Ashley Suominen is a mathematics lecturer teaching courses in college algebra, differential equations, mathematical topics, and undergraduate research at Emmanuel. Prior to working here, Ashley taught at Milwaukee School of Engineering and Marquette University with a primary (but not limited) focus on the calculus series. In 2005 she received a B.A. in Christian ministry and a B.S. in mathematics from Wheaton College. She continued her studies at Wheaton and earned an M.A.T. in secondary math education (2007).
Kyle Garrett, assistant professor, holds a B.A. in English (2007) and an M.F.A. in creative writing and English (2010) from the University of Georgia. He joined the English department in 2010. His academic interests include modern American literature, Southern literature, and exposing the laws that govern every true work of art. His personal interests include constructing edible works of art, writing poems and stories, Braves baseball, and pursuing Christ. He lives in Franklin Springs with his wife, Stephanie, and their ferocious cat, Zambizee.
Dr. Morgan earned an Ed.D. in educational leadership from the University of Georgia.
Amy Hancock joined the English department in 2010 as an adjunct instructor. She recently became a full-time faculty member and will be teaching courses for both the English department and the School of Education. She earned an Ed.S. and M.Ed. in English education at the University of Georgia, where she also received a B.S.Ed. in early childhood education. Amy enjoys historical fiction and adolescent literature. She has 5 years of teaching experience in Georgia public schools.
Clint Ross, instructor, received his M.A. in film & television from Savannah College of Art and Design. Before coming to EC, he worked as the production leader at Savannah Christian Church, one of the top 100 largest churches in America, where he oversaw and developed all video components, including live services and short films. He is an Emmanuel School of Christian Ministries graduate and has worked as a writer, producer and director.
Gregg Thomas, assistant professor, received a Bachelor of General Studies from Armstrong State College and an MBA from Georgia Southern University. He has extensive industry experience in production planning and control and is a member of the Decision Sciences Institute and APICS.
Terry holds degrees from the University of Georgia and the Asian Seminary of Christian Ministries in Manila, Philippines, and has been in pastoral ministry for over 30 years.
Harold holds a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Ball State University and an M.A. in New Testament from CBN University; he is the director of Healing Springs Retreat Ministries, Franklin Springs, Ga.
Fall classes begin this week! That means it's time for us to come together and celebrate a new school year! Formerly just a weekend of services, we now include all of the early events under the title of ALPHA – the first letter in the Greek alphabet, meaning new, the beginning, off to the right start.