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||
|Assoc. Dean-Stephen F. Austin University|
|Owner & President, Real Horizons Consulting|
|CFO (Advance Therapeutic Concepts, Inc.)|
|Dr. Regina Curry||
|Mitigation Spec./MS Office of Capital Defense (Retired)|
|Asst. Football Coach, NW Community College|
|Owner, Another Chance Enterprise|
|Elleaner Harris LCSW, LLC Counseling|
|Dr. Carolyn Hester||
|Dean, Professional Studies, Grambling State University|
|Owner, Therapy PLUS, LLC|
|CEO, Advance Therapeutic Concepts, Inc.|
|Regional Director MS Child Protection Serv.|
|Chief Executive Director (Harmony Court)|
|Dr. Glenell Lee-Pruitt||
|Provost – Jarvis Christian College|
|Dr. Timothy Neyland||
|Director of Mental Health+/VA Medical Center|
|Dr. Jenny Savage||
|Associate Professor, Jacksonville State Univ.|
|Dr. Mary Sims-Johnson||
|Executive Dir. (Madison County Citizens Services)|
|Dr. George Smith||
|President/CEO, Smith & Smith Associates|
|Director/Stephens & Associates, LLC|
|Owner/CEO Integrative Therapeutic Serv, Inc.|
|Dr. Tamara Pace-Glover||
|Assistant Professor, Social Work, Arkansas State University|
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.
Regina Lacking, (MSW, 2015) is the regional director for the Mississippi Department of Child Protective Services for Hinds and Warren counties.
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.