JSU_Harper_4574_tinyAssistant to the Dean – La’Tonia Harper

La’Tonia Harper, Ph.D., supports the Dean and the College of Liberal Arts in the position of Assistant to the Dean.  She has provided support and service for 16 years. Dr. Harper is a skilled and dedicated professional. She performs multifaceted tasks and possesses versatile office management skills. Dr. Harper holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting; a Master of Arts Degree in Sociology; a Specialist in Education with a concentration in Higher Education Administration, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration, all from Jackson State University. She is a member of Alpha Epsilon Lambda and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Societies. Additionally, Dr. Harper serves as the Vice-President of the Staff Senate. She is an affiliate of the Association of Educational Office Professionals (AEOP) and the Mississippi Association of Staff Council Organizations (MASCO). Dr. Harper ensures the delivery of premium professional services to students, faculty, staff, administrators and internal and external constituents for the College of Liberal Arts.




Administrative Assistant  Fallon Sutton

Fallon Sutton serves as the Administrative Assistant of the College of Liberal Arts, Dean’s office. In this capacity, Fallon serves as a liaison between departments and Human Resources.  As part of the liberal arts team, Fallon is committed and leverages her extensive professional skills to provide unit-wide support to the Office of the Dean and its stakeholders.  

Fallon has over 10 years’ experience in the Administrative field and is dedicated to her service here at Jackson State.  Fallon holds a Master’s degree in Sociology. She is dedicated to the delivery of premium professional services to students, faculty, staff, and internal and external constituents for the College of Liberal Arts. Fallon is also the proud mother of 3 young men Jaden, Makare, and Jamari.




Advisement & Enrollment Coordinator  Courtney W. Brookins

Courtney W. Brookins, a native of Jackson, Mississippi, began her employment at Jackson State University (JSU) in 1989 after receiving her Bachelors of Science degree (Office Administration).  She furthered her studies at JSU and received her Master’s degree (Public Policy and Administration).  Mrs. Brookins is one of ten from the inaugural group of Presidential Creative Awards for Faculty and Staff (2013). Mrs. Brookins currently serves as Administrative Coordinator in the College of Liberal Arts.  In this position, she works in collaboration with the Division of Undergraduate Studies, Undergraduate Recruitment, Community College Relations, and academic programs in the College of Liberal Arts to provide continuous, quality support for undergraduate and transfer students from matriculation to graduation.



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Retention and Compliance Coordinator​  Donyea Hargrove​

Donyea L. Hargrove currently serves as the Retention and Compliance Coordinator for the College of Liberal Arts and the world renowned “Sonic Boom of the South Marching Band”. Mr. Hargrove is a graduate of Alcorn State University, where he matriculated both in the undergraduate and graduate school. He is currently a Ph.D. student at Jackson State University, in the Executive Ph.D. program in Urban Higher Education Leadership. He takes pride in assisting the students at Jackson State University in matriculating and graduating.