The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina


Meet The CGC Staff

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Bob McNamara, Associate Provost and Dean of The Citadel Graduate College, earned an undergraduate degree in justice and law administration from Western Connecticut State University and a master's in sociology and criminal justice from Southern Connecticut State University. He earned two master's degrees as well as a doctorate in sociology from Yale University. He is the author of more than 25 books on topics ranging from policing and crime to homelessness and urban sociology and social gerontology. He joined The Citadel in 2005, and he previously served as the Associate Dean of Evening Undergraduate Studies and as Director of the 2 + 2 program in Criminal Justice for three years.

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Emily Thomas, Assistant Dean for The Citadel Graduate College, earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Psychology from Virginia Tech and her Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in Higher Education Administration from The George Washington University. Prior to joining The Citadel, she worked at The George Washington University for several years, serving as an Admissions Counselor for the Graduate School of Education and the Assistant Director of Admissions for the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, M.D. program.

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Donna Parrish, Director of Education Programs and Summer School for The Citadel Graduate College, received her Bachelor of Arts in French from the College of Charleston. She was the Coordinator of Professional Development courses for 13 years and has served in her current position since 2008. She has served on Staff Council multiple terms, and currently serves on the Residency Appeals Committee. For the past 18 years, she has coordinated the Teacher Cadet Program in conjunction with the School of Education.

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Alex Heuertz, Retention Enrollment Coordinator for The Citadel Graduate College, earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and her Master in Business Administration with a concentration in Non-Profit Management from The University of Tampa. Before joining The Citadel Graduate College team, she worked as a Child Advocate at the Children's Advocacy Center in Tampa, Florida.

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Caroline Schlatt, Enrollment Coordinator for The Citadel Graduate College, earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Marshall University. Before joining The Citadel, she worked as a Regional Statewide Campus Director at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. For almost 11 years, she coordinated the West Virginia Ovarian Cancer Initiative through a partnership with Marshall University and the West Virginia Comprehensive Cancer Program.

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 Sean T. Arledge, Assistant to Dr. McNamara, is a graduate of Clemson University. He began working for The Citadel in the Evening Undergraduate Studies department. Before coming to work for The Citadel, he spent 10 years working in the landscape irrigation industry.

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Jennifer Bastedo, Admissions and Records Specialist for The Citadel Graduate College, earned her Bachelor of Arts in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina in 2015. She is currently pursuing a specialist degree in School Psychology at The Citadel.

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Molly Frizelle, Graduate Assistant for The Citadel Graduate College, earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from The College of Charleston in 2015. Currently, Molly is working towards her master’s degree in Secondary Education, specializing in English with The Citadel’s MAT program.

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Lauren Barnes, Graduate Assistant for The Citadel Graduate College, received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of South Carolina in 2015. Lauren is currently pursuing a master's degree in the Pychology: Clinical Counseling program at The Citadel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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