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Sean A. Brumfield, ENGL 1101, Southern Crescent
Dr. Brumfield holds a BS in Communication from Kennesaw State University, MA in Professional Writing/Composition and Rhetoric, also from Kennesaw State University, and an Ed.D in Higher Education and Adult Education from the University of Georgia. During his 19 year career, Dr. Brumfield has been an English Instructor, Department Chair for English, Assistant Professor, and Executive Director of the Quality Enhancement Program for Perimeter College at Georgia State University. His favorite part of teaching English composition is helping students become better writers. “There is nothing more rewarding than witnessing a student’s confidence build across the span of a semester.” His best advice to those students who are taking dual enrollment courses, “Come into class knowing that you have the potential to succeed. Communicate regularly with your instructors. Make friends. Work hard. Have a sense of humor.” Email
Vonette Lanier-Braswell, ENGL 1101
 Southern Crescent. Ms. Lanier-Braswell holds both a BA and a MA in English. She has taught in the Technical College System of Georgia for almost seven years. Her favorite part of teaching ENGL 1101 is the literature and the writing process. Ms. Lanier-Braswell enjoys writing as well as reading, listening to music, cycling, and relaxing on the beach. She is a self-described foodie as well, and appreciates testing recipes herself instead of simply ordering at a restaurant. Email
Stephen Powers, ENGL 1101, Gordon State College
Dr. Powers holds a BA in English and German from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, MA in English and a PhD in English from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. He has been a Professor of English with Gordon State since 2007, being an Associate Professor since 2012. His favorite part of his subject is helping students develop their creativity and abilities to express themselves. Dr. Powers’s best advice to those dual enrolled students, “If you aren’t in the habit of reading already, get into the habit as soon as possible. Make time every day for reading, both assignments and leisure reading. Those who make a habit of reading early on are primed for success in college courses.” He enjoys writing, traveling (especially Ireland), classic Universal monster movies, and is a Dolly Parton fan. Email

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