OAA Staff 2018

Jennifer Cannady
Assistant Dean of the College and Director of Academic Advising and Student Success
Buttrick G15B
404 471-6284

Jennifer is Assistant Dean of the College and Director of the Office of Academic Advising & Accessible Education. She joined the Agnes Scott College community in 1997 as a visiting instructor in Political Science and began work in the advising office in 2001. She enjoys working with students and behind the scenes to support their success. Originally from Connecticut, Jennifer earned her B.A. from Rollins College and a M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is married and is mom to two young adults.
Fun facts about Jennifer:

  • Jennifer is an avid music fan and has a serious collection of vinyl.
  • Jennifer enjoys scuba diving and snorkeling but is content anytime there is sand in her shoes.


Machamma Quinichett
Director of SUMMIT Advisors and Associate Director of Academic Advising
Buttrick Hall G-28
404 471-6150

Courtney M. Burton
SUMMIT Advisor
Buttrick Hall G29A
404 471-5554

Jessamyn Doan
SUMMIT Advisor
Buttick Hall G29D

Elizabeth Egan Henry
SUMMIT Advisor
Buttick Hall G28A

Kai Jackson Issa
SUMMIT Advisor
Buttrick Hall G30B
404 471-5549

Kaitlin Jacobson
SUMMIT Advisor
Buttrick Hall G29D
404 471-5548

Tanzania Nevels
SUMMIT Advisor
Buttrick Hall G29C

Mathavi Strasburger
SUMMIT Advisor
Dual Degree Advisor for Engineering and Computer Science
Buttrick Hall G30A
404 471-5553

Rachel "Rená" Taylor
Health Professions Advisor
Dual Degree Advisor for Nursing
Buttrick Hall G15A
404 471-5802

Rená joined Agnes Scott College in January 2017 and serves as the Health Professions Advisor. She has more than 10 years of experience in higher education and discovered her passion for working with pre-health students early in her career. Rena previously worked at Georgia Highlands College and Mercer University within admissions, student services, and clinical education for the health professions. Her most recent position, prior to arriving at Agnes Scott, was Clinical Coordinator for the Mercer University Physician Assistant Program. Rená earned her BA in Child Development and Learning from Maryville College and a M.Ed., CRC in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling from Auburn University.
Fun facts about Rená:

  • During her undergraduate years she was a pharmacy major until she fell in love with psychology and learning theories.
  • The #1 goal on her bucket list is to go to the Bahamas and swim with the pigs on Pig Beach.

Rashad Morgan
Director of Accessible Education
Buttrick Hall G13
404 471-6174

Rashad joined the Agnes Scott College family in fall of 2017 as Director of Accessible Education. Rashad is a first-generation college student who was born legally blind and attributes much of his success in college to student support programs such as TRIO, Disability Services, and student engagement. Rashad received his bachelors in Psychology from the University of South Carolina Upstate and his Masters in Higher Education from Florida State University. While attending FSU, he worked as a Graduate Assistant for their Student Disability Resource Center. He has also worked as a College and Transition Specialist for the Florida Department of Education and most recently served as Assistant Director of Disability Services at Georgia Tech. If you ever meet with Rashad, you may here him say, "you have what it takes"! Rashad is married with two toddlers (Elisha and Aubrey).
Fun facts about Rashad:

  • He loves Chic-fil-A!
  • Some of his favorite games are UNO, Connect Four and Spades!

Cynthia McPheeters
Office Coordinator
Buttrick Hall Room G15
404 471-6200

Cynthia McPheeters is Office Coordinator of The Offices of Academic Advising and Accessible Education. She joined Agnes Scott College in 2005 and has worked in administrative positions in upper education for 25 years. She works closely with The Office of Accessible Education and is the point person for scheduling testing with accommodations, is the main assistant to Jennifer Cannady, Assistant Dean of the College and Director of Academic Advising.