English Language Program
Georgia Southern University

Faculty & Staff

Torres-Capeles_BelkisBelkis Torres-Capeles, Ph.D.
Executive Director & Assistant Professor
Division of Continuing Education & Coastal Georgia Center
Office: Nessmith-Lane Center and Coastal Georgia Center
Phone: 912-478-5118 – Statesboro
Phone: 912-478-8884 – Savannah
Email: bcapeles@georgiasouthern.eduRead More
Wright_AleshaAlesha Wright, DrPH
Operations & Facility Manager
Office: Coastal Georgia Center, Room 146
Phone: 912-478-8884
Email: awright@georgiasouthern.eduRead More
Perry_AmyAmy Perry
ELP Instructor
Office: Nessmith-Lane Center, Room 1907
Phone: 912 478-5796
Email: aperry@georgiasouthern.edu
Biography: Amy Perry has lived throughout the South, and abroad in Japan and France. She received her BA in Sociology and French from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and her MA in International Relations from the International University of Japan. Teaching international students was sparked while she was a student volunteer at UNCC. This later lead to studying in France, and working in Japan as an International Relations Coordinator. Upon her return to the United States, she became a mother to twin sons and devoted her time as a stay at home mother. Prior to coming to Georgia Southern, she established a local ESL program for new immigrants living in the Statesboro area. Amy has been teaching ESL for 15 years and says teaching is a very rewarding job because she learns from her students every day. In her free time, she enjoys reading, baking, and doing creative activities with her family.
Micki Kaleta
Special Projects/ELP
Office: Nessmith-Lane Center, Room 1908
Phone: 912 478-5852
Email: mkaleta@georgiasouthern.edu
Biography:  As the Special Projects Coordinator/ELP, Micki manages ELP and the short- and long-term priorities, initiatives, and activities that relate to strategic direction and operational imperatives of the division. In addition, she facilitates program development, staff development, operations, client satisfaction, and revenue expansion. Micki comes to the team with several years of academic teaching and event management, as well as, corporate Human Resources experience.  She is eager to make a contribution to worldwide students seeking to improve their English speaking and writing skills.  Micki is a native of Tennessee and enjoys gardening, reading, camping, and spending time with family.
Liz Walker
Special Projects/ELP
Office: Nessmith-Lane Center, Room 1908
Phone: 912 478-2583
Email: ewalker@georgiasouthern.edu
Biography: Liz Walker joined Georgia Southern’s Division of Continuing Education team in February of 2016.  She assists with Special Projects/ELP and oversees research for new programs and writing duties for programs, business plans, press releases, social media, websites and other written material used by the CE team.  Prior to joining CE, she served as the Head of US Operations for Facial Recognition leader–TCIT Taiwan, VP of Operations for reverse logistics expert Image Microsystems, VP of Marketing for Patton Medical Devices (Medtronic) and Ogilvy/CommonHealth Worldwide.  She also served as Director of Marketing for Datacolor,  Merck/Schering Plough, Lexmark and Western Union.  She enjoys using the global experience she has acquired over her long career to further the mission of the division and ELP.  Liz is especially excited to be involved with the English as a Second Language program.
Reynolds_MatthewMatthew Reynolds
ELP Instructor
Office: Nessmith-Lane Center, Room 1726
Phone: 912-478-1752
Email: mreynolds@georgiasouthern.edu
Biography: Matthew Reynolds joined Georgia Southern University’s Division of Continuing Education in the Fall of 2005. As the Event Coordinator, Matthew oversees reservations and events within the Nessmith-Lane Center facility. He also partners with all CE staff for facility and event needs as well as offers support in areas where needed. Matthew began teaching ELP in the Fall of 2016 and has enjoyed engaging with students new to the program and to Georgia Southern. Prior to joining the Division of Continuing Education, Matthew served as a Student Assistant for the Performing Arts Center. Matthew is originally from Oswego, NY but has been living in Statesboro for 18 years.

 

Last updated: 11/10/2017

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Division of Continuing Education, English Language Program • PO Box 8124 Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5555 • elp@georgiasouthern.edu