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Dr. J. Samuel Isgett

Vice President of Adult and Graduate Studies

Samuel Isgett is the vice president for Adult and Graduate Studies. He has served North Greenville University as dean of the college, executive director for Academic Planning and Assessment, and vice president for Graduate Studies. In 25 years, Isgett led the former junior college to senior college status, directed numerous accreditation reviews, and founded and led the Graduate School, where he also teaches Professional Ethics. He has served as a SACSCOC peer reviewer and frequent committee chair and is a past-president of the SCICU Council of Deans. He and his wife, Bunny, have three children and four grandchildren.

Suzanne Sellers

Administrative Assistant to the Vice President

Suzanne is a native of Raleigh, North Carolina, moving to South Carolina in 1999. She joined North Greenville University's staff in 2009, initially serving in the College of Science and Math, and September 2011 began as Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Adult and Graduate Studies. She resides in Landrum, South Carolina with her husband of forty-two years, Terry.

Congratulations! On behalf of the Graduate Academic Services Office, I’d like to be among the first to welcome you to our community. You have made an outstanding choice in selecting North Greenville University’s T. Walter Brashier Graduate School for the next step in your education. As a student, you will find caring faculty and staff, open doors and minds, and obtain a Christ-centered education, which we pray, will be invaluable on your journey. I hope you will take advantage of all North Greenville University’s Graduate School has to offer you. The path will be rigorous, but will be worth it in the end.
Over the next few months, you will have opportunities to learn more about North Greenville University and the Graduate School. Should you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact the Graduate Academic Services Office. We will happily answer any questions you have or direct you to the appropriate office or person.

Our doors are always open to you, and we look forward to playing an important role in your journey in the graduate school.

- Dr. Tawana Scott


Graduate Academic Services Staff


Dr. Tawana Scott

Assistant Vice President of Graduate Academic Services

Dr. Tawana Scott earned her Ed. D. in Higher Education Leadership from Union University. She is a graduate of The University of Georgia and North Greenville University. She has served North Greenville University for 10 years, currently serving as Assistant Vice President of Graduate Academic Services. She also serves in the role of adjunct teaching for the graduate school. One of her greatest passions is assisting students reach their educational goals

Kelly Tillinghast

Graduate Academic Advisor

Kelly Tillinghast is the Graduate Academic Advisor for the T. Walter Brashier Graduate School. She was born and raised in Boiling Springs, South Carolina where she still lives with her Husband and 2 daughters. Kelly received and a Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration from Columbia College in 2013 and an undergraduate degree in Mass Communications from Lander University in 2008. Kelly is passionate about helping students succeed and walking step by step with them through their academic journey.


The Graduate Academic Services Office seeks to enhance North Greenville University's graduate students' educational experiences by providing exceptional assistance in services necessary for a high quality and Christ-center graduate education.




The Graduate Academic Services Office Hours are:

Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday* 8:30 a.m. - 12 Noon

*During the summer Months, June and July, our office is closed on Fridays.




Please feel free to contact our office with any questions you have regarding your academic endeavors at NGU. We are here to serve you.

Dr. Tawana Scott

Assistant Vice President of Graduate Academic Services

Phone: (864) 877-1598

Email: Tawana.Scott@ngu.edu


Amy Wilson

Assistant to the Asst. VP of Graduate Academic Services

Phone: (864) 663-0182

Email: Amy.Wilson@ngu.edu


Brittani Wardell

Graduate Academic Advisor

Phone: (864) 663-7534

Email: Brittani.Wardell@ngu.edu




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