Meet the Staff

Gina G. Jones
Registrar 
E-mail: jonesgg@winthrop.edu
Primary duties: Policies/procedures, supervision, web for students/faculty/advisors development, budget, catalog, curriculum, Academic Council secretary, faculty-staff training, residency, NCAA athletic compliance.


Maria G. D'Agostino
Associate Registrar
E-mail: dagostinom@winthrop.edu
Primary duties: Supervises degree progress and DegreeWorks staff; oversees cultural events, transfer work,  undergraduate petitions, records problems, blanket petitions,  DegreeWorks, undergraduate degree progress, graduation activities, and commencement. NCAA Athletic Certifying officer. Conducts academic forgiveness, grade changes, responds to academic record subpoenas, student curriculum change issues (major/minor/catalog) and undergraduate graduation/commencement information website editor.


Kara Traverse
Associate Registrar for Registration and Scheduling
E-mail: traversek@winthrop.edu
Primary duties: Supervises front desk, registration staff and Veterans Benefits coordinator; oversees registration activities, academic scheduling, transfer credit articulation/reporting, and Veterans Benefits. Serves as secretary for Committee on Undergraduate Curriculum.


Thea Barnes
Degree Progress/Records Coordinator
E-mail: barnest@winthrop.edu
Primary duties: Undergraduate degree progress,  transfer work, CLEP/AP/Military and Departmental credit, University-Wide Undergraduate petitions, graduation clearing.


Vacant 
Commencement/ Degree Progress Coordinator 
E-mail: 

Primary duties: Graduation applications, diploma orders, undergraduate commencement activities, undergraduate degree progress, and graduation clearing.


Greely Saddler
Cultural Events/Degree Progress Coordinator
E-mail:
culturalevents@winthrop.edu
E-mail:
saddlers@winthrop.edu
Primary duties: Manages the Cultural Events requirement, undergraduate degree progress, graduation clearing, CE website editor, student worker supervision.


Donna Guerra
Scheduling Assistant 
E-mail: guerrad@winthrop.edu 
Primary duties: Schedule of courses; Special Course Registration system; Final Examination Schedule.


Alexa Maddox
Veteran Benefits/Readmission Coordinator
E-mail:
va@winthrop.edu
E-mail: 
maddoxa@winthrop.edu
Primary duties: Veterans' Benefits certification, VA website editor, Undergraduate readmission, admission and registration of special programs.


Cara Wilkins Manning
Program Assistant

E-mail: wilkinsc@winthrop.edu
Primary duties:
Customer service, Employee Education Assistance, name/ID number changes, procurement, legal presence, transcripts, office website editor.


Malik Smith
Degree Audit Coordinator
E-mail:
smithmt@winthrop.edu
Primary duties:
DegreeWorks (degree audit system) scriber; Blanket Petitions; researches, troubleshoots and corrects data inconsistencies between Banner and DegreeWorks; develops/updates policies and procedures for the online degree audit student application;  DegreeWorks and Banner training; liaison to Information Technology regarding ongoing maintenance, system upgrades and new features.