Dec 16, 2018  
2018-2019 College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 College Catalog

Administration & Faculty



Administration

State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education

Warren L. Helm Vice Chair, First Congressional District
Robert E. Barnett Second Congressional District
Charles G. Wilson Third Congressional District
Stephen J. Burry Fourth Congressional District
Ralph A. “Nick” Odom, Jr. Chair, Fifth Congressional District
Gregory B. Askins Sixth Congressional District
Philip G. Homan Seventh Congressional District
Roger P. Schrum At-Large Member
Gwendolyn A. Bright At-Large Member
Montez C. Martin At-Large Member
Matthew L. Yaun At-Large Member
Molly Spearman State Superintendent of Education, Ex-Officio
Mr. Robert M. Hitt, III Secretary of Commerce, Ex-Officio Member
Dr. Tim Hardee System President, State Board for Technical & Comprehensive Education

Tri-County Technical College Commission

John M. Powell Chair, Oconee County
J. Allard “Al” Young Vice Chair, Anderson County
Leon “Butch” Harris Anderson County
John T. “Tom” Hendricks Pickens County
W. H. “Ham” Hudson Oconee County
James P. “Jim” Kaplan Pickens County
D. Pruitt Martin Anderson County
Helen Rosemond-Saunders Oconee County
Thomas F. Strange Pickens County

Tri-County Technical College Executive Staff

Dr. Ronnie L. Booth President
Galen DeHay Senior Vice President
Cara Hamilton Vice President, Business Affairs
Sharon Colcolough Assistant Vice President, Human Resources
Linda Jameison Assistant Vice President, Student Support and Engagement
Jenni Creamer Dean, College Transitions
Dan Cooper Director, Economic Development and Government Relations
Rebecca W. Eidson Director, Public Relations and Communications
Grayson Kelly Executive Director, Tri-County Technical College Foundation

Tri-County Technical College Deans

Dr. Thomas O. Lawrence Arts and Sciences Division
Dr. Jacquelyn C. Blakley Business and Public Services Division
Jenni Creamer College Transitions
Dr. Richard S. Cothran Corporate and Community Education
Amanda Orzechowski Engineering and Industrial Technology Division
Dr. C. Lynn Lewis Health Education Division
Mark R. Dougherty Student Development

Faculty

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

A

Allen, Douglas
Department Head, Industrial Technology

A.A., Anderson College
A.S., Tri-County Technical College
B.S., Clemson University

Alvarez, Ashley
Instructor, Associate Degree Nursing

B.S.N., University of South Carolina-Columbia
M.S.N., Walden University

Andrus, Susan 
Instruction Librarian

B.S., M.L.S., Clarion University

Anzur, Matthew
Instructor, Mathematics

B.S., Ph.D., Auburn University

Attig, Sheryl
Instructor, Psychology

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona
M.T.S., Boston University

B

Baracskay, Karen B
Instructor, Biology

B.S., M.S., Cleveland State University
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Barnett, Andrea
Instructor,
Mathematics
B.A., M.Ed., Clemson University

Beard, Julie M
Instructor, Practical Nursing

B.S.N., Clemson University
M.S.N., Walden University

Bender, Renet
Instructor, Mathematics

B.S., M.S., Louisiana State University
Ph.D., University of Georgia


Bertoni, Timothy
Instructor, Sociology

B.A., M.A., University of South Carolina

Blank, Melissa
Instructor, English

B.A., Clemson University
M.A., Southern New Hampshire University

Borders, Amelia
Instructor, English

B.A., M.A., Clemson University

Brabham, D. Scott
Instructor, Welding

A.O.T., Tri-County Technical College
AWS-Certified Welding Inspector
AWS-Certified Welding Educator

Brady, Ashley Fowler
Department Head, Veterinary Technology
A.S., Tri-County Technical College
B.S., Murray State University
LVT (Licensed Veterinary Technician)

Brock, Deborah
Program Director, Medical Laboratory Technology

B.A., B.S., Texas Woman’s University
M.H.S., Medical University of South Carolina

Brown, Stephanie
Program Director, Veterinary Technology

A.S., Tri-County Technical College
LVT (Licensed Veterinary Technician)

Bryan, Elizabeth
Instructor, Veterinary Technology

B.S., Western Kentucky University
D.V.M., Auburn University

Burgess, Roger
Program Director, Engineering Design Technology

B.S., M.S., S.C.T., Murray State University

Burkett, Lori
Instructor, Associate Degree Nursing

B.S.N., M.S.N.,  South University

Burriss, Pattie
Instructor, Associate Degree Nursing

B.S.N., M.S.N., Clemson University

C

Carson, Billy  
Department Head, Computer and Information Technology

B.B.A., Anderson University 
M.S., Nova Southeastern University

Catalfomo, Keri
Department Head, Mathematics

B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
M.A., Providence College

Cela, Valbona
Coordinator of Instructional Activities, Social Sciences

B.A., University of Tirana, Albania
M.S., Colorado State University

Cline, Andrew
Instructor, Psychology

B.S., Columbia College-Chicago
M.S./P., University of Phoenix

Compton, Stanley L.
Program Director, Manufacturing Management and Leadership

A.A., Spartanburg Methodist College
A.E.T., Spartanburg Technical College
B.S., Southern Wesleyan University

Corley, Gregg
Department Head,  Engineering Technology

B.S., M.S., Clemson University

Culp-Linscott, Karen
Program Director, Pre-Pharmacy
B.A., West Georgia College
M.S., Clemson University

Curtis, Susan G.
Instructor, Associate Degree Nursing

B.S.N., Medical College of Georgia
M.S.N., Clemson University

D

DeLoache, James E.
Instructor, English
B.A., Clemson University
M.Ed., University of  South Carolina

DeVarso, Tiffanie
Instructor, Business Administration
B.A., Berea College
M.B.A., Southern Wesleyan University

Dickson, Sheri
Instructor, Art

B.F.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
M.A., Indiana University
M.S., Florida State University

Duffy, Shelby
Department Head, Science
B.S., M.S., Clemson University

Dunagin, Kultida
Electronic Resources Librarian
B.A., Chulalongkorn University
M.A., California State University
M.L.I.S.,  University of South Carolina
Ph.D., University of North Texas

E

Earley, Allison
Department Head, English

B.A., University of South Carolina-Upstate
M.A., Clemson University

Eaton, Alexander
Instructor, History

B.S., M.A., Clemson University
G.C.D.F. Global Career Development Facilitator

Edwards, Penny
Department Head, Social Sciences

B.S., Lander University
M.S., University of Florida

Edwards, Scott G.
Instructor, Computer and Information Technology

B.S., Texas A & M University
M.B.A., St. Edwards University

Ellenberg, Robert
Program Director, Industrial Electronics Technology

B.S.E.E., Clemson University

Ellington, Julie
Coordinator of Instructional Activities, English

B.A., M.S., Clemson University

Ethridge, Tracy L.
Program Director, Business Administration

B.B.A., M.Ed., University of Georgia
M.B.A., Brenau University

Evans, Corey H.
Instructor, Spanish

A.A., A.S., Tri-County Technical College
B.A., Clemson University
M.A.T.L., University of Southern Mississippi

F

Faulling, Tonia
Department Head, Developmental Math

B.A., Clemson University

Fiori, George E.
Instructor, Computer and Information Technology

A.A.S., Burlington County College
B.S., Clemson University

Frank, Stacey D.
Instructor, Psychology

B.S., Colorado Technical University
M.A., Argosy University

Franks, Marshall
Instructor, Mechatronics Technology

A.A.S., Tri-County Technical College

Fuller, Janet S.
Instructor, Associate Degree Nursing

Diploma, Marion County General Hospital
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of North Carolina - Charlotte

G

Geren, Mary
Instructor, English

B.A., M.A., Clemson University

Ghobadi, Mohammad
Coordinator of Instructional Activities, Mathematics

B.S., Iran College of Science and Technology
M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State University

Goodman, Pamela
Program Director, Administrative Office Technology

B.S.Ed., M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Georgia

Gregory, Chad
Instructor, Coordinator of Instructional Activities, History

B.S., M.A., Murray State
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Griffith, Dana F.
Instructor, Speech

B.S., M.Ed., Clemson University

H

Hanks, Mandy
Program Director, Expanded Duty Dental Assisting 

A.S., Greenville Technical College
B.H.S., Medical University of South Carolina

Harbin, Jonathan D
Program Director, CNC Programming and Operations

A.A.S., Tri-County Technical College

Hardy, Kathleen M.
Instructor, History

B.A., M.A., M.A., The University of Akron

Harp, Kimberly
Instructor, Speech

B.S., Missouri State University
M.A., University of Arkansas

Harris, Rhonda
Instructor, Associate Degree Nursing

A.D.N., Greenville Technical College
B.S.N., Clemson University
M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Hartley, Kimberly
Department Head, College Skills

B.A., Rollins College
M.A., Boston College

Herczogh, Bruce
Instructor, Chemistry

B.S., Virginia Military Institute
M.S., M.Ed., University of South Carolina

Heringa, Spencer
Instructor, Biology

B.S., James Madison University
M.S., Clemson University

Herndon, Justin
Program Director, Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Technology

B.S., Clemson University

Hiebel, Thomas H.
Instructor, Philosophy

B.A., Union College
M.A., Tulane University

Homer-Drummond, Sharon
Instructor, Biology
B.S., Wheaton College
B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.S., University of Miami
Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University

Hudson, W. Lane
Instructor, English/Speech

B.A., University of North Carolina-Pembroke
M.S., University of Tennessee

Hulehan, Jennifer
Department Head, Comprehensive Studies

B.A., M.A., Winthrop University

Hulehan, Trent
Program Director, Automotive Technology 

A.S., Bob Jones University

I

Imms, Anthony
Instructor, English
B.A., Auburn University
M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A., University of Alabama

Irwin, Heather
Instructor, Biology 

B.S., M.S., Clemson University

Irwin, Stephan
Coordinator of Instructional Activities, Biology 

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Clemson University

J

Johnson, Brett
Instructor, English

B.A., Winthrop University
M.A., Clemson University

K

Kilgore, Tracy
Department Head, Developmental English

B.A., M.A., East Tennessee State University

King, Crystal
Instructor, Associate Degree Nursing

B.S.N., Lander University
M.S.N., Walden University

Konieczny, Suzanne
Coordinator of Instructional Activities, Computer and Information Technology

B.S., M.B.A., Marshall University

Kreese, Christoph
Instructor, Speech

B.A., M.A., Clemson University

L

Little, David G.
Instructor, Biology

B.S., Presbyterian College
M.S., Clemson University

Lundkovsky, Kristen
Program Director, Associate Degree Nursing

A.S., Greenville Technical College
B.S.N., Clemson University
M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Luper, Angel
Program Director, Accounting

B.S., M.P. Acc., Clemson University

M

Marshall, Gerald
Instructor, Mathematics

B.S., North Carolina State University
M.S., Florida State University
M.A., University of Alabama
Ph.D., Illinois State University

Mattison, Brenda L.
Instructor, Accounting

B.A., M.P. Acc., Clemson University

Maxie, Gerald
Instructor, CNC Programming and Operations

A.I.T., Tri-County Technical College

McCall, Joel Eddie
Instructor, Criminal Justice

A.A.S., Tri-County Technical College
B.S., Anderson University
M.S., University of Cincinnati

McClain, Laura M.
Program Director, Medical Assisting

C.M.A., R.N., A.S.,  Piedmont Technical College

McClure, Hubert
Instructor, Mathematics

B.S., M.Ed., Clemson University

McClure, Meredith
Program Director, Early Care and Education
B.A., Clemson University
M.Ed., Anderson University

McCracken, Jeremy
Instructor, Economics

B.S., Charleston Southern University
M.S., Clemson University

McFadden, Timeko S.
Coordinator of Instructional Activities, Spanish

A.S., Greenville Technical College
B.A., Converse College
M.A., University of Georgia

McFall, Robin
Instructor, English

B.A., M.Ed., Clemson University

McFarlin, Christopher L.
Program Director, Criminal Justice 

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.S., Indiana State University
J.D., Texas Southern University

McIntire, Dorian, PE
Program Director, General Engineering Technology

B.S., Clemson University

Murphy, Jackye
Instructor, Early Care and Education

A.A., Truett McConnell College
B.S., University of Georgia
M.Ed., Southern Wesleyan University

N

Newton, Robert
Instructor, Criminal Justice

B.S., Charleston Southern University

Nicholson, Cynthia
Instructor, Spanish

B.A., University of North Carolina-Asheville
M.A., University of Tennessee

O

Oates, W. K. Michael
Instructor, Industrial Electronics Technology

A.I.T., Tri-County Technical College

Orem, Mary B.
Library Director

A.S., New Hampshire Technical Institute
B.A., Notre Dame College
M.L., University of South Carolina
M.Ed., Lesley College

Owens, Gwendolyn B.
Instructor, Reading

B.A., Clark Atlanta University
M.Ed., Clemson University
Ed.D., South Carolina State University

P

Palmer, Donna Shannon
Department Head, Allied Health

A.S., Florence-Darlington Technical College
B.S., University of North Carolina

Pepper, Robin A.
Instructor, Mathematics

B.A., Simpson College
M.S., Clemson University

Phelps, Paul
Department Head,  CNC and Welding Technology

A.O.T., Tri-County Technical College
AWS-Certified Welding Instructor
AWS-Certified Welding Educator

Polasek, Ashley
Instructor, English

B.A., Marist College
M.A., Clemson University
Ph.D., De Montfort University

Poole, Jason
Instructor, Industrial Electronics Technology

A.A.S.,  Tri-County Technical College

Porter, Jennifer
Instructor, Medical Laboratory Technology

B.S., M.A., Clemson University

R

Richards, Sharon W.
Instructor, Psychology

B.A., Southern Adventist University
M.S., University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Ph.D., Capella University

Roberts, Amy
Instructor, Media Arts Production

B.A., University of South Carolina

Roldan, Mary
Instructor, Science

B.A., Clemson University
M.S., Furman University 

Rutledge, Jaqueline L.
Department Head, Nursing

B.S.N., University of South Carolina
M.S.N., Clemson University

S

Saidat, Catherine
Instructor, Sociology

A.S., College of DuPage
B.S., Elmhurst College
M.S., The George Washington University

Sapkota, Gopal
Instructor, Physics

B.S., Tribhuwan University
M.S., University of Cincinnati
Ph.D., University of North Texas

Scheck, Arthur R.
Instructor, English

B.A., M.A., William Patterson College

Sechandice, Aristide
Instructor, Sociology

B.A., M.A., St. Louis University
Ph.D., Emory University

Seligson, Julia B.
Coordinator of Instructional Activities, English

B.A., M.A., Clemson University

Shook, Marylouise E,
Instructor, Spanish

B.A., Marquette University
M.A., University of Colorado

Simon, Matthew
Instructor, English

B.A., University of South Carolina - Upstate
M.A., Clemson University

Smith, Phillip S.
Instructor, Computer and Information Technology

B.B.A., M.B.A., Marshall University

Smith, Stacy
Instructor, Associate Degree Nursing

B.S.N., Clemson University
M.S.N., Gonzaga University

Sparace, Kathryn K.
Instructor, Biology

B.S., M.S., University of Wyoming
Ph.D., University of California - Berkley

T

Thompson, Beverly
Instructor, Biology

B.S., M.S., Clemson University

Thorpe, Daniel
Instructor, Physics

B.S., M.S., Clemson University

Toney, Gregory T.
Instructor, Speech

B.A., Winthrop University
M.A., Auburn University

Torge, Lacey
Outreach and Social Media Librarian

B.A., New  College of Florida
M.A., M.Phil., New York University
M.L.I.S., Florida State University

Tumlin, Maria
Instructor, Spanish

A.S., Greenville Technical College
B.S., Universidad de Morelos
M.A.T.L., University of Southern Mississippi

V

Vance, Deborah
Instructor, Accounting and Business Administration

B.S., M.B.A., Southern Wesleyan University

Vanhuss, Della M.
Department Head, Humanities
A.B., Southern Wesleyan University
M.A., University of North Carolina - Greensboro
D.A., University of North Dakota

Vernon, Julie
Program Director, Practical Nursing

B.S.N., M.S.N., Clemson University

Vickery, Beverly
Instructor, Administrative Office Technology

B.S., Winthrop University

W

Wagenseil, Ross
Instructor, General Engineering Technology

C.E.T., Trident Technical College
B.A., Harvard University
B.S., Ph.D., Clemson University
Licensed GIS Surveyor, SC

Ward, Angela
Coordinator of Instructional Activities, Mathematics

B.S., Furman University
M.S., Emory University

Watt, Bobby
Instructor, Mechatronics Technology

A.A.S., Tri-County Technical College

Webber, Elizabeth
Instructor, Associate Degree Nursing

A.A.S., Highline Community College
B.S.N., Washington State University
M.S.N., St. Joseph College

West, Julia M.
Instructor, Music

B.M., Pacific Lutheran University
M.M., Florida State University

White, Denelle
Program Director, Surgical Technology

A.A.S., Guilford Technical College
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University

Whitten, Rhonda
Instructor, Psychology

B.A., Gannon University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia
M.Ed., Clemson University

Williams, Shallin
Instructor, Business Administration

B.S., Lander University
M.B.A., Winthrop University

Wilson, Douglas
Program Director, Mechatronics Technology

A.E.G.T., Tri-County Technical College

Winkler, Donny W.
Instructor, Physics

B.S., M.S., Clemson University

Woodall, Matthew
Instructor, Welding

A.O.T., Tri-County Technical College
AWS-Certified Welding Inspector
AWS-Certified Welding Educator

Woodson, John W. II
Program Director, Media Arts Production

A.A., A.P.S., Tri-County Technical College
B.A., Anderson College
M.S., Walden University

Wright, Cindy
Instructor, Associate Degree Nursing

R.N., B.S.N., Brenau University
M.S.N., Kaplan University

Wrightson, Lara
Instructor, Political Science

B.A., Mars Hill College
M.A., Appalachian State University
M.L.I.S., University of Alabama

Y

Yohannan, Marianne
Instructor, Biology

B.S., Erskine College
M.S., Medical University of South Carolina