Staff Directory


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Dr. Carolyn Denard is Associate Provost for Student Success and Professor of English at Georgia College and State University. She received a B.A. in English from Jackson State University, a M.A.T. in English from Indiana University, and a PhD in American Studies from Emory University. Before coming to Georgia College, she served as Associate Dean at Brown University and Dean of the College at Connecticut College. As Associate Provost for Student Success at Georgia College, she has oversight of all seven departments of the Center for Student Success:  the Academic Advising Center, the Learning Center, the Writing Center, the Testing Center, the Bridge Scholars Program, the Honors Program, and Leadership Programs.  Her work in student success focuses on student academic performance and on retention and progression initiatives, including developing rituals that helps students develop affective ties to the institution.

Shea Council serves as the Executive Assistant to the Associate Provost for Student Success. She has been part of Georgia College's campus since 2012 and has worked in the President's Office and the Office of Financial Aid before joining the Center for Student Success.  She works very closely with the areas that make up the Center for Student Success departments.

She attended the University of West Georgia and graduated with a B.S. in Biology in 2003.

 

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Dr. Joy Bracewell, Director of the Writing Center

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Kerry Chapman, Director of the Center for Testing

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Dr. Steve Elliott-Gower, Director of the Honors Program

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Jeanne Haslam, Director of the Learning Center

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Erin Weston, Director of the Bridge Scholars Program, First-Year Initiatives

 


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Contact Us

The Center for Student Success is located on front campus in the Lanier Hall, second floor administrative suite.

(478) 445-8625

shea.council@gcsu.edu