Dr. Brittain holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has done post-doctoral studies at the University of Georgia (Athens) and summer study at the Aspen School of Music. At Emmanuel College, Dr. Brittain directs the College Chorale, teaches Choral Music Education and Choral Conducting classes, teaches voice, and accompanies vocal students.
Michelle Kendrick, assistant professor in the School of Education, currently serves as chair of the Mathematics Department. She holds an A.A. in general education from Bainbridge College, B.S.Ed. in middle grades education from Thomas University, and a M.Ed. and Ed.S. in mathematics education from the Florida State University. She is currently working on her Ph.D. in elementary education from the Florida State University.
Patrick played lacrosse for four years at Piedmont College. During his career there I was featured on Sportcenter's Top 10 plays. Majoring in Mass Communications, Patrick found enjoyment behind the microphone on the campus radio station. He is excited to be a part of the Emmanuel family and sharing his lacrosse knowledge with both the team as well as the community.
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Brandon is the Assistant Athletic Trainer with Wrestling and Men's Lacrosse. He received his Bachelor's of Science in Athletic Training from Limestone College in 2013, where he also played lacrosse from 2009-2011. Brandon is from Simpsonville, SC. Brandon received his Master's in Health, Exercise and Sport Science from The Citadel Military College in 2015 and now resides in Hartwell, GA. Brandon is extremely excited join the Emmanuel family.
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Andrea Langley, Residence Director for Jackson Hall, received her BA in Communication from Emmanuel College where she was very involved in campus life and was a member of the track and cross country team. After graduating from Emmanuel in 2013 she moved to Atlanta, Georgia to work at In Touch Ministries, one of the nation's largest non-profit Christian ministries, as a project coordinator in their development department. Andrea is passionate about working with people and is excited to return to the Emmanuel family to serve and connect with the college community.
Ginni Jones is from Williamston, NC. She graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2014 with a BA in Psychology and a minor in Women's Studies. At UNC, Ginni worked in student affairs as the Co-Director of a new student program, Carolina Kickoff. After graduating from UNC, Ginni completed a faith-based year of service with Johnson Service Corps in Chapel Hill, NC.
No stranger to the Emmanuel family, Chad Nelson was promoted to serve as Head Coach for Men's Volleyball in 2015 after spending one season as the Lions assistant coach. Chad brings 13 years of coaching experience to the table having coached at every level of NCAA competition and almost just as many years coaching at the club level.
Ronald has been a professional astronomer and physics educator since 1985. He enjoys teaching and involving his students in his research.
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Nancy earned a B.S.Ed. in Secondary Mathematics from UGA and a M.A. in Secondary Mathematics from Piedmont College. Nancy married her high school sweetheart, Dennis, and celebrated our 26th wedding anniversary in June of 2015. She and Dennis have one daughter, Meagan, who graduated from Hart County High in May of this 2015.Her career has taken several diverse turns. She taught high school math in Georgia, serving Richmond, Lincoln and Hart counties. She served as a corporate trainer and then financial analyst for Westinghouse at the Savannah River Nuclear Site.
Mary Beadles is Emmanuel's Executive Assistant to President Ron White and Vice President John Henzel. Mary's hobbies include painting, sewing and decorating. She also has a small business set up where she make purses to raise money to sponsor my missions trips. Mary also teaches sewing to rescued women. She and her husband Arlon have 6 children and 13 grandchildren.
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