Department of Student Engagement & Student Services

 

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 FebbrorielloMelissa 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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kelsey-bio.pngKelsey Tardy

Mental Health Counselor
Office: WCC
Phone: Telehealth Appointments
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Kelsey has over 6 years of experience in treating anxiety, depression, trauma-related issues, women’s issues, substance use, and domestic violence in teens and adults. She is also trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) used to process traumatic memories and other adverse life experiences to bring these to an adaptive resolution. Kelsey takes appointments by telehealth.


Robin O'NealRobyn Brian, MRC, CRC

Disability Resource Center Manager
Office: JSC
Phone: 931.540.5827
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Robyn is the Disability Resource Center Manager. She has been with Columbia State since 2018. 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. Additionally, she serves as Columbia State’s Suicide Awareness and Prevention Liaison. Click for Robyn's bio.

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Disability Resource Counselor

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Veteran, Career, and Transfer Center Coordinator - Vacant

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Samantha KingSamantha King

Assistant Softball/Soccer Coach and Student Affairs Associate
Office: JSC
Phone: 931.540.2662
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Samantha is Assistant Softball and Soccer Coach & Student Affairs Associate. She attended Motlow State Community College and then transferred to University of Tennessee Southern and graduated with a degree in Human Performance & Physical Education with a Minor in Biology. She now is pursuing her Master's in Coaching at the University of the Cumberlands. She splits her time between coaching and assisting the Department of Student Engagement, Enrollment Services, and serving as a college success advisor assist (academic advising). Additionally, she assists with Wellness Center programs and 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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