Finding your University Transfer Success Coaches, Counselor and Mentors

Lorri Barrier
Humanities Department Head
English Instructor and Writing Tutor
Phone: (704) 991-0172
Email: lbarrier8948@stanly.edu
Albemarle Campus, Snyder Building, Room 212

I am best suited to provide guidance and support for students seeking to transfer into humanities, critical skills, and English-related subjects such as creative writing and literature. I can also help guide students interested in secondary education. I have ten years of high school teaching experience in addition to my years as a community college instructor. I am also a co-advisor of the Spectrum Club, which works to promote awareness, understanding, and acceptance of LGBTQ students and allies.


John Bowman
English Department Head
English and Humanities Instructor
Phone: (704) 991-0270
Email: jbowman0488@stanly.edu
Albemarle Campus, Snyder Building, Room 203

I am best suited to provide guidance and support for students seeking to transfer into liberal arts (critical skills) majors, certificates, and degrees associated with linguistics, grammar, literature, philosophy, the humanities, creative writing, and other general English-related subjects.


Melody Braswell
English Instructor
Phone: 704-991-0343
Email: mbraswell5932@stanly.edu
Albemarle Campus, Snyder Building, Room 216

I am best suited to provide guidance and support for students seeking to transfer into the fields of English, communication, public relations, technical writing, or liberal arts (critical skills).


Sue Drake
English Instructor
Phone: 704-991-0286
Email: sdrake3244@stanly.edu
Albemarle Campus, Snyder Building, Room 224

I am best suited to provide guidance and support for students seeking to transfer into the fields of English, K-12 education, fine arts, or liberal arts (critical skills). I have experience teaching elementary, middle school, and high school classes in both public and private settings. If you think you might have even the slightest interest in becoming an educator, I would love to speak with you.


Greg Edwards
Transition Class Instructor
Phone: 704-991-0336
Email: gedwards7784@stanly.edu
Albemarle Campus, Learning Resource Center, Room 116

I am best suited to provide guidance and support for students seeking to transfer for STEM (particularly math or computer science degrees).


Glynn Fowler
Biology Instructor
Phone: 704-991-0344
Email: wfowler7522@stanly.edu
Albemarle Campus, Patterson Building, Room 207

My educational passions include Healthcare and therefore, Human Biology. While I currently usually teach Human Anatomy and Physiology, it would be my pleasure to speak with students regarding any interest they might have in biological sciences. Helping you achieve your professional goals and dreams is my priority. Regardless of your discipline of interest, we will work together to find the answers to your questions, probably identifying some new questions as we progress. We will develop an educational plan to help you accomplish your professional goals.


Dr. David Graves
Chemistry Instructor
Phone: 704-991-0174
Email: dgraves7296@stanly.edu
Crutchfield Education Center, Room 225
Albemarle Campus, Patterson Building, Room 229D

I am best suited to provide guidance and support for students seeking to transfer in STEM fields. I have experience working with students seeking opportunities related to chemistry, physics, engineering, and environmental science.


Taffy Graham
English Instructor
Phone: 704-991-0242
Email: tgraham0552@stanly.edu
Albemarle Campus, Snyder Building, Room 115

I am best suited to provide guidance and support for students seeking to transfer into fields related to English and literacy, journalism, literature, creative writing, technical publications, and other liberal arts-centered endeavors.


Claudia Gresham
University Trasnfer Program Head
Communications, English, and PE instructor
Phone: 704-991-0307
Email: cgresham5647@stanly.edu
Albemarle Campus, Snyder Building, Room 208

I am best suited to provide guidance and support for students seeking to transfer to marketing and business, communications, advertising, liberal arts (critical skills), fine arts, education, and criminal justice majors.


Sarah Carmella Hedrick
Music Instructor
Phone: 704-991-0253
Email: shedrick8645@stanly.edu
Albemarle Campus, Snyder Building, Room 209

I am best suited to provide guidance and support for students seeking to transfer into liberal arts (critical skills), education, and fine arts degrees.


Liane Honeycutt
Global Education Liaison
Spanish and French Instructor
Phone: 704-991-0257
Email: lhoneycutt1167@stanly.edu
Albemarle Campus, Snyder Building, Room 223

I am best suited to provide guidance and support for students seeking to transfer into liberal arts (critical skills) majors, certificates and degrees such as languages, translation and interpretation, literature, linguistics, the humanities, and tourism. I will be glad to also help you explore all global opportunities available for you on campus, such as joining the free Global Distinction Program and studying abroad in the summer!
In addition, I am the Multicultural Club advisor which consists in organizing cultural events, as well as sharing and learning about new cultures, and help you build leadership experience. You are more than welcome to join us anytime on campus!


Dr. Beth Hopkins
Dean of University Transfer
Psychology and Health Education Instructor
Phone: 704-991-0137
Email: bhopkins7671@stanly.edu
Albemarle Campus, Snyder Building, Room 209

I am best suited to provide guidance and support for students seeking to transfer to psychology, social work, human services, counseling, health education, sociology, and mental health majors.


Michael Lowder
Department Chair for Life & Physical Sciences
Biology Instructor
Phone: 704-991-0366
Email: mlowder9380@stanly.edu
Albemarle Campus, Patterson Building, Room 205

I am best suited to provide guidance and support for students seeking to transfer to fields such as genetics, general biology, evolutionary biology, invertebrate biology, forensics, ecology, animal science, and taxonomy/phylogenetics.


Tamara Maness
English/Humanities Instructor
Phone: 704-991-0286
Email: tmaness7662@stanly.edu
Albemarle Campus, Snyder Building, Room 219

I teach English and the Humanities (mostly American Women’s Studies). I am a graduate of Stanly Community College and Catawba College. After that, I earned an MA at University of North the Carolina at Greensboro.
I am best suited to provide guidance and support for students looking to transfer into the liberal arts (critical skills) fields: English, literature, creative writing, education, humanities, and creative writing.


Kim Miller
Sociology Instructor
Phone: 704-991-0256
Email: kmiller5978@stanly.edu
Albemarle Campus, Snyder Building, Room 224

I will be glad to serve as a mentor for you, particularly in the social science areas, including, in particular, sociology; I can assist with other interests as well, including education pursuits. Also, I have a specific interest in gender, so I can assist with students who wish to major in gender studies.
I am also a co-advisor for Spectrum, which promotes awareness and understanding of LGBTQ+ identities. You do not have to identify as LGBTQ+ to join; all are welcome!


Brigette Myers
Director, Centers for Teaching and Learning, NC Student Success Center
Mathematics Instructor
Phone: 704-991-0177
Email: bmyers7799@stanly.edu
Albemarle Campus, Snyder Building, Room 221

I am best suited to provide guidance and support for students seeking to transfer in the STEM, education, or business fields.


Kara Roberson
Mathematics Instructor
Phone: 704-991-0322
Email kroberson2849@stanly.edu
Albemarle Campus, Snyder Building, Room 216

I am best suited to provide guidance and support for students seeking to transfer to the Math/Statistics or Education fields. Before teaching at Stanly, I taught middle and high school starting in 2003. I attended Wingate University for undergrad and UNC Wilmington for grad school.


Bryan Sharp
Biology Instructor
Phone: 704-991-0309
Email: bsharp7334@stanly.edu
Albemarle Campus, Patterson Building, Room

Conservation biology and environmental stewardship are my main areas of interest with birds being my preferred species to study. However, I am more than happy to connect students to career opportunities in any field related to biology in particular and science in general: wildlife and natural resource management, agricultural science, investigative research, environmental education, etc. If I don't have the connections or experience to help you, I will do my best to introduce you to someone who can.


April Simpson
Mathematics Department Head
Mathematics Instructor
Phone: 704-991-0305
Email: asimpson6115@stanly.edu
Albemarle Campus, Snyder Building, Room 223

I am best suited to provide guidance and support for students seeking to transfer in the STEM, education, or business fields.