Emmanuel Arts Academy gears up for fall semester classes, which run September 9 – December 6 at Emmanuel College.
Students of all ages have the opportunity to learn through private or group instruction. Private lessons are available for all ages and levels of ability in piano, voice, guitar, drums, violin, brass and woodwinds, or music theory and composition. Group classes are in band, musical theatre/voice, and kids art exploration.
As fall semester begins at Emmanuel College, the campus gathers for a time of corporate worship services during the annual ALPHA Weekend August 22-25 in the Swails Center.
Brandon McDaniel graduated from Emmanuel College in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries. After Emmanuel, he went to Liberty University for a Masters Degree in Theological Studies. Brandon has worked in the Athens area for the past three years as the College Pastor at Grace Fellowship Church of God and is thoroughly excited about teaching at Emmanuel.
A native of Cleveland, Georgia, April James joined Emmanuel College in 2013 as an Adjunct Professor in the School of Business. She works full-time as the Director of Business Development at Habersham Medical Center in Demorest, Georgia, where she is responsible for public relations, marketing, advertising, fundraising, and volunteer services.
Ningjun (Nina) Ye, assistant professor, received her BA in English Education from China, and MS in Mathematics and PhD in Math Education from the University of Southern Mississippi. She taught in high school in China for over 10 years and has been teaching in colleges in the US for over 10 years as well.
Jeff Kilgore, a 2004 graduate of Emmanuel College, returns to Franklin Springs to lead the Lions Baseball Program. He enters his seventh year in the coaching ranks with stints at West Hall High School and Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. When asked about being named Head Baseball Coach Kilgore said “I am excited about the opportunity to come back and lead the Lion baseball program. I embrace the challenge of guiding the baseball program and the chance to mentor these young men on and off the field”. Jeff and his wife Meredith (Milford, class of ’08) wil
Mackenzie "Mac" Dye graduated from Emmanuel College in May 2013 with a degree in Multimedia Communication. He is excited about his new role here as Admissions Recruiter. Mac loves getting to meet and talk with new people, and he is a huge sports fan, especially of the Chicago Cubs and Georgia Bulldogs. To email Mac, click here.
As Emmanuel College continues to grow and our campus expands, we have seen many great changes in recent years. For Fall Semester 2013, we are revising our calendar to accommodate these improvements.