Vicki Hollinshead, professor, currently serves as dean of the School of Education. She holds an A.A. in general education from Emmanuel College, a B.S.Ed. in elementary education and M.Ed., Ed.S. and Ph.D. in middle grades education from the University of Georgia.
Degrees earned: B.S. Accounting and Business Administration, Washington & Lee University, MBA, St. Bonaventure University and Ph.D., Business Administration (Finance), University of Georgia
Joann came to work at Emmanuel in October 1998 and has served as Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Students and Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. She currently serves as the Director of Human Resources, Work-study Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator.
She is married to Clint Harper, pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Royston. They have 3 kids ~ Leah, Beth, and Max.
Chris Hair, Professor, currently serves as chair of the English Department. He came to Emmanuel College from Oklahoma State University, where he was a Visiting Assistant Professor for two years. He completed a Ph.D. in English at the University of Kentucky and MA in English and BA in English degrees from Baylor University in Texas. A specialist in British Literature, Dr.
Amanda holds a B.S. in education with a specialty in math, is working on her master’s in math pedagogy and gifted education, and has taught math in public schools and Sylvan Learning Center.
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Debra Grizzle has been a member of the Emmanuel College staff since 1978 when she graduated with the Associate of Arts in Office Administration. She was named Registrar upon the retirement of Dr. Kirk Hartsfield and has served in that capacity since 1992. Continuing her education, she has earned a Bachelor Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Emmanuel College in 1999 and the Master of Education in College Student Affairs from Azusa Pacific University in 2002.
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Nathan Gilmour, Associate Professor, joined Emmanuel College's English faculty in 2009 and earned his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia. His intellectual curiosity wanders afar, and he's been caught teaching classes in Old English, rhetorical theory, European literature, philosophy, and composition. Emmanuel's faculty knows him as the director of Composition Culture, a program dedicated to better teaching through more thoughtful writing. Dr.
Tammy Foster, assistant professor in the School of Education, currently serves as the coordinator for the Early Childhood Education program. She holds a B.S.Ed. in Mental Retardation and a M.ED. in Interrelated Special Education from the University of Georgia, Ed.S in Teaching and Learning and Ed.D in Curriculum and Instruction from Piedmont College. She taught at the preschool, elementary, and high school levels for 20 years in Georgia schools and served as the Special Education Director in Franklin County for 10 years.