April James teaches Business Communication and Intro to Public Relations in the Business and Communication Departments. She brings 20 plus years of communication experience into the classroom. A native of Cleveland, Georgia, April moved to Franklin Springs in June 2012 and is the director of marketing and public relations for LifeSprings Church Resources and LifeSprings Media. Previously, she served as the vice president of business development for Habersham Medical Center in Demorest, Georgia.
Noah Alexander Hall is a recent graduate of Montreat College in North Carolina. There he majored in Bible and Religion with a concentration in Christian Education, was heavily involved with FCA worship leadership, ran track and cross-country, and enjoyed ultimate frisbee and long-boarding in the mountains. Noah is incredibly excited to be a part of the Emmanuel community and serve both the Lord and the students of this school.
Ningjun (Nina) Ye, assistant professor, received a BS in Computer Science and a BA in English Education from China, and her MS in Mathematics and PhD in Math Education from the University of Southern Mississippi. She taught in high school in China for over 10 years and has been teaching in college in the US for another 10 years.
Sharon Keller is a lifelong resident of Madison County. She received an AS in Biotechnology from Athens Technical College, a BS and PhD from the University of Georgia in Cellular Biology. Her graduate work involved studying the inositol phosphate/diacylglycerol signaling pathway in Trypanosoma brucei, the etiological agent of African sleeping sickness. Her graduate work was supported by two different NIH fellowships and an award from the Atlanta chapter of the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) foundation. She has 2 years of teaching experienc
Gail was born and raised in Rahway, NJ and lived in the North East most of her life. Her undergraduate degree is in History from Kean University (NJ) and her MBA is from the University of Phoenix. Gail has been married for 8 years to Richard Wallach and has three daughters; Olivia (6), Evelyn (4) and Avery (1). "We are both blessed and excited to be a part of the EC community!”
Jeff Kilgore, a 2004 graduate of Emmanuel College, returns to Franklin Springs to lead the Lions Baseball Program. He enters his seventh year in the coaching ranks with stints at West Hall High School and Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. When asked about being named Head Baseball Coach Kilgore said “I am excited about the opportunity to come back and lead the Lion baseball program. I embrace the challenge of guiding the baseball program and the chance to mentor these young men on and off the field”. Jeff and his wife Meredith (Milford, class of ’08) wil
Mackenzie "Mac" Dye graduated from Emmanuel College in May 2013 with a degree in Multimedia Communication. He is excited about his new role here as Admissions Recruiter. Mac loves getting to meet and talk with new people, and he is a huge sports fan, especially of the Chicago Cubs and Georgia Bulldogs. To email Mac, click here.
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As Emmanuel College continues to grow and our campus expands, we have seen many great changes in recent years. For Fall Semester 2013, we are revising our calendar to accommodate these improvements.