Roanoke Faculty and Staff

Greg Anderson, BS, Assistant Director of Admissions in Roanoke
US Army Veteran, he earned his BS in Business Management from Colorado Technical University. His primary duty is admissions recruitment with an emphasis on the veteran population.
Phone: 504-767-6174 Email:

Sharon BarnesSharon Barnes, MALS, Director of the Roanoke Center
In addition to advising students, Ms. Barnes teaches courses in Introduction to Listening, Women in Music, and Fundamentals of Music. She is an active member of ACHE (Association of Continuing Higher Education) and IAWM (the International Alliance of Women in Music). Ms. Barnes often appears at conferences as a presenter on the topics of advising adult learners and online teaching.
Phone: 540-767-6172 Email:

Kari FrenzKari A. Frenz, MS, ’06, Academic Advisor
Kari Frenz has been with the College since July 2011. She advises undergraduate ADP students and Post Baccalaureate students seeking teacher licensure. She also teaches MBC 101, College Algebra, and Precalculus with Trigonometry. She is an active member of ACHE. Kari has an AA&S in Science from Lord Fairfax Community College, a BA in Mathematics from Mary Baldwin College, and a MS in Education and Student Affairs Administration from Radford University.
Phone: 540-767-6171 Email:

Dianna Parrish's profile photoDianna B. Parrish, MSW, LPN/LCSW, Academic Advisor
Dianna Parrish has been with the College since January 2014. She advises undergraduate students and has been an adjunct professor teaching Social Work courses. Dianna has an AS in General Studies from Virginia Western Community College, a BA in Psychology from Roanoke College, and her MSW from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Phone: 540-767-6173 Email:

Sebolt (2)Stephanie Sebolt, PhD, Assistant Professor of Education
Dr. Stephanie Sebolt is an Assistant Professor in the College of Education at Mary Baldwin College. She holds a BA from Mary Washington College with certification to teach NK-4. She received her MA and Ph.D. from Virginia Tech in Curriculum and Instruction with certification to teach French K-12 and English as a Second Language K-12.
Dr. Sebolt began her teaching career as an English as a Second Language teacher in Roanoke County in 1993. She was named Roanoke County Teacher of the Year for 2014-15. In addition, she has done adjunct teaching for the University of Mary Washington, Roanoke College, and Virginia Tech in their education programs.
Dr. Sebolt is actively involved in TESOL and VATESOL, professional organizations for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages. She enjoys traveling, reading, hiking, wildlife rescue, and spending time with her family. She lives in Salem, VA with her husband, three sons, a dog, and two cats. Research interests include second language acquisition, teaching diverse students, and promising practices in teacher education.

Alice Waddell

Alice M. Waddell, EdD, Assistant Professor of Education
Dr. Waddell joined the MBC faculty in 2004 as adjunct faculty. She joined the Roanoke Office in July 2008. She teaches Inquiry in Social Science and Instructional Strategies for Inquiry-Based Classrooms at the Masters level and Elementary Methods and Middle School-Secondary Methods in ADP. Dr. Waddell serves as the Faculty Advisor for GTE in the Roanoke Center and supervises student teachers.
Phone: 540-767-6175 Email: