Faculty and Staff


Alvin Abraham

Dean, Executive Director and Eugene and Mary Frey Endowed Chair in the Dougherty Family College

Buffy Smith

Associate Dean of Academics

Doug Thompson

Associate Dean of Students

Clinical Faculty

Emily Buehler

Justice and Peace Studies

Amir Mohamed

Communication and Journalism

Louis Porter II

English Faculty

Buffy Smith

Associate Dean of Academics

Adjunct Faculty

Hongchao Qian

Communication and Journalism Adjunct

Ilah Raleigh

Music Adjunct

Susan Shields

Art History Adjunct


Carla Gonzalez

Literacy Specialist

Heather Isernhagen

Math Specialist


Teron Buford

Associate Director of Admissions

Katia Colón-Holmers

College Persistence Counselor

Kris Donnelly

Corporate Internship Program Director

Amy Kadrmas

Career and Academic Success Coach

Angela Mendez

Counselor/Life Skills Coach

Sam Smith

Financial Aid Counselor

Bayza Weeks

College Transfer Counselor

Emily Wingfield

Director of Development

Nancy Xiong

Operations Manager