Scott Briell

Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Services

Mr. Briell's division is responsible for creating a physical, emotional , social, and intellectual environment to promote the growth and development of Brenau students in their preparation for life beyond the classroom.

Donna Gibson 

Administrative Assistant to the Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Services 

Donna is responsible for assisting the Vice President in the day to day operations of this division.

Phone: 770-538-4706
Amanda Lammers

Assistant Vice President of Student Services

Amanda advises Honor Court, the Student Government Association, and Brenau's Leadership Program. She works with all student organizations, first year programs, and multicultural programs.

Phone:  770-534-6108
Valerie Simmons-Watson

Dean of Student Success & Retention

Valerie is responsible for student retention; is an advocate for the students; and is a liaison with faculty. She works with students on a daily basis to help hem adjust to college life and intervenes when students find themselves struggling with their goal of the students reaching academic success.

Phone: 770-531-3110

Luxi Zhang

Director of International Students & Programs

Luxi's responsibilities include advising and assisting international students, coordinating faculty study abroad programs and assisting students looking for study abroad placements. She also advises all women's college international students through the admission application process.

Phone: 770-534-6126

Tami English

Director of Residence Life

Tami is responsible for selecting, training and supervising the Resident Assistants in areas of community development, stress management, time management, cultural diversity and general university resources. She promotes leadership opportunities and facilitates programming events.

Phone: 770-534-6143

Alison Carling

Office Manager for Student Services

Alison is responsible for supporting theAssistant Vice President for Student Services and the other members of the Student Services team in the day to day opperations of the department.

Phone: 770-534-6127
Debbie Thompson

Director, Center for Greek Life and Campus Traditions

She is responsible for coordinating campus events such as R.A.T.T. Week, Family Weekend, Miss Brenau, Spade Hunt, Class Day and May Day. Debbie also coordinates the resources and advising for the 8 national Greek organizations and serves as the adviser for the 3 Greek honor societies and the governing councils within the Greek community.

Phone: 770-538-4422
Charmaine Gilmore

Director of Student Life & Leadership

Charmaine advises Orientation Leaders, as well as assists with new transfer student orientation process, supervises Peer Assistants and advises Brenau's Student Activities Board; also helps coordinate all programs dealing with multicultural education.

Phone: 770-534-4738
George Bagel

Director of Career Services

George provides career advising for students and alumni, organizes career fairs, coordinates student employment, and presents career-related workships to classes and student organizations. He has over twenty years of career development experience including career counseling in higher education, outplacement consulting and technical recruiting.

                                                     Phone: 770-534-6265
Michelle Gibbs

Housing Coordinator

Michelle is responsible for the management and the day to day operations of the University's Residence Halls. She assist in the supervision of campus residential facilities and in the coordination of all housing operations such as room assignments, closing and opening of the halls and maintaining accurate housing data. Michelle also assist with selecting, training and supervising the Resident Assistants and Work Study staff.

                                                         Phone: 770-534-6112
Melissa Papillo

University Counselor

Melissa is the Counselor for the Center for Health & Well-being and a member of the Student Services staff. She assist students in their efforts to manage day to day life challenges, all while attempting to complete their educational goals. Melissa's supportive services, which are provided here on campus, may include educational or personal enrichment or more personalized individual or group counseling services. Melissa is skilled in working with students to develop strategies for effectively dealing with stress, anxiety, time management and intrapersonal issues.

E-mail:        Phone: 770-534-6135

Janie Mccoy R.N.

Health Services

Janie is responsible for the daily operations of the Student Health Center. She is instrumental in providing oncampus patient education programs to our students, as well as making sure that each student is up-to-date regarding health forms and immunizations.

Phone: 770-534-6135