After completing his academic program at Southern Illinois University in history and philosophy, Dr. Claude Black began his teaching career in 1972. He taught at four colleges before joining the Emmanuel College faculty in 1994 where he teaches courses in American and European history.
Dr. Black has served as the pastor of three churches and as the minister of education for four years at another church.
Claude and Alice Black (who serves as the administrative assistant in the School of Education at Emmanuel) have three sons and daughters-in-law who each have two sons.
She has been employed at Emmanuel College since 1994 and has served as the Administrative Assistant full time.
Ms. Alice lives in Franklin Springs with her husband who is a History professor at Emmanuel College. She is available to assist Faculty, Staff, and Students that have all types of college related needs.
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Dr. G. Earl Beatty served Emmanuel College for twenty-five years as Dean of the SCM, Academic Dean, and Executive Vice-President. He holds a D.Min. from Erskine Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary, has done graduate work at Ohio Wesleyan, a B.S.E.E. from University of Rio Grande, and a B.S.L. from Holmes Bible College.
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Graduated from Franklin County High School in '87. A '91 Grad of Emmanuel College. A '94 Grad of Regent University. Served as youth pastor at Living Word Church, in Norfolk, VA for over 2 years. Youth Pastor, Music Pastor, Associate Pastor and wearer of many hats at Crossroads Community Church since '94. I am SO BLESSED with a wonderful wife, Kelly -- married since '96. We have three kids -- a son, Jackson and two daughters, Jordan and Avery Jo. My hobbies are various sports. I LOVE to play tennis, golf and basketball. Really enjoy water sports and snow skiing!!!
Cathy Acree, Adjunct Instructor, also serves as the Associate Registrar of Emmanuel College. Before working at Emmanuel, she was a student at Emmanuel College where she received her A.S. in Business Administration (’04) and her B.A. in English (’06) and was Valedictorian of both classes. In 2010, she received her certification to teach English 6-12 through North Georgia College and State University. She recently received her M.A. in English Education at Piedmont College (’15). Cathy and her husband, Andrew, live in Royston with their son, Lucas.”
We would like to announce the birth of our son, Jackson Brady White. He was born on July 5, 2010. He weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz. and was 20¾ in. long. He is a very happy and active baby and brings joy to both his parents and grandparents. Proud grandparents are Ron and Carol White of Columbia, S.C., and Don and Sue Brady of Franklin Springs, Ga. Both sets of grandparents are EC alumni. Seth is currently working full-time as the worship pastor at Fusion Church in Buford, Ga. Ashley is currently working as a middle school counselor in Gwinnett County. We would love to hear from old friends!
Dr. Stephanie Dawn Asbury Phillips graduated on May 29, 2010, from the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., with a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree (D.O.). While in medical school, Stephanie served as president of the VCOM chapter of the Christian Medical and Dental Association and traveled with International Christian Resource to several countries on medical mission trips, including disaster response in Haiti. She is also the medical missions coordinator for Spirit-Led Expeditions, Inc. Dr.
My wife, Kristi, and I met at Emmanuel College in 2005 though Emmanuel Singers. We became great friends and have been together since. Kristi and I were married in July 10, 2010. We exchanged vows in the Franklin Springs PHC, where I serve as the associate pastor. Rev. Harrison Lampley (pastor of the FSPHC) conducted the ceremony together with my father, Rev. Alvaro Castro. The reception was held at the John W. Swails Center on the campus of Emmanuel College. We were surrounded by our church, family and friends.