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Ms. Candy Adams

Ms. Candy Adams

MSU-Meridian Staff


Academic Advisor


Academic Advisor for MCC


P: 601-484-0112 for Ms. Candy Adams
F: 601-484-0339 for Ms. Candy Adams

Email for Ms. Candy Adams
Mr. Richard Anderson

Mr. Richard Anderson

Information Technology Services


Network Specialist


P: 601-484-0125 for Mr. Richard Anderson
F: 601-484-0139 for Mr. Richard Anderson

Email for Mr. Richard Anderson
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Dr. Dan Barnard

MSU-Riley Center


Executive Director


P: 601-696-2201 for Dr. Dan Barnard
F: 601-696-2300 for Dr. Dan Barnard

Email for Dr. Dan Barnard
Dr. Toby Bates

Dr. Toby Bates

Division of Arts & Sciences


Associate Professor of History


P: 601-484-0117 for Dr. Toby Bates
F: 601-484-0203 for Dr. Toby Bates

Email for Dr. Toby Bates Download Vita for Dr. Toby Bates
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Ms. Celeste Bear

Physician Assistant Studies


Assistant Clinical Professor


Director of Clinical Assessments


P: 601-696-2320 for Ms. Celeste Bear

Email for Ms. Celeste Bear
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Ms. Gwen Blakely

MSU-Riley Center


Administrative Assistant I


P: 601-696-2213 for Ms. Gwen Blakely
F: 601-696-2300 for Ms. Gwen Blakely

Email for Ms. Gwen Blakely
Ms. Joni Branning

Ms. Joni Branning

Division of Education

MSU-Meridian Staff


Academic Records Supervisor (Graduate Programs)


P: 601-484-0185 for Ms. Joni Branning
F: 601-484-0280 for Ms. Joni Branning

Email for Ms. Joni Branning
Mr. Don Brantley

Mr. Don Brantley


Executive Director, East MS Center for Educational Development (EMCED)


P: 601-484-0301 for Mr. Don Brantley
F: 601-484-0372 for Mr. Don Brantley

Email for Mr. Don Brantley
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Ms. Amber Brown

MSU-Meridian Staff


Administrative Assistant II


P: 601-484-0194 for Ms. Amber Brown
F: 601-484-0139 for Ms. Amber Brown

Email for Ms. Amber Brown
Ms. Rhonda Carr

Ms. Rhonda Carr

Division of Arts & Sciences


Director of Social Work Program


Assistant Professor of Social Work


P: 601-484-0146 for Ms. Rhonda Carr
F: 601-484-0203 for Ms. Rhonda Carr

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Ms. Arjeanetta Cary

Ms. Arjeanetta Cary

MSU-Meridian Staff


Business Manager II


P: 601-484-0102 for Ms. Arjeanetta Cary
F: 601-484-0139 for Ms. Arjeanetta Cary

Email for Ms. Arjeanetta Cary
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Ms. Latoya Clayton

Division of Education

MSU-Meridian Staff


Administrative Assistant I


P: 601-484-0172 for Ms. Latoya Clayton
F: 601-484-0280 for Ms. Latoya Clayton

Email for Ms. Latoya Clayton
Dr. Amanda Cook

Dr. Amanda Cook

Division of Arts & Sciences


Assistant Professor of Criminology/Sociology


P: 601-484-0291 for Dr. Amanda Cook
F: 601-484-0203 for Dr. Amanda Cook

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Ms. Kaycee C. Crane

Ms. Kaycee C. Crane

Information Technology Services


Senior User Support Specialist & Team Leader


P: 601-484-0123 for Ms. Kaycee C. Crane
F: 601-484-0139 for Ms. Kaycee C. Crane

Email for Ms. Kaycee C. Crane
Dr. Terry Dale Cruse

Dr. Terry Dale Cruse


Associate Vice President and Head of Campus


P: 601-484-0220 for Dr. Terry Dale Cruse
F: 601-484-0139 for Dr. Terry Dale Cruse

Email for Dr. Terry Dale Cruse
Dr. Richard V. Damms

Dr. Richard V. Damms

Division of Arts & Sciences


Division Head of Arts & Sciences


Associate Professor of History


P: 601-484-0167 for Dr. Richard V. Damms
F: 601-484-0203 for Dr. Richard V. Damms

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Ms. Heather Dearing

Ms. Heather Dearing

Physician Assistant Studies


Administrative Assistant I


P: 601-696-2320 for Ms. Heather Dearing
F: 601-696-2350 for Ms. Heather Dearing

Email for Ms. Heather Dearing
Ms. Kristi Dearing

Ms. Kristi Dearing

MSU-Meridian Staff


Coordinator of Advisement & Transfer Partnerships


P: 601-484-0229 for Ms. Kristi Dearing
F: 601-484-0139 for Ms. Kristi Dearing

Email for Ms. Kristi Dearing
Ms. Dawn Dyess

Ms. Dawn Dyess

MSU-Meridian Staff


Bulldog Shop Manager


P: 601-484-0200 for Ms. Dawn Dyess
F: 601-484-0204 for Ms. Dawn Dyess

Email for Ms. Dawn Dyess
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Mr. Kevin Entrekin

MSU-Meridian Staff


Academic Advisor


Academic Advisor for JCJC


Interim Coordinator of Career Services


P: 601-484-0244 for Mr. Kevin Entrekin
F: 601-484-0339 for Mr. Kevin Entrekin

Email for Mr. Kevin Entrekin
Dr. Mark Fincher

Dr. Mark Fincher

Division of Education


Associate Professor of Community College Education


P: 601-484-0188 for Dr. Mark Fincher
F: 601-484-0280 for Dr. Mark Fincher

Email for Dr. Mark Fincher
Dr. Lin Ge

Dr. Lin Ge

Division of Arts & Sciences


Assistant Professor of Mathematics/Statistics


P: 601-484-0486 for Dr. Lin Ge
F: 601-484-0203 for Dr. Lin Ge

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Dr. Vicki Gier

Dr. Vicki Gier

Division of Arts & Sciences


Associate Professor of Psychology


P: 601-484-0298 for Dr. Vicki Gier
F: 601-484-0203 for Dr. Vicki Gier

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Ms. Lynda Gist

Ms. Lynda Gist

MSU-Meridian Staff


Financial Aid Counselor


P: 601-484-0134 for Ms. Lynda Gist
F: 601-484-0233 for Ms. Lynda Gist

Email for Ms. Lynda Gist
Dr. Tania Hanna

Dr. Tania Hanna

Division of Education


Assistant Clinical Professor


P: 601-484-0178 for Dr. Tania Hanna
F: 601-484-0280 for Dr. Tania Hanna

Email for Dr. Tania Hanna
Mr. Ernest Herlong

Mr. Ernest Herlong

MSU-Meridian Staff


Building Maintenance Repairer


P: 601-696-2263 for Mr. Ernest Herlong
F: 601-484-0139 for Mr. Ernest Herlong

Email for Mr. Ernest Herlong
Mr. Tim Herlong

Mr. Tim Herlong

Information Technology Services


Network Analyst


P: 601-484-0120 for Mr. Tim Herlong
F: 601-484-0139 for Mr. Tim Herlong

Email for Mr. Tim Herlong
Dr. William Hill

Dr. William Hill

Division of Business


Division Head of Business


Professor of Marketing


P: 601-484-0163 for Dr. William Hill
F: 601-484-0495 for Dr. William Hill

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Ms. Gabrielle Jones

Ms. Gabrielle Jones

Information Technology Services


Network Specialist


P: 601-484-0124 for Ms. Gabrielle Jones
F: 601-484-0139 for Ms. Gabrielle Jones

Email for Ms. Gabrielle Jones
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Dr. Ashley White Jones

Division of Education


Clinical Assistant Professor of Kinesiology


P: 601-696-2322 for Dr. Ashley White Jones
F: 601-696-2350 for Dr. Ashley White Jones

Email for Dr. Ashley White Jones
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Ms. Karen Kimberl

Division of Business


Counselor for the Small Business Development Center


P: 601-696-2286 for Ms. Karen Kimberl

Email for Ms. Karen Kimberl
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Ms. Alana Knowles

Division of Arts & Sciences


Administrative Assistant I


P: 601-484-0140 for Ms. Alana Knowles
F: 601-484-0203 for Ms. Alana Knowles

Email for Ms. Alana Knowles
Ms. Emily McMillan

Ms. Emily McMillan

MSU-Meridian Staff


Project Coordinator


P: 601-484-0235 for Ms. Emily McMillan
F: 601-484-0339 for Ms. Emily McMillan

Email for Ms. Emily McMillan
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Dr. Stacey Reynolds McNeil

Division of Business


Director, Professional MBA Program


Assistant Clinical Professor of Management


P: 601-484-0494 for Dr. Stacey Reynolds McNeil
F: 601-484-0495 for Dr. Stacey Reynolds McNeil

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Ms. Tara Milligan

Physician Assistant Studies


Assistant Clinical Professor


P: 601-696-2321 for Ms. Tara Milligan
F: 601-696-2350 for Ms. Tara Milligan

Email for Ms. Tara Milligan
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Dr. Debra Munsell

Physician Assistant Studies


Director, Physician Assistant Studies Program


Associate Professor


P: 601-696-2345 for Dr. Debra Munsell
F: 601-696-2350 for Dr. Debra Munsell

Email for Dr. Debra Munsell
Mr. Bill Pace

Mr. Bill Pace

MSU-Meridian Staff


Building Maintenance Supervisor


P: 601-484-0191 for Mr. Bill Pace
F: 601-484-0139 for Mr. Bill Pace

Email for Mr. Bill Pace
Ms. Kimberly Pace

Ms. Kimberly Pace

MSU-Meridian Staff


Academic Advisor


Academic Advisor for Graduate Programs


P: 601-484-0243 for Ms. Kimberly Pace
F: 601-484-0339 for Ms. Kimberly Pace

Email for Ms. Kimberly Pace
Ms. Suzanne Parker

Ms. Suzanne Parker

Division of Business

MSU-Meridian Staff


Administrative Assistant I


P: 601-484-0156 for Ms. Suzanne Parker
F: 601-484-0495 for Ms. Suzanne Parker

Email for Ms. Suzanne Parker
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Ms. Leslie Pevey

MSU-Meridian Staff


Academic Tutor


Academic Tutoring and Writing Center


P: 601-484-0248 for Ms. Leslie Pevey
F: 601-484-0203 for Ms. Leslie Pevey

Email for Ms. Leslie Pevey
Mr. Matt Purvis

Mr. Matt Purvis

Information Technology Services


Network Specialist


P: 601-696-2240 for Mr. Matt Purvis
F: 601-484-0139 for Mr. Matt Purvis

Email for Mr. Matt Purvis
Mr. Mike Roberts

Mr. Mike Roberts

MSU-Meridian Staff


Building Maintenance Repairer


P: 601-484-0192 for Mr. Mike Roberts
F: 601-484-0139 for Mr. Mike Roberts

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Ms. Amy Robinson

MSU-Meridian Staff


Academic Advisor


Academic Advisor for EMCC & ECCC


P: 601-484-0159 for Ms. Amy Robinson
F: 601-484-0339 for Ms. Amy Robinson

Email for Ms. Amy Robinson
Ms. Angela Savage

Dr. Angela Savage

Division of Arts & Sciences


Director of Field Education/Instructor


P: 601-484-0148 for Dr. Angela Savage
F: 601-484-0203 for Dr. Angela Savage

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Dr. SeungJae Shin

Dr. SeungJae Shin

Division of Business


Professor of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management


P: 601-484-0160 for Dr. SeungJae Shin
F: 601-484-0495 for Dr. SeungJae Shin

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Ms. Amy Smith

MSU-Meridian Staff


Student Services Manager


P: 601-484-0234 for Ms. Amy Smith
F: 601-484-0339 for Ms. Amy Smith

Email for Ms. Amy Smith
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Dr. Eric Suddeath

Division of Education


Assistant Professor of Counselor Education


P: 601-484-0224 for Dr. Eric Suddeath
F: 601-484-0280 for Dr. Eric Suddeath

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Ms. Brandi Sumrall

Ms. Brandi Sumrall

Division of Education


Instructor of Special Education


P: 601-484-0129 for Ms. Brandi Sumrall
F: 601-484-0280 for Ms. Brandi Sumrall

Email for Ms. Brandi Sumrall
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Ms. Kimberly Talbert

MSU-Meridian Staff


Accounts Receivable Specialist


P: 601-484-0133 for Ms. Kimberly Talbert
F: 601-484-0339 for Ms. Kimberly Talbert

Email for Ms. Kimberly Talbert
Ms. Melanie Thomas

Ms. Melanie Thomas

MSU-Meridian Staff


Associate Professor


Librarian & Information Specialist


P: 601-484-0236 for Ms. Melanie Thomas
F: 601-484-0139 for Ms. Melanie Thomas

Email for Ms. Melanie Thomas
Ms. Angie Upchurch

Ms. Angie Upchurch

MSU-Meridian Staff


Business Coordinator


P: 601-484-0202 for Ms. Angie Upchurch
F: 601-484-0139 for Ms. Angie Upchurch

Email for Ms. Angie Upchurch
Mr. Thomas Upchurch

Mr. Thomas Upchurch

MSU-Meridian Staff


Building Maintenance Tech.


Email for Mr. Thomas Upchurch
Dr. Penny K. Wallin

Dr. Penny K. Wallin

Division of Education


Associate Professor of Educational Leadership


P: 601-484-0467 for Dr. Penny K. Wallin
F: 601-484-0280 for Dr. Penny K. Wallin

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Ms. Shey Washburn

Physician Assistant Studies


Clinical Coordinator & Assistant Clinical Professor


P: 601-484-0196 for Ms. Shey Washburn
F: 601-696-2350 for Ms. Shey Washburn

Email for Ms. Shey Washburn
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Dr. George L. White, Jr.

Physician Assistant Studies


Assistant Director, Physician Assistant Studies Program


Clinical Professor


P: 601-696-2346 for Dr. George L. White, Jr.
F: 601-696-2350 for Dr. George L. White, Jr.

Email for Dr. George L. White, Jr.
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Dr. Ksenia Zhbanova

Division of Education


Assistant Professor of Elementary Education


P: 601-484-0184 for Dr. Ksenia Zhbanova
F: 601-484-0280 for Dr. Ksenia Zhbanova

Email for Dr. Ksenia Zhbanova