Personnel

Members of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia

D. Dean Alford, P.E.

Conyers, Fourth District

Kenneth R. Bernard, Jr.

Douglasville, Thirteenth District

Larry R. Ellis

Atlanta, At-Large

Rutledge A. (Rusty) Griffin Jr.

Valdosta, First District

Robert “Bob” F. Hatcher

Macon, At-Large

C. Thomas Hopkins, Jr., MD

Griffin, Third District

W. Mansfield Jennings, Jr.

Hawkinsville, Eighth District

James R. Jolly

Dalton, Ninth District

Donald M. Leebern , Jr.

McDonough, At-Large

William “Dink” H. NeSmith , Jr. (Vice division)

Athens, Tenth District

Doreen Stiles Poitevint

Bainbridge, Second District

Willis J. Potts, Jr.

Rome, Eleventh District

Neil L. Pruitt, Jr.

Norcross, Fifth District

Kessel Stelling , Jr.

Columbus, Sixth District

Benjamin “Ben” J. Tarbutton , III (Chair)

Sandersville, Twelfth District

Richard L. Tucker

Duluth, Seventh District

Larry Walker

Perry, At-Large

Philip A. Wilheit , Sr.

Gainesville, At-Large

 

 

Hank M. Huckaby Chancellor

University System of Georgia

Full-Time Faculty

Adams, Carol S. Professor of English; B.S., M.S., Troy State University; Ph.D., Florida State University

Barrow, Lorie. Instructor of Allied Health; ADN, Darton, B.S., LaGrange College

Bell, Claude. Assistant Professor of Electronics Technology; B.F.A., Valdosta State University; A.A.S., Wallace College

Bickley, John. Instructor of English and Humanities; M.A. English, The University of North Carolina, August 2001

Browers, Patricia. Assistant Professor of Licensed Practical Nursing; A.S.N., Darton College

Bruno, Harry. Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice; B.S., University of Southern California; M.S., California State University at Los Angeles; Ph.D., Waldon University

Byrd, David. Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.S., Troy State University; M.S., University of South Carolina; Ed.D., Auburn University

Carr, Rodney. Vice President for Student Affairs; B.S., University of West Georgia; M.P.A, Valdosta State University; Ed.S., Georgia Southern University

Coston, Elwanda. Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.S., Hampton University; M.Ed., Georgia State University

Cunningham, Adele. Assistant Professor of Biology; B.A., Birmingham-Southern College; B.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama

Davis, Cynthia. Professor of Nursing and Wellness; B.A. Huntington College; B.S.N., Florida State University; M.Ed., Valdosta State University; Certified Instructor for American Red Cross

Dowd, Emily. Assistant Professor of English; Ph.D, 18th Century Brit/Irish Lit, Florida State University, 2010; M.A., Literature/Cultural Studies, Florida State University, 2006; B.A., Literature, University of Florida, 2000; A.A., English/Writing, Indian River State College, 1998

Dowdy, Jeff. Associate Librarian; B.A., West Georgia College; M.S., Florida State University

Dueno, Eric. Associate Professor of Chemistry; A.A. Tallahassee Community College; B.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of South Florida

Dunlap, Clair. Temporary Instructor of Mathematics; M.R.E., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1979; B.S. Education, University of Georgia, 1975

Elkins, Owen. Instructor of Electrical/Electronics Technology; A.A.S., Bainbridge College

Ferguson, Andrea. Assistant Professor of Licensed Practical Nursing; L.P.N., A.A., Southwest Georgia Technical College

Gingo , Mary. Instructor of Nursing; M.S., Nursing, University of Phoeniz, 2009; B.S. Nursing, University of Akron, 1979

Gomez, Juan. Assistant Professor of Physics and Math; Ph.D., Philosophy/Physics, University of Kansas, December 1999; M.S., Physics, University of Kansas, December 1993

Green, Wanda. Assistant Professor of Licensed Practical Nursing; A.S., Darton College

Grimes, Mary Glenn. Professor of Mathematics; B.S., Stetson University; M.S., Auburn University

Hall, Janice. Instructor of Nursing; M.S.N., Nursing, Thomas University, 2008 B.S.N., Nursing, Thomas University, 1996; A.D.N., Nursing, Darton College, 1994; L.P.N., Nursing, Southwest Georgia Technical College, 1985

Harper, Jennifer. Associate Professor of Biology; A.S., Bainbridge College; B.S., University of Georgia; M.S., Georgia Southern University; Ph.D., University of Florida

Harrell, Jessica. Instructor of Business; MBA, Troy University, 2007; BSBA, Troy University, 2005; AA Business Administration, Bainbridge College, 2002

Harrell, Melissa. Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice; B.S., M.S., Albany State University

Harrison, Sherry. Instructor of Medical Assisting; A.A.S., Southwest Georgia Technical College

Heady, Sara. Instructor of Cosmetology; Diploma, Cosmetology, Southwest Georgia Technical College, 2006

Hinson, Tammy. Assistant Professor Reading; A.A., B.S., M.S., Florida State University; M.Ed., Florida A & M University

Horne, Frederick. Temporary Instructor of Commercial Truck Driving; B.S., Criminal Justice, University of Georgia, 1976

Hougland , Steven. Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice; Ph.D. Public Affairs/Criminal Justice, University of Central Florida, 2004; M.A. English Literature, University of Central Florida, 1997; B.A., English, University of Central Florida, 1992

Jennings, Lisa. Instructor of Reading & English; M.A., English Literature, Florida State University, 2005; B.A., English Literature, Florida International University, 1998

Joiner, Misty. Instructor of Computer Science; A.A.S., Darton College; B.S., Georgia Southwestern

Jones, Regenia. Chair of Practical Nursing and Allied Health and Instructor of Practical Nursing; M.S. Nursing, Thomas University, 2007; B.S. Nursing, Thomas University, 2001; AD Nursing, Darton College, 1996; LP Nursing, Bainbridge College, 1984

Ketterer, Kathleen. Interim Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Professional Studies and Assistant Professor of Business; B.A., Eckerd College; M.B.A., Argosy University

Kirkland, Michael. Associate Professor of History; B.A., University of Georgia; M.A., Valdosta State University; Ph.D., Florida State University

LaFace , Betty. Associate Professor of English; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University

Leggett, Carol. Associate Professor of Biology; B.S., Valdosta State University; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

Lord, Patti. Associate Professor of Mathematics; A.A., Bainbridge Junior College; B.S., Georgia Southwestern; M.S., Troy State University at Dothan

Lunt, Roger. Instructor of Economics and Business; B.S., M.B.A., Brigham Young University

Matthews, Richard (Tony). Instructor of Allied Health; M.S. Biology, Georgia College & State University, 2007; B.S. Biology/Psychology, August State University, 2002

McLendon, Shelia. Assistant Professor of Technical Mathematics; B.S., Troy State University

Mears, Angela. Instructor of Nursing; M.S.N., Brenau University

Miley, Jenna. Associate Professor of Computer Science; A.S., Mohegan Community College; B.S., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; M.A., Webster University; Ph.D., Capella University

Montgomery, Everett. Instructor of Accounting; Masters, Accounting, Saint Thomas University, 1990; B.S., Business, Florida A&M University, 1986; A.A., Business, Miami-Dade, 1984

Nelson, Dave. Assistant Professor of History; A.A., Florida Community College of Jacksonville; B.A., University of North Florida; M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University

Newberry, Sherri. Instructor of Reading and English; M.Ed., English Education, Albany State College, 1991; B.S., English Education, Albany State College, 1987

Parker, Denise. Instructor of Administrative Business Technology; B.B.A., Valdosta State University

Pashnyak, Tatyana. Associate Professor of Business & Medical Administrative Technology; B.S., M.Ed., State University of West Georgia

Payne, Rhonda. Chair of Nursing and Assistant Professor of Nursing; Ph.D. Health Ed and Research, Touro University (Trident University), 2011; M.S. Nursing, The University of Alabama, 2004; B.S. Nursing, Medical College of Georgia, 1977

Peterson, Gena. Assistant Professor of Licensed Practical Nursing; A.S.N., Darton College

Pollock, Beverly. Temporary Instructor of Communication Skills; MS.Ed Valdosta State University

Ralph, Susan. Director of Library; B.S., University of North Carolina; M.L.S., University of Kentucky

Reynolds, Barry. Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems; B.S., Troy State University at Dothan; M.S., Georgia Southwestern State University

Rogers, Valley. Director of Education Programs and Assistant Professor of Education; B.S., Taylor University; M.S., Indiana University

Ross, Jeffery. Assistant Professor of Nursing; A.S.N., Darton College; B.S.N., M.S.N., Albany State University

Sarrette, David . Assistant Professor of Health, Physical Education, & Wellness; B.S., University of Massachusetts; M.Ed., Georgia State University

Seidman, Amie. Assistant Professor of English; Ph.D., Auburn University.

Sellers, David. Professor of Industrial Maintenance Technology; A.A.S., Bainbridge College

Shorter, Frederick. Assistant Professor of English and Speech; A.S., Darton College; B.S., Troy State University; M.Ed., American Intercontinental University

Simpson, Joan. Dean of Bainbridge State College Early County; B.B.A., Valdosta State University; M.B.A., Troy State University; Ph.D., A.B.D., Touro University International

Sinclair, Carol. Professor of English; B.A., LaGrange College; M.Ed., Georgia Southwestern College; Ph.D., Florida State University

Smith, Heather. Instructor of Licensed Practical Nursing; A.A.S., Wallace Community College

Smith, Patrick. Professor of English; B.A., Penn State University; Ph.D., Ohio State University

Snyder, Connie. Adult Education Transitions Specialist; A.A.S., Bainbridge College; B.G.S., Valdosta State College; M.S., Troy State University at Dothan

Spence, Renee. Assistant Professor of Administrative Office Technology; B.B.A., Valdosta State University; M.S., Troy State University

Stewart, Michael. Interim Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and Associate Professor of Sociology; B.S., East Central University; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

Strickland, Tonya. Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of Learning Support Reading and English; B.S., M.A., University of Wyoming; Ed.D., Baylor University

Teal, Teresa. Assistant Professor of Technical Mathematics; B.S., Valdosta State University; M.B.A., University of Phoenix

Thomas, Kyle. Assistant Professor of Business; A.A., Bainbridge College; B.A., Columbus State University; M.B.A., Troy State University

Toole, Hope. Associate Professor of Technical Mathematics; B.S., Kennesaw State University

Vanzo, John. Associate Professor of Political Science and Geography; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

Von Hirsch, Marina. Associate Professor of English and Humanities; B.A., Maurice Taurez Moscow State Pedagogical University of Foreign Languages & Linguistics

Welch, Annie. Temporary Instructor of Allied Health; ADN, Wallace Community College.

Wells, Amy. Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.S., Auburn University; M.Ed., Valdosta State University

White, Benjamin. Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems; A.A.S., Bainbridge College; B.S., Florida State University; Certificate, Lively Vocational Technical; M.S., Florida State University

White, Charles. Instructor of Allied Health; A.F.A., Young Harris College; B.S.N., Valdosta State University

Whitehead, Wesley. Director of Learning Support and Instructor of Mathematics; B.S., Auburn University; M.S., Troy State University

Williams, G. Randy II. Assistant Professor of Paramedic Tech & EMT; Certificate, Albany Technical College; Diploma, Albany Technical College

Williams, Stanley. Assistant Professor of Commercial Truck Driving; Diploma (High School), 1976; Correctional Officer, Georgia Public Safety Training Center

Zhang, Yu. Associate Professor of Computer Science; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Northeastern University; M.S., Georgia Southwestern State University

Zhou, Qi. Assistant Professor Psychology; Ph.D., Psychology, The University of Southern Mississippi, 2011; M.A., Psychology, The University of Southern Mississippi, 2010

Staff

Akins, Brenda

Administrative Assistant, School of Arts & Sciences

Allen, LaKeshia

Enrollment Assistant

Arthur, Vanessa

Director, Kirbo Center

Aycock, Brandon

Maintenance-BCEC

Bankston, Betty

Adult Ed

Barlow, Ruby

Nursing Division Secretary

Barnes, Pamela

Academic Advisor

Barron, Lindsey

Admissions Advisor

Barron, Travis

IT Support-BCEC

Barsom, Michelle

Assistant Librarian-BCEC

Baty, Janice

Executive Assistant to the VP for Academic Affairs

Benefield, Enoch, Jr.

Skilled Craftsperson

Brock, Boen

Utility Worker I

Brown, Bobby

Security Guard

Brown, David

Grounds Supervisor

Burrell, Joy

Dual Enrollment & ACCEL

Cantley, Gretchen Griner

Payroll Coordinator

Casteel, Chandra Anderson

Library Assistant II

Causey, Nina

Building Services-BCEC

Chambers, Paula

SWGYSTC Coordinator

Chandler, Jeffery

Maintenance-BCEC

Chapman, Corey

Enrollment Specialist I-BCEC

Chapman, Wesley

Financial Aid Counselor

Christie, Amanda

Part-time Receptionist, HS&PS

Clark, Tammy

Technology Support Specialist III

Cochran, Herman

Plant Operations Mgr.-BCEC

Colwell, Glen

Security Officer

Cook, Arlene

Testing

Copeland, Sherry

Accounting Assistant

Day, Molly

Instructional Resources Coordinator

Dowdy, Jeff

Associate Librarian

Edmunds, D. Chan

Administrative Secretary, School of HS&PS

Faircloth, Renee

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Foster, Blake

Maintenance

Funderburke, Carolyn

Human Resources Generalist

Gadson, Jeanette

Enrollment Assistant

George, David

Security Guard

Gravlee, Justin

Director Student Wellness Center

Griner-Cantley, Gretchen

Payroll

Guibor, Mary

Academic Advisor

Guterman, Kaye

Library Professional

Haddock, Lori

Student Services Coordinator-BCEC

Hall, Philip

Mail Carrier

Hamlin, Lorraine

Adult Ed

Harden, Rachel

Custodian I

Harper, Ridge

Assistant Registrar

Harrell, Katherine

Academic Advisor

Harrell, Melissa

Instructional Coordinator

Harris, Todd

Technology Support Specialist

Harrison, Dawn

Administrative Assistant, School of Arts & Sciences

Harter, Rhonda

Enrollment Assistant

Hudson, Natasha

Financial Aid Counselor-BCEC

Irick, Lawrence

Custodian I

Jaye, Tewanda

Custodian I

Jenkins, Sammy

Enrollment Assistant

Johns, Sonya

Building Services-BCEC

Johnson, Cristina

Custodian

Johnson, Roger

Receiving Clerk

Jones, Melinda

Customer Service Specialist I

Jones, Tom

Student Wellness Center Front Desk

Judkins, Leslie

Accountant

Kelly, Caroline

Custodian I

Kelly, Mark

IT Manager-BCEC

Kelly, Tim

Maintenance

Knechtel, Roxanna

Custodian

Lewis, Brian

Police Officer

Livingston, Kay

Controller

Marshall, Kathy

Instructional Coordinator

Mayhew, Sam

Assistant Dean for Student Life

McConnell, Larry

Assistant Director / Project Manager

McCray, Harold

Custodian I

McIntyre, Debbie

GED Coordinator

McLendon, Bruce

Groundskeeper I

McNair, April Accounting Technician
McQuaig, David Plant Superintendent
Messersmith, Alicia Administrative Specialist
Messersmith, Rich Academic Advisor
Mitchell, Martha Library Professional
Moorehead, Ed Security Officer
Murphy, Melanie Procurement Assistant
Owens, Cherie Executive Administrative Assistant-Student Affairs
Owens, Kay Bursar
Posey, Rebecca Accountant Accounts Receivable
Rackley, Kari Custodial Foreman
Reeves, Lisa Administrative Assistant, Adult Education
Register, Joyce Information Analyst I
Reyes-Smith, Lisa Enrollment Assistant
Robinson, LaShawn Technology Support Specialist II
Rogers, Sandra Administrative Secretary-BCEC
Salami, Annie Financial Aid Counselor
Salter, Peggy Administrative Assistant, Advancement
Shephard, Amy Buyer
Sibley, Robert Utility Worker I
Sills, Debra Building Services-BCEC
Shiver, Dewayne Coordinator of Events
Singletary, Windy Enrollment Assistant
Smith, Barry Custodian II
Smith, Eugene Groundskeeper II
Smith, Jessica Enrollment Assistant
Smith, Pam Administrative Assistant to the Dean-BCEC
Snipes, Barbara Executive Assistant to the President
Snyder, Connie Adult Ed Transitions Specialist
Spooner, James E Director of Public Safety
Spooner, Mike Groundskeeper I
Stephens, Raymond Groundskeeper I
Stewart, Spencer Director of Admissions
Strickland, Victor Police Officer
Taliaferro, Irvin Security Officer-BCEC
Thompson, Beverly Special Populations Coordinator
Thompson, Robert Enrollment Assistant
Turner, Jerry Security Officer-BCEC
Venisee, Bryan Custodian
Wade, Charles Custodian
Walker, Kenny Custodian
Warfield, Leigh Administrative Secretary-BCEC
Whaley, Dean Environmental & Safety Coordinator
White, Stacy Network and Information Security Officer
Williams, Sam Adult Literacy/GED-BCEC
Williford, Janet Custodian I
Wilson, Dwayne Security Officer-BCEC
Wilson, Shannon Maintenance
Wolfe, Glenda Health Services Program Assistant
Worsley, David Trades Worker
Worthington, Tina Administrative Assistant-Maintenance/Plant Operations

Retired Faculty

Beck, Shirley, Retired Associate Professor of Administrative Office Technology; B.B.A., Valdosta State University

Boyd, Marjean G., Retired Director of Institutional Research and Development and Assistant Professor of Secretarial Science; B.S., Valdosta State University; M.Ed., Ed.S., University of Georgia; Ed.D., Florida State University

Carter, Naomi, Retired Assistant Librarian; A.A., Florida Junior College at Jacksonville; Bachelor of Liberal Studies, St. Edward’s University, Masters of Library Science, Florida State University

*Chambers, Raymond L., Chair, Division of Arts and Sciences Emeritus and Professor of Political Science Emeritus; B.A. University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University

Chapin, Lawrence L., Retired Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems and Business Education; A.A.S., Rock Valley College; B.S., M.Ed., University of Illinois

Coker, Robert U., Chair, Division of Technical Studies Emeritus and Professor of Technical Studies Emeritus; B.A., Georgetown College; M.S., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., Ohio State University

Dixon, Lugenia, Retired Professor of Psychology; B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Georgia

* Dubay , Robert W., Retired Professor of History; A.A., Manatee Junior College; B.A., University of South Florida; M.S., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Eckard , Eldon E., Retired Professor of Chemistry and Physics; B.S., Lenoir-Rhyne College; M.S., Ph.D., Wake Forest University

Fordham, Donnie. Retired Professor of Accounting; B.B.A., M.Ed., Armstrong State College; Ed.S., Georgia Southern College

Frazier, E. Lynn, Retired Professor of Technical Studies and Instructional Coordinator; B.S., Southwest Missouri State; M.E., Ph.D., University of Missouri

Gingras , Robert, Retired Vice President of Academic Affairs and Professor of English; B.A., University of Miami; M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University

Goodyear, Nancy L., Retired Professor of Biology; B.A., MacMurray College; M.S., University of Wisconsin; Ed.D., Auburn University

Hartsfield, Mariella G., Retired Division Chair of Humanities Emerita and Professor of English and Humanities Emerita; B.A., Georgia College; M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University

Hill, Karen B., Retired Chair, Division of Technical Studies and Associate Professor of Administrative Office Technology; B.S., M.Ed., Georgia Southwestern College; Ed.D., Florida State University

Huskey , Don, Retired Associate Professor of Electronics Technology; A.A.S., Bainbridge College

Holmes, Charles W., Retired Professor of Economics; A.A., University of Florida; B.G.E., University of Nebraska; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

Ivy, Roger, Retired Professor of Marketing and Management; B.S., Jacksonville University; M.B.A., Columbus College; Ph.D., Florida State University

Knight, Eunice E., Retired Professor of English and Humanities Emerita; B.A., Georgia College; M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University

*Lane, Robert L., Retired Professor of Biology Emeritus; A.A., Georgia Southwestern College; B.S., Valdosta State University; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Lord, W. Scott, Retired Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems; B.S., North Georgia College; M.Min., D.B.S., Atlantic Baptist College and Seminary

McNease, Jerry. Retired Associate Professor of Drafting Technology; Certificates, Albany Technical Institute, Georgia State University

*Mobley, Edward D, President Emeritus and Professor of Music and Humanities Emeritus; B.F.A., M. Mus. Ed., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Florida State University

Myrick, Steve, Retired Vice President of Business Affairs and Assistant Professor of Marketing and Management; B.Ch.E., M.B.A., Ed.D., University of Florida

Peters, Marlene H., Retired Professor of Reading; B.S., Florida State University; M.Ed., Florida A & M University; Ph.D., Florida State University

Rentz , Betty J., Retired Assistant Professor of Nursing; A.A., George C. Wallace State College; B.S., Albany State College; M.Ed., Valdosta State College

Smith, Margaret D., Retired Professor of English; B.S., M.A., Austin Peay State University; Ph.D., George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University

Stephens, Barbara, Retired Interim Chair of Technical Studies Division; Certificate, A.A.S., Bainbridge College; B.S., M.Ed., Valdosta State University

Snyder, William H., Retired Professor of Mathematics; B.S., Kutztown State College; M.A., M.S., Louisiana State University; Ph.D., Florida State University

Story, Lloyd W. Jr., Retired Associate Professor of Automotive Technology; Certificates, National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, General Motors Training Center, Master Automobile Technician

*Usher, Mildred M., Retired Professor of Physical Education; B.S., M.Ed., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., Florida State University

Webb, Stanley J., Retired Chair, Division of Arts & Sciences and Professor of English and French; B.A., Brigham Young University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Utah

*White, Bettye L., Retired Professor of Secretarial Science; B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., Mississippi State University; Post-Masters Certificate, Valdosta State University

Widener, Juanita, Retired Instructor of Nursing; Diploma, Birmingham Baptist Hospital; B.S.N., M.Ed., Eastern Kentucky University

Wilkerson, Thomas, Retired President; A.A., Augusta College; B.S.Ed., Georgia Southern; M.F.A., Ed.D., University of Georgia

*Young, James R., Retired Professor of History Emeritus; B.A., University of South Florida; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina

*Charter Faculty

Bainbridge College Officers of Administration

President

Dr. Richard Carvajal

Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Tonya Strickland

Vice President of Business and Operations

Mr. Shawn McGee

Vice President for Student Affairs

Dr. Rodney Carr

Dean of Bainbridge College/Early County

Ms. Joann Simpson

Interim Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Michael Stewart

Interim Dean of the School of Health Sciences and
Professional Studies

Ms. Kathleen Ketterer

Dean of Student Services

Ms. Connie Snyder

Executive Director of Advancement

Ms. Dale Fuller

Assistant Dean Student Services

Mr. Sam Mayhew

Chair of Nursing

Dr. Rhonda Payne

Chair of Practical Nursing and Allied Health

Ms. Regenia Jones

Director of Administrative Planning and Reporting

Ms. Colette Galivan

Director of Admissions

Mr. Spencer Stewart

Director of Adult Education

Ms. Debbie McIntryre

Director of College Relations

Vacant

Director of Continuing Education

Mr. Marty Davis

Director of Financial Aid

Ms. Helen Catt

Director of Human Resources

Dr. Lisa Burroughs

Director of Information and Instructional

Technology

Mr. Scott Dunn

Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Dr. Ruth Salter

Director of Kirbo Regional Center

Ms. Vanessa Arthur

Director of Learning Support

Mr. Wesley Whitehead

Director of the Library

Ms. Susan M. Ralph

Director of Online Learning & Center for Teaching Excellence

Dr. David Pollock

Director of Plant Operations

Mr. Leonard W. Dean

Director of Public Safety

Mr. James Spooner

Director of Student Success & Retention

Dr. Gerald Williams

Director of Student Wellness Center

Mr. Justin Gravlee

Director of Testing, Counseling and Disability Services

Ms. Arlene Cook

Bainbridge College Foundation, Inc.

Organized in the 1973-74 academic year, the first year of the college’s history, the Foundation provides general support for the institution and its varied programs. All gifts and bequests to the Foundation are tax deductible. An elected Executive Committee and Board of Trustees administer the disposition of funds contributed to the Foundation.

The Board of Trustees

2013 Term

2014 Term

2015 Term

Dr. April Aldridge

Betty Carter

Hal Brannen

Charles Bowles, Jr.

Dr. Bob Coker

Mary Gant

Winston Brock, Sr.

Tom Conger

Sherry Hutchins

Bill Burke

Jeff Findley

Wheat Kirbo

Rev. Harold Burrell

Marlene Free

Shawn McGee

Luther Conyers, Jr.

Bill Jones Ralph

Dr. Edward Mobley

Harold Coppinger

Jones Charles

Steve Singletary

Dean Free

Kirbo, Jr.

Tommy Wheeler

Erwin Harrell

Ted Mauldin

Cass Kirbo

Melvin Nussbaum, III

Don Kirksey

Dewey Robinson

Dr. Jack Leverett, Sr.

Wayne Sirmons

Rev. Paul Medley

Ralph Smith

Dan Ponder

Dr. Marvin Thomas

Dr. Fred Rayfield

Terry Toole

Charles Rozier

Tim Smith

Ex-Officio: Ronnie Burke

Location and Directions

Location and Service Area

Georgia map

The main campus of Bainbridge College sits on 173 acres just inside the city limits of Bainbridge, Georgia, on U.S. Highway 84 East (2500 East Shotwell Street). Bainbridge is located in Southwest Georgia, approximately 40 miles from Tallahassee, Florida; 60 miles from Dothan, Alabama; 60 miles from Albany, Georgia; and 80 miles from Valdosta, Georgia. Early County Site, a satellite campus, is located in Blakely, Georgia (40 Harold Ragan Drive). It is approximately 40 miles from Bainbridge, Georgia; 80 miles from Tallahassee, FL; 30 miles from Dothan, Alabama; 50 miles from Albany, Georgia; and 120 miles from Valdosta, Georgia.

Because Bainbridge College has no residence facilities, students commute from the nearby towns of Attapulgus, Blakely, Brinson, Camilla, Cairo, Climax, Colquitt, Donalsonville, Iron City, Pelham, Thomasville, and Whigham. Some students also come from neighboring Florida and Alabama communities.

Directions to the Main Campus (Bainbridge, GA) From Tallahassee, FL

  1. Take US 27 North to Georgia (approximately 40 miles).
  2. Take the US 84 East/GA 38 East ramp (0.2 miles).
  3. Merge onto US 84 East/GA 38 East/Wiregrass Georgia Pkwy (1.6 miles).
  4. Keep right at the fork to continue on US 84 East/GA 38 East/Wiregrass Georgia Pkwy (0.5 miles).
  5. Arrive at 2500 E Shotwell Street, on right.

From Dothan, AL

  1. Take US 84 East to Georgia (approximately 50 miles).
  2. Take the US 84 East/GA 38 East/GA 1 South/US 27 South ramp (0.3 miles).
  3. Merge onto US 84 East/GA 38 East/Wiregrass Georgia Pkwy (4.7 miles).
  4. Keep right at the fork to continue on US 84 East/GA 38 East/Wiregrass Georgia Pkwy (0.5 miles).
  5. Arrive at 2500 E Shotwell Street, on right.

From Albany, GA

  1. Take GA 91 South to GA 37/Camilla Hwy (approximately 20 miles).
  2. Turn slight left onto GA 37/Camilla Hwy (1.6 miles).
  3. Turn slight right onto CR 58/S Turkey Road (2.3 miles).
  4. Turn right onto River Road (8.6 miles).
  5. Turn slight right onto GA 97 (19.4 miles).
  6. Turn left onto Whigham Dairy Road (1.7 miles).
  7. Turn left onto E Shotwell Street/US 84 East (0.2 miles).
  8. Arrive at 2500 E Shotwell Street, on right.

From Valdosta, GA

  1. Take US 84 West /GA 38 West to Bainbridge (approximately 80 miles).
  2. Arrive at 2500 E Shotwell Street, on left.

From Blakely, GA

  1. Take US 27 South to Bainbridge (approximately 40 miles).
  2. US-27 South becomes US 84 East/GA 38 East/Wiregrass Georgia Pkwy (2 miles).
  3. Keep right at the fork to continue on US 84 East/GA 38 East/Wiregrass Georgia (0.5 miles).
  4. Arrive at 2500 E Shotwell Street, on right.

Directions to Bainbridge College Early County (Blakely, GA) From Bainbridge, GA

  1. Take US 27 North to Blakely (approximately 40 miles).
  2. US 27 North becomes S Main Street/US 27 BR (1.6 miles).
  3. Arrive at 40 Harold Ragan Drive, on right.

From Tallahassee, FL

  1. Take US 27 North to Blakely (approximately 80 miles).
  2. US 27 North becomes S Main Street/US 27 BR (1.6 miles).
  3. Arrive at 40 Harold Ragan Drive, on right.

From Dothan, AL

  1. Take AL 52/Columbia Hwy to Georgia (approximately 17 miles).
  2. AL 52 becomes GA 62/Columbia Hwy (11.1 miles).
  3. Turn left onto Martin Luther King Jr Blvd/GA 62 Bypass (2.8 miles).
  4. Turn left onto N Main Street/US 27 BR (1.2 miles).
  5. Arrive at 40 Harold Ragan Drive, on left.

From Albany, GA

  1. Take W Gordon Avenue/GA 91 South (approximately 5 miles).
  2. Turn right onto Leary Road/GA 62 (18.3 miles).
  3. Turn left onto Mercer Avenue/GA 62 (12.9 miles).
  4. Turn left onto Highland Avenue North/GA 62 (0.7 miles).
  5. Turn slight right onto Blakely Road SW/GA 62 (11.9 miles).
  6. Turn right onto GA 62 Bypass/Martin Luther King Jr Blvd (1.2 miles).
  7. Turn right on US 27 North (1.3 miles).
  8. US 27 North becomes S Main Street/US 27 BR (1.6 miles).
  9. Arrive at 40 Harold Ragan Drive, on right.

From Valdosta, GA

  1. Take US 84 West (approximately 40 miles).
  2. Merge onto US 19 North/GA 300 North/Georgia-Florida Pkwy (32.6 miles).
  3. Turn left onto GA 37/E Broad Street/Camilla Hwy (10.5 miles).
  4. Keep left at the work to continue on GA 37/Camilla Hwy (8.9 miles).
  5. Turn left onto GA 216/Blakely Hwy (16.1 miles).
  6. Turn slight right onto Highland Avenue South/GA 216/GA 45/Joe Bryan Hwy (0.4 miles).
  7. Turn right onto GA 62 Bypass/Martin Luther King Jr Blvd (1.2 miles).
  8. Turn right on US 27 North (1.3 miles).
  9. US 27 North becomes S Main Street/US 27 BR (1.6 miles).
  10. Arrive at 40 Harold Ragan Drive, on right.

Main Campus Map (Bainbridge, GA)

Main Campus Map