Meet Jennifer Emswiler, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts

Title: Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Education: Defiance College – B.A. in Fine Arts, University of South Carolina – M.F.A. (Master of Fine Arts) in Studio Painting Personal: Jennifer Emswiler was born and raised in North East Ohio. She attended a liberal arts college in Ohio called Defiance College, where she accomplished her bachelor of art.… Continue reading Meet Jennifer Emswiler, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts

Meet Kevin Torres, Instructor of Spanish

Title: Instructor of Spanish Education: Coastal Carolina University – Spanish Major and French Minor, University of South Carolina – Foreign Language (Master of Art in Teaching) & concentration in Spanish, University of New Orleans – Romance Languages (Master of Art) & concentration in French, *still earning M.A. degree Personal: Kevin Torres is originally from the… Continue reading Meet Kevin Torres, Instructor of Spanish

Meet Randy Ivey, Senior Instructor English

Title:  Senior Instructor English Education: University of South Carolina – English (B.A., M.A.) Personal: Randall Ivey, also known as Randy, was born and raised in Union County. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in English from the University of South Carolina. Randy continued his education at USC where he received his Master’s Degree in Creative Writing… Continue reading Meet Randy Ivey, Senior Instructor English

Meet Dr. Randy Lowell, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Title: Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Associate Professor of Psychology Education: University of South Carolina, Columbia – Experimental Psychology (B.A., MA., Ph.D.) Personal: Randy Lowell was originally born in Elkhart, Indiana. By the age of three, Randy and his family moved to North Carolina, settling in Raleigh after a few years. He graduated from the… Continue reading Meet Dr. Randy Lowell, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Meet Bobby Holcombe, Financial Aid Director

Title: Financial Aid Director Education: Spartanburg Methodist College – Associates of Arts; Limestone College – Bachelor’s Degree in Business; University of South Carolina – Master’s Degree in Education Personal: Bobby Holcombe is originally from Spartanburg, South Carolina. Bobby started out with an Associate Degree at Spartanburg Methodist, and he later transferred to Limestone College where… Continue reading Meet Bobby Holcombe, Financial Aid Director

Meet Chakira Worthy, Student Academic Success Center Director

Title: Academic Success Center Director Education: University of South Carolina Upstate – Psychology Major Personal: Born and raised in Union, South Carolina, Chakira Worthy graduated from USC Upstate as a Psychology Major. She chose to work at USC Union to give back to her hometown and help the university to expand. In the future, she plans… Continue reading Meet Chakira Worthy, Student Academic Success Center Director