Meet Our Part-Time and Full-Time Faculty

President,  Prof. of Education, Psychology, Spirituality

Dr. David J. Hoyte


EdD. (abd) in Educational Leadership, Liberty University. 

EdS. Education Specialist, Liberty University 

MA. in Pastoral Psychology & Counseling, Ashland College 

& Theological Seminary 

DMin. in Missions, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary   

MDiv. in Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

BA. in Modern Languages, University of Guyana, So. America

Instructor in Accounting

Samuel P. Hoyte

MAFM in Accounting & Finance Management, Keller School of Business 

BBA in Accounting, DeVry University

Instructor of Biblical Studies & Counseling

Norma Celeste Roldán

MAMFT in Marriage & Family Therapy, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (in progress)

Studies towards MDiv in Theology, Louisville KY
BA Counseling/Human Services, Lindsey Wilson School of Professional Counseling
Cert. in Counseling/Human Services, Lindsey Wilson School of Professional Counseling
AA in Psychology, Jefferson Community Technical College

Campus Pastor and Director of Spiritual Life

Daniel Gonzalez Alvarez

MTS in Theological Studies, Shiloh University (In Progress)    MTh in Theology, Presbyterian Seminary, Cuba
BTh in Bible and Theology, Colegio EDISUB, Cuba
BTh in Theology and Bible, Nazarene Seminary, Cuba

Instructor of English and Literature, Dir. of Assessment

Bernika Atchumi-Simmons

M.A. in Education - North Eastern Hill University

B.A. in Education - North Eastern Hill University

Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Donald.C. Simmons

DMin (in progress) in Pastoral Care Chaplaincy - Houston Graduate School of Theology

Ph.D. - University of Denver

Certificate of Ministry-Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor University

M.A. - University of Mississippi
B.A. - University of Mississippi
A.A. - East Mississippi Community College

Instructor in Mathematics, Computer Science

Joseph Manga

BSc in Mathematics & Computer Science, Univ. of Buea, Cameroon

MBA, Midwestern State Univ, Wichita Falls, TX

MS in Business Analytics, Univ. of North Texas

PhD in Information Systems, Univ. of Texas RGV (In Progress)

Vice President for Student Services

Dr. beto d. gonzalez


EdD. (abd) in Educational Leadership, UCLA

Professional Administrative Services Credential, Fresno Pacific University

MA. in Education Administration, California State University

Professional Single Subject Teaching Credential - English Literature and Spanish, California State University

BA. in English and Spanish, California State University

Dir. of Development, Academic Advisor, Instructor

Michelle Wietbrock

MS International Affairs, University of Nebraska - Omaha
​BA Political Science, Purdue University

Director Emeritus of Library Services

dr. Julie McPhail   

EdD (abd) in Curriculum and Teaching, Boston University

MLS, Library Sciences, California State University, Fullerton
BA, Art Education, California State University, Fullerton

 Instructor in Church Administration & Management

Dr. Randrick Chance

Doctor of Arts in Religion & Social Sciences, Harrison Middleton University, AZ (In progress)

PhD in Missions, Evangelism, & Church Growth, NTS, IN
Master of Project Management (MPM), American Graduate University, CA
Master's Certificate in Program Management, American Graduate University, CA
Certificate in Human Resources Management, Andrew Jackson University, AL
BA - Columbia College, MO
AA - Central Texas College, TX

Registrar and Director of Admissions

Karen Knoell

MPA in Public Administration, University of Nebraska, Omaha
BS in Elementary Education, Nebraska Wesleyan University  

Professor of Biology

del stallwood

MA in Biology, University of Nebraska (UNO)
BS in Biology, University of Northern Iowa (UNI)

Dir. of Athletics & Instructor in Physical Education

Curtis lilly

MA in Sport Administration, University of Southern Mississippi
BS Westmar University, LeMars, IA 

Dir. of Fine Arts & Music Education, Music Instructor


BA in Music, UTRGV

MA in Music Education, UTRGV
MEd in Educational Leadership, UTRGV


oswaldo lima monti

Bachelors in Law (Lic. en Derecho), Univ.  de Cuauhtémoc, Mex.
Masters in Criminal Justice (Mtria en Derecho Penal), Univ. de Cuauhtémoc, Mexico  

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