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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.

 


 

Nesha Evans - Associate Dean of Students, Student Life

Nesha Evans
Associate Dean of Students, Student Life (2019)

 

MSEd, Higher Education & Student Affairs, Baylor University
BS, Public Relations, Illinois State University
AS, Arts & Sciences, Illinois Central College

 

706.419.1106
nesha.evans@covenant.edu

 

Nesha Evans is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining the student life programs, which include new student orientation, the multicultural program, student leadership opportunities, and discipleship. Nesha, her husband Jason, and their son and daughter are members of New City Fellowship Glenwood.

 


 

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 is responsible for cultivating a residential, co-curricular experience that provides a safe, clean, well-maintained living environment and a community of discipleship. Jon is a member at Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church along with his wife, Emily, and their four children.

 


 

Becca Moore

Becca Moore
Coordinator of Student Success (2019)

 

MA, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Richmont Graduate University
BS, Educational Psychology, Mississippi State University

 

706.419.1262
becca.moore@covenant.edu

 

Becca Moore is responsible for providing counseling, advising, and educational programming to support student learning, promote student success, and retaining students to graduation. She is responsible for the Center for Student Success which provides academic support and campus resources to students, facilitates accommodations for students with learning differences and disabilities, and houses the testing center.

 


 

Coordinator of Student Leadership Emily Balint

Emily Balint
Coordinator of Student Leadership (2018)

 

BA, Religion, Berry College

MA, Leadership, Belhaven University (in progress)

 

706.419.1263
emily.balint@covenant.edu

 

Emily Balint supports the associate dean of students for Student Life by working with student leaders on campus. She helps to plan and implement New Student Orientation, works with the Campus Activities Board and Student Senate, oversees clubs and organizations, and aids with Student Development’s programming efforts.

 

Emily attends New City Fellowship, Glenwood.

 

 


 

Coordinator of Student Leadership Nyra Johnson

Nyra Johnson
Graduate Assistant - Student Life (2018)

 

706.419.1130
nyra.johnson@covenant.edu