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DSC Academic Advising: DSC Advising

Faculty Advisors

Faculty Advisors are assigned by the Administrative Assistant from each academic department.  When possible, the faculty advisor will be selected from within the academic discipline of the student's major. If not possible, the faculty advisor will teach classes within a closely related field.


Note: If you have an advisee who needs a new advisor assignment due to a major change, please refer the student to the appropriate individual listed below:


 Administrative Assistant contacts by department

School of Arts and Science

Kathy Payne (Liberal Arts)

Office: LIA 249

Phone: 706-272-2672



Rosalva Moso (Science)

Office: Peeples Hall Room 305

Phone: 706-272-4440



Daniel Danahy (Technology and Mathematics)

Office: Roberts Library Room 241

Phone: 706-272-4556



School of Business

Trish Rafey

Office: Roberts Library Room 241

Phone: 706-272-4507



School of Education (Elementary Education)

Rafael Mendiola

Phone: 706-272-2362

Office: Brown 216



School of Health Professions

Cheryl Nuckolls (Nursing)

Office: HP 119

Phone: 706-272-2457



Patricia Findley (Allied Health & Social Work)

Office: HP 325

Phone: 706-272-2481




Executive Director of Advising and Student Success

Elizabeth Hutchins (Chemistry, Engineering Tech., Physics, Environmental and Sustainability Studies)

Phone: 706-272-4421

Office: Roberts Library Room 208


Academic Success Coach

Ginger Almon (General Studies)

Phone: 706-272-2564

Office: Roberts Library Room 210


Student Success Advisors

Professional Advisors at Dalton State College are assigned to specific majors within one or more schools. To learn more about the professional advisors assignments, please see the information below:


Janeli Becerra (Business, Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Networking, Tech Management)
Roberts Library 212



Carol Danahy (Elementary Education, English, Communication., Fine Arts, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Psychology, Criminal Justice)
Roberts Library 211


Holli Goodwin (Biology, Allied Health, Social Work, Organizational Leadership)
Roberts Library 205


Lisa Terrene (pre-Nursing, LPN)
Roberts Library 204