Mission Statement

Student Services exists to provide support to current and former students and to explore and implement strategies to increase the college going rate in our service area. Student Services staff will work to remove barriers to students enrolling at HCC by incorporating entrepreneurial and innovative approaches. Students Services will support the mission of the college in its effort to:

  • Expose potential students in the service area to educational opportunities at HCC.
  • Assist students of all backgrounds, experience, ethnicities, and origin in the admissions process.
  • Provide information to students to assist them in applying for and enrolling in college programs
  • Provide adequate and helpful information to current students through the student handbook, catalog, and website to promote a positive, successful college experience.
  • Assist students with registration and related activities.
  • Provide new students with a comprehensive orientation of the college – its mission, programs, and services, to enhance their educational career.
  • Assist students in applying for and receiving educational funding.
  • Provide assistance to students in making career choices.
  • Encourage persistence by providing support and comprehensive counseling services to all students and specifically to high risk students.
  • Assist students with preparing for employment and job placement.
  • Maintain accurate educational records
  • Provide accurate and timely data internally and to other agencies.
  • Provide opportunities for leadership and development through SGA and student activities.
  • Serve as an advocate for students and liason to college administration.
  • Work to provide the highest quality services possible for our students.

Student Services

  • Laura Leatherwood
    Vice President
    Phone number: 565-4220
    Office/building: 1525A, Student Services
  • Kimberly Morehouse
    Administrative Assistant
    Phone number: 627-4502
    Office/building: 1525, Student Services
  • Rinda Green
    Success Manager
    Phone number: 565-4243
    Office/building: 1527B, Student Services
  • Angela Uhl-Kalev
    Counselor
    Phone number: 627-4504
    Office/building: 1532, Student Services

Enrollment Management

  • Jennifer Herrera
    Director
    Phone number: 627-4507
    Office/building: 1526, Student Services
  • Sharon Childers
    Recruiter/Admissions Representative
    Phone number: 565-4095
    Office/building: 1530, Student Services
  • Cheryl G. Farrell
    Enrollment Manager
    Phone number: 627-4510
    Office/building: 1529, Student Services
  • Joshua Hilbert
    Work - Based Learning Coordinator
    Phone number: 627-3613
    Office/building: 1536, Student Services
  • Amanda Holder
    Enrollment Management Technician II
    Phone number: 627-4503
    Office/building: 1527C, Student Services
  • Shantel Massey
    Enrollment Management Technician
    Phone number: 565-4505
    Office/building: 1527-A, Student Services
  • Debbie P. Rowland
    Academic and Career Counselor
    Phone number: 627-4646
    Office/building: 1531, Student Services
  • Laura Simmons
    Student Activities Advisor/Placement Test Administrator
    Phone number: 627-4607
    Office/building: 1527D, Student Services

Financial Aid

  • Renee A. Finsterwalder
    Financial Aid Specialist II
    Phone number: 565-4120
    Office/building: 1527, Student Services
  • Wendy Patton
    Specialist II
    Phone number: 627-4506
    Office/building: 1535, Student Services
  • Tracy Rapp
    Director of Financial Aid
    Phone number: 627-4509
    Office/building: 1533, Student Services

Research and Institutional Support

  • Marlowe Mager
    Data Analyst/SACSCOC Liaison
    Phone number: 565-4077
    Office/building: 3503, Campus Services

Distance Learning

  • Cheryl Fulghum
    Program Manager
    Phone number: 565-4280
    Office/building: 209, Freedlander Learning Center
  • Ken Hipps
    Instructional Technology Specialist
    Phone number: 565-4082
    Office/building: 242, Freedlander Learning Center
  • Marc Lehmann
    Instructional Technology Specialist
    Phone number: 565-4025
    Office/building: 210, Freedlander Learning Center

Information Technology Services

  • Jeff Carpenter
    IT Ops Administrator / Proj. Mgr.
    Phone number: 627-4557
    Office/building: 3512, Campus Services
  • Jeff House
    Operating Systems Administrator
    Phone number: 627-4526
    Office/building: 3507, Campus Services
  • George Rolland
    Director of IT/Network Administrator
    Phone number: 627-4547
    Office/building: 3508, Campus Services
  • Peter Stanley
    Information Systems Administrator
    Phone number: 627-4750
    Office/building: 3506, Campus Services
  • Justin Stocker
    Network / IT Security Technician
    Phone number: 565-4006
    Office/building: 3512, Campus Services
  • James Caleb Tate
    Computer Tehnician
    Phone number: 565-4558
    Office/building: 3512, Campus Services
  • Phillip Turner
    Web & Apple Administrator
    Phone number: 627-4556
    Office/building: 3504, Campus Services

Library and Learning Resources

  • Bill Kinyon
    Director
    Phone number: 627-4551
    Office/building: 251, Freedlander Learning Center
  • Heather Cyre
    Librarian
    Phone number: 565-4083
    Office/building: 250, Freedlander Learning Center
  • Ngaire Smith
    Librarian/Technology Specialist
    Phone number: 565-4172
    Office/building: 227, Freedlander Learning Center