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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
Director 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.

 


 

Diana Reed

Diana Reed
Student Development Coordinator

BS, Elementary Education, Texas A&M University

706.419.1107
diana.reed@covenant.edu

 

Diana Reed is responsible for providing administrative support for the office of Student Development which includes assisting staff and students with activities related to Student Development, serving as the first point of contact for the office, coordinating the Mark 10:45 Program and managing the student staff. Diana and her husband, John, live with their daughter, Mary Kate (Reed) Vander Hart, and her family up here on Lookout Mountain. They are attending Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church.

 


 

Coordinator of Student Learning Kelsey Bazzel

Kelsey Bazzel
Coordinator of Student Learning

706.419.1263
kelsey.bazzel@covenant.edu

Kelsey is a part of the Student Life program and is responsible for mentoring and discipling the student leaders on campus, which include, Student Senate, CAB, O-Team, Core Team and CC Lead. Kelsey and her husband, Matthew, live on Lookout Mtn. and are members of Grace Community Church in Trenton, GA.

 


 

Kayla Dillon

Kayla Dillon
Student Success Coach (2021)

706.419.1264
kayla.dillon@covenant.edu

 

Kayla Dillon meets one-on-one with students to assist in academic support, organizational skills, and general student care. Kayla and her husband Stephen have a 3 year old son and attend Restoration Southside Church.

 


 

Michael Fennema

Michael Fennema
Student Success Coach

706.419.1130
michael.fennema@covenant.edu

 

 


 

Aly Faulk

Aly Faulk
Graduate Assistant for Student Life (2020)

B.A. in English, Texas A&M University

706.419.1123
aly.faulk@covenant.edu

 

Aly Faulk provides support to the Associate Dean Students for Student Life and the Student Life Department. She is primarily responsible for coordinating the efforts of the Multicultural Program which involves her assisting in the oversight of the Multicultural Program Student Leaders and the International Student Support Network. Aly is also a member of the Chattanooga Fellows Program and attends New City Fellowship Church, Glenwood.

Graduate School of Education

Undergraduate Departments, Majors, Minors, Certificates, Concentrations, and Programs

Academic Certificates

  • Arts Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability
  • Journalism and Society
  • Medical Ethics Consultation
  • Neuroscience
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Art

  • Art, 2-D Concentration 
  • Art, 3-D Concentration 
  • Art, Art History Concentration 
  • Art, Graphic Design Concentration 
  • Art, Photography Concentration 
  • Art minor
  • Art History minor

Biblical & Theological Studies

  • Biblical & Theological Studies 
  • Biblical & Theological Studies, Missions Concentration 
  • Biblical & Theological Studies minor
  • Biblical Languages minor
  • History of Christianity minor
  • Missions minor
  • Youth Ministry minor

Biology

  • Biology, Biomedical Concentration 
  • Biology, Environmental Concentration 
  • Biology, General 
  • Biology, Health Professions Concentration 
  • Biology minor

Business

  • Business 
  • Business, Accounting Concentration 
  • Business, Finance Concentration 
  • Business, Marketing Concentration 
  • Sport Management 
  • Business minor
  • Sport Management minor

Chemistry

  • Chemistry, Biochemistry Concentration 
  • Chemistry, General 
  • Biochemistry minor
  • Chemistry minor

Computer Science

  • Computer Science 
  • Computer Science minor

Economics & Community Development

  • Community Development 
  • Economics 
  • Community Development minor
  • Economics minor

Education

  • Education Studies 
  • Elementary Education (P-5) 
  • Secondary Education Certifications through MAT program 
  • Education minor

Engineering 3:2 Program

  • Natural Science, Pre-Engineering Studies Concentration

English

  • English 
  • English, Writing Concentration 
  • English minor
  • Writing minor

Health, Wellness and Coaching

  • Coaching minor

History, Politics, and International Studies

  • History 
  • History, Art History Concentration 
  • Political Science 
  • International Studies 
  • History minor
  • Political Science minor

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Interdisciplinary Studies with Concentrations 

Mathematics

  • Mathematics 
  • Mathematics minor

Music

  • Music, Church Music Concentration 
  • Music, Creative Studies Concentration 
  • Music, General Music Concentration 
  • Music, Instrumental Performance Concentration 
  • Music, Music Education (Pre-MAT) Concentration 
  • Music, Organ Performance Concentration 
  • Music, Piano Pedagogy Concentration 
  • Music, Piano Performance Concentration 
  • Music, Vocal Performance Concentration 
  • Music minor

Philosophy

  • Philosophy 
  • Philosophy minor

Physics

  • Physics 
  • Physics minor

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law Studies 
  • Pre-Medical Studies 
  • Pre-Nursing Studies 
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Studies 

Psychology

  • Psychology 
  • Psychology minor

Sociology

  • Sociology 
  • Sociology, Family Studies & Social Work Concentration 
  • Sociology minor

Theatre

  • Theatre 
  • Theatre minor

World Languages

  • French 
  • Spanish 
  • French minor
  • Spanish minor