Program Staff

Bridge student staff pose for a photo on the steps of the Magnolia Ballroom building
students sit in a circle on the lawn
student staff pose
students have a conversation

Bridge Scholars Program

Program Coordinator

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Program Coordinator

Dr. Hali Sofala-Jones

Learn More About Dr. Sofala-Jones

Dr. Sofala-Jones holds degrees from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Georgia College, where she was a first-generation student in a program that served as a precursor to the Bridge Scholars Program. She has over a decade of experience teaching in the college classroom, including work with first-year students, first-generation students, and Bridge Scholars. When not working with the BSP, Dr. Sofala-Jones enjoys spending time with her family, playing video games, and traveling. She lives in Eatonton, GA with her husband and daughter and their adorable mutt, Tortuga and persistently jealous cat, Calypso. 

Graduate Assistant

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Cameron Hall, Graduate Assistant

Cameron Hallman

Peer Mentors

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Rachel Locke, Cohort 1

Rachel Locke

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Abbie Reynolds, Cohort 3

Abbie Reynolds

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Anna Howell, Cohort 4

Anna Howell

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Maura Foreman, Cohort 5

Maura Foreman