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Meet the Student Life Staff

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Stephanie Formenti
Vice President for Student Development (2024)

MA, Theological Studies, Covenant Theological Seminary
BA, History, Covenant College


Stephanie Formenti is vice president for student development where she oversees residence life, student life, athletics, student success, and health services. She cares deeply about the formation of students and previously served in the chapel department at Covenant for 6 years where she led discipleship initiatives. She graduated from Covenant College with a B.A. in history and then went on to earn a Masters in Theological Studies from Covenant Theological Seminary. 

Stephanie and her husband, Gustavo, have three children, Gabi, Lucas and Jonny. She is a member at New City Fellowship East Lake where her husband is a pastor.



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


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
Dean of Students (2016)

PhD, Educational Leadership, Clemson University
MEd, Counselor Education, Clemson University
BS, Computer & Electrical Engineering, North Carolina State University


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 Grace Community Trenton 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


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


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 SERVE 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.



Lena Glaze

Lena Glaze
Coordinator of Student Leadership (2024)


Lena 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 the Planted Leadership Program. Lena lives on Lookout Mtn. and is a member of New City East Lake.



Kayla Dillon

Kayla Dillon
Student Success Coach (2021)



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.



Todd Bridges

Todd Bridges
Coordinator of Intercultural Engagement
Adjunct Faculty Core 337 Intercultural Experience

BS, Human Development & Family Studies, University of Alabama
M.Ed. Education, Concordia University


Todd provides support to the Associate Dean Students for Student Life and the Student Life Department. He is primarily responsible for coordinating the efforts of the Intercultural Program which involves him assisting in the oversight of the Intercultural Program Student Leaders and the International Student Support Network. Todd also chairs the Intercultural Competency Committee for the COR 337 Intercultural Experience Course. Todd lives on campus with his wife, Jessica, and their seven children: Gabriella, Ysabella, Anabella, Orie, Hosea, Daniella, and Joella. Todd and his family attend Gospel Community Church in Chattanooga, TN.

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


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


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

Community Development

  • Community Development 
  • Community Development minor

Computer Science

  • Computer Science 
  • Computer Science minor


  • Economics 
  • Economics minor


  • 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, 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 minor


  • 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 minor


  • Physics 
  • Physics minor

Pre-Professional Programs

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


  • Psychology 
  • Psychology minor


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


  • Theatre minor

World Languages

  • French 
  • Spanish 
  • French minor
  • Spanish minor