Meridian Community College
910 Highway 19 N,
Meridian, MS 39307
601-483-8241
1-800-MCC-THE-1

Faculty

TBrandEDUCATION:

  • Bachelor of Science – Mississippi College
  • Masters of Science – Mississippi College
  • Ph.D – Mississippi State University

PROFESSIONAL CREDITS:

  • Performer in The Wizard of Oz, Pirates of Penzance, The Sunshine Boys, Come Blow your Horn, Carnival and 12 Angry Men
  • Member of the troupe Meridian Museum Players

at MERIDIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE:

  • MCC'r of the Month
  • T.J. Harris Award
  • Humanities Professor of the Year

CONTACT:

  • tbrand@meridiancc.edu
  • 601-484-8678

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EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor of Music Education – University of Southern Mississippi
  • Masters of Music Performance - University of Southern Mississippi

PROFESSIONAL CREDITS:

  • Named 1st place winner in the Magnolia Guitar Society's "Great Guitarist of the Year" Compeition in 1996
  • 1st place winner of the Music Teachers National Association "Collegiate Artist Guitar" Competition in the Mississippi division in 1988

at MERIDIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE:

  • Featured on stage as the "Guitar Player" in Meridian Community College's Arts & Letters production of Man of La Mancha

CONTACT:

  • wbrantle@meridiancc.edu
  • 601-484-8881
 

jmarshall.jpgEDUCATION:

  • Associate Arts -– Motlow State Community College
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts –  Middle Tennessee State University
  • Master of Fine Arts – University of North Carolina-Greensboro

PROFESSIONAL CREDITS:

  • Received Arts Educator of the Year Award
  • Teacher of the Year Award
  • MS Lamplighters Award
  • Outstanding Teaching Award
  • Active Learning Award
  • Published in Art in Mississippi, Literary Review, Southern Magazine, Weatherspoon Art Museum-Bulletin, Coraddi Arts Magazine and the International Poets Society

AT MERIDIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE:

  • Curator of the Homer Casteel Gallery and The Ronald R. Miller Gallery
  • Art Department Coordinator

CONTACT:

  • jmarshal@meridiancc.edu
  • 601-484-8647

lferguson.jpgEDUCATION:

  • Bachelor of Science –  University of Southern Mississippi
  • Masters of Science – University of Southern Mississippi

PROFESSIONAL CREDITS:

  • Presented on two panels associated with the speech discipline, including the Southern States Communication Association in Louisville, KY with a program entitled, "Coordination of a Speaking Center" and the Mississippi Communication Association.

AT MERIDIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE:

  • Advisor for Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

CONTACT:

  • lfergus1@meridiancc.edu
  • 601-484-8640

ljohnson.jpgEDUCATION:

  • Bachelor of Arts –  Kansas State Univerisity
  • Masters of Arts – Auburn University

PROFESSIONAL CREDITS:

  • DeeJay for WTUN in Selma and WOKK in Meridian
  • Member of Meridian's acting group "Company of Angels"

AT MERIDIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE:

  • Performed on stage for several MCC Productions

CONTACT:

  • ljohnson@meridiancc.edu
  • 601-484-8791

tmiles.jpgEDUCATION:

  • Associate Arts –  Meridian Community College
  • Bachelor of Science – University of Southern Mississippi
  • Master of Music Education – University of Southern Mississippi

PROFESSIONAL CREDITS:

  • Member of the American Choral Directors Association
  • Member Music Educator's National Conference
  • Has served as music director for community theater youth productions and high school theater productions

AT MERIDIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE:

  • Director of Choral Activities
  • Managing/Artistic Director of the MCC Dimensions
  • Voice, Piano and Music Theory instructor
  • Director of MCC Concert Choir

CONTACT:

  • tmiles@meridiancc.edu
  • 601-484-8648

snabors.jpgEDUCATION:

  • Bachelor of Arts – University of Washington
  • Masters in Theater Arts – Central Washington University

PROFESSIONAL CREDITS:

  • 25 plus years as a professional performer and commercial actor
  • Member of SAG, AFTRA and SAFD

AT MERIDIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE:

  • Theater instructor and resident director

CONTACT:

  • snabors@meridiancc.edu
  • 601-484-8840

arainey.jpgPROFESSIONAL CREDITS:

  • Member of I.A.T.S.E. Local 616

CONTACT:

  • drainey@meridiancc.edu
  • 601-484-8841

csmith.jpgEDUCATION:

  • Bachelor of Arts – Appalachian State University
  • Masters in  Arts – Appalachian State University

PROFESSIONAL CREDITS:

  • Comcast Satellite Excellence in the Arts Award for "Artist Achievement" in 1994
  • Performed and given clinics with some of the top jazz artists in the United States

AT MERIDIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE:

  • Professor of Music at MCC
  • Outstanding Teacher of the year - 1987
  • Humanities Professor of the Year - 1998
  • HEADWAE outstanding educator - 1997

CONTACT:

  • csmith@meridiancc.edu
  • 601-484-8637

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor of Science – University of Southern Mississippi
  • Masters of Science – University of Southern Mississippi
  • Masters of Fine Arts – University of Alabama
  • PROFESSIONAL CREDITS:
  • Previously Artist in Residence at the Kentuck Art Center
  • Work has been shown in galleries across the southeast

CONTACT:

  • ttaylor@meridiancc.edu
  • 601-484-8392