性乐园

April 18, 2024

性乐园 announced Spring 2024 IDEALists

The Spring 2024 honorees of the IDEAList employee recognition program at 性乐园 were recognized at the April 2024 Board of Trustees meeting.
BY: Rhonda Dunaway

RAYMOND 鈥 The Spring 2024 honorees of the IDEAList employee recognition program at 性乐园 were recognized at the April 2024 Board of Trustees meeting.聽IDEALists are nominated by anyone at 性乐园. These are the people who represent 性乐园鈥 values of聽Integrity, Diversity, Excellence, Accountability, Leadership and Stewardship.

In alphabetical order the honorees are:聽

Shannon Anderson, of Brandon, Criminal and Sociology Instructor, Raymond Campus. She has been with the college for five years. Before coming to 性乐园, she worked in the Madison County Youth Court as a Youth Court Counselor and a Probation Counselor. She is a graduate of Jackson State University.

Keri Bernsen Cole, of Clinton, Vice President of Planning Effectiveness & Technology, Raymond Campus. She has been with 性乐园 for 19 years. Her duties include strategic planning and development for eLearning, institutional effectiveness, accreditation and technology. She has held several roles over the years including Business faculty, Alumni Coordinator, Dean of eLearning and Vice President of Academic Instruction. She is a 性乐园 alumna and earned her MBA degree from Mississippi State University and a doctorate in Education from Delta State University.

Betty Kay Collins, of Raymond, Mathematics Instructor and Department Chair, Raymond Campus. She has been with 性乐园 for nearly 12 years. Her teaching philosophy is to 鈥減rovide opportunities to learn and grow.鈥 Before coming to 性乐园, she taught at Tulsa Vo-Tech, then came to Mississippi and taught mathematics at Northwest Rankin High School. A 性乐园 alumna, she also attended Mississippi College.

Timothy Crisler, of Raymond, Chair/Advisor and Instructor for Radio & Television Production and Broadcast Technology, Utica Campus. He has been with 性乐园 for 8 陆 years. His duties include training students for roles in the media industry. He teaches courses on theories and ethical practices of news gathering, research, reporting and editing. Before coming to 性乐园, he worked as a news producer for WLBT 3 NBC Affiliate, and he was the senior Corporate Communications Specialist at Entergy Nuclear. He received a bachelor鈥檚 degree in Mass Communication from Alcorn State University and his master鈥檚 in Mass Communication is from Mississippi College.

Jennifer Scott-Gilmore, of Terry, Dean of Advising, Student Engagement and Disability Support Services, Raymond Campus. She has been with 性乐园 for 4 陆 years. She works with youth to help them obtain their High School Equivalency certificate and navigate the workforce and academic programs at 性乐园. Before coming to 性乐园, she worked at the Bolivar County Commission Action Agency under the Delta Workforce Investment Act. She was also a GED instructor, transfer-student coordinator and university articulator for Jackson State University.

Talmechia Cable Griffin, of Brandon, Behavioral Science Department, Sociology Instructor, Rankin Campus. She has been with the college for 10 years. She uses teaching techniques that motivate students to achieve their greatest potential. Before she came to 性乐园 she worked in the Behavioral Health industry. Soon after, she began working as an adjunct for 性乐园 and moved into a permanent position in the Behavioral Sciences Department. She has a bachelor鈥檚 and a master鈥檚 degree from Jackson State University in Sociology.

Felicia W. Jones, of Rolling Fork, Advisor and Academic Counselor, Vicksburg-Warren Campus. She has been with 性乐园 for nearly 10 years. She worked in the non-profit sector for many years before coming 性乐园. Here she has worked as a Single Stop Coordinator for Vicksburg-Warren and Utica Campuses.

LaSonja Lightfoot, of Jackson, College and Career Coach/Navigator, Jackson Campus. She has been with 性乐园 for six years. She is responsible for 鈥渨orking with students to help ensure they have what they need to be successful and gainfully employed.鈥 Before becoming a Navigator she taught in the Smart Start program at 性乐园. She attended Jackson State University where she earned a bachelor鈥檚 degree in Psychology and her master鈥檚 degree in School and Community Rehabilitation/Counseling.

Martha Ann McPhail, of Raymond, Recruiter, Scholarship Specialist and 性乐园 Connection Sponsor, Raymond Campus. She has been with 性乐园 for nearly three years. She is responsible for assisting students with financial aid, reconciling state aid funds, reconciling work study funds and placing students in work-study positions. Before coming to 性乐园, she worked at Merchants & Planters Bank and Belhaven University鈥檚 financial aid office. A 性乐园 alumna, she received a bachelor鈥檚 of Social work from Belhaven University.

Tiffany Moore, of Jackson, Academic Advisor-Disability Services Coordinator, Phi Theta Kappa Advisor and Deputy Title IX Coordinator, for Nursing Allied Health Center. She has been with 性乐园 for 6 陆 years. Her duties include helping current and new students with registration across six locations to develop degree plans and class selection. Before working at 性乐园, she was a recruiter at the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Nursing. Moore received her bachelor鈥檚 degree at Belhaven University in Healthcare Administration. She earned a master鈥檚 degree in Teaching through Kaplan University, and she is currently working on a doctoral degree in higher education through Delta State University.

Kelly E. Murphy, of Madison, Assistant Athletic Director/Assistant Football Coach, Raymond Campus. He has been with the college for 15 years. Before coming to 性乐园 he worked at Ackerman High School and Wayne County High School. A 性乐园 alumnus, he also attended the University of Southern Mississippi and Mississippi State University.

Jonathan David Rose, of Flowood, Network Support Technology Instructor, Rankin Campus. He has been with 性乐园 for 20 years. A 性乐园 alumnus, he earned a bachelor鈥檚 degree in Business Administration at Delta State University and a master鈥檚 degree at Mississippi College in Business Administration.