Department of Student Engagement & Student Services

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Adam RobertsonAdam Robertson

Director of Student Engagement & Student Services
Office: JSC
Phone: 931.540.2583
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Adam is the Director of Student Engagement & Student Services. He has worked at Columbia State since 2013, starting off as the Student Services Coordinator at the Lawrence Campus. He leads the Department of Student Engagement that includes the Disability Resource Center, Counseling Center, Student Development, Student Employment, New Student Orientation, Student Clubs & Organizations, Student Conduct, Student Affairs Associates, and co-manages Veteran, Evening, and Transition Programs (Veteran Services, Evening Services, TN Promise, and career assistance for students).

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Tia MillerTia Miller

Coordinator, Student Development
Office: JSC
Phone: 931.540.2836
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Tia is our Coordinator of Student Development since 2019. She serves as the Student Government Association advisor and manages/advises the President’s Leadership Society Program. Tia develops and implements student engagement opportunities for the college such as Welcome Week, Spring Fling/Spring Tailgate, and assists all five campuses in development of student activities and programming. In addition, Tia helps coordinate New Student Orientation with the Director of Student Engagement.

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melissa-bio.jpgMelissa Febbroriello, MSW, LCSW

Counselor & Case Manager
Office: JSC
Phone: 931.540.2572
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Melissa is our Counselor & Case Manager in the Counseling Center since 2018. She serves as a free resource for students for mental health counseling and consults with faculty and staff as needed. She is a licensed clinical social worker for the State of Tennessee, which allows her to provide confidential therapy to our students. Melissa provides short-term therapy and then connects students to outside resources. She also serves as the college’s case manager and consults on Behavioral Intervention Team referrals. Additionally, she serves as the Columbia State’s Homelessness Liaison. She is currently available for appointments via Telehealth for all campuses. Click for Melissa's bio.

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Wynn-Gooch-headshot.jpgWynn Gooch, MRC

Coordinator, Disability Resource Center
Office: JSC
Phone: 931.540.5827
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Wynn is the Coordinator of the Disability Resource Center (DRC) and has been with Columbia State since 2013. She serves the Columbia, Lawrence and Clifton Campus students who are interested in receiving disability services or registered with the DRC for services such as academic accommodations, ADA concerns, academic advising, and referrals to other offices. She chairs Columbia State’s Accessibility Committee and is the college’s contact for TBR for disability services. Click for Wynn's bio.

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Robin-Oneal-headshot.jpgRobyn O'Neal, MRC, CRC

Disability Resource Counselor
Office: JSC
Phone: 931.465.5722
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Robyn is the Disability Resource Counselor for the Williamson and Lewisburg Campuses. She has been with Columbia State since 2018. She serves the Williamson and Lewisburg Campus students who are interested in receiving disability services or registered with the DRC for services such as academic accommodations, ADA concerns, academic advising, and referrals to other offices. Additionally, she serves as Columbia State’s Suicide Awareness and Prevention Liaison. Click for Robyn's bio.

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Barry OwensBarry Owens, Jr.

Coordinator, Veteran, Evening, and Transition Programs
Office: JSC
Phone: 931.540.2862
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Barry is the Veteran, Evening, and Transition Programs Coordinator. He has been with Columbia State since 2019. He provides support to veteran and TN Promise students, along with assisting students enrolled in evening courses at the Columbia Campus. His office also provides administrative support to faculty and serves as the referral center and point of contact for evening students that includes advising, registration and financial aid. Additionally, his office provides assistance with forming study groups and coordinates student engagement activities for evening students. He works in collaboration with the Dean of Access, Regional Services and Southern Campuses and the Director of Student Engagement.

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Katie WillinghamKatherine (Katie) Willingham

Assistant Softball/Soccer Coach & Student Affairs Associate
Office: JSC
Phone: 931.540.2662
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Katie is Assistant Softball and Soccer Coach & Student Affairs Associate. She has been with Columbia State since 2019. She splits her time between Athletics for coaching and assisting the Department of Student Engagement, Enrollment Services, and serving as a college success advisor assist (academic advising). Additionally, she coordinates Wellness Programs for the Wellness Center. Katie also assists with New Student Orientation.

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Quan DudleyJaQuandrea (Quan) Dudley

Assistant Basketball Coach & Student Affairs Associate
Office: JSC
Phone: 931.540.2611
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Quan is Assistant Basketball Coach & Student Affairs Associate. He has been with Columbia State since 2019. He splits his time between Athletics for coaching and assisting the Department of Student Engagement, Enrollment Services, and serving as a college success advisor assist (academic advising). Additionally, he coordinates Intramural Sports. Quan also assists with New Student Orientation.

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Desi AmmonsDesmond (Desi) Ammons

Assistant Baseball Coach & Student Affairs Associate
Office: JSC
Phone: 931.540.2535
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Desi is Assistant Baseball Coach & Student Affairs Associate. He has been with Columbia State since 2019. He splits his time between Athletics for coaching/field maintenance and assisting the Department of Student Engagement, Enrollment Services, and serving as a college success advisor assist (academic advising). Additionally, he coordinates Outdoor Recreation. Desi also assists with New Student Orientation.

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