Gardner-Webb University Welcomes New Faculty Members

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Largest Faculty Group in Several Years Introduced to GWU

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – The 2012 fall semester is bringing hundreds of new faces to the Gardner-Webb campus, students and faculty members alike. On Tuesday, the University announced one of the largest new faculty groups in its history. The following 19 new faculty members are listed in alphabetical order:

• Dr. Lisa Allen – Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics, Director of the Center for Christian Ethics and Leadership
Ph.D, Boston University (Mass.)
M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky.
B.A., Converse College, Spartanburg, S.C.

• Dr. Steven Bingham – Associate Professor of Education
Ed.D., B.M., and M.M., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

• Patricia Bowes – Assistant Professor of Music
Ph.D., University of South Florida (Tampa)
B.E.A., M.A.T., Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton)
M.F.A., University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.
B.A., Indiana University (Bloomington)

• Dr. David Campbell – Visiting Professor of Paleontology
M.S., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.S., Davidson College (N.C.)

• Dr. Greg Davenport – Dean and Program Director, Physician Assistant Studies
DHSc., A.T. Still University, Kirksville, Mo.
MPAS, University of Nebraska (Lincoln)
B.A., Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, N.J.
A.S., Community College of the Air Force, Alabama

• Sue Fair – Instructor of Theatre, Technical Director
M.S., Florida State University (Tallahassee)
B.S., Florida A&M University (Tallahassee)

• Abby Garlock – Instructor in Nursing
M.S., Gardner-Webb University,
B.S., Winston-Salem State University (N.C.)
A.D., Foothills Nursing Consortium, Spindale, N.C.

• Dr. David Granniss – Assistant Professor of Executive Science
Ph.D, Springfield College (Mass.)
M.L.A., Dallas Baptist University (Texas)
B.S., The Kings College, New York, N.Y.

• Jondra Harmon – Instructor of Music
D.M.A. (in process) University of Kentucky (Lexington)
M.M., Peabody Conservatory of the John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
B.A., Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, N.C.

• Dr. Stephen Laws – Assistant Professor of Education
Ed.D, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.
M.A.T., Ed.S., Wintrhop University, Rock Hill, S.C.
B.S., Wake Forest University (N.C.)

• Dr. William Little – Assistant Professor of Business
L.L.M., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC
J.D., Campbell University School of Law, Buies Creek, N.C.
B.A., North Carolina State University (Raleigh)

• Dr. Megan McCauley – Assistant Professor of Music
D.M.A., University of Kentucky (Lexington)
M.M., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
B.M., Bob Jones University, Greenville, S.C.

• Dr. Chris Nelson – Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts
Ph.D (ABD), Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge)
M.A., University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa)
M.F.A., Indiana University (Bloomington)
B.A., Samford University, Birmingham, Ala.

• Eric Newton – Instructor of Physical Education, Wellness, and Sports Studies; Athletic Training Clinical Coordinator
M.S., Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Va.
B.S., Bridgewater College (Va.)

• Dr. Hebert Palomino – Associate Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling
M.Div, Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas
M.A., West Texas State University, Canyon, Texas
B.A., Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, Texas

• Dr. Jason Parker – Assistant Professor of Education
M.A., Ed.S., Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C.
B.S., M.S.A., Ed.D., Gardner-Webb University
A.A., Western Piedmont Community College, Morganton, N.C.

• Dr. Jeff Rogers – Dean of the Graduate School
Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary (N.J.)
M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, N.C.
B.A., North Carolina Central University (Durham)

• Sarah Tate – Clinical Coordinator for Nursing
A.D.N., M.S.N., Gardner-Webb University
B.A., Queens University, Charlotte, N.C.

• Mischia Taylor – Instructor in Business
B.S., M.B.A., Gardner-Webb University A
.A., Cleveland Community College, Shelby, N.C.

Located in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb University’s purpose is to advance the Kingdom of God through Christian higher education by preparing graduates for professional and personal success, instilling in them a deep commitment to service and leadership, and equipping them for well-rounded lives of lasting impact, Pro Deo et Humanitate (For God and Humanity).