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Honors Program: Our Team

Faculty

Dr. Jonathan RobertsDirector

As a professor of psychology, Dr. Roberts specializes in developmental cognitive neuroscience. He joined the Honors program in 2006 as a co-director and is now the director of the program. Dr. Roberts was named to "Who's Who Among American Teachers," has organized groups for Habitat for Humanity, and has received a certificate of appreciation from the American Red Cross for encouraging students to donate blood. Dr. Roberts splits time between the Honors office located in Solms 101 (912.344.3242) and his psychology office located in Science Center room 221 (912.344.2762). You can reach him by email at Jonathan.Roberts@armstrong.edu. In addition to psychology and Honors, Dr. Roberts is a proud father, husband, and also engages in automobile racing and instruction. He'll always be up for a good talk about sports cars!

Dr. Sara GremillionAssistant Director

Dr. Sara Gremillion, an assistant professor of Biology, joined the Honors program in 2015 as assistant director. In addition to her academic interests in cell and fungal biology, she is a strong supporter of a well-rounded, liberal arts education. Dr. Gremillion is involved in guiding students through the Honors program as well helping prepare them for post-graduate opportunities. Feel free to stop by her office in Science Center 1006 (912.344.2671) or the Honors office in Solms 101 (912.344.3242). You can also reach her by email at Sara.Gremillion@armstrong.edu. Outside of academia, Dr. Gremillion’s passions include international travel and animal rescue

 

Officers

 

 

Kaley Powers, President and Student Worker

Major: Cell & Molecular Biology with a Spanish minor
Hometown: Andover, Kansas
Future Plans: To become a Physician's Assistant
What I like most about the Honors Program: Early registration and having numerous exciting opportunities you wouldn't otherwise receive.

 

Michael Swanson, Vice President

Major: Bachelor of Liberal Studies with a Minor in English and Visual Art
Hometown: Turin, GA
Future Plans: Since I am graduating a semester early, I would like to take time off to work and then go to school in Florida for a Masters in English.
What I like most about the Honors Program: The Honors Program is always available to me. We have an unannounced agreement to always be there for each other and the lounge is always open if you need to go there, even in the middle of the night.

 

 

Elias Frazier, Community Service Officer

Office: Community Service
Major: Psychology
Hometown: All over
Future Plans: ABA therapy to eventual PhD in Child or Behavioral Psychology 
What I like most about the Honors Program: My favorite part about the program is the amount of opportunities it presents to its students in all areas of life. From academic lectures, service projects downtown and fun movies nights the program offers something for everyone.

Sierra Diemer, Communications Officer

Office: Communications 
Major: English with a minor in biology 
Hometown: Flowery Branch, Georgia
Future Plans: Attend graduate school for M.A. and Ph.D programs in order to become a professor of English 
What I like most about the Honors Program: I enjoy taking classes with students and professors who are passionate about academia. The opportunity to pursue and present original research in the undergraduate setting through Honors projects and conferences is amazing as well.


 

Ryan Gallaher, Social Events Coordinator

Major: Biochemistry
Hometown: All over
Future Plans: Medical School to be a Pediatrician
What I like most about the Honors Program: There is always someone that is willing to help you, no matter what the issue is.

 

Advisory Council

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