Cleveland State Recognizes Faculty Promotion And Tenure

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

16 Cleveland State Community College faculty members were recommended and approved to receive tenure from the Tennessee Board of Regents while six others received promotions.

Dr. Tim Wilson and Darrell Oakley received tenure as well as a promotion in rank from assistant professor to associate professor. Charles Barkley received tenure. Holly Shiveley received a promotion in rank from assistant professor to associate professor.

Bambi Cannon, Bethany Coffin, Dr. Jacob Crigler, Jennifer Davis, Gregory Edwads, Susie Fries, Sandra Godsey, Kimberly Harrington, Michael Hodges, Eugene Johnson, Dr. Rick Stoody, and Douglas Towne received a promotion in rank from instructor to assistant professor.

Dr. Tim Wilson is a part of the Advanced Technologies Department. Over his career, he has created curriculum and instructed many classes on technical skills, business applications, and leadership development. Dr. Wilson received his doctorate at East Tennessee State University in Post-Secondary and Private Sector Leadership.

Darrell Oakley has a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He has been teaching for over a decade and serves in the Math Department at CSCC.

 

Charles Barkely is an alumnus who serves in the college’s Advanced Technologies Department. He’s worked with the college for over 20 years. Barkley received his bachelor’s in Geography from Jacksonville State University before receiving two diplomas in Surveying & GIS and Construction Technology. 

 

Holly Shiveley teaches in the field of communications. She works in the Humanities Department at CSCC and received her master’s degree in Interpretive Speech from Bob Jones University. Her areas of expertise are Acting, Directing, Interpretive Speech in Literature and Poetry, and Fundamentals of Speaking.

 

Bambi Cannon developed a career as an I.T. specialist. She works in CSCC’s Computer and Information Systems Department. Cannon received her master’s in business administration at Lee University.

 

Bethany Coffin works in the Art Department at CSCC. She has several years of teaching experience in design, social media, curating, and art exhibits. Coffin received her master’s degree from New Mexico State University in Fine Arts.

 

Dr. Jacob Crigler teaches biology at CSCC. He received his Ph.D. in Molecular Science from Middle Tennessee State University and has since then written several publications and presented his research.

 

Jennifer Davis has spent over 20 years in Pediatrics working as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Now, she works in CSCC’s Nursing Department. She received her master’s in nursing from Emory University.

 

Gregory Edwards also works in the Nursing Department at CSCC. He started his career as a firefighter and retired as the battalion chief before working in healthcare. Edwards received his master’s in Nursing from Western Governors University.

 

Susie Fries received her master’s from UTC in English Literature. Since then, she has taught at her alma mater, Chattanooga State Community College, and at her current position at CSCC. Fries works in the English Department.

 

Sandra Godsey works in the Business Department at CSCC. She received her master’s at Bryan College in Business Administration. Godsey has experience as an Instructor, Program Director, and ADA Coordinator.

 

Kimberly Harrington serves in the Math Department at CSCC. She’s been working for the college since 2008. Harrington received her master’s in Mathematics from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She also taught English classes in Japan.

 

Michael Hodges serves as the Director of the Law Enforcement Training Academy. . He has almost two decades of experience as a police officer working at several police departments. Hodges received his master’s in Criminal Justice from Bethel University.

 

Eugene Johnson was an engineer for seven years in the Air Force before becoming an instructor in CSCC’s Advanced Technologies Department. He received his master’s in Electrical Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology.

 

Dr. Rick Stoody specializes in ethics, philosophy of action, and metaphysics. He serves in the Science Department at CSCC. Dr. Stoody received his doctorate from the University of California in Philosophy.

 

Douglas Towne serves in the college’s Law Enforcement Training Department. He previously held several positions with the Bradley County Sheriff Office and instructed many law enforcement trainings. He graduated from the Southeastern Leadership Academy.

 


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