Communications

Mission Statement

The mission of the Communications Department is to develop in students a desire for excellence in scholarship, an ability to communicate effectively and an appreciation for the humanities. The department endorses the college’s Mission Statement and strives to uphold its commitment to learning.

The department strives to:

  • Provide quality instruction in developmental and transferable courses through emphasis on continued training and professional development for faculty.
  • Prepare students to continue their education at four-year institutions or to enter the workforce.
  • Offer courses that allow students to develop communication skills and knowledge for personal enrichment or job advancement.

Faculty/Staff

Jefferson Campus

Kristin Henderson
Division Chair
Bethune Deramus Hall 219
(205) 856-7817
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Teresa Archer
Office Manager
Bethune Deramus Hall 219
(205) 856-8585
[email protected]

Matthew Boehm
English Instructor
Pi Pi Chapter Advisor, Phi Theta Kappa
Bethune DeRamus Hall 214
205-856-7826
[email protected]

Katherine Boyer
English Instructor
Bethune Deramus Hall 215
(205) 856-6085
[email protected]

Marisa Joann Jones
Speech Instructor
Bethune DeRamus Hall 221
(205) 856-6044
[email protected]

Marisa Hamilton
Speech Instructor
Bethune DeRamus
Hall 221
205-856-6044
[email protected]

Grant Merrill
English and Speech Instructor
Bethune DeRamus Hall 205
205-856-7829
[email protected]

Heather Wyatt
English Instructor
Bethune DeRamus Hall 212
205-856-7815
[email protected]

Clanton Campus

Lauren Ashley Kitchens
Campus Division Chair
Clanton Campus 115
(205) 280-8217
[email protected]u

Jamie King
English Instructor
Clanton
Campus — 212 A
(205) 280-8206
[email protected]

David McKinney
Instructor of Speech
Clanton Campus 125
(205) 280-8220
[email protected]

St. Clair-Pell City Campus

Ray Harrison
Speech Instructor
St. Clair-Pell City Campus 131
(205) 812-2714
[email protected]

Haley Kendrick
English Instructor
St. Clair-Pell City Campus 217
205-812-2719
[email protected]

Jacob Melvin
English Instructor
St. Clair-Pell City Campus 221
(205) 812-2718
[email protected]

Shelby-Hoover Campus

Connie Caskey
Department Chair
General Studies Building 216
(205) 983-5966
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Octavia Grady
Office Manager
General Studies Building 216
205-983-5980
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Summer Powell Aldrich
Speech Instructor
General Studies Building 214-D
(205) 983-5945
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Syreeta Burns
English Instructor
General Studies Building 214-S
(205) 983-5909
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Eugene Cuevas
English Instructor
General Studies Building 214-P
(205) 983-5961
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Natalie Dudchock
Speech Instructor
General Studies Building 214-F
(205) 983-5962
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Dianna Hyde
English Instructor
General Studies Building 214-Q
(205) 983-5959
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Alex Lewis
English Instructor
General Studies Building 214-H
(205) 983-5974
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Janice Ralya
Speech Instructor
Director of Forensics
General Studies Building 214-I
(205) 983-5963
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Brian Rockett
English Instructor
General Studies Building 214-J
(205) 983-5957
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Mark Youngblood
English Instructor
General Studies Building 214-E
(205) 983-5257
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