen Wash
Mr. Paul Whippo*
Mr. David Whisenant
Mr. Jim Wright

*Deceased