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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

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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

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Portrait of Toby Bates wearing a dark blazer with a maroon patterned tie. He is wearing glasses and has dark facial hair.

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

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Portrait of Gwen Blakely with short hair and black framed glasses. She is wearing a gold chain necklace and a colorful top.

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

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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

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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
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

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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

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Portrait of Amanda Cook with long dark hair wearing a black lacy top with a teal green blazer on top.

Dr. Amanda Cook

Division of Arts & Sciences


Associate 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


User Support Manager


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

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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

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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. 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

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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

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Portrait of Morgan Dudley with long blond hair, wearing a black blazer with a maroon shirt and silver necklace.

Ms. Morgan Dudley

MSU-Riley Center


Assistant Ticket Manager


P: 601-696-2200 for Ms. Morgan Dudley
F: 601-696-2300 for Ms. Morgan Dudley

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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
Portrait of Kevin Entrekin with short brown hair wearing a gray sport coat and a white button down.

Mr. Kevin Entrekin

MSU-Meridian Staff


Academic Advisor


Academic Advisor for JCJC


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


Program Coordinator


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

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Dr. Lin Ge

Dr. Lin Ge

Division of Arts & Sciences


Assistant Clinical Professor of Mathematics


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

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Ms. Greshka German-Stuart

MSU-Meridian Staff


Academic Advisor


Academic Advisor for ECCC


P: 601-484-0153 for Ms. Greshka German-Stuart
F: 601-484-0339 for Ms. Greshka German-Stuart

Email for Ms. Greshka German-Stuart
Portrait of Andrea Germany with long brown hair wearing a large brown beaded necklace and a maroon top

Ms. Andrea Germany

Division of Arts & Sciences


Director of Field Social Work / Instructor of Social Work


P: 601-484-0132 for Ms. Andrea Germany
F: 601-484-0203 for Ms. Andrea Germany

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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
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Ms. Skye Hamilton

MSU-Meridian Staff


Student Services Coordinator


P: 601-484-0234 for Ms. Skye Hamilton
F: 601-484-0139 for Ms. Skye Hamilton

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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

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Portrait of Dr. Carlen Hennington with short dark hair, wearing a blue jacket with a white striped top underneath

Dr. Carlen Henington

Division of Education


Professor of Educational and School Psychology


P: 601-484-0207 for Dr. Carlen Henington
F: 601-484-0280 for Dr. Carlen Henington

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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

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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
Portrait of Dr. James R. Kilgore wearing a tweed jacket and a dark pattern tie with a light shirt.

Dr. James R. Kilgore

Physician Assistant Studies


Interim Director


Assistant Professor


P: 601-484-0179 for Dr. James R. Kilgore
F: 601-696-2350 for Dr. James R. Kilgore

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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

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Dr. Jeffrey Leffler

Division of Education


Assistant Professor


Interim Graduate Coordinator


Program Coordinator


P: 601-484-0187 for Dr. Jeffrey Leffler
F: 601-484-0280 for Dr. Jeffrey Leffler

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Portrait of Dr. Rebecca Long with short blond hair and a pearl necklace wearing a black blazer.

Dr. Rebecca Long

Division of Business


Interim Division Head


Professor of Management


Email for Dr. Rebecca Long
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
Portrait of Tarra Milligan wearing a red blouse. She has long brown hair.

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
Portrait of Debra Munsell with short blond hair wearing a tweed jacket with a black shirt underneath

Dr. Debra Munsell

Physician Assistant Studies


Associate Professor


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

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Dr. Rosanne Nunnery

Division of Education


Associate Clinical Professor of Counselor Education


P: 601-484-0493 for Dr. Rosanne Nunnery
F: 601-484-0280 for Dr. Rosanne Nunnery

Email for Dr. Rosanne Nunnery
Portrait of Rosalind Operton with shoulder length hair wearing a dark jacket and a red shirt with a pearl necklace and earrings.

Dr. Rosalind Flanigan Operton

Division of Education


Assistant Clinical Professor


P: 601-484-0174 for Dr. Rosalind Flanigan Operton
F: 601-484-0280 for Dr. Rosalind Flanigan Operton

Email for Dr. Rosalind Flanigan Operton
Portrait of Ben Pace wearing a blue blazer with a light blue collared button down shirt and a maroon tie with a gold lapel pin.

Mr. Ben Pace

MSU-Meridian Staff


Academic Advisor


P: 601-484-0159 for Mr. Ben Pace
F: 601-484-0339 for Mr. Ben Pace

Email for Mr. Ben Pace
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
Mr. Matt Purvis

Mr. Matt Purvis

Information Technology Services


Network Specialist


P: 601-696-2288 for Mr. Matt Purvis
F: 601-484-0139 for Mr. Matt Purvis

Email for Mr. Matt Purvis
Portrait of Andy Rainey with short hair and a beard, wearing a black suit jackwt with a white shirt and a striped tie.

Mr. Andy Rainey

MSU-Riley Center


Technical Director


P: 601-696-2211 for Mr. Andy Rainey
F: 601-696-2300 for Mr. Andy Rainey

Email for Mr. Andy Rainey
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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Dr. Cedric J. Ruffin

Physician Assistant Studies


Assistant Clinical Professor


P: 601-696-2344 for Dr. Cedric J. Ruffin
F: 601-696-2350 for Dr. Cedric J. Ruffin

Email for Dr. Cedric J. Ruffin
Portrait of Dr. Angela Savage wearing a grey suit coat with a black shirt and black glasses with pearl necklace and earrings

Dr. Angela Savage

Division of Arts & Sciences


Director of Social Work


Clinical Assistant Professor


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. 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.


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Portrait of Dr. Lee Valentine wearing a white medical coat with a blue shirt and a red tie.

Dr. Lee Valentine

Physician Assistant Studies


Medical Director


P: 601-696-2320 for Dr. Lee Valentine
F: 601-696-2350 for Dr. Lee Valentine

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Ms. Heidi Vonderheide

Physician Assistant Studies


Assistant Clinical Professor


P: 601-696-2294 for Ms. Heidi Vonderheide
F: 601-696-2350 for Ms. Heidi Vonderheide

Email for Ms. Heidi Vonderheide
Portrait of Shey Washburn with long light red hair wearing a necklace and a white blouse

Ms. Shey Washburn

Physician Assistant Studies


Interim Associate Director and Coordinator of Clinical Experiences


Assistant Clinical Professor


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

Email for Ms. Shey Washburn
Portrait of Melissa Windham with shoulder length hair, wearing a black suit coat and a pearl necklace.

Dr. Melissa Windham

Division of Education


Assistant Clinical Professor of Counselor Education


P: 601-484-0181 for Dr. Melissa Windham
F: 601-484-0280 for Dr. Melissa Windham

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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