Campbellsville University has hired a host of new faculty and staff this semester.
Sean Anderson recently joined the ranks at CU as an assistant football coach.
Anderson graduated from William Jewell College in 2004 with a degree in mass communication. Before he came to Campbellsville, he served as wide receiver coach at Northwestern State University.
Amelia Brooke Gupton, a 2006 graduate of Campbellsville, is now working at her alma mater as a financial aid counselor for regional and online programs.
Brent Vernon signed on as the head coach of the Lady Tiger golf team and as the assistant men’s basketball coach. Vernon earned his undergraduate degree in Education from Cumberland College and received his master of arts in education from the University of the Cumberlands.
Elaine Tan is international activities assistant. She is a 2012 graduate of CU, where she studied psychology and political science.
Obie Juan Simpson is assistant wrestling coach at CU. He earned his degree in Education from Kent State University in 2010. He has since served as an assistant coach at Tiffin University, and most recently at Newberry College. Dejan Mraovic is an assistant professor of graphic design in the new graphic design program in the art department.
A native of Serbia, he is widely published and has won multiple awards for his work in graphic design. He previously worked at Ohio University as a teacher’s assistant.
Vincent Davis now serves CU as assistant football coach. Davis received his degree in organizational management from Ashford University, where he graduated in 2009. Before joining the coaching staff at CU, he worked at Waldorf College.
Lauren Goodin, a student of CU, is an admissions counselor. Goodin expects to graduate in December of this year. She previously served as an admissions intern before being hired full time.
Raquel Cunha is the new ESL secretary. She is the wife of Dr. Tony Cunha, the Dean of the School of Music.
Shaun Marshall was hired on as a new custodian. Marshall graduated from CU in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science.
Hunter Cantwell has joined the Fighting Tiger Football coaching staff as an assistant coach. He graduated from the University of Louisville in 2008 with a degree in Sports Administration. There, he played quarterback for the Cardinals.
He was signed by the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent in 2009, and was signed to the Baltimore Ravens in 2010, before joining the team at CU.
Anne Adcock joined the Somerset campus as assistant professor of social work, as well as the Somerset site director. Adcock received her master of social work degree from CU in 2010. She previously served as a behavioral health therapist at Somerset Mental Health.
Jacquelyn Young is a clinical nursing instructor. She received her associate’s degree in nursing from CU in 2008 and went on to receive her bachelor of science in nursing degree from Indiana Wesleyan. She expects to complete her Master of Science degree in Nursing in December from Walden University.
Phoebe Williamson is the new assistant professor of education on the Louisville campus. She has her master’s of science in communication disorders, her master’s of education with Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education certification, and is currently working on her doctorate degree.
Russell Thompson is assistant director of university bands, and instructor of music at CU. He earned his bachelor of music degree in music education from the University of North Alabama in 2005, and his Master of Music Education from Auburn University in 2008. In 2012, he also received his master of music in instrumental conducting. He recently left a graduate assistant position at Georgia State University.
Dale Smothers has joined CU’s staff as an admissions counselor. Smothers graduated from CU in 2010 with a degree in Biology and Business. Before working at CU, he served as a TransAmerica Life Insurance agent.
Allen Copenhaver is now an instructor of criminal justice at CU. He earned his master of science in criminal justice from Eastern Kentucky University in 2010 and is doing doctoral work at the University of Louisville.
Copenhaver worked on the Homeland Security Technology Team, and recently has been working at CU as a adjunct instructor in criminal justice.
Karen Westbrooks joined the Louisville campus as the assistant MSC program director, and also as an associate professor of counseling. She earned her masters and her Ph.D from Saint Louis University. She previously worked for the Ritenour School District as consultant to the superintendent.
Deborah Spalding joined CU’s staff as an assistant professor of education. She earned her bachelor’s degree and her master’s degree from Eastern Kentucky University.
Mark Blakeman joined CU’s staff as a full time member of campus security. Blakeman graduated from Lindsey Wilson College in 2010 with a degree in Communication and Social Science.
DeAnna Caulk is now the new secretary for the physical plant, and Paul Harmon is the new office assistant for the School of Education.
Posted on Wed, September 19, 2012
by Sarah Ames