Alumni

The School of Social Work has produced graduates who are making significant contributions in academia and other settings. A number of their accomplishments are highlighted below.

Student Alumnus                                  Year Graduated                  Current Employment

 

Dr. Freddie Avant

PhD-2006

Assoc. Dean-Stephen F. Austin University
Dwayne Buckingham

BSW-1996

Owner & President, Real Horizons Consulting
Renee Clark

MSW-1999

CFO (Advance Therapeutic Concepts, Inc.)
Dr. Regina Curry

MSW-2006

Mitigation Spec./MS Office of Capital Defense (Retired)
Michael Dottorey

BSW-1979

Asst. Football Coach, NW Community College
Billy Foster

BSW-1976

Owner, Another Chance Enterprise
Elleaner Harris

MSW-1999

Elleaner Harris LCSW, LLC Counseling
Dr. Carolyn Hester

PhD-2007

Dean, Professional Studies, Grambling State University
LeJune Johnson

MSW-2008

Owner, Therapy PLUS, LLC
Schantate Johnson-Bickham

MSW-1999

CEO, Advance Therapeutic Concepts, Inc.
Regina Lacking

MSW-2015

Regional Director MS Child Protection Serv.
Angela Lambert-Wright

MSW-2012
BSW-2010

Chief Executive Director (Harmony Court)
Dr. Glenell Lee-Pruitt

PhD-2006

Provost – Jarvis Christian College
 
Dr. Timothy Neyland

MSW-2001,
PhD-2014

Director of Mental Health+/VA Medical Center
Dr. Jenny Savage

PhD-2004

Associate Professor, Jacksonville State Univ.
Dr. Mary Sims-Johnson

PhD-2003

Executive Dir. (Madison County Citizens Services)
Dr. George Smith

PhD-2001

President/CEO, Smith & Smith Associates
Roy Thomas

BSW-1984

Director/Stephens & Associates, LLC
Monica Turner

MSW-2005, BSW-2003

Owner/CEO Integrative Therapeutic Serv, Inc.
Dr. Tamara Pace-Glover

PhD-2017

Assistant Professor, Social Work, Arkansas State University

 

Jenny SavageDr. Jenny Savage earned her Ph.D. in Social Work in 2003.
 

 

 

 

Dr. Tabitha Brookins earned her Ph.D. in Social Work in 2016. She is an assistant professor of social work at Alabama State University in Montgomery.

Dr. Katina Lang Lindsey earned her Ph.D. in Social Work in 2016. She is currently an assistant professor of social work at Alabama A&M University.
Regina Lacking

Regina Lacking, (MSW, 2015) is the regional director for the Mississippi Department of Child Protective Services for Hinds and Warren counties.

 

 

 

 

Angela Wright Angela Wright, (MSW, 2012) is the executive director of Harmony Court Assisted Living, a facility in Jackson, MS that serves elderly dependent and independent individuals. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schantate Johnson-Bickham, LMSW (MSW ’99) is the Chief Executive Officer of Advance Therapeutic Concepts, Inc. in Snellville, Geogia (left). Renee Clark (MSW ’99) is the Chief Operating Officer of Advance Therapeutic Concepts, Inc.

 

Shirley Danzy (BSW ’90) is an automotive production supervisor at Nissan North America in Canton, MS and is currently a doctoral student in social work at Jackson State University.

LTC Dexter Brookins (BSW ’96) is a force protection plans officer for the United States Army. He is currently retired from military service.

Dwight Buckingham (BSW ’96) is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of R.E.A.L. Horizons Consulting Service, LLC, in Silver Spring, Maryland.