Meet the Student Life Staff

Dean of Students Brad Voyles

Brad Voyles
Vice President for Student Development and Dean of Students (2005)

 

EdD, Vanderbilt University
MDiv, Reformed Theological Seminary
MSEd, Educational Administration, Southern Illinois University
BA, Biological Sciences, DePauw University

 

706.419.1107
brad.voyles@covenant.edu

 

Brad Voyles oversees the direction of the student development team. By supervising, coordinating, and engaging the many different aspects of student development, Brad plays a vital role in encouraging a vibrant educational and relational environment on campus. Brad is married with three children and serves as an elder at Chattanooga Valley Presbyterian Church.

 


 

Associate Dean of Students, Student Life

Sarah Ocando
Associate Dean of Students, Student Life

 

MA, Higher Education, Geneva College
BA, Interdisciplinary Studies – Community Development, English, & Sociology, Covenant College

 

706.419.1106
sarah.ocando@covenant.edu

 

Sarah Ocando is responsible for implementing and maintaining the student life programs, which include new student orientation, the diversity program, student leadership opportunities, and serving as a liason for Parents Council. Sarah and her husband are members of New City Fellowship East Lake.

 


 

Jon Wylie

Jonathan Wylie
Associate Dean of Students, Residence Life (2016)

 

PhD, Educational Leadership, Clemson University
MEd, Counselor Education, Clemson University
BS, Computer & Electrical Engineering, North Carolina State University

 

706.419.1108
jon.wylie@covenant.edu

 

Jon Wylie is responsible for working with staff members to cultivate a residential, co-curricular experience which pursues hall identity and personal development. Jon is married and has three kids.

 


 

Director of Career and Academic Development Janet Hulsey

Janet C. Hulsey
Director of Academic Support 

 

MA, College Student Development/Counseling, Appalachian State University
BA, Psychology, Wake Forest University

 

706.419.1262
janet.hulsey@covenant.edu

 

Janet Hulsey serves as the director of academic support, working with students who are struggling academically, need assistance with study skills, time management, learning styles and accountability. Janet, her husband, and daughters are members of Rock Creek Fellowship.

 


 

Coordinator of Student Leadership Neely Goree

Neely Goree
Coordinator of Student Leadership (2015)

 

MA, Theology, Moody Theological Seminary
BA, Communications, Moody Bible Institute

 

706.419.1263
neely.goree@covenant.edu

 

Neely Goree supports the associate dean of students for student life in working with student leaders and student life programs. She assists with New Student Orientation, works with the Campus Activities Board and Student Senate, and oversees clubs and organizations. Neely attends Northshore Fellowship in Chattanooga, TN.